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Archived Since:May 7, 2008

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Premiere: Lawrence English + Werner Dafeldecker - “Outtake” / “Mapping Peaks”

So this is something unusual, but I love it. I get this e-mail it’s for a premiere of two tracks off the new Lawrence English + Werner Dafeldecker album, Shadow of the Monolith. First of all, it’s an incredible and undeniably bad-ass title. Show More Summary

Brian Eno readies four albums of rare and unreleased material for All Saints

This year, studio wizard Brian Eno already dropped two albums of original material with Karl Hyde, curated a Fela Kuti box set, and wrote a few angry letters about Israel. It’s been a busy one for this guy. Now, the iconic English producer is diving back into the vaults to reissue four solo albums from the 90s that have long been out of print. Show More Summary

Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V delayed until December

Weezy F Baby, a.k.a. Lil Wayne, has some bad news for the heads out there: Tunechi’s alleged final album, Tha Carter V, won’t be coming out this week. Like a Japanese RPG that also uses Roman numerals, Lil Wayne’s forthcoming record has been plagued with delays. Show More Summary

? Listen: 2 X Love - “Blue Gatorade”

Lil $ega of Hi-Hi Whoopee registered a six ‘a’ gat damn with their guest mix earlier in the month. The fifth ‘a’ came from the inclusion of #HDBOYZ - known primarily for their performance at 2011 MoMA PS1 showcase (the one where It’s been three years since the PS1 and three months since that quote and Gunk TV Records has a duo primed to co-headline. Show More Summary

Premiere: Jason Lescalleet - “Autumn Leaves (October 2014)”

The work of Maine-­dwelling sound auteur Jason Lescalleet is regarded (in solo and collaborative capacities) as smoldering from a palette of looping, sampling, warping, and various other methods of obfuscation. Within its expansive gradient...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Japanese Breakfast - American Sounds and Where is My Great Big Feeling

By Ryan Simpson on Oct 29 2014 I get the feeling that my brain was built to annoy people. Routinely I am told talking to me is frustrating, I talk elliptically or listing to me is like wading through 45 minutes of expositional dialogue just to get to the plot. Show More Summary

? Listen: Jónó Mí Ló - Lavender Plates I & II (Ringtones for Eco Thot Smoothies)

First, Rraro beat Landon to MoMA PS1 with ringtones on their call-holding line. Then DARK WEB (TMT Review) gave us all a call, we heard it all, then 69’d the number, and found the area code was 666. Finally, Jónó Mí Ló hacked all our...Show More Summary

Mix Tape: 4 AM: My power is out, and I’m running out of vodka

Requested by dylan • Compiled by Musson 01. Jim O’Rourke - “Through The Night Softly” (Eureka) 02. All Natural Lemon & Lime Flavors - “Blue Ballons”(Self-Titled) 03. Julia Holter - “Boy In The Moon” (Ekstasis) 04. The Raconteurs “Call It A Day” (Broken Boy Soldiers) 05. Show More Summary

Music Review: The Twilight Sad - Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave

The Twilight Sad Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave [FatCat; 2014] by Ben Roylance Rating: Ah, The Twilight Sad! Memory lane, winter-surrounded warmth of emotional pasts. Tones and hues, nothing absolute or stark. Light,...Show More Summary

Alex Zhang Hungtai retires Dirty Beaches alias, possibly after increasing pressures from Greenpeace

Aw, man. And I was just starting to get used to the idea that every beach I ever go to should rightly resemble a filthy abrasive pile of vomit-y dogshit! Oh well. What can you do? Well, actually, I guess the most reasonable human thing would be to quickly look around for a scapegoat. Show More Summary

Premiere: Rambow - “Take Yuh Gal” (Preview)

This morning, I was whistling the end vocals bit of “Take Yuh Gal” (Preview) in the hall at work and copped me about four (practically-winking) lash-looks. Thanks to Swim Team squad member, Rambow, I’m apparently hot shit at RXR Plaza. Show More Summary

Sasha Grey and Jayceeoh release single, announce tour

When Sasha Grey goes for something, girl goes hard. And no, that’s not just, like, some less-than-sly reference to her time in the adult film industry; it’s a toast to this woman’s commitment to whatever art project she decides to take...Show More Summary

Film Review: Dear White People (Dir. Justin Simien)

Dear White People Dir. Justin Simien [Roadside Attractions; 2014] by Eric Williger Rating: Dear White People is about a century-plus old ivy league institution named Winchester that is gripping onto very little while in the throes of modern racism. Show More Summary

? Listen: Midwest Collective: Various Artists - Vol. 5

Two parts glossy funk and twinkling production, the Midwest Collective crew is BACK with a Vol. 5 compilation, and it’s the first to make it physically on tape! Featuring a slew of artists that you know – or are currently becoming acquainted with – Vol. Show More Summary

Premiere: Kane Pour - “Aquarium Pinball”

Kane Pour (Pospulenn, Tricorn and Queue, half of Orchal and Vir etc.) is readying his Elestial Sound solo debut, Hyper Pollen Temple Kane's earlier solo projects laid in something more haunting, more dark-eyed. Songs like "Safe In The...Show More Summary

Domo Genesis still high enough to release new mixtape, Under the Influence 2

Odd Future cohort Domo Genesis has teased listeners that he would release both a new mixtape and a debut solo studio album before the end of the year. We can at least confirm one of these. On November 5, Genesis will pop out Under the Influence 2, a mixtape that follows up the first volume of the series, which dropped in 2011. Show More Summary

? Listen: Rob Magill - To The Sun And Back In 23 Days

One thing is for sure: you can’t rob Magill of a good album title. To The Sun And Back In 23 Days is just another example of that mind expanding thought process his words and musical ways move those willing to think beyond measurement of creativity. Show More Summary

? Listen: Cathedrals. - “Liquified Nightmares (Flooding Over)”

Cathedrals. – supremely-serene weirdo wobble-amp worshiper – whips up a dose of “Liquified Nightmares (Flooding Over)” in an awry of vibrations that’ll soup-doom your skull’s insides. This ain’t no swan-song, either. It’s full-on warlock-esque musical black magic. Show More Summary

Evian Christ to sell 500 pairs of underwear with his name on them, because what would Jesus do?

Guys! How can it be that no one has had this idea before?? I mean, it clearly worked out super-well for Marty McFly back in good old 1955 in the movies. Seems like a no-brainer! Well, IRREGARDLESS of no brains and shit; leave it to our...Show More Summary

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