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? Listen: Colin Stetson - “The Rain Like Curses”

HOW?! How did Colin Stetson record “The Rain Like Curses” - his latest thrilling, epic 10-minute-long jam released via the Adult Swim Singles Program - in one take, without any overdubs or loops? Well, I can’t actually tell you how he did it (because I genuinely have no clue), I’m just here to tell you that he did do it. Show More Summary

Mix: Chocolate Grinder Mix 124 - Only Exit: Sinofutures Past

(MP3 DOWNLOAD) - (PODCAST) All that’s solid melts into bingo; the future’s already here and it’s distributed on WeChat. 2017 tunes from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Singapore 2065. Stream below and subscribe to our podcastShow More Summary

Jens Lekman thought he’d drop by the US and Mexico in 2018, wanted to see if you’d be home

I don’t really like to go out of my way to talk about this; but: I’m kind of a BIG WHEEL in this whole independent music scene, you guys. I know TONS of people; artists, publicists, label-owners, concert promoters, Red Bull distributors…fucking everyone. Show More Summary

Music Review: Taylor Swift - Reputation

Taylor Swift Reputation [Big Machine; 2017] Rating: 3/5 “Here’s something I’ve learned about people.” 1 W e talk like there’s only one thing. We assume the inevitability of the world the way it is. We maintain that we are singulars existing linearly in line with a reality that is already dictated, long ago and unchangeably so. Show More Summary

Death Cab for Cutie celebrate 20 trips around the sun with special release of their first-ever live show

20 years ago, Death Cab for Cutie played their first-ever live show, and the world was forever changed. When you think about about all that this band has done – achieving both great indie and mainstream successes, playing The Bait Shop...Show More Summary

Mudhoney announce first official live album, LiE, on Sub Pop; are totally 100% serious about this

If there’s one thing I can say about the honest, down to earth, hardworking, healthy, well-groomed, church-going, cat-petting, and not-at-all flatulent gentlemen in longtime Seattle “grunge” institution Mudhoney, it’s that they would...Show More Summary

? Listen: Jules Venturini - “Flying Kites”

This new one from the ever-exciting London label Whities is initially hard to pin down. Jules Venturini’s “Flying Kites” — the opener from the Londoner’s newest 12-inch Whities 014 — traverses a wide territory over its 11-minute playtime. Show More Summary

Watch: Lotto - “Heel”

I’m one of those guys who doesn’t buy a lottery ticket until the prize money shoots past $100 mil, then it’s just like, why not? I could sure use a cool $100 mil, and so could you. (And no, I REFUSE to play the scratch-offs, that’s for...Show More Summary

RIP: David Cassidy, pop music icon and Partridge Family star

From the BBC: US actor and singer David Cassidy, who found fame in The Partridge Family before going on to become a 1970s teen pop idol, has died aged 67. “David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free fromShow More Summary

? Listen: chik white - “seep”

A jaw harp is a memento mori of instruments, a metal doodad in a head cavity, reminding the thing-ness of your skull of the fact it’ll someday hollow. And a jaw harp’s equally hilarious, a funny little spring making funny little sounds. Show More Summary

? Listen: Yakui - Moon EP

icedr0p at 2:52: “omgggg this parrrrt” he sample crumbles like nature valley on a napkin. paddleboat percussion, the purr of public transport underfoot. “don’t lie to me” is that what’s being said? he beat walks with a peg-leg, knocking against empty hiss. regurgitated guitars. Show More Summary

Femi Kuti announces 10th album and shares title track “One People One World”

Do you miss Fela Kuti? I sure do! (Even though dude died when I was three. (Boy, do I feel old!)) The world could use the legendary Nigerian composer and political activist’s visionary musical voice right about now. In addition to composing...Show More Summary

Panda Bear announces vinyl-only EP, A Day With the Homies

The time is now. Panda Bear a.k.a. Noah Lennox has announced a new EP titled A Day With the Homies. The five-track release is out January 2018 and will be a vinyl-only release via Domino. In a statement about the EP, Panda Bear speaks somewhat ambiguously about its creation and possible reception. Show More Summary

? Listen: Max Eilbacher - “Unnamed (For Guitar and Tape)”

I wanted them to find me; I tried to draw attention to myself once or twice. Walked around with no socks or shoes. But I’m no good at acting wild. My madness is that systematic kind. Mathematics. All the shapes fit. The colors match....Show More Summary

Etant Donnés and Michael Gira’s 1999 noise onslaught Offenbarung Und Untergang to be reissued on Munster Records

The Legend of Georg Trakl: An Industrial Fairy Tale Once upon a time in the faraway land of Austria, there lived a cocaine addict named Georg Trakl. Being the early years of the 20th century, emo hadn’t been invented yet, and goth was...Show More Summary

? Listen: Sasha Mishkin - Pastoral Breakfast

You missed Sasha Mishkin the first time because you weren’t paying attention, but we’ll set that straight. Well, in a way. I have it on good authority that his tape from Cosmic Winnetou is sold out from the label, and good luck tracking it down at some janky black-market distributor. Show More Summary

Music Review: Karl Blau - Out Her Space

Karl Blau Out Her Space [Bella Union; 2017] Rating: 3/5 W e’ve been “woke” for what feels like a million years, but global justice remains almost entirely out of sight. Karl Blau sets this paradox to music on his latest full-length, Out Her Space. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: Sometimes I feel like dying so I can reach the transcendental plane of existence after the cosmic annihilation of the self

Requested by • Compiled by A T O M I Z E R 01. Oneohtrix Point Never - “Nil Admirari” 02. Neurosis - “Rehumanize” 03. Altar of Plagues - “A Body Shrouded” 04. Black Dice - “Things Will Never Be the Same” 05. Sd Laika - “Great God Pan” 06. Show More Summary

Watch: Martin Glass - “Sound & Image”

A tropical bird call opens “Sound & Image” and the track only gets more chill from there. The second track off Martin Glass’s debut The Pacific Visions of Martin Glass is a serene, 1980-s inspired instrumental armed with a groove equally kitschy and irresistible. Show More Summary

? Listen: Horaflora / Scy1e - Body Lag / Craedle Calls

That Phinery batch though! After a bit of a break, the Danish label came back with a ten-pack, and holy moly, what a lineup. Kudos, friends, for filling a void we didn’t necessarily know we had. Ten’s a lot to talk about, but today I’m...Show More Summary

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