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? Listen: Jovontaes - “Forever”

Awaken Next to the Great Salt Lake. You didn’t fall asleep here, no. This isn’t even a familiar location, you’re just lucky there’s a sign a few feet from your feet. The horizon waves like all the mirages you witnesses the night before. Show More Summary

Film Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night (Dir. Ana Lily Amirpour)

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night Dir. Ana Lily Amirpour [Kino Lorber; 2014] by Susanna Locascio Rating: What happens to girls who walk home alone at night? Usually, bad things. But as with many elements of A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, the title of Ana Lily Amirpour’s film riffs on or upends our expectations. Show More Summary

Premiere: Ill Winds / Swanox - “Vision” / “Bank Of The Orient”

Here we go again with that double-posting of Not Not Fun. Please, hold your applause until the last sound is heard. First up is Ill Winds – an Australian trio currently residing in Berlin, Germany – who were picked up on tape through a suggestion by Olle of Moon Wheel. Show More Summary

? Listen: Terminus Cursus - 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

Presented with a blurred photograph, stretched into abstraction along the edges and funneled down to a clear center, we focus on the legible figures that found their way into the pinpoint of clarity — forms charged with additional atmosphere by their contorted surroundings. Show More Summary

Important Records to release Else Marie Pade compilation Electronic Works 1958-1995

Thomas Edison was a dick. Couldn’t he just stick to being ahead of the curve in one particular area, as opposed to being a renaissance fuck face, inventing the spoon when a hollowed-out frozen snake head attached to a pencil would’ve...Show More Summary

Premiere: A Sunny Day in Glasgow - “Saturn Pulls Me Apart (Death Of The Unconquerable Night)”

Few nights ago, we had some heavy snow on the tip of west– North Shore Long Island, and me and the kid downstairs took care of most of our lawn by making Bien, our snowman house-protector. As the little fellah began swaying from getting...Show More Summary

Cerberus: The Pen Test - Interstate

By Jspicer on Dec 04 2014 My wife loved the pen that accompanied the latest Pen Test LP that she stole it from me. As penance for my greed at coveting the object myself, I ‘punished’ myself by listening to Interstate on repeat, searching for a stray though to connect a previous review to a new one. Show More Summary

? Listen: Ashan - “Earth Magic Life Celebration”

I cannot claim to be a huge fan of the series Star Trek: The Next Generation, but a friend who is highly recommended an episode a few months back. “The Inner Light” details how Capt. Picard gets transported to a peaceful society in the past, only to discover that their world is slowly dying due to a persistent drought. Show More Summary

Watch: Ariel Kalma - An Evolutionary Music

What Ariel Kalma learned from spending hours preparing a piano, only to watch an “amazing piano player” smash the thing like orange juice would come out: “Crazy people can do crazy things, and have a career out it.” Maybe all of those lunatics out there who read Tiny Mix Tapes will find inspiration in the words of such a singular character. Show More Summary

Premiere: Paul Cherry - On Top

Pictured above: Paul Cherry. On the outside, this fellah is a soft, gentle spirit, tangoing with guitar and audience, accompanied with a patient back-up rythm crew, licking out tracks that both get up and go, while keeping steady and slow. Show More Summary

RIP: Nick Talbot a.k.a. Gravenhurst

From Warp Records: We are shocked and saddened to share the news that Nick Talbot aka Gravenhurst has passed away aged 37. An immensely talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and journalist, he will be hugely missed. Show More Summary

Dope Body plan European/UK dates because they are in this thing forever

Baltimore’s Dope Body are in this thing ‘til they die. There are, primarily, two reasons for this. The first being that they recently released an album by the title of Lifer through Drag City. You don’t use that kind of title if you’re not in this for, well, life. Show More Summary

? Listen: duwop - sometime tomorrow

Husked to the innards. Green is just blue and yellow. Depression and mania. I know I’ve heard that loop on “Yellow” before, but I can’t put my finger on it. Who used it first? What the fuck is first? Surrounding statues with active sculptures. Show More Summary

Watch: Mariah Carey - “All I Want For Christmas Is You” (Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2014)

I only believe in Mariah Carey Christmas. And it only beings when you feel her sweat in the midst of every single person in Manhattan on December 3 around 9PM (EST). No matter how crazy she gets – especially how crazy she gets: she is the mother unreality. Show More Summary

Premiere: Così e Così - No IRL

For his fourth and final installment in #SelfExit2014, Così e Così demands there is No IRL. Following Self Exit, Boi Meet Grl, and Being You Black Utopia, Così e Così “reaches and grabs from previous albums, and even further back from...Show More Summary

The war on lucidity continues with Spencer Clark’s Fourth World Magazine Vol. II: Pinhead in Fantasia

It’s been a relatively quiet 2014 for the usually prolific Spencer Clark — America’s favorite Casioman packed up his label Pacific City Sound Visions earlier this year and relocated to Belgium to join long-time collaborator Lieven Martens Moana. Show More Summary

Cerberus: U Sco - Treffpunkt

By Grant 'Gumshoe' Purdum on Dec 04 2014 GAAAAH! New Atlantis, I’m so sorry we lost touch because you recently made my month. So much top-tier stuff in 2014 alone, much less the last few years. I always wonder where they find their talent. Show More Summary

? Listen: Izy - “Freez //” (prod. Rambow)

Swim Team is gearing up to take over in 2015. Some of the team sat pretty all year: Bootleg Tapes (IMHO one of this year’s best labels) picked up Lord $M$, who took the throne in WONTON SWOOSH, Kanyon who broke off all fuckboys with PALLADIUM, and Acemo who shook the game early with Boarders. Show More Summary

Premiere: Mamiffer - “Enantiodromia”

Mysteriously named “Enantriodromia,” a track from the newest full-length Statu Nascendi by Seattle-based downer drone duo Mamiffer (Faith Coloccia + Aaron Turner, of Isis fame), comes just in time to coincide with the cold breath of winter on our necks. Show More Summary

Feature: 2014: The Rise of A24 and Drafthouse Films

"Look at my sheeyit," yells Alien (James Franco) in Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers, a film that blows past convention and expectation, and dives straight into the dark side of the booze-fueled phenomenon known as spring break.

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