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Little Wings extends his fall tour (after determining that his wings are too small to extend in any meaningful way)

Kyle Field, a.k.a. Little Wings, is a guy who DOES STUFF. In fact, shit; he’s already DONE ENOUGH STUFF in 2015 to call it a day and feel pretty good about it, including putting out the damn fine album Explains on the Woodsist label,...Show More Summary

? Listen: Sietse van Erve - “Randomized 01”

A game of catch-up, crunch by numbers – stock ticker still spilling out into my hands. I’m still holding on to all these perforations from dot-matrix feeds. All the excrement, the secretions. Still sniffing for the back space. Long lines of xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, as long as the intestinal paper trails. The downtown collapsed. Show More Summary

Watch: The Electric Nature - “Alienation I 1”

Once again, the inescapable Illuminated Paths is coming after your soul with The Electric Nature’s newest (Broken Machine Films) video for “alienation I.” Recommendations for viewing: – Around 5:30 AM, having gone to sleep around 12:30...Show More Summary

Basilica SoundScape 2015 reveals set times, brings in Godspeed You! Black Emperor for pre-event show

As 2015’s sea serpent September curls and flops into view, a lot of us are getting anxious. Some because we have to go back to school, some because we want summer to last forever (‘cause sweating and sunburns are funalicious!), and some still because we haven’t gotten our Basilica SoundScape 2015 tix. Show More Summary

Mix: Chocolate Grinder Mix 118 - ??????????(Mirror Mix)

(MP3 DOWNLOAD) - (PODCAST) C Monster: [in:trash] lookin’ up your mix-list, papi ;) Mukqs: heheh C Monster: i like the grid of ??????????(Mirror Mix). did this help you organize before or after? Mukqs: before. Show More Summary

Jason Lescalleet and Kevin Drumm release EP ahead of upcoming album on Erstwhile

Last year, Kevin Drumm and Jason Lescalleet teamed up to release The Abyss on the venerable Erstwhile label. TMT writer Matthew Phillips gave it a 5/5, and the album ended up slotting in at #5 on our year-end list. This week, the pair...Show More Summary

Premiere: German Army - “No Mission”

The fibers of being are “No Mission.” The decay that German Army bring to all their music seems so simple at first, but when blended, it’s remarkable how someone can think collectively like their songs do. So when “No Mission” beltsShow More Summary

Music Review: Kuedo - Assertion of a Surrounding Presence

Kuedo Assertion of a Surrounding Presence [Knives; 2015] by SCVSCV Rating: Knives, Jamie Teasdale (Kuedo) and Joe Shakespeare’s new music and art publication imprint, is intent on operating within the boundaries of zeitgeist. Perhaps...Show More Summary

Watch: Future / Drake - “Where Ya At”

A red hat. Spaghetti. Drake rapping into a reflection. This video’s got it all. “Where Ya At” is off Future’s Dirty Sprite 2 release. Review forthcoming. • Future: • Drake:

Kanye West replaces Frank Ocean at FYF Fest, both owe us albums

Frank Ocean owes us an album. Just kidding! But really, Frank Ocean owes us an album, so while it sucks that Frank has canceled his appearance at FYF Fest — “on his own terms,” as the press release puts it — perhaps he’ll surprise-drop...Show More Summary


Always taking it one-step too far, but in the best way possible, Michael Green (director of the newest Beat D video, btw) is the first person to have created a Second Life avatar that composed a full-length album, which was entitled MEMOIRS. Show More Summary

? Listen: Unearth Noise - “Written With Starlight”

(You Won’t Believe) …What the _______ heard while he was backside, cupped by the exotic palm of a satellite dish. His wrists and ankles were tied. His tongue was cut out. The new lice, mutations spliced with circuit and dazzle, made their entrance. Show More Summary

Film Review: Cop Car (Dir. Jon Watts)

Cop Car Dir. Jon Watts [Focus World; 2015] by Neurotic Monkey Rating: Jon Watts’ Cop Car is a uniquely entertaining film because it excels at communicating two very different states of being: innocence and frantic tension. The film, which Watts co-wrote with Christopher D. Show More Summary

Panda Bear dropping new Crosswords EP tomorrow, headlining shows in NY

Surprise! Similar to last year’s Mr Noah release, Panda Bear has surprise-dropped a new EP. Titled Crosswords, the EP takes its name from track #4 off his latest album, Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, which was released earlier this year on Domino. Show More Summary

? Listen: Hogg - Bury The Dog Deeper

To witness Hogg in action is to be won over, even against your own best judgement. Hogg obliterates judgement. The Chicago-based noise/primal rock/performance art power duo of Emma Sims and Hanna Elliott compel you to edge up close to...Show More Summary

Watch: GOCH - Live At Future Gallery [Berlin 02/07/2015]

Feel that tingling down your spine? That’s Goch, Live At Future Gallery [Berlin 02/07/2015], fucking up movement fluids and muscle spasms so thinking straight is merely an after thought. Breaching waves of shock, rippling off a roll taken because you felt like a flip would turn your eyes from jutting themselves back into their sockets. Show More Summary

Gracie signs with Ghost Ramp for her “bummer jams”

With the decidedly goth ambition of wanting to sound like a ghost, Gracie has assembled a group of people who can actually play instruments to record an album of melodic guitar jams with a downer bent — or in her own words, “bummer jams.” As...Show More Summary

? Listen: nkisi - “collective self-defence”

There is a peripheral blur to nikisi’s music, an incessant driving rhythmic centre, tipple-tailing over itself, gathering as much as it looses on its steep descent. Like some of her past video art, the sounds never quite come into focus,...Show More Summary

? Listen: m a l i b l u e : ( - no sleep

Fueled by coffee. Either looking at a screen at home, or work, on the elevator, in the car, when purchasing food, and even when winking. The lights never shut down. Motion is the most comment element of the ocean. Fish hardly stay still, if not float. Show More Summary

Locrian announce brief East Coast tour, including stop at Hopscotch

Chicago’s Locrian have just announced that they will take the diminished tonic chord that is at their very core on a tour of the East Coast this September. This announcement does not arrive without its fair share of struggle, however. Show More Summary

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