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Exclusive: Death Factory - “Angelica’s Reflection (slasher sequence)”

Upon waking up Monday morning, the first words out of my mouth were "they're trying to kill me." "Who," Z asked, "the beeps?" Our downstairs neighbors' smoke detector needed new batteries. "No." "The mice?" Our cat had discovered a rodent leg wedged between our bedroom floor and the plyboard sealing off an old air conditioner duct. Show More Summary

Listen: Jeffrey Alexander - Water Meditations

Jeffrey Alexander is a true head. After following and taping live shows of the Grateful Dead during the 80s, he began making music of his own, forming The Iditarod, Black Forest/Black Sea, and the still active Dire Wolves.

Half Japanese announce new album “Perfect”

Half Japanese's Jad Fair came up with a line that summed up their outlook: "the only chord I know is the one that connects the guitar to the amp." They didn’t care about skill; they just picked up instruments and started to jam. TheShow More Summary

Listen: OBA / Nico Niquo - Vessel

Phinery just dropped a doozy with Vessel. Split between Nico Niquo and OBA, Vessel comes between two lengthy tracks by each artist. Side A is Nico Niquo with "Glass Cypher," a very patient and calculated shimmer of sounds, waving like a distant mirage, but it's really just right in your face about it.

Film Review: Tab Hunter Confidential (Dir. Jeffrey Schwarz)

Tab Hunter Confidential begins with the titular actor/icon narrating a story about being arrested at a "secret house party," a rare safe haven for the queer community in the 1950s. Had this arrest been reported further and wider at the...Show More Summary

Music Review: Tarzana - Alien Wildlife Estate

Tarzana Alien Wildlife Estate [Underwater Peoples/Pacificity Soundvisions; 2015] by Soe Jherwood Rating: The meeting of YOUR FAVORITE ALIENS Spencer Clark (ov The Skaters, amongst others) and Jan Anderzén (ov Kemialliset Ystävät, amongst...Show More Summary

Music Review: DJ Paypal - Sold Out

DJ Paypal Sold Out [Brainfeeder; 2015] by Adam Devlin Rating: Before his tragic death in 2014, it seemed likely that DJ Rashad was destined to become the “face” of footwork. Even though he came up at a time when many other juke DJs were...Show More Summary

SOPHIE announces 2016 tour with QT, drops final single off PRODUCT

If you need that something but don’t know what it is, then all ears here, please: SOPHIE has just unveiled the final single off PRODUCT. Titled “VYZEE,” the bouncy, effervescent, squishy, bubbly, fizzy, vivacious little banger — which...Show More Summary

Film Review: Tab Hunter Confidential (Dir. Jeffrey Schwarz)

Tab Hunter Confidential Dir. Jeffrey Schwarz [The Film Collaborative; 2015] by Dustin Krcatovich Rating: Tab Hunter Confidential begins with the titular actor/icon narrating a story about being arrested at a “secret house party,” a rare safe haven for the queer community in the 1950s. Show More Summary

? Listen: ? ? Corp. - Class of ‘84

We’re running up on Thanksgiving which means finals are just around the corner! And if you’re lucky enough to be a sort-of-super senior you’re graduating right after that! Congrats! You don’t want fuck up your finals, though. You probably...Show More Summary

Premiere: X.Y.R. / Bronze - “Into The Wild” / “Inane”

New releases are brewing over at the Not Not Fun camp, having recently announced their rerelease of Music From The Elevator by Legendary Hearts, the West Coast label now presents two more tapes respectively by X.Y.R. and Bronze: Similar to the zones of NNF alumni Holy Strays and Moon Wheel, X.Y.R. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Augenmusik - Augenmusik

By Grant 'Gumshoe' Purdum on Nov 24 2015 I call myself an audio Gumshoe but I’m more of a seeker than an investigator these days. My mission? To find the perfect cassette tape. Yes, a lot of CS productions have come close, I admit that, yet I feel the surface has barely been scratched. Show More Summary

Wild Nothing gives up on finishing movies, announces new full-length Life of Pause

So, you’ve understandably resolved to hire a tomato-hurler to bust into your house at spontaneous times in order to essentially eliminate the notion of “monotonous comfort” from your life. Jack Tatum of Wild Nothing probably isn’t the...Show More Summary

? Listen: OPPONENTS - “Casual Sepsis”

Humans are possessive. We think our thoughts are our own. We think our insights our unique. We are wrong. With slim smirks of possession glued to our faces, we are wrong. You will never be happy up against Gilligan solitude. We hold spaces as ours. Show More Summary

Music Review: A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Planning Weed Like It’s Acid / Life Is Loss

A Sunny Day in Glasgow Planning Weed Like It’s Acid / Life Is Loss [Self-Released; 2015] by Willcoma Rating: This year may need more to save it, but a new Sunny Day in Glasgow release is a more-than-welcome improvement. Of course there...Show More Summary

Music Review: Heather Leigh - I Abused Animal

Heather Leigh I Abused Animal [Ideologic Organ; 2015] by Sam Goldner Rating: When we talk about the long and storied history of songwriters sitting down, singing, and playing the guitar, we’re often talking about people using music as a form of dealing with pain. Show More Summary

A wiser Mikkel Metal announces first album in eight years for Echocord

It’s been a whopping eight years since Mikel Meldgaard a.k.a. Mikkel Metal released his last full-length album Peaks & Troughs, but were you aware that it’s been even longer since the Copenhagen-based DJ and producer had a direct hand...Show More Summary

Watch: Coppice - “Bramble”

Driving around downtown with my headphones on doesn’t prevent radio frequencies from providing a disruptive supplement to the sounds coming out of my walkman. At first it seems an invasion. Then I realize the RFs are creating soundsShow More Summary

Premiere: The Greatest Hoax - “Pyrogens”

Man, oh man. This could be a problem. So, I started listening to this record Enso that Washington, DC-based pianist/composer Taylor Jordan (aka The Greatest Hoax) just self-released into the world this past friday, right? And afterwards?...Show More Summary

? Listen: Majeure - “Physis”

Although our supreme chocolate grinder overlord C Monster made you wise to this Majeure tape earlier in November, I’m bookending the month with another Majeure post, because why not?!? Released as part of Constellation Tatsu’s Fall Batch,...Show More Summary

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