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Interview: UNiiQU3

by Ariel Zetina • March 2015 Fresh off her first North American Too Lit To Quit tour with Cakes Da Killa, Jersey club producer/DJ/vocalist UNiiQU3 is a growing force to be reckoned with, playing some key showcases for SXSW this week....Show More Summary

Earl Sweatshirt details I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside, drops video for “Grief”

March has been a busy ol’ month for hip-hop. The world is still reeling from the early K-Dot release, there’s now a (seemingly) concrete date for Death Grips’ denouement jenny death, Bronsolino’s Mr. Wonderful is ready to go, and we’re awaiting Ye’s next move with baited breath. Show More Summary

Cerberus: ???? (dog in the evening) - low temperature room

By Jspicer on Mar 18 2015 It’s often a folly to think of modern music of art. Exceptions exist but they are beyond the peripheral; works so simple but presented as complex. Music removed from the mainstream, deemed inaccessible. But it’s odd to separate by these weak definitions. Show More Summary

Premiere: Crowhurst - “It Is The Mercy”

As genres smear together and the online network of the experimental underground continues to expand, distinctions between previously disparate scenes have collapsed under the weight of the omnivorous exploratory impulse. Projects have...Show More Summary

Kiasmos announce limited-edition Looped EP + North American shows destined to cause mass swooning

Kiasmos are an Icelandic duo consisting of Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen. They released their debut self-titled LP last October, and since I’m sure Erased Tapes put in a considerable amount of effort trying to get us to open our...Show More Summary

Music Review: Tara Sinn + Blues Control - My Afterlife Is So Boring II

Tara Sinn + Blues Control My Afterlife Is So Boring II [NewHive; 2015] by Papaya Rating: Structure can be an incredibly useful tool. When employed in certain ways, it can link movement and color to form disparate sonic elements, juxtaposing them in ways that create an indelible whole while elevating the beauty of each. Show More Summary

Watch: Carly Rae Jepsen - “I Really Like You”

Tom Hanks hasn’t been very wacky lately. And I’m not talking Toy Story wacky or Larry Crowne wacky. For a lot of viewers, it’s hard to imagine Hanks as anything other than “a super serious actor” taking on “super serious film projects,”...Show More Summary

Mix Tape: I am trying to express my love for buildings

Requested by me • Compiled by Bill Ding Ah buildings, do they house our dreams… 01. Sufjan Stevens - “The Seer’s Tower” (Come on Feel the Illinoise) 02. Love - “A House is Not a Motel” (Forever Changes) 03. John Vanderslice - “The Tower” (Emerald City) 04. Show More Summary

? Listen: Father - Who’s Gonna Get Fucked First?

Father, founder of Awful Records (one of our favorite labels) and one certifiably sick motherfucker, has just released 32 minutes of “pure, unfiltered debauchery,” as he calls it. Who’s Gonna Get Fucked First? follows last year’s breakthrough...Show More Summary

Watch: Chief Keef & Andy Milonakis - “G L O G A N G”

Just when you thought Chief Keef couldn’t get any weirder, he goes and gets weirder. Following yesterday’s unlikely collaboration between Glo Gang rapper Ballout and Sad Boyz member Yung Lean, Chief Keef plucks Andy Milonakis (best known...Show More Summary

iLoveMakonnen to drop new mixtape on March 31, announces dates with Key! and Sonny Digital

How do you follow up a Grammy nomination for one of the best tracks known to humankind? For some, it’d be getting someone like, I don’t know, Pharrell on the boards. But for Makonnen, it’s through a new freestyle. Similar to when heShow More Summary

Watch: Joanne Robertson - “Black Moon Days”

Our boy Will Neibergall had apt insight regarding Joanne Robertson’s [hauntological, hypnogogic, Blunt] folk. He mused: “Apprehending abstraction in Robertson’s music is similar to apprehending it in her paintings: at first you don’t...Show More Summary

? Listen: Thomas Brinkmann - “Agent Orange”

My friend fears the blades of wind turbines. Their sole purpose, he claims, is chop the heads off of humans dropped from aircraft. Here, in Thomas Brinkmann’s “Agent Orange,” I find it hard not to hear a soundtrack to this execution, my friend’s fear. The nerves of repetition. Show More Summary

This is a news post about Colleen Green’s US tour with Upset. I love you.

Colleen Green is going on tour with Upset. Neither artists are upset about it. To say that would be to misrepresent the feelings of other humans while simultaneously making a lazy joke. It would be akin to saying “both Colleen Green and Upset are going on tour and they are pretty green a.k.a. Show More Summary

Premiere: Barnaby Bennett - “100 Moons”

Nobody is nicer than Barnaby Bennett. It’s an Earthly FACT. Ask anyone who knows ‘em. Ask a stranger, fuck it. They’ll be like, “Sure, buddy!” And take “100 Moons” for example of his kindness. Listen to the architecture he’s measuring and molding here. Show More Summary

? Listen: phedee - i be chillin duu

This is how you up the beat-tape game the phedee way: i be chillin duu. Now, I can’t find if there’s an i be chillin unn tape, but duu lays it out simply. There’s no kitch to it; no continual beat. It’s simply organic in both the typical and weirdo angles of the genre. Show More Summary

Film Review: Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (Dir. Chuck Workman)

Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles Dir. Chuck Workman [Cohen Media Group; 2015] by Derek Smith Rating: I have a vivid memory of a test question in my undergrad Intro to Film class, seemingly a lifetime ago, thatShow More Summary

He’s doing it: Glenn Astro to release debut album Throwback in May

Ya he’s doing it. It looks like our friend Glenn Astro will be making an interesting music business career move. Following his Hologram EP last month, Glenn will actually be releasing a full-length debut album, believe it or not. I’m...Show More Summary

Premiere: Tina - “Too Cold”

I can always rely on Sophomore Lounge Records to find the grittiest of pretty rock music. There’s always a pleasantness to the frown-faced tunes that roll out of vibrated strings and drum-kit hits. Tina (who has connection to GivingShow More Summary

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