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Yung Lean to bring his Sad Boys to North America, teach the western hemisphere the true meaning of sadness

43 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Tiny Mix Tapes

All-time best rap crew name? I’ll stop you right now. It’s the Sad Boys. The Swedish collective headed by Yung Lean have bested Dipset, Flipmode, and 1017 Brick Squad in having the greatest name for anything ever. In celebration of their...Show More Summary

? Listen: Rob Magill - The Scarred Elbow

46 minutes agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Tiny Mix Tapes

Back once again for a dose of audible therapy is Rob Mail with The Scarred Elbow. And I dunno if he’s been hanging with some of his metal friends recently at shows (SEE: throw them bows), but I imaging The Scarred Elbow has saved him in more ways than just moshing and mental stability. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Demonstration Synthesis - DS6

By Jspicer on Oct 02 2014 Time for another Leznoff, as prized in my collection as a Barry or Tuttle in that of Herb and Dorothy Vogel’s. Each cassette is a new artistic endeavor even if the medium and technique remains true to form.Show More Summary

Oozing Wound announce tour, making you think of all your past injuries

Oozing Wound have one of the most descriptive and visceral band names out there — doesn’t it instantly recall some particularly gory incident you had as a child after you fall off a fence in the middle of Central Park? Or a scab from...Show More Summary

? Listen: KABLAM - “PRIÈRE”

KABLAM has released a track inspired by Jordi Savall’s Priére I & III. To save you the trouble, here: “Jordi Savall i Bernadet (Catalan: [???rði s???a? i ??rn??ð?t]; born August 1,1941) is a Spanish viol player, conductor and composer from Catalonia. Show More Summary

Music Review: Yung Lean - Unknown Memory

Yung Lean Unknown Memory [Self-Released; 2014] by Sheldon Pearce Rating: Yung Lean (formerly Yung Lean Doer) is a Sad Boy. That isn’t so much a literal or definitive label — a representation of his mood or psyche — as it is a magnificent bit of branding. Show More Summary

Music Review: Laetitia Sadier - Something Shines

Laetitia Sadier Something Shines [Drag City; 2014] by Alex Griffin Rating: Events as horrific as the Boko Harum kidnappings, the police brutality of Ferguson, and the IS insurgency in the Levant are enough to make the whole idea of talking about Art Music more than just a little existential. Show More Summary

D/P/I readies new album MN.ROY on Leaving; did he stutter!?!?

Holy hell. I have absolutely zero medical expertise, and yet despite my prior insistence on wasabi as an efficient and underrated nipple-calmer, I feel compelled to make the following claim: Alex Gray’s recent output as D/P/I simply needs to be used as a non-pill alternative for the alleviation of OCD. Show More Summary

? Listen: Giant Claw - “22M Never Felt So Alone”

Ask any child on the street corner what motivates his or her every waking moment and you’ll keep hearing the same sentence spew out of those little mouths ad nauseam: “I want to be like Keith.” If the child is Japanese, this sentence will be in Japanese. Show More Summary

Francisco the Man sign to Fat Possum the Label for Loose Ends the Album

Riverside via Los Angeles indie rock kids Francisco the Man are not a man at all. Confusing? No, it’s a thread of misinformation these four fellows seem intent on disseminating. You see, they’ve got an album coming out on October 27 through Fat Possum Records, which they’ve called Loose Ends. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Andrew Weathers & Seth Chrisman - Louella

By Jspicer on Oct 01 2014 BING! Attention shoppers, if you rush to the end of aisle 8 you will be treated to a special surprise for adults only. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind deal, supplied by our friends Andrew Weathers and Seth Chrisman. Show More Summary

? Listen: John Dope & Rahim Samad - “Fat in ‘14 (ft. Broke/)”

This Saturday was some great times in Brooklyn. Cassette Store Day was remarkable. Met a bunch of great people. Caught up with a few I haven’t seen in awhile. And Daniel Bashin (Dirty Tapes CEO, COO, CFO, CTO) killed it on the cassette jockey scene. Show More Summary

James Ferraro tells us which cities he’ll be in this month, calls it a tour

Suki Girl, don’t tell me too much. Just where to find you. Tell me a city, a town, a clue… not too much. Not too much. Go on tour. Be “AT PEACE”. James Ferraro “At Peace Tour” dates: 10.02.14 - London, UK - ? 10.03.14 - Zürich, Switzerland...Show More Summary

? Listen: Slugabed - LEMME TEK U 4 A RIDE

The best part of this track is in a shoe commercial. Normally, this wouldn’t be that big of a deal, but Slugabed can have a song on television and play Creamcake with A.G. Cook and Hannah Diamond in the same month. “LEMME TAKE U 4 A RIDE” lives in a world of actual consumerism and played-at consumerism. Show More Summary

Horse Feathers share a track from upcoming album on Kill Rock Stars, get pretty violent

Indie folk outfit Horse Feathers have returned to their longtime label home, Kill Rock Stars, for their newest LP, So It Is With Us. Of the process leading to their fifth record, vocalist/songwriter Justin Ringle says, “The joy of playing live became its own reward, and I dared myself to allow that joy to shape the songwriting. Show More Summary

Film Review: Wetlands (Dir. David Wnendt)

Wetlands Dir. David Wnendt [Strand Releasing; 2013] by Jeff Miller Rating: “An American near Billy wailed that he had excreted everything but his brains. Moments later he said, ‘There they go, there they go.’ He meant his brains. That was I. Show More Summary

Feature: Book Review: “The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs” by Greil Marcus

by Jody Beth • October 2014 “Ghost” is a word that pops up a fair amount in Greil Marcus’s new The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs, describing those factors in music’s fundamental appeal that common logic can’t explain away. It’s...Show More Summary

? Listen: Melja - “Steady Mobbin’”

Another killer EP from Mister Saturday Night, this time from French producer Melja (real name Nathan Ifergan). While the label occasional doles out more low-key, minimal techno (such as Gunnar Huslam’s stunner from earlier in the year,...Show More Summary

? Listen: M. Sage - Data in the Details

Matthew Sage is having quite a year. Between dropping a monumental 2xLP under his own glitch-ambient guise’s belt, coupled with some incredible vinyl and cassette releases for others out on his own Patient Sounds imprint (particularShow More Summary

DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn’s Teklife crew releases 20-track comp on Hyperdub

Of the many footwork crews that have come and gone over its long existence, none has quite taken off like DJ Rashad and DJ Spinn’s Teklife crew. In fact, Teklife has become synonymous with footwork, its imagery, its members, and its sound largely defining how people have viewed and listened to footwork over the past several years. Show More Summary

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