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Kreng announces new LP The Summoner, a relatively sample-free endeavor

The notorious metal bands of Scandinavia like to think that they have a musical monopoly on inspiring fear, but in the event that you come across this particular brand of egotism first-hand, it’s now obligatory that you interrogate them on their familiarity with composer Pepijn Caudron’s Kreng project. Show More Summary

Premiere: UNDER - “Loosen”

I love/hate that I’m getting old enough to the point where Fire Talk has a heading on their website for “Fire Talk Classics” (you shittin’ me, Trevor?). Not like it isn’t true, and good on them for being around as long as they have, introducing fans of psych’n’such to amazing unknown psych’n’such on the regular since 2009. Show More Summary

Four Tet releases album collecting material under Percussions alias, rumors begin swirling whether or not Burial is Percussions

As you folks may well know, Kieran Hebdan a.k.a. Four Tet is an accomplished electronic musician of many years. He is also Burial. “Me, I’m Burial” said Hebdan in an interview confirming that he was reclusive genius Burial. It was then that rumors started swirling that Four Tet is Burial. That said, Four Tet is not Burial. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Binary Marketing Show - Anticipation of Something Else

By Strauss on Jan 21 2015 From the nether-edge of the Beach Boys pop-universe cries the Binary Marketing Show. They are a band at a distance, some inter-galactic nega-pop oddity from light years away, beamed into our hazy ozone with harmonies from a chorus of alien voices, glowing synthesizer melodies, and clockwork-mechanismic beats. Show More Summary

? Listen: Matthewdavid - “Even The Sun Goes Down” [OUTKAST MIX]

So WHAT if MD been busy as fuck, feedin’ his family, comin’ down off his summer slammer In My World, and CEOin’ ALL dem tapes you bought last year on Leaving Records… don’t mean he can’t set aside time for a lil [OUTKAST MIX] entitled,...Show More Summary

Film Review: Gangs of Wasseypur (Dir. Anurag Kashyap)

Gangs of Wasseypur Dir. Anurag Kashyap [Cinelicious Pics; 2012] by Neurotic Monkey Rating: Recently, a friend of mine complained that Nightcrawler wasn’t good because, “you can tell that story with one sentence.” But that’s true of pretty...Show More Summary

Watch: Purity Ring - “begin again”

S’ohhhhh, who is also guilty of buying the last Purity Ring LP at Urban Outfitters because of potential shaming? Also, did you snag the novelty Purity Ring while [not, but REALLY] shopping around (for mebbe a pair of sweat...Show More Summary

Tlaotlon layers down the law; new album Natural Devices out in February on his own label

Fresh off a contribution to Fat Cat Records’ ongoing split 12-inch series (b/w Katie Gately), or rather in the centuries since its release, as it came out in October 2014, Australian dance producer/device user Tlaotlon is back in February, releasing a cassette called Natural Devices on his own newly minted label, World Memory Records. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: Funemployed

Requested by Ryan • Compiled by BFOTY 01. John Maus - “Too Much Money” (Love Is Real) 02. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - “Gettin’ High In The Morning” (House Arrest) 03. GFOTY - “Friday Night” (N/A) 04. Dom - “Living In America” (Sun Bronzed Greek Gods) 05. Show More Summary

? Listen: Psudoku - Planetarisk Sudoku

Say what you will about garage rock, or stripped down singer songwriter balladry, or pop punk, or whatever else you kids are into these days, I dunno. “Keep it simple, stupid”-type ish. Sometimes I’m just looking for a little technical wizardry. Show More Summary

? Listen: Paul Hares - “internal dialogue”

Holding a glass of went-above-and-left-alone above your table, just past the crest of the crease, the reel gets real as time gains an unreal cadence of thank-bes. The trimmed and slim button-presses happily hug the rounds of the picked...Show More Summary

Lydia Lunch lurches lovingly, letting loose new 3x3 EP, leaks a little about forthcoming LP

A snarl on the breeze wafts through your open window, knocking over your carefully brewed single-origin coffee and spilling it all down the front of your sweater. It can only mean one thing: there’s a new Lydia Lunch release afoot. Still...Show More Summary

Watch: Julian Cubillos - “I Explode the Bully with My Mind”

There we go… now that’s what it feels like to have blood pumping through your veins. It’s incredible how easily we forget and also how easily we remember once we hear a drummer who knows not to let the fucker sag, and a guitar player who knows it’s easiest to sink your teeth into something that’s got some real meat on it. Show More Summary

Etix founder Travis Janovich buys Hopscotch Music Festival

At first thought, festivals seem like too amorphous a “thing” to be bought and sold on the open market. But if you were thinking that, you probably also forgot that this is America, where eventually clean air will be privatized and the...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Handofdust - Walk in White

By Grant 'Gumshoe' Purdum on Jan 21 2015 When thinking about Handofdust it’s best not to consider what’s wrong about what you’re hearing but what ISN’T wrong, as in, any notions of traditional ‘rock’ production and performance don’t apply. Show More Summary


This is a level I’m typically not used to from GOLDEN LIVING ROOM. Last few visits I’ve soared with GOLDEN LIVING ROOM in and out of daily life and on to planes of digital and virtual and pixel existences. Yet, this is REALLY noisy, in a psychedelic mixing zone. Show More Summary

Interview: Daughters Of The Sun

by JasonC • January 2015 Daughters Of The Sun formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, almost a decade ago. After a few lineup changes, Nick Koenigs, Bennett Johnson, and Colin Gorman Weiland solidified into the current iteration of DOTS we’ve...Show More Summary

Music Review: Fourth World Magazine Vol. II - Pinhead In Fantasia

Pinhead In Fantasia [Pacificity Soundvisions; 2014] by C Monster Rating: Flesh vs. Intangible Living The Grind Of the flesh: working and living in a begrudgingly growing population that constantly melts the thought “What is norm?” within...Show More Summary

? Listen: Lil Wayne - Sorry 4 The Wait 2

Lil Wayne is sorry for making you wait for his freestyle raps over songs by Beyoncé, Bobby Shmurda, Dej Loaf, OG Maco, Dej Loaf, Meek Mill, O.T. Genasis, and more. • Lil Wayne:


Yeah yeah yeah, doom and gloom and fire and brimstone. We get it, ya old thumpers! Earth’s inevitable end is upon us, and while vermin carry the plague and gross tremors eat through the ground, at least some of us know how to see past the (questionable) future. Show More Summary

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