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? Listen: D-M-Y - Edits / Otherwise

Here’s a bit of Monday morning sunshine for all ears footwork: a collection of D-M-Y Edits / Otherwise that’s as perky as it is a smattering of bass-happy, snare-slappy, whooty drop. Actually, I heard recently that Worf would hit upShow More Summary

NNA Tapes announces new cassettes from Olivia Block and Patrick Higgins

Can we not act like there isn’t a sizable demographic across the globe that just owns tape players, doesn’t have reliable computer access, and has otherwise been regularly dehydrating at the relative lack of experimental music beingShow More Summary

Music Review: Eyeliner - Buy Now

Eyeliner Buy Now [Beer On The Rug; 2015] by C Monster Rating: “This company has too much money,” says the bathroom custodian named Salvador, from El Salvador, who subsequently named his child Salvador, but they call him Kenneth. “I tell...Show More Summary

Mix Tape: Mix to remind myself to avoid relationships, because I lose interest in like 5 minutes

Requested by waht • Compiled by BFOTY 01. David Bowie - “Modern Love” (Let’s Dance) 02. Jens Lekman - “I’m Leaving You Because I Don’t Love You” (Night Falls Over Kortedala) 03. Black Kids - “Hit The Heartbreaks” (Wizard of Ahhs) 04....Show More Summary

Film Review: The Suicide Theory (Dir. Dru Brown)

Coincidence, fate (or the lack thereof), and mysterious cosmic connections flowing under the accidents of our everyday experience are central to this film, a quirky and darkly comedic turn from relatively unknown Aussie director Dru Brown. Show More Summary

RIP: Don Joyce of Negativland

From Negativland: Words cannot do justice to the loss of Donald S. Joyce, Crosley Bendix, C. Eliot Friday, Omer Edge, Izzy Isn’t, Bud Choke, Leland Googleburger, Wang Tool and Dr. Oslo Norway, who all died yesterday in Oakland, CA of heart failure at age 71. Show More Summary


Today was an off day, so “My back and hip are outta place, and there’s a rash up on my face” gets one outta work QUICK, and a lie leads to hanging with Grams all day. So I’m sitting next to her now with my 30-body back (that honestly is a little crooked), getting tanked on our third drink, and it’s only 2PM. Show More Summary

? Listen: GRRL - Nest HQ Minimix

This is Dance Mix Watch. I’m posting the best dance mixes coming in right now. DMW #6 comes from North Carolina based DJ/producer/internet anthropologist GRRL, whose extensive yet very curated music taste shines as a catalyst for the dancefloor and a prediction for future trans-genre dancestyles. Show More Summary

Watch: Juiceboxxx - “Open Up Your Life”

Another day, another piece of Juiceboxxx content. Yes, my friends, we are deep in “the summer of the juice,” and the rapper/energy drink mogul has unleashed another video, for Heartland 99 highlight “Open Up Your Life.” Directed by Guy...Show More Summary

? Listen: PEGA ?? - ????

If interstate travel was as soothing as playing Mircosoft Flight Simulator 98 on a Gateway Desktop with an off-white, red and blue buttoned joystick, I’d be George Clooney in that frequent flyer miles movie he made like seven years ago. Show More Summary

Shocking Pinks announces re-release of debut LP, world tour, relationship with half of the world’s labels

For a long time, we lived in Shocking Pinks famine. Nick Harte’s dance/electronic/bedroom singer-songwriter project put out their self-titled Shocking Pinks album in 2007, then went silent for seven years. They re-emerged last year with Guilt Mirrors, an album lengthy enough to make up for all those years of inactivity. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Haunted - Minor Trials

By Dustin Krcatovich on Jul 23 2015 I’m trying (hard) to resist the urge to make every tape I review representative of some bigger thing I have to say about physical media in post-internet society. That said, Minor Trials, the new tape...Show More Summary

Premiere: ENDON - “Pray For Me”

If you haven’t heard of ENDON yet, Hydra Head Records are readying their self-described “catastrophic noise metal” onto a gaping audience with the first-ever vinyl pressing of MAMA. Originally released last year on CD through famed Japanese noise outlet Daymare Recordings, the brutal sophomore album will be released on wax sometime in October. Show More Summary

Music Review: Zomes - Near Unison

Zomes Near Unison [Near Unison; 2015] by Clifford Allen Rating: Near Unison presents the latest chapter in the ongoing evolution of Zomes, a now-transnational duo joining Baltimore keyboardist-composer Asa Osborne with Swedish vocalist-keyboardist Hanna Olivegren. Show More Summary

Swans’ next album to be the last for current iteration, future uncertain

“WELCOME TO MISERY, MY LITTLE CHICKPEAS.” Having just completed the last leg of a 14-month tour supporting their epic To Be Kind, Swans can be certain about one thing: no more Burger King on the road! What’s not certain, however, is where Swans will go from here. Show More Summary


Being sad and wanting solitude, so you do the opposite and go to a busy Mexican restaurant for lunch, and you sit next to a table of people who all work together, and one of them is rude and obnoxious and talks the whole time about nothing, loudly, until her food shows up. Show More Summary

? Listen: t o p $ - “too much [dumpster ver.]”

It was only a matter of time before MPC addicts and serial sample archivists – y’all know, the folks who can tell the difference between AK-47 and Girl Scout Cookies, tabla and sambal, Meinl XVT Signature Series 21” ride and the Zildjian...Show More Summary

Premiere: House of 909 - “So Much Love For You”

Eighteen years ago, a trio from London released a four-sided, midtempo house album entitled The Children We Were which, like many of its counterparts, was released, underappreciated, and soon laid dormant – but for House of 909, their hour is here again thanks to the team over at Cascine who are reissuing the debut. Show More Summary

? Listen: DJ Orange Julius - Some Pulp

New DJ Orange Julius alert with Some Pulp! Well, not entirely new, but “Penetrate Dem Guts” is practically a classic, beating the shit outta pairing versus rhythms, both fighting for your attention one-way or another. And then “Battle”...Show More Summary

Premiere: Rob Magill - “Steer Away To Us”

To what extent does “control” become something practiced within the confines of losing it? Take Rob Magill’s “Steer Away To Us” for example as a practiced and coordinated effort involving the loss of control. One can hear a voice vying for a piece of clarity through the wind and string and drumming. Show More Summary

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