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RIP: J. Geils

From WCVB Boston: 5 Investigates has learned John Warren Geils Jr., the artist known professionally as J. Geils and part of the rock group The J. Geils Band, was found dead in his Groton, Massachusetts home. The 71-year-old was found unresponsive by police around 4 p.m. Show More Summary

? Listen: Jaws O Life - Jaws O Life

Jaws O Life is what it would sound like if you were stuck inside a amplified built the size of a temple for worshiping the sound-wave’s frequency, as each member of this ritual were trying to use the heavy-duty hydraulic rescue tool to escape the penetrating sonics being bounces off intense vibrations attached to everything, surrounding. Show More Summary

Dean Blunt drops new album Hotep as Blue Iverson

After recently sharing a new video and a new track, Dean Blunt has dropped an eight-song album on YouTube, which we presume is “his own work” under the new moniker Blue Iverson. The mostly-instrumental release is titled Hotep (a term...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Yan Jun - europe

europe is the latest release from Yan Jun, an artist from China who specializes in shallow listening for deep people. It was created as part of his DAAD residency in Berlin, and is maybe the purest crystallization of Yan’s work as it’s developed over the last several years of a diverse career. Show More Summary

Kendrick Lamar reveals album title, tracklist, and other shit

Kendrick Lamar: DAMN. Kendrick Lamar: Friday. Kendrick Lamar: U2. Rihanna. Kendrick Lamar: Can u post? Mr P: hi to you too. what are you talking about? Kendrick Lamar: The new album is titled DAMN. Kendrick Lamar: It’s coming out onShow More Summary

STAYCORE’s Dinamarca announces new Himnos EP, premieres trance/seance banger “Paraíso”

Welcome to paradise kiddo. Sit down your old E-gobbling Uncle Roger for a motorway trip down memory lane: Dinamarca has a new EP coming out, and it is, in the parlance of the era, “spiritual.” As a founding member of TMT favorite STAYCORE,...Show More Summary

? Listen: Dean Blunt - “Who Shot Lucious Lyon?” / “as long as ropes unravel fake rolex will travel”

Embedded below is a video titled “Who Shot Lucious Lyon?” and a gorgeous six-minute track called “as long as ropes unravel fake rolex will travel.” Both come ostensibly from Dean Blunt. No context needed. Listen and watch below.

? Listen: ppG - ppG

The latest release from Primitive Languages is the first contribution by the duo of artists/songwriters Katie O’Sullivan and Lili Schulder, from Further Reductions and Rose E Kross, and 51717 and Shadowlust, respectively, called ppG....Show More Summary

Will Guthrie releases free jazz percussion album People Pleaser on Oren Ambarchi’s Black Truffle label

Hopefully you’re one of those people whom things like “percussion,” “free jazz,” “experimental composition” sound really…pleasing! Because if so, I’ve got some positively fantastic news for you: Free jazz percussionist, experimentalShow More Summary

? Listen: Ben Zimmerman - PSYMULCASTER

Ben Zimmerman’s newest little tidbit, PSYMULCASTER, on Bedlam Tapes makes me miss a work while away. That daily grind you try to hide every day your morning slaps you into existence. Habitual ritual just coursing through with a smile that is barely hanging on. Show More Summary

RIP: Load Records, experimental Providence label that put out seminal releases by Lightning Bolt, Prurient, White Suns, and more

Sad news, everyone: Load Records has officially called it quits. “After 24 years of Load Records its time to move on,” states a tweet from the Providence-based label. “Will be contacting bands to arrange next steps. Thanks for a great...Show More Summary

Music Review: Kingdom - Tears in the Club

Kingdom Tears in the Club [Fade To Mind; 2017] Rating: 3/5 T he mere title Tears in the Club is a neat inversion of a lyrical theme that runs through quite a lot of hip-hop and electronic music, though it doesn’t get nearly as much attention as it deserves. Show More Summary

Cerberus: somesurprises - Serious Dreams

Last year’s Voice Memos was a staggering (and pardon the easy transition) surprise from Natasha El-Sergany. Recorded as simply as the title implied, Voice Memos was an intimate portrait of a person blossoming into an artist without abandoning the emotions, actions, and consequences of humanity. Show More Summary

Premiere: Galaxian - “Ouroboros”

Neo Berlin, the year 20XX. In the aftermath of “The Event,” civilization as we know it has collapsed. What little remains of humanity has formed itself into rival gangs, waging a brutal war for control of the streets. Out of this chaos, one man emerges with the power to end the strife: Galaxian. Show More Summary

Two classic Terry Riley albums receive vinyl reissues through Beacon Sound

Minimalist composer Terry Riley has delivered more than his share of legendary recordings over his long and prolific career. Now, Beacon Sound has seen fit to pay tribute to that legacy by reissuing two wildly dissimilar and yet quintessentially-Riley...Show More Summary


Rainy day. Spring break. Seventy-some degrees outside. First day this warm. Dark clouds. A sneezing scent. Whimsical a breathe of moist air. Mmm, Perfect Sound Forever. Escape in the wet. “Agua,” your Korean neighbor yells with a smile. Countryside on the sixth floor, oo. “RUNAWAY” in two parts, irretractable. Drift upon White Poppy’s gaze above.

? Listen: Last Lizard - “Dérive”

Absorption of every last bit of culture one can inhale. Dab out and “Dérive.” Corner-stone tactics of helpfully unfulfilled applause. Shots in the dark that sting an infinity. Tending to old wounds in irresponsible ways. A hunger established under intensively saturated circumstances. Licking the Last Lizard. Pacts mixed with multipliers. Arrhythmia vision. Blurring now, blurry:

Watch: Arca - “Desafío”

After just releasing his new self-titled album on Friday, Arca has returned with another new video. This one’s for “Desafío,” the last in a trio of videos following “Anoche” and “Reverie.” It’s once again conceived by Jesse Kanda and Arca (a.k.a. Alejandro Ghersi). Watch the video above and grab Arca from XL Recordings here. Our review will be up shortly.

Finn teams with Local Action for new label 2 B REAL, celebrates with new 12”

Finn! Local Action! Rubadub! By their powers combined, they are… 2 B REAL! That’s right: U.K. DJ and producer Finn has teamed with London label Local Action and distributor Rubadub to bring the world the so-hot-they’re-fire-emoji dance...Show More Summary

Mark Templeton concludes heart-stopping trilogy of heart-themed records with heartwarming new album Gentle Heart

By his powers combined, Canada-based experimental electronic artist Mark Templeton has reached the conclusion of his Heart trilogy of albums. Following up 2011’s Scotch Heart and 2013’s Jealous Heart, Templeton has announced the series’...Show More Summary

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