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Archived Since:May 7, 2008

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? Listen: Alley Catss & S Olbricht - Split

Erratic propulsion! Implied Speed! Alley Catss & S Olbricht by Opal Tapes I wouldn’t let this Alley Catss kid take my daughter for a drive. Partly because he is actually a kid (15?!) and partly because he has no respect for the conventions...Show More Summary

Music Review: The Skull Defekts - Dances in Dreams of the Known Unknown

The Skull Defekts Dances in Dreams of the Known Unknown [Thrill Jockey; 2014] by Simon Chandler Rating: It’s always been tempting to regard the sneering austerity of post-punk as an attempt to rescue the world’s harsh economic foundations from the ornate bullshit that, momentarily at least, hides them from our desperate eyes. Show More Summary

Film Review: Joe (Dir. David Gordon Green)

Joe Dir. David Gordon Green [Worldview Entertainment; 2014] by Neurotic Monkey Rating: There’s a race of men that don’t fit in, A race that can’t stay still; So they break the hearts of kith and kin, And they roam the world at will. –Robert Service The inescapable consequences of our past is a recurring theme in a lot of great works of art. Show More Summary

Fhloston Paradigm (a.k.a. King Britt) pulls debut LP The Phoenix from the Diva’s juicy blue abdomen, out on Hyperdub this June

As good of a label as Hyperdub is, and as boundary-pushing as its evolving throng of signed artists seems to reliably be, is there anyone among us who doesn’t secretly pine for a more direct appeal to the skies? No, I’m not suggesting...Show More Summary

SOPHIE is a mystery producer going on a mystery tour of North America in May

I don’t know anything about SOPHIE, and it seems like nobody else really does either, just that he’s a London-based producer who makes music that sounds like what you’d hear while lost in a mall that’s inside a space station where you can only buy loose sequins, bubblegum, and Tamagotchis. Show More Summary

RIP: Blood Money, Chicago rapper

From the Chicago Tribune : A Chicago rapper who recently signed to a major record label and was a cousin of Chief Keef was shot to death in Englewood overnight. Mario Hess – who went by Big Glo at the time of his death and Blood Money...Show More Summary

? Listen: Bok Bok - “Melba’s Call” ft. Kelela (Deleted Mix)

At the end of last month, Night Slugs label daddy and club visionary Bok Bok dropped his second and much anticipated release Melba’s Call. After shelling out a plethora of mixes, singles, and features, Bok Bok has admittedly devoted the majority of the past few years building the Night Slugs empire, his label co-founded with L-Vis 1990. Show More Summary

Watch: The Men - “Different Days”

Yesterday, at a meeting during work, my boss used the phrase “SUCKED HARD” – a phrase I’ve definitely heard before. It was SUCH a boring meeting, I began thinking about the origin of the phrase. One conclusion I drew was the obvious sexual one where you’d blow your (male OR female) load ‘cause someone giving head is going to town. Show More Summary

Traxman invites you to private tour of his superior temporal gyrus on Da Mind of Traxman Vol. 2

Welcome, welcome to this guided tour of Da Mind of Traxman! Please make yourself comfortable, but remember, the mind we are about to tour is currently in use. In other words, look, but don’t touch! Yes, you there in the black hoodie in the back, a question? Well I wouldn’t personally say that brains are gross at all, sir. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Black Unicorn - Traced Landscapes

By Strauss on Apr 10 2014 How many ingenious synth people must we have, people, really? The answer to my not-rhetorical question is this: at least one more. There’s room for the Black Unicorn, even if there wasn’t on old Noah’s boat....Show More Summary

Music Review: Dalhous - Visibility Is A Trap

Dalhous Visibility Is A Trap [Blackest Ever Black; 2014] by Willcoma Rating: With Dalhous, Alex Ander and Marc Dall traded the chilling industrial chamber music of their Young Hunting project in favor of oblique, twitchy ambient pastoralism. Show More Summary

Ende Tymes Fest IV (featuring Kevin Drumm, Phill Niblock, Pete Swanson, and Bastard Noise) has one week left to raise a little DIY $krilla on Indiegogo

Look, I bet you didn’t know this about me, but my favorite book of all time is Tribulation Force, the powerful second novel in Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins’ classic Left Behind series. Why am I telling you this now? Well aside from...Show More Summary

Jack White confirms headlining tour, and I know this because he’s actually my alter ego!

I don’t wanna brag, buuuuuut, yeah. Jack White and I are tight. He totes tells me stuff that other people don’t know about. Like, did you know his real name is actually Jonathan J. de la Baptiste Osterhaus-Sampson? Or that even though...Show More Summary

DeLorean: Movietone - “Snow is Falling” (2003)

2003: Movietone - "Snow is Falling" by Willcoma on 04-09-2014 The opening moments of the Movietone song “Snow is Falling” have always been like a magic wand. Despite the fragility of Kate Wright’s voice, this tune belies the immaculate, frozen moment like no other. Show More Summary

? Listen: Chief Keef - “Shooters”

I’m kinda hoping the next mixtape by Chief Keef is entirely as ridiculous as his new track “Shooters,” while following the wastedness of Almighty So. Blurry machine gun abstraction. Pretending to “Watching a master at work,” but really just HEARING it. Show More Summary

Film Review: The Double (Dir. Richard Ayoade)

The Double Dir. Richard Ayoade [Magnolia Pictures; 2014] by Ryan Patrick Mooney Rating: A modicum of effort is required to penetrate The Double, Richard Ayoade’s follow up to the stellar Submarine (TMT Review). I’ll call it “Rewarding Confusion,” where perplexity is paramount and sympathy is tenuous. Show More Summary

Remember that MYSTERY record on Blood Music? Well put on your Cloudkicker and kick some shit!

Despite my handle here at TMT, I’m not much of a sleuth these days. I do what I can with limited resources and wet my beak in a lot of troughs genre-wise, mostly minding my own business in regard to hype and release dates. One label,...Show More Summary

Watch: Lil B - “Gotta Make The NBA”

Dearest Lil B, Could you make the NBA? Currently, I do not watch sports, but if you were ballin’ in the big-league (or your OWN made league), I’d watch you EVERY game. Mostly, it’d be because I’d need context for deep mixtape volumes of life as a legit player. Show More Summary

Premiere: Jónó Mí Ló - “End Of Light #8”

Dah!!!!!!!!! You can practically smell the cheap green in this new track “End Of Light #8” by Jónó Mí Ló. Lingering the Oregon District’s back yards. Finding a box of small bullets on the sidewalk. Tryna stop Rachel from driving off drunk, but she stops herself in a ditch. Show More Summary

M. Geddes Gengras patches in detachment on upcoming album Ishi, out on Leaving in June

Ever reluctantly attended a leg-shaving party where the regular attendees rotate unorthodox shaving creams every week, from peanut butter to aged chicken broth? If so, then alienation might be a feeling with which you’re intimately acquainted,...Show More Summary

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