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Watch: Blanche Blanche Blanche - “New Food”

So, it’s official, Zach Philips is ending his Internet existence in 2015, as Hints to Pilgrims is the final (for now?) Blanche Blanche Blanche album. Which, last night my pal Mickey was saying the same about stopping all his news-reading...Show More Summary

Gang of Four announce new album What Happens Next, 2015 tour dates

Remember that band every early-2000s indie act with angular guitars?, playing skeletal funk? right in the middle of the post-punk revival? stole from? Well, the Gang of Four are back! The legendary Leeds quartet, which had reunited in 2004 after several years of inactivity, has announced a new album: What Happens Next. Show More Summary

? Listen: public spreads the news - “F/2011/SAYAXE”

Good things generally happen to good people. And Wes Ables is a nice person, man. Joshua Rogers brought Wes back onto the staff of Illuminated Paths. He recently moved to Nashville. (GO BE HIS FRIEND, NASHVILLE) (WES GO EAT HATTIE B’S...Show More Summary

Premiere: Malta - “A Shift”

Malta’s “A Shift” is straight-up the future of R&B. Keep it simple. Cont. singing, yeah. But make it reflect the music, plz. Sick of all this. “Oh good, we got a beat, I’ll sing to it now!” Felisha in front of me at work is ALL about...Show More Summary

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds reissue first four albums, promise further horrors and reissues of seven more albums

“You can never have too much Nick Cave” — Nick Cave You said it, fabricated quote from Nick Cave! No matter how much Nick Cave (usually a lot) is in the world, it always feels good to have more Nick Cave. On December 16, the world will...Show More Summary

? Listen: Hannah Diamond - “Every Night”

I remember all the times that we would go to sleep. You’d say you like me, but did u ever love me? Maybe it’s true, but you never gave me anything but broken flowers. And it was hard, because you’d always say you wanted less love, more...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Blood Sister - Blood Sister

By Jspicer on Nov 24 2014 I worry about uniqueness for its own sake, particularly with a band so saturated in pop-rock tendencies that it bogs down what could otherwise be an enjoyable, slightly askew album. No fear to be had with outlandish...Show More Summary

Black to Comm has the gall to improve the alphabet with new self-titled 2xLP

Self-titled albums tend to come with an air of significance, don’t they? Well, actually, I’m seeing two possibilities. The first is the case of the debut self-titled album, where artists are possibly trying to play it safe by not using a title that tragically uses the letter “z” to pluralize (as an example). Show More Summary

? Listen: Platinum Boys - “Candy”

2014 has been the year I crawled back to the temple of rock and begged for reentry. After a near decade of techno, ambient meanderings, I finally said to myself, “Fuck it. I just wanna rock!” And rock I did. Coming straight out of the heartland, Milwaukee’s Platinum Boys are absolutely killin’ it with their grooves. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: Relationship Anarchy

Requested by Dime • Compiled by KIRSTY N Title: “…but i knew that was just part of my obsession” Monogamy just isn’t an option. But I really need you. You’re the one that I love. 01. Sonic Youth – “I Love You Golden Blue” (Sonic Nurse) 02. Show More Summary

Music Review: Seo Taiji - Quiet Night

Seo Taiji Quiet Night [Seotaiji Company; 2014] by Jakob Dorof Rating: In selecting a godfather for the pop music their own children would someday enjoy, the South Korean youth of the 1990s couldn’t have chosen a bigger weirdo than Seo Taiji. Show More Summary

Music Review: Frontier Ruckus - Sitcom Afterlife

Frontier Ruckus Sitcom Afterlife [Quite Scientific; 2014] by Ben Roylance Rating: The gleaming core, the dirty core, the dead and sighing core of what it means when some Buzzfeed quiz on your stream asks if you’re a “90s Kid.” It means...Show More Summary

Film Review: Late Phases (Dir. Adrián García Bogliano)

Late Phases Dir. Adrián García Bogliano [MPI Media Group; 2014] by Neurotic Monkey Rating: What if the main character from Scent Of A Woman was stripped of all redeeming qualities, played by Charles Bronson, forced to live in retirement...Show More Summary

Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I (Dir. Francis Lawrence)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I Dir. Francis Lawrence [Lionsgate; 2014] by Robert Ham Rating: Don’t dare listen to anyone who tries to convince you that the final chapter of The Hunger Games trilogy was so dense and so packed with incident that it needed to be broken up into two films. Show More Summary

Greg Saunier (Deerhoof) and Brian Chippendale (Lightning Bolt) share tales of hitting things, announce collaborative LP

Microwave popcorn sure is delicious, but if manufacturers don’t make some noticeable changes, I’m going to announce an official revolt against kernels (plus a mild contempt for colonels for being willfully submissive to the satanic art of homonyms). Show More Summary

Harry Bertaoia’s centennial celebrated by Important Records with a big ol’ box set

Harry Bertoia, who passed in 1978, would be celebrating his 100th birthday on March 10th, 2015. In lieu of an invite from beyond the grave, Important Records has decided to teach us all a thing or too about this birthday boy by selling...Show More Summary

Watch: Guerilla Toss - “367 Equalizer”

Sound the alarm: new G-Toss video. The sound of a chicken cackling escapes from the PA into your basement You gather the buds and sit in a crescent formation around the laptop. Play is pressed. Two minutes in and your pupils are fully...Show More Summary

dublab holds “Proton Drive” fundraiser, releases theme song from Sun Araw

Los Angeles’ non-profit, online radio station dublab is hosting another “Proton Drive” fundraiser this season, offering up all sorts of music bundles and other ways to help out the listener-supported organization. As of this writing, the drive has raised more than half of its $25,000 goal, with less than two days left. Show More Summary

? Listen: Nick Storring - Endless Conjecture

An Endless Conjecture. A knot the size of Tennessee. Crosswinds on fire. Painting a hominid without eyes. None pizza with left beef. Nick Storring. Larry Johnson. Candles without wicks being gnawed at by rats. Peace. A toothy smile. Running your fingers along broken pegs. Show More Summary

Interview: Hey Mother Death

by C Monster • November 2014 From Halifax to Paris, Boston to Benton Harbour, Hey Mother Death absorb the “music of life” that surrounds them, and thrive on encapsulating their adventures through sonic interpretation. Lost in the aesthetics...Show More Summary

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