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Watch: Kill Alters - D20

If the industrial caterwaul of Kill Alters’ self-titled debut didn’t quite thrill you enough on tape, with sessions that fuse Bonnie Baxter’s howling vocals with samples of manic dialogue from her mother’s diaristic home recordings, the band returns with a video for album highlight “D20” that will definitely get the job done. Show More Summary

Lizzy Mercier Descloux, the bizarro Patti Smith, gets reissue treatment

If you were to attempt to conjure up an image more gut-wrenchingly fantastic than Patti Smith, it would have to be Patti Smith with a french accent. Right? Lo and behold, such a thing already exists: her name was Lizzy Mercier Descloux, and she kicked around the same late-70s NYC art and punk scene as Smith et al. Show More Summary

Dam-Funk announces first record in six years, anxiously frets about a world without funk

According to a website discovered through a quick, specific Google search, the most common fear people have is the fear of flying, closely followed by the fear of public speaking. Somewhere on that list must be the fear of a world without funk. Show More Summary

? Listen: Buried In The Basement - Lye Over Truth

You’ve been wearing this toupee for the the past three years, but aren’t totally bald. All the rest of your hair is dyed dark to cover up that grey. Every shirt you own is so tite that your outty-bellybutton is visible when they’re worn: a lump through the t-shirts and protrusion through the button-ups. Show More Summary

? Listen: Hey Mother Death - “Highway” (Matthew Samways Remix)

First came the title-track video for the Hey Mother Death’s newest LP, Highway (out July 10). Prior to that was their music video for “The Hills.” Then game the “Snake Power” remix by Jay Crocker and so did “The Hills” by Chuck Blazevic. Show More Summary

Ariel Pink to co-headline tour with The Black Lips, swindle ‘em, jet off to Europe

Oh, when Ariel Pink gets together with The Black Lips, you best believe there’s gonna be trouble! Those two lo-fi garage-rock-pop junkyard scumballs could be the king scumballs of America… if they don’t kill each other first! Whoa! This October, the Pink man himself is teaming up with Atlanta’s greasiest for a co-headlining tour of the West Coast. Show More Summary

Music Review: J. G. Biberkopf - Ecologies

J. G. Biberkopf Ecologies [Knives; 2015] by Stefan Wharton Rating: J. G. Biberkopf and Joe Hamilton — the creator of Ecologies ’s artwork — operate in a similar vein. Namely, both take the systematics of landscapes as a basis for their work. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: I’m suffering from bad anxiety and feel like nothing else matters, especially my existence

Requested by larissa • Compiled by JV 01. Damon Albarn - “You & I” (Everyday Robots) 02. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-Love” (Multi-Love) 03. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – “Higgs Boson Blues” (Push the Sky Away) 04. Mac DeMarco – “Ode to Viceroy” (2) 05. Show More Summary

Film Review: The Strongest Man (Dir. Kenny Riches)

The Strongest Man Dir. Kenny Riches [Filmbuff; 2015] by Jafarkas Rating: Miami is one strange town. I can say this with a shred of authority, having spent the first two decades of my life there. Cinematically, it’s also one of the places...Show More Summary

Film Review: Felt (Dir. Jason Banker)

Felt Dir. Jason Banker [Amplify Releasing; 2015] by Neurotic Monkey Rating: Do our traumas define us, or is it how we respond to them? Is there even a “right” way to deal with such a traumatic event? These questions are at the heart of Jason Banker’s Felt, a beautiful film about the ugly realities of life and sexual trauma. Show More Summary

Dave Perron of Free Form Freakout starts Round Bale Recordings, first release Tilth’s Country Music out now

It’s a story as old as time: Boy starts radio show that spawns a podcast that spawns a record label that spawns a feature in the local press. It’s crazy to think that all this spawning is just a part of our collective unconscious in these troubled times, but it really is. Show More Summary


Out of death comes life and an archive. BWWWOYS is dead after two years and 161mb worth of rowwwdiness. In memoriam, we’re gathered here today to observe the blocked ascension that caused a war and later proclaimed in the book of ANGELYSIUM. The...Show More Summary

Premiere: Suryummy - “Couch Creekin”

When you get to know a label really well, you start to expect a certain sound with each release. But is that really fair to the label, when I want to keep hearing new music, albeit tapes that sound similar to ones I’ve already heard?...Show More Summary

Panda Bear to release remix EP featuring Pete Rock, Andy Stott, Container, DJ Marfox, and Danny L Harle

On Monday, Panda Bear is releasing PBVSGR Remixes, which features reworked versions of songs from this year’s Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper. The five-track EP includes remixes by musicians we flat-out LOVE here at TMT: Pete Rock,Show More Summary

Stars of the Lid to reissue last two albums on vinyl, working on new music

It is a momentous day for Austin drone titans Stars of the Lid. The duo has announced the reissue of its long out-of-print two final albums, and confirmed (via Self-Titled magazine) to be working on a new album. Next August, Kranky will...Show More Summary

Watch: Circuit des Yeux - “Fantasize the Scene”

Out now on Thrill Jockey: another lame Bud Light commercial? Playing!! It’s In Plain Speech. Something way more serious, seriously. And I’ve always flux’d with Circuit des Yeux. She been jiving and shit, like – it’s tite Thrill Jockey gripped her newest album, fronting a video for “Fantasize the Scene.” It’s total storytelling glory. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Cold Coffee - Laundromat

By Jspicer on Jun 25 2015 If ever a label was appropriately named. Summersteps brings back those comforting sounds of youthful summers, where there is nothing to do but boredom rarely sets in. Days spent riding bikes, playing video games and staying up late to watch absolutely nothing. Show More Summary

Interview: Illuminated Paths

by C Monster • June 2015 Illuminated Paths is that shattering skyline of city, mountain, and beach-sunset that only continues to take shape every other moment. And instead of even counting how many releases Illuminated Paths has this...Show More Summary

Watch: KAEB - “When We Fall”

Can you release a split EP with yourself? While it might sound a bit like musical schizophrenia, the upcoming release between the Bristol based BEAK> and their counterparts is an already established act in the experimental underground comprising of Geoff Barrow (of Portishead fame), Billy Filler and Matt Williams. Show More Summary

Arovane shares new track despite illness, replaced by bvdub at upcoming Substrata Festival

To PNWesterners and those justifiably traveling from afar (including the curator himself): the final edition of Substrata is less than a month away, which hopefully means that you’ve opted for physical preparation by performing a series of yoga poses underneath a nearby body of water. Show More Summary

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