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Music Review: Jam City - Dream A Garden

Jam City Dream A Garden [Night Slugs; 2015] by SCVSCV Rating: “The celestial Empire will come crashing down over your head! Everything on this Earth, everything made of flesh is shit, and should be treated as such. Paranoid withdrawal,...Show More Summary

Music Review: Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit [Mom + Pop; 2015] by Ben Roylance Rating: Virginia Woolf wrote a story called “The Mark on The Wall,” a perfectly lonely, modernist riff on the mind’s tendency to circle, sway, collapse, and return. Show More Summary

? Listen: STRAANGE - Forbidden Threshold

STRAANGE released Forbidden Threshold last week in an edition of twenty cassettes, and each hard copy has since been gobbled up. Typical. Beats this vibrant and unique don’t stick around long in the physical realm. Schucks! Real quick, though: guess what? There’s this thing called the internet, and your on it right now. Show More Summary

Alexander Moskos’ Drainolith plans new Hysteria LP on NNA Tapes, out June 2

What are you doing on June 2? Will you be experiencing “exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement,” perhaps even among a group of people? Or maybe you’ve got it penciled into the old datebook that you’ll spend your time working...Show More Summary

? Listen: Microkingdom - Smooth Tendencies

New and improved mesmerizing full-length gold from formidable no jazz trio Microkingdom (Will Redman, Marc Miller, John Dierker) plays tender fisticuffs with Eugene Genre until it deforms. Note their sporting style: line-blurring improvisation...Show More Summary

Hausu Mountain announces new tape batch featuring Roped Off and Jeremy Bible vs. Mousecop, out March 31

Uh oh. I thought I was alone on this rooftop. Turns out I’m not. Turns out Hausu Mountain (a label run in part by TMT writer Mukqs) is up here, stalking around, hocking tapes, yelling into a megaphone about “batches of tapes” as if tapes were cookies. Show More Summary

Interview: Eternal Tapestry

by Jakub Adamek • March 2015 Since 2006, the Portland-based team of artistic spirits Eternal Tapestry, led by brothers Nick and Jed Bindeman, have been providing the world with a steady diet of freewheeling psychedelic rock, with emphasis on the DIY and open-jam aspects of the genre. Show More Summary

? Listen: SOFIA RETA - ODOURS ????

A block of marble was so fine, To buy it did a sculptor hasten. “What shall my chisel, now It’s mine A god, a table, or a basin?” “A god,” said he, “the thing shall be; I’ll arm it, too, with thunder. Let people quake, and bow the knee With...Show More Summary

Klassik releases SUMMER EP before summer, but all is forgiven

Milwaukee-based rapper/singer/produce Klassik has been releasing a very nice series of EPs based on the seasons. He’s got winter and spring covered, with summer out right now as we speak. Yes, it’s not summer yet, but if you wanna be...Show More Summary

Music Review: Color Plus - Ma?ngata Sequence [EP]

Color Plus Ma?ngata Sequence [EP] [Terrorhythm; 2015] by C Monster Rating: For the past few days, I’ve awoken to the gun-cocking sonics of “Foreign Bodies” off Mångata Sequence, an EP by NYC’s Swim Team crew-member Color Plus. The sound...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Radio Club - The Gods of Eden

By Grant 'Gumshoe' Purdum on Mar 23 2015 Radio Club’s The Gods of Eden is another release I couldn’t, wouldn’t dare let fall into the clutches of lost-in-2014 nothingness, now matter how sold-out-as-FUDGE it is. How could I have? This...Show More Summary

? Listen: Abstract Rude & Myka 9 - AyeM Ray-DIO

Hip-hop isn’t jazz, but if it were, Myka 9 (a.k.a. Micah 9, Mika 9, Mikah Nine, Mikah-9, Mikah9, Mycah9, Myka Nine, Myka Nyne, Mykah 9, Mykah9) would be Charlie Parker. And I say this not just because it’s something catchy I heard in...Show More Summary

Shabazz Palaces announce world tour, give us the 411 on the what the heck Europe’s been up to!

Gosh, what are they doing over there in Europe? I. Just. Don’t. Know. News outlets are useless. Oh sure, they report “current events” and “stories” and what not, but I live by two rules. Rule one: believe in only what you can see with your own eyes. Show More Summary

Animal Collective’s Avey Tare and Geologist drop New Psycho Actives Vol.1 split

As we wait for the follow-up to Centipede Hz, which was released nearly three years ago (seven, in internet years), Animal Collective are keeping the strawberry jams coming via solo projects. Earlier this year, we saw/heard the release...Show More Summary

Mix: RickRab - Global Chaos I (International Style Remixes)

(MP3 DOWNLOAD) - (PODCAST) Cut HARD into the oblivion of meshing hip-hop, world pop, and dancehall, RickRab continues to kill the music game with Global Chaos I (International Style Remixes). And having been around for a minute (he’s...Show More Summary

RIP: A.J. Pero, Twisted Sister drummer

From CNN: A.J. Pero, a longtime drummer for the metal band Twisted Sister, has died, the band posted on its Facebook page. “The members of Twisted Sister are profoundly saddened to announce the untimely passing of our brother, AJ Pero,” said the post. Show More Summary

? Listen: KANYON x LORD SMS - “RULER (9” edit)”

That last Swim Team event. Bugging out when stuttering became the meltdown of the night. People talking in tongues and gettin’ saved by both the KANYON and LORD SMS sets. Talkin’ with Teleseen outside a PACKED Trans Pecos, it’s 24° outside,...Show More Summary

Watch: AF THE NAYSAYER - “Status”

In the hyper-drive of our incessant music sharing, I’ve been thinking a lot about what the “righteous musician” might look like these days. As insane as our ears tend to be in 2015, there’s a gentle joy in hearing about how a producer...Show More Summary

? Listen: Nate Young - “Dread”

Both solo and as a founding member of Wolf Eyes, Nate Young makes music that you would probably not want to play for the mother, grandmother, or small child in your life. These people would probably say something like “Make it stop” or “No” when the first foul notes of Young’s classic Regression breach their earholes. Show More Summary

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