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Music Review: Elysia Crampton - Elysia Crampton Presents: Demon City

Elysia Crampton Elysia Crampton Presents: Demon City [Break World; 2016] Rating: 4.5/5 L ast year, Elysia Crampton spoke of building a utopia in the club: to devote that communal, sometimes transcendent space toward an even greater purpose,...Show More Summary

Music Review: Ziúr - Taiga

Ziúr Taiga [Infinite Machine; 2016] Rating: 4/5 I n an interview with Red Bull Music Academy, Berlin-based producer Ziúr describes her approach to sonic and affective intensities in her practice: “I try to channel my own extremitiesShow More Summary

Swans to be joined by former member Jarboe at Atlanta show

As the dates continue to dwindle on Michael Gira and his pals' final world-wide tour (in support of this year's fourth and "final" Swans album The Glowing Man ), the band is realizing that there's literally no time like the present to start pulling out all the stops.

Listen: Madlib - “Diggin With Madlib”

Madlib, famed producer and rapper, has just dropped a video with Red Bull Music Academy titled "Diggin With Madlib." In the clip, Madlib hooks up with two hardcore record collectors to crate-dig through some Brazilian records. WatchShow More Summary

Cerberus: Greg Wilkinson / Jon Kortland - One Scythe Fits All

I've been meaning to review this one for SO LONG I'm actually relieved more than anything to finally put pen to paper on "One Scythe Fits All," a 7-inch slasher-soundtrack platter with more character than Jason himself. Composed by Greg...Show More Summary

Premiere: John Robinson - “True School Stylin”

In "Frankenstein, the Baroness, and the Climate Refugees of 1816," Gillen D’Arcy Wood argues that Mary Shelly's novel can be viewed as a reaction to the climate disaster unfolding during what historians now call "The Year Without a Summer."...Show More Summary

Jib Kidder to release experimental album “New Works for Realistic Mixer,” premieres new track

Jib Kidder is generally known for making lush, quick-witted songs that feel both immediate and backward glancing. His 2015 record Teaspoon To The Ocean was a set of sweet, idiosyncratic, slightly psychedelic music, with full-band arrangements, gentle melodies, lysergic guitar and keyboard lines, et al. Show More Summary


“Love is not consolation. It is light.” – Simone Weil

Zeds Dead announce debut album, detail world tour

Okay: So, Diplo, Pusha T, and Rivers Cuomo walk into a Zeds Dead album. There is no punchline, because this is not some elaborate set-up for the most contrived joke of all-time. This is reality. All three are collaborators on Northern Lights, the debut album from Zeds Dead, due out on the duo’s own Deadbeats label this September. Show More Summary

? Listen: Foodman - “Thicket”

Ultra Foodman going “Thicket” on a zone only vibed for the dirt-trail dance-floor. The pick up comes down on a mirage of motion that breathes life like an irregular heartbeat, swelling valves in a bursting blood vessel. What is Foodman even thinking of? Does he even dance to this? I want to see that. Show More Summary

? Listen: Corum - Coastal Vudutronic Voyage

Coastal Vudutronic Voyage Moon Glyph Corum recent premiere of Magic Mirror ANCIENT CRYSTAL ALIGNS


“Love is not consolation. It is light.” – Simone Weil Here’s a new compilation from STAYCORE, the post-internet, club-driven, genre-defying Stockholm-based label run by DJs/producers Dinamarca and Ghazal. ERELITHA follows last year’s...Show More Summary

Beck announces fall tour dates

Just last month, Beck released the first track off of his currently untitled follow-up to Morning Phase. “Wow” is the kind of funky, surreal burnout rap song that recalls his 1996 masterpiece Odelay. With the album underway, Beck has just announced a fall tour. Show More Summary

? Listen: 2814 - “Guided By Love”

2814 going hard again with “Guided By Love,” a six-minute piece that hooks hearts and leads them naturally down a path of ecstasy. Drizzling from their newest release Rain Temple on Dream Catalogue, “Guide By Love” is the voice of musical reason. Show More Summary

Music Review: ScHoolboy Q - Blank Face

S cHoolboy Qs newest album, Blank Face, is a masterwork of ludonarrative dissonance.

Music Review: Golden Living Room - Splash Realistique

P assagerarsäte: with a steering wheel on the table and gas pedals as foot rests, the ride through Splash Realistique isn’t as mud-flapped as the drapery memories of when rock & roll died out in your life, on the way down to Texas about...Show More Summary

The Avalanches reissue “Since I Left You” on vinyl, postpone international tour dates

With news in prior years mostly revolving around confirmed and unconfirmed rumors infused with desperate hope, we're suddenly bombarded with relevant Avalanches tidbits solid enough to joyfully grasp with our bare hands. Obviously, we're...Show More Summary

Mykki Blanco announces debut album, new single, and dates

Remember when ALL hip-hop was punk-as-fuck??? Controversial hip-hop "performer, musician, writer, artist and activist" Mykki Blanco does. And after tossing several different experimental projects into the world over the past few years, it seems he's finally knuckled-down and done the punkest thing of all: finished a proper debut album.

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