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Live Blog: Babes in Toyland / Blackbox / Lil Tits

Babes in Toyland were ahead of the curve on a lot of things. Not only was their brand of furious, female-centric sludge-punk an important inspiration for the burgeoning riot grrrl movement in the 90s, they also hated Courtney Love long before it was mainstream. It's fitting, then, that they should get to bask in the reunion-circuit glory that so many of their peers are enjoying.

Night Moves announce new album, “Pennied Days”

FOLKY MINNEAPOLIS-BASED JANGLE-POP DUO ALERT: The folky Minneapolis-based jangle-pop duo Night Moves (comprised of John Pelant and Micky Alfano) would like to announce to the world that their new album (and follow-up to 2012 debut Colored...Show More Summary

Listen: DMZ - Carex Boréal

A sibling-fantasy of an only child features a younger brother jamming on crude gear on the other side of the bedroom wall in an American farmhouse. Axl Rose is on one of the walls somewhere. The older brother bangs and bangs on his side of the wall, hoping to startle his brother into intermission. Show More Summary

Listen: mieksneak. - W?/?CODEINE (RED TAPE)

Secreting pools of murk out your eyes, you look down at your coffee table and slowly stretch out to grip that mieksneak. cassette laying on the cluttered top. Rising to your feet, you pick up the tape, walk over to your deck, and pop it in. Show More Summary

Listen: Dean Cercone - DREAM MONUMENT; KNOW TO SELF

I saw Dean Cercone’s first-ever set in Brooklyn at Silent Barn a few years back, in town from Pittsburgh, and performing and holding his own alongside a pretty amazing showcase of far-out-there acts. Back then, his set was minimal and guitar-oriented, but still experimental in nature. Show More Summary

Aidan Baker to release double album “Dualism,” featuring the same album recorded twice

Aidan Baker is kind of a compulsive dude; one glance at his discography will confirm that. So when the prolific drone artist was all set to release an album called Dualism, his first solo record with Midira Records, somehow the master tapes went missing. But he didn't sit around and wait for them to turn up. He went straight back to the studio and re-recorded the whole album.

Live Blog: Babes in Toyland / Blackbox / Lil Tits

Babes in Toyland / Blackbox / Lil Tits Concord Music Hall; Chicago, IL [01-18-2016] by Joe Hemmerling on 02-04-2016 Babes in Toyland were ahead of the curve on a lot of things. Not only was their brand of furious, female-centric sludge-punk...Show More Summary

Watch: Coldplay - “Hymn for the Weekend”

Remember when the last Coldplay video suggested that they had no where left to go but up from the primordial ooze of their CGI ape adventure? Think again, folks, because not even a Beyonce appearance can save the trainwreck that is “Hymn...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Lussuria - Scarlet Locust of These Columns

Going out on a limb here; the only reason Lussuria has not completely blown up is the undoubtedly calculated fact that most of his releases are limited to less than 50 copies. In a world where “ambient” music on cassette has become ubiquitous,...Show More Summary

Aidan Baker records an album, loses the master, re-records it, finds the master, then releases both as Dualism

Aidan Baker is kind of a compulsive dude; one glance at his discography will confirm that. So when the prolific drone artist was all set to release an album called Dualism, his first solo record with Midira Records, somehow the master tapes went missing. Show More Summary

Music Review: Lafawndah - Tan [EP]

Lafawndah Tan [EP] [Warp; 2016] Rating: 4/5 T he global bass movement is here; you can’t escape it. It’s the dark growl beneath Arca’s Venezuelan trap, the Andean huayño rhythms and postcolonial critiques on Elysia Crampton’s American...Show More Summary

Music Review: DIIV - Is the Is Are

DIIV Is the Is Are [Captured Tracks; 2016] Rating: 2/5 H ere we are, returning back to the thing we always knew we could count on, except now things are different. What used to be our fix has become grotesque and strange to us, a perverse reminder of how much more naïve we were back then. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: How are we going to find each other?

Requested by question • Compiled by answer What are you looking for? I’m currently trying to find the will to cook some dinner. All these musicians are looking for someone — barring Paul Simon, who’s looking for a sense of belonging....Show More Summary

Future strikes deal with Apple Music, names album EVOL, drops new track

As we reported a couple days ago, Future is set to drop yet another new release on Friday, following January’s Purple Reign mixtape. This one’s called EVOL, and it’s part of Future’s newly-announced deal with Apple Music. The album is...Show More Summary

Interview: En

Released at the tail end of 2015, when the majority of music blogs were busy compiling year-end lists, En (Maxwell August Croy and James Devane) dropped a stunner with City of Brides, the duo’s first full-length in three years and second release for esteemed noise/drone imprint Students of Decay. Show More Summary

RIP: DJ Big Kap

From Billboard: Legendary New York DJ Big Kap passed away from a heart attack early Wednesday morning (Feb. 3), his road manager, known professionally as Ab Traxx, tells Billboard. […] The ’90s hip-hop icon worked with Funkmaster Flex...Show More Summary

? Listen: Rob Karpay - “Ethos” / “Eternal Drop”

Songwriter Rob Karpay, who is also a full-time member of Life Size Maps, happens to have been a student of music, having graduated from the Manhattan School of Music for Composition, and he’s been itching to start releasing material under his own name for a while now. Show More Summary

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