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Interview: En

Released at the tail end of 2015, when the majority of music blogs were busy compiling year-end lists, En (Maxwell August Croy and James Devane) dropped a stunner with City of Brides, the duo’s first full-length in three years and second release for esteemed noise/drone imprint Students of Decay. Show More Summary

RIP: DJ Big Kap

From Billboard: Legendary New York DJ Big Kap passed away from a heart attack early Wednesday morning (Feb. 3), his road manager, known professionally as Ab Traxx, tells Billboard. […] The ’90s hip-hop icon worked with Funkmaster Flex...Show More Summary

? Listen: Rob Karpay - “Ethos” / “Eternal Drop”

Songwriter Rob Karpay, who is also a full-time member of Life Size Maps, happens to have been a student of music, having graduated from the Manhattan School of Music for Composition, and he’s been itching to start releasing material under his own name for a while now. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Noel Meek - Living in the Time of the Golden Circle

Noel Meek is beginning the adoption process by the greater weirdo community, but he and his End of the Alphabet label still feel like a discovery all my own. It helps that Living in the Time of the Golden Circle is another curveballShow More Summary

Watch: Cool Maritime - “Tunnels”

Please. Everyone. Hello. Remain calm. And focus on Leaving this Wednesday: Now that hypnosis has crept up and “Tunnels” is slowly mining through your nodes, Cool Maritime has latched on to that natural secretion of pure joy, and all of the mid-week stress melts into the waters of [ocean]. Show More Summary

Odd Nosdam’s new album Sisters is so analogue you can get a copy on VHS

L.A. beat doyen Odd Nosdam has connected with longtime pals LEAVING Records for his next major release, Sisters, which will be available on February 26. For those who haven’t been lurking at the Low End Theory events (shame on you) where...Show More Summary

? Listen: Ekin Fil - “gogo”

Late night movies. Not speaking to anyone for three days. Small bites of meals. Gradual responses. Shouting in the country. Old secrets entombed. Nuance stemming upward. Ash floating out to sea. Faded t-shirts. Hooking your hand into cold chain-links. Show More Summary

Kane Strang announces debut album on Ba Da Bing!, premieres new track

Mmm. I love blue cheese. I mean it. I put that shit on EVERY. THING. Even stuff that isn’t edible (it’s smeared all over my kneecaps as we speak… don’t question my reasoning). Those stinky, moldy little curds are just such a perfect combo of smooth/fatty/creamy and sharp/tart/gnarly that I just can’t resist them, no matter how hard I try. Show More Summary

? Listen: Well Yells - “Sun In Your Eyes”

Lost on some hike that began when your car stalled on the side of a gravel road. Having ditched the whip an hour ago, the passion of survival is on, and in no way is there a destination in sight. Just of the mind. And the reality of it don’t look too good. Show More Summary

Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeremy Barnes and Deerhoof’s John Dieterich announce collaborative album

Fate may have brought Deerhoof’s John Dieterich and Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeremy Barnes together. TMT has learned that the two musicians formed Dieterich & Barnes after cordial handshakes and a sudden whisking-off by a man wearing a gorilla mask, who, without introduction, suddenly piled both musicians into an unmarked box truck. Show More Summary

Music Review: Sicko Mobb - Super Saiyan Vol. 3

Sicko Mobb Super Saiyan Vol. 3 [Self-Released; 2016] Rating: 4/5 S icko Mobb is the sound of pure potentiality. Loss and pain booling just beneath the surface from the jump, Super Saiyan Vol. 3 un-shrouds from a low-pass filter and immediately...Show More Summary

Music Review: Surface To Air Missive - Third Missive

Surface To Air Missive Third Missive [Olde English Spelling Bee; 2016] Rating: 3.5/5 R ewind buttons access the Napoleon complex in all of us. (Modern) Retroism is, more or less, just about stabilizing that memory of watching Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure in a wood-paneled dollar cinema, when our brains weren’t as swollen as they are now. Show More Summary

Matmos unveil video, announce US tour (neither of which was sponsored by the Whirlpool Corporation)

You’re COOL, aren’t you? I mean, you must be. You dig “conceptual art and electronic music.” Especially if that music is made by a DUO, which all good electronic music is. Most people don’t even know what “conceptual art and electronic...Show More Summary

Live Blog: Galcher Lustwerk / DJ Richard

Galcher Lustwerk / DJ Richard Jewelry District warehouse; Los Angeles, CA [01-08-2016] by Will Neibergall on 02-02-2016 That I wasn’t sure if I could get into the Galcher Lustwerk and DJ Richard show in Los Angeles last month was the only thing that nearly disqualified me from getting in. Show More Summary

RIP: Jon Bunch of Sense Field and Further Seems Forever

From Substream (via BrooklynVegan): Jon Bunch, former frontman of ’90s emo band Sense Field and later the singer of Further Seems Forever for their third album, Hide Nothing, has passed away. He was 45. His death was announced via aShow More Summary

Northern Spy partners with the Ravi Shankar Foundation to make you actually check out Record Store Day 2016

Record Store Day can be a racket. What was, in theory, intended to sustain the vitality of small vinyl shops eventually got hijacked by major labels so that normies could play “wecowd cowector” (use a baby voice) for a day and pick up...Show More Summary

? Listen: Maymind - Prophet EP

Alert DJs: Maymind just lacquered your residency dance-floor with turpentine, replaced the sprinkling system with gasoline, and is burning the club down with new fire tracks off Prophet EP via New Kanada Records. At house pace, Maymind...Show More Summary

Mike Patton and John Kaada reunite to release Bacteria Cult

When Norwegian composer John Kaada and avant-everyman (and Neverman) Mike Patton hooked up in 2004, we were amazed in a good way by their album Romances. Accordingly, loins should be girded for the return of the duo when they release...Show More Summary

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