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Hype Williams Rainbow Edition [Big Dada; 2017] Rating: 3/5 L ithe feline rises to meet stately dog. They touch only in their separation. What would be the division of the whole becomes division’s amelioration, peace, only by the addition of their bodies that in other contexts might be selling shoes. Show More Summary
Tribute material from New York’s Stewart Bird to Seattle’s Bug bus piano Warming guitar melts cold heart makes tributary across the country to Eat the water Opened halfway, the curtain billows and bends a skinny plant Sometimes whenShow More Summary
Autumn 2017 is effectively upon us, readers. And, while I appreciate the convenient distraction of “pumpkin spiced” bullshit as much as the next millennial asshole, it doesn’t change the fact that all I’ve really been able to focus on...Show More Summary
Something that struck me recently was from Billy on the Street when Billy was interviewing this girl, who had toured the Freedom Tower earlier that day, from the Mid-West, and turned out to be super Catholic, to which Billy called out for being a virgin in the 9/11 memorial, but also he recalled never having been there. Show More Summary
Hollywood may have struggled to get audiences to buy-in on a sequel-heavy summer this year, but if past trends are any indication, Danny Brown won’t be having the same problem with his own blockbuster franchise follow-up: the 4th annual...Show More Summary
Reppin’ for the gutter jangle/dream/indie pop sound in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the foursome Secret Crush are finally putting out their debut album, titled Double Life, on GP Stripes, September 11. In anticipation, they’re streaming the whole...Show More Summary
Even among listeners whom already have demonstrably “open-minds” when it comes to experimental music, the recorded output of Texas-born, London-based noise mangler Craig Clouse can be a little…divisive. Gone are the days in which Clouse’s...Show More Summary
First: I'd rather link the MMJ guide than continue using what I wrote about the first three 777 releases, like.. Second: The fourth installment of HKE's series is on Antifur entitled, SQ777?-?4: High Kinetic Energy. Third: There've been a plethora of cultural reappropriations throughout the entire 777 series thus far, and it's a beautiful blend of pure dance and world music.
R ather than push drum & bass forward, Pessimist crosses it like a bridge to somewhere else. A half decade of singles culminated in the Bristol producer's first for Blackest Ever Black, April's "Through the Fog" b/w "Peter Hitchens," both of whose sides reappear in the final act of his self-titled debut album for the label. Show More Summary
Liars TFCF [Mute; 2017] Rating: 4/5 I There’s been an ominous proliferation of talking points surrounding TFCF, its whole existence haunted from the start by things people ought to know or think about the album, about the circumstances of its creation, about Liars, etc. Show More Summary
Pessimist Pessimist [Blackest Ever Black; 2017] Rating: 3/5 R ather than push drum & bass forward, Pessimist crosses it like a bridge to somewhere else. A half decade of singles culminated in the Bristol producer’s first for Blackest...Show More Summary
Put down that Björk fidget spinner, and listen up!
POLLARI's sphere of influence expands exponentially in all directions, not unlike the universe we inhabit. Since last summer, the seed of his ? lil llàri world ? mixtape has swollen into a full-fledged galaxy. On his newest effort, llàri's...Show More Summary
You moved to a rancher down the street and now things aren't going so well. I heard they used to do some private things in there, where friction meets the baker and that little devil doll goes chopping the teenage employees up to bits. Well, not all of them are bad, but it will take the good ones all of their screeching strength to survive the night.
Originally from St. Petersburg, post-shoegazers and dream poppers Pinkshinyultrablast have re-located to Los Angeles, like seemingly the rest of humanity at the moment, and are working on putting out their third album. Luckily for us,...Show More Summary
Self-defined as a "virtual illusion and fe/male reality at the same time," identity-jamming artist Serena Butler is back at the controls for another rack of dub techno. Following their (great) debut last year on Eerie, Serena has devised...Show More Summary
Catapulted forward with little licks of electricity. Not exactly floaty. Exactly cloudy. A little murky. Half-mast because there's not enough rope left. Directions of the wind wandering, lost. A quest in infinite depths. Reflections HD. Show More Summary
Put down that Björk fidget spinner, and listen up! Thanks to Exclaim (“Canada’s foremost source of news and information on the best in emerging new music”), who heard it from Stereogum (“a music website founded in 2002”), who discovered...Show More Summary