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Brogan Bentley set to release snake-obsessed debut called The Snake on Leaving Records

Have you ever loved something so much that it goes beyond passion and into obsession? You know, like that time you got heaps into numerology and you changed your name slightly by giving it a weird spelling like Brrad or Jaaninee and would only leave the house if the numbers aligned? Well Brogan Bentley is obsessive about snakes. Show More Summary

? Listen: LORD $M$ - “aspirin”

It’s not footwork or sound collage. Definitely not any kind of –either– beat or EDM. Couldn’t just be listed as DJ work. What the fuck is thi– oh, yo! It’s LORD $M$ on the sonic assault, providing pit of question surrounding production and sampling and rythm. Show More Summary

Watch: Blind Thorns - “Gambling with the Wrong Dice (part II)”

In the dead of summer, Blind Thorns released a masterful Self-Titled record, developing the trialouge between the massive, spidery guitar style of Shane Parish (formerly Perlowin), the frenzied percussion of Ryan Oslance, and Antoine Läng’s manic howls. Show More Summary

Jenny Lewis apparently doesn’t care how sick I am, adds more US tour dates for me to write up ASAP

Super-obscure, super-independent, super-reclusive, super-DIY, and super-controversial audiovisual artist Jenny Lewis is probably best known for all of the orgiastic and outrageously sexual, boundary-pushing, questionably-tasted, shock-and-awe...Show More Summary

Film Review: Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All (Dir. Matt Riggle/Deedle LaCour)

Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All Dir. Matt Riggle/Deedle LaCour [FilmBuff; 2013] by Asha Sheshadri Rating: The Descendents’ discography was a fitting soundtrack to a past living situation in which cleanliness, reasonable volume, and paying rent were all blatantly disregarded. Show More Summary

Tashi Wada debuts new label Saltern with a duets record featuring Charles Curtis and Judith Hamann

The Los Angeles-based composer Tashi Wada has announced he will launch a new label, Saltern, to be distributed by Important Records, home to historical reissues (Eliane Radigue, Pauline Oliveros, C.C. Hennix) as well as interesting contemporary artists (Eleh, Total Life, Steve Gunn, Master Musicians of Bukkake). Show More Summary

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Damien Rice, Irish crooner who didn’t piss off all Apple users this week, to tour US

Does anybody listen to Damien Rice anymore? I admit that I have a personal soft spot for the warbling Irish singer-songwriter, because when I was in sixth grade I listened to his debut album O on repeat while my friends listened to normal tween-age music like blink-182. Show More Summary

? Listen: Shisa - “Coffee Every Morning”

Shisa is constantly producing throughout this world he considers Post Life. It’s refreshing to see exercise and dedication this forward and presentable and continuous. Feels like there’s ALWAYS something to look forward to on the weekly. Show More Summary

Old Man Gloom announce The Ape of God, out November 11, the oldest, gloomiest date of all

Emerging Maine-Hermit-like from the vast desert wastelands of the American Southwest, the anthropomorphized musical group/beast that is Old Man Gloom has announced its plans to unleash on the world: not a decades-long reign of stolen candy and baked goods, but a new album called The Ape of God on Profound Lore, out November 11. Show More Summary

Film Review: Love is Strange (Dir. Ira Sachs)

Love is Strange Dir. Ira Sachs [Sony Pictures Classics; 2014] by Christopher Gray Rating: Lightly comic and lightly affecting, Ira Sachs’s keenly observed Love is Strange belongs, in some ways, among rarified company. As an urban, urbane...Show More Summary

Premiere: Aries - “En el Sur”

In an unprecedented and uncanny blend between Asobi Seksu and Sunny Day in Glasgow, Aries is here from Vigo, Spain to cure you with the will of song. “En el Sur” is the first video off their second album Mermelada Dorada, the followShow More Summary

Cerberus: Olli Aarni - Auringonnousu Pikseleinä

By Ryan Simpson on Sep 16 2014 My addiction to ambient music stems from its ability to create or influence an environment; altering the feeling of my rather cramped, over-priced room. I can make the room feel inviting, off putting, open or oppressively closed-off merely by choice of record. Show More Summary

Teengirl Fantasy announce new EP (and Snuggie alternative) Thermal, stream a track

We might’ve ran into some trouble if Teengirl Fantasy weren’t creating music to match the moniker, but as it stands, the grown-male duo of Logan Takahashi and Nick Weiss have been inspiring dreams of what would it be like to eliminate the pain of menstruation since at least 2010’s quite worthwhile 7AM (interpretations may vary). Show More Summary

Watch: Amen Dunes - “Splits Are Parted”

Look, it’s not like ALL Sacred Bones Records will be on Grey’s Anatomy, but C’MON! If Amen Dunes don’t cut a break like that soon, he’s going to revert – as did Dirty Beaches rightfully this year – yet that’s DEFINITELY never a bad thing. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: Radiator Tunes

Requested by N • Compiled by S 01. Mountains - “Telescope” (Choral) 02. Lawrence English - “…And Clouds For Company” (A Colour For Autumn) 03. Christopher Bissonnette - “Proportions In Motion” (Periphery) 04. Chihei Hatakeyama - “A Stone Inside The Box” (Saunter) 05. Show More Summary

Holly Herndon releases video for new single “Home” on RVNG Intl.

Just a week ago, Holly Herndon shared a mysterious microsite out of nowhere, featuring snippets of new Herndon music and some snazzy GIFs. Now, H.H. has released a paranoia-inducing video for her latest single, “Home,” directed by Amsterdam...Show More Summary

? Listen: BREEEZE - “Your Whole Life (Percussive Mix)”

A beach smiles behind tinted shades, laid out ‘til sunburn under a blanket of sea drift. The tint is pool blue. Pool blue stains every grain of sand. A handsome youth rolls the rod of an umbrella downward, deeper and deeper into theShow More Summary

Music Review: Call Super - Suzi Ecto

Call Super Suzi Ecto [Houndstooth; 2014] by Gage Taylor Rating: “ Our actual existence, then, whilst it is unrolled in time, duplicates itself along with a virtual existence, a mirror-image. Every moment of our life presents the twoShow More Summary

Music Review: Avi Buffalo - At Best Cuckold

Avi Buffalo At Best Cuckold [Sub Pop; 2014] by Ben Roylance Rating: Four years is not a short amount of time. The years are moving quicker, it feels, but in our generation’s paradox, more and more is made and consumed each year. AviShow More Summary

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