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Filed Under:Music / Rock & Pop
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Archived Since:May 7, 2008

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Cerberus: Terence Hannum - Via Negativa

By Grant 'Gumshoe' Purdum on Oct 24 2014 No matter what Terence Hannum attempts from tape to zine to LP to CD-R, you can always tell he’s done his homework. Even when he was pumping out cassettes with regularity, you never got that half-baked...Show More Summary

Premiere: Swim Team - “TRAX 1” [video teaser]

• Swim Team: • Swim Team: • Bootleg Tapes: • Lord $M$: • Izy: • Color Plus: •...Show More Summary

Lil B embarks (FIGARO!) on a short but #RARE and #COLLECTIBLE tour

Do you know The Based God? He, Lil B, will soon (figaro!) walk among us, tour-like. I don’t think you know The Based God. He will rain down rare and collectible rays of light upon our (figaro!) shining, unkempt faces. His voice will boom, his feet will shuffle, his eyes will glisten. Show More Summary

Watch: Jamie Lee Mohr - The Conference of Birds

On a digitized sword-and-sandal movie set, the birds are indivisible cells that walk through holes in the ritual and through invisibility in the fabrics. Vapors hang over the conference, black and green. A patriot walks through the plasma. Show More Summary

Sahy Uhns to woo you with Courtship Dances LP, out November 4 on Proximal

Los Angeles native Carl Madison Burgin a.k.a. electronic producer Sahy Uhns is set to drop his latest LP on November 4. Courtship Dances is the follow-up to Burgin’s 2011 debut, An Intolerant Disdain of Underlings. Both records bearShow More Summary

? Listen: Vanessa Amara - “King Machine 1”

“King Machine I” by Danish experimental duo Vannesa Amara (Birk Gjerlufsen Nielsen and Victor Kjellerup Juhl) is a work of post-modern classical music; a noise ballad; a technocracy’s decline imagined as sound; an artificial intelligence’s...Show More Summary

Premiere: rkss - “Tunnel”

rkss is ready to fuckin’ BANG! Or is it just Reject and Fade. BOTH! Because the newest video for “Tunnel” – the title track of rkss’ newest tape on Reject and Face – is like having the grittiest sanitary dance party in the Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s Light Tunnel. Show More Summary

Film Review: The Heart Machine (Dir. Zachary Wigon)

The Heart Machine Dir. Zachary Wigon [Filmbuff; 2014] by Katie Rolnick Rating: The potential for (and problems with) love on the Internet is not new fodder for filmmakers. If you mark the beginning of the trend around You’ve Got Mail, it reaches a pinnacle with Catfish. Show More Summary

clipping. member Jonathan Snipes scoring haunted maze documentary Haunters, inspired by the 16 years of life he spent living in a haunted maze

The music of Sub Pop-signed hip-hop act clipping. is noisy and abrasive, producing a grimy sort of discomfort. Some listeners wonder, hey clipping., what inspired such a frightening and powerful sound? Well, it’s simple: member Jonathan Snipes was born in a haunted maze and spent his first 16 years of life there. Show More Summary

Spotify announces Family Plan, gets one step closer to becoming the next Sprint

Love it or hate it, Spotify continues to assert its dominance over the music industry. In a recent bid to lure Americans who don’t live on the coasts, the streaming service partnered with Sprint for an offer that gave six months of free Spotify membership to anyone using the phone carrier. Show More Summary

Premiere: Cadu Tenório + Marcio Bulk - Banquete

At first glance of the cover-art, you wouldn’t consider Banquete to be terrifying as a piece of audible art, but as soon as you click play, Cadu Tenório + Marcio Bulk hooked in their haunt. Recently, to get myself involved for the Halloween...Show More Summary

Mix Tape: It’s sad that, one day, everyone will die and everything will become meaningless.

Requested by god • Compiled by a man wearing shoes 01. Grouper - “Heavy Water / I’d Rather Be Sleeping” 02. Smog - “One Less Star” 03. The Microphones - “I Want Wind To Blow” 04. Yes Selma - “An Ugly Garden Makes A Beautiful Ashtray” 05. Show More Summary

SXSW 2015 initial lineup announced; meanwhile, a grumble is emitted from Austin, TX

Austin loves SXSW! Except when it hates SXSW! Austin has a complex relationship with its flagship music festival/industry conference. For Austin residents, it tends to be either the most magical time of year or the week that you pay for all your sins. Show More Summary

? Listen: Sungod - “Shiftless en Nkawkaw”

Alriiiiight — hit the play button on “Shiftless en Nkawkaw,” our first glimpse of the upcoming self-titled Sungod LP on Holodeck Records, and let yourself drift into the band’s live neo-kraut explorations. I say “live” not only because...Show More Summary

Music Review: Objekt - Flatlands

Objekt Flatlands [PAN; 2014] by DeForrest Brown Jr. Rating: “Everything is in flux,” stated Heraclytus when speaking to the boundless nature of objects (and thus also their surrounding realities). A concept reigned in to Flatlands, Objekt’s debut full-length and first effort for the PAN label, every particle and idea is in motion. Show More Summary

Music Review: Babe Rainbow - Music For 1 Piano, 2 Pianos, & More Pianos

Babe Rainbow Music For 1 Piano, 2 Pianos, & More Pianos [1080p; 2014] by Adam Devlin Rating: Having transformed from a Vancouver punk into a promising Warp signee with stunning quickness, Babe Rainbow’s Cameron Reed has proven himself a talented creative force as well as a statistical anomaly. Show More Summary

Film Review: Force Majeure (Dir. Ruben Östlund)

Force Majeure Dir. Ruben Östlund [Magnolia Pictures; 2014] by Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli Rating: With its single-minded focus on the disintegration of a bourgeois nuclear family and its rigid, somber aesthetics, director Ruben Östlund’sShow More Summary

Watch: Mndsgn - “Camelblues”

Recently, I’ve been making some harsh accusations about these indie-R&B musicians self-swagger-jacking either through two-year old instrumental sounds or being supremely egotistical in their video. Or, if not egotistical, just seemingly repeating what others have done in music videos while singing, which looks like THIS, or a rendition of that photo. Show More Summary

Silk Rhodes announce debut LP for Stones Throw, hopefully involving plenty of Rhodes piano

Rising soul duo Silk Rhodes, a.k.a. singer Sasha Desree and producer Michael Collins, have quite the backstory. Originally from Baltimore, the L.A.-based group turned a 97 Honda CRV into a makeshift recording studio by running a microphone through a loop pedal and connecting it to the car stereo. Show More Summary

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