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Listen: eeli - TRASHLORD JAMS (sutured evidence mixtape)

Wind is totally unpredictable. One could argue if wind even dominates "presence" on this Earth. Or that the gravitational pull of plates shifts the tides of wind in a monopoly of nature. As if everything "has it's purpose," but realistically is always happening in one on-going long con. If you don't wake up in time, dream time is a momentary bliss. Is there wind in dream time?

Music Review: Ninos Du Brasil - Vida Eterna

M enacing howls in the rainforest wind summon nocturnal creatures that surface under the moonlight, parading ritualistically to the solemn beat of beasts. The biological clockwork of the earth-bound and the sky-bound aligns — harmonizing...Show More Summary

Kyle Craft to release second album “Full Circle Nightmare” next year on Sub Pop

Maybe it's my lack of artistic imagination or something — but when I hear the phrase "full circle nightmare," the first thing I picture is the inevitable day when I have to begrudgingly accept the help of my children (who secret-hate me) getting my giant pull-up diapers around my saggy, pockmarked, incontinent ass.

Premiere: Nezzy - “Spiraling”

Even with the temperatures cooling off, it's hard to say no to a fire, summer-y jam. "Spiraling," the title track off Nezzy's recent EP, is just such a tune. Nezzy (Inez Genereux) combines emo vocals with upbeat production from SoDrove (fka Schwarz) for a midi-reggaeton electro pop anthem. Show More Summary

The Skull Defekts announce final self-titled album on Thrill Jockey

Have you ever heard a real, honest-to-goodness "swan's song," readers? It sounds fucking godawful. Like a mangled trumpet blown by a vacuum cleaner hose through a low-battery megaphone. Luckily, the fourth and final album by Swedish noise-rock brigade The Skull Defekts — while similarly noise-y, drone-y, and primal — promises to be a lot more satisfying.

Listen: NICE JUJE - “(digest track)”

Sometimes all I want is a nice thing. This one by NICE JUJE comes by way of ?????? aka WOODMAN, the Japanese electronic musician who passed away in 2016. The Wood Tape Archive Bandcamp, which I found via this release that you shouldShow More Summary

Steve Gunn to blaze a ballistic trajectory through west coast this January with Julie Byrne

Ever since firing-off his distinctive 2016 album Eyes on the Lines with some gunpowder and a little spark from Matador, it seems like New York-based guitar crusader Steve Gunn has been flying around the earth at a near-constant velocity...Show More Summary

? Listen: Slug Christ - “Sometimes (cover)”… You know that one episode of Hey Arnold where Gerald reveals his love for fancy cheese? The stinky kind? “You don’t eat it,” he explains to Arnold, who is disgusted by the slimy grey mass oozing on Gerald’s plate. Show More Summary

The Skull Defekts announce their last album on Thrill Jockey, take a final bow so we can finally get a really good look at their imperfect skulls

Have you ever heard a real, honest-to-goodness “swan’s song,” readers? It sounds fucking godawful. Like a mangled trumpet being played through a low-battery megaphone by the hose of a vacuum cleaner. Luckily, the fourth and final album...Show More Summary

Music Review: Ninos Du Brasil - Vida Eterna

Ninos Du Brasil Vida Eterna [Hospital Productions/La Tempesta; 2017] Rating: 4/5 M enacing howls in the rainforest wind summon nocturnal creatures that surface under the moonlight, parading ritualistically to the solemn beat of beasts. Show More Summary

Watch: Lee Gamble - “Quadripoints”

Not all swirling animated rock monsters are malevolent. I mean, you see one movie like Galaxy Quest and all of a sudden it’s “Rock monsters only like to smash stuff” this and “Don’t wake up the rock monster or it’ll smash stuff, like your face” that. Show More Summary

Omaar aims to provoke a tingling feeling with his forthcoming EP Progressive Tribes on N.A.A.F.I.

N.A.A.F.I., the rising Mexican label that shares a musical universe with the likes of Fade to Mind and NON WORLDWIDE, makes no bones about unabashedly embracing both Mexican culture and new musical styles from abroad. There’s certainly...Show More Summary

? Listen: Vesa - Volume One

It’s been over a year since Vesa dropped a mixtape. During his absence the world has been burning at a higher rate than usual [see: everywhere], so this return is somewhat of a relief. exhale slowly Now, I’m sure the tranquility of creating...Show More Summary

The Ah (Star Rover, Delicate Steve, David Byrne, drummer Jeremy Gustin) premieres “I Changed Colour” video from forthcoming Common Bliss cassette

Anyone who has heard Jeremy Gustin’s drum work with the (largely) instrumental acts Delicate Steve and with his own Star Rover project knows he can hit kits like a ton of bricks…if each brick in that ton was made of ten brick-like sticks:...Show More Summary

Black Zone Myth Chant preps Feng Shen on Editions Gravats/Hospital Productions, premieres full album

I think the gods are pissed. And who could blame them? We humans are a bunch of screwups, almost constantly getting ourselves into near irreversible trouble. On his last album as Black Zone Myth Chant, the impeccable 2015 release Mane Thecel Phares, Max P a.k.a. Show More Summary

? Listen: M.E.S.H - Hesaitix

District three_Sector six-eight, Clearance level: None The Underbelly: An area located in the southeast area of the city. Known for its housing of both the resistance and the city slums. Unofficial propaganda indicates a distaste for...Show More Summary

Watch: Young M.A. - “Walk”

Grip the Young M.A. single, “Walk” here. also

Music Review: A. Savage - Thawing Dawn

A. Savage Thawing Dawn [Dull Tools; 2017] Rating: 4/5 A uthenticity can be an affectation like any other. The common presupposition goes that music with a more ostensibly traditional grounding is automatically more honest, that the presence...Show More Summary

Mix Tape: I miss my ex so much and thought of recording a cassette for her

Requested by Julio • Compiled by give it time & tea and you'll heal 01. Hand Habits - “Be Yr Man” 02. Grouper - “Headache” 03. Lexie - “It’s Nothing” 04. Emily Yacina - “Clue “ 05. The Afterglows - “Born Again” 06. Pinegrove - “Aphasia” 07. Show More Summary

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