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Toronto collective Bedroomer announce footwork-inspired comp, premiere track by SL.Y

Ah yes, February in Canada: months of cold fingers and toes, windchilled eyes (it happens!), frozen nostril hairs (also happens, unfortunately…), monster snowbanks, intermittent days of -25° Celsius temperatures (sorry: -13° Fahrenheit)...Show More Summary

Baseck to release EP and head out on tour with clipping. this Friday, premieres new track today

You may know Los Angeles-based "electronics guru" (I'd say anyone with schematics printed right on their tanktop qualifies as such) Baseck as the long-time collaborator and scratcher with the guys in hip-hop group clipping. In fact,Show More Summary

Premiere: Candace - Great Basin EP

For many, Valentine's Day is a time to have a nice dinner at home or out at a nice restaurant with your significant other. For many others, however, V-Day is a grim reminder that you are alone. Sure, you can go out with some friendsShow More Summary

Cerberus: Submissions - Submissions

Submissions' latest LP is a rerelease of a CD-R that came out on Kill Shaman (much respect) in 2011 or so (I remember getting that and not realizing who these guys were, which happens and is unfortunate), and while you'd expect a lot from current/former members of German Army and The For Carnation, Ralf K. Show More Summary

Premiere: Sigha - Metabolism

If one of the key pleasures of techno is repetition -- not just spinning enough of a groove to move to, but that catharsis of feeling the beat gradually, finally start to change -- James "Sigha" Shaw is a master at testing its limits. Show More Summary

PAN label to release first compilation album, “mono no aware”

Hey. Quit your daydreaming! Or, wait. Actually? Never mind: RESUME your daydreaming. But get ready to do it way better and more productively when the Berlin-based, "multi-disciplinary" PAN label releases its (first-ever!) ambient compilation.

Music Review: Josh Hey - Beat Hotel

Josh Hey Beat Hotel [Paxico; 2017] Rating: 3.5/5 T o start straight-up: the beat-scene continues to thrive from 2016 into 2017 solely on turning the DJ/producer into the actual Master of Ceremonies. Sure, this has always been the case with DJ culture. Show More Summary

Future to release new self-titled album this Friday, allows for additional gorging with tour

Are you prone to anxiety fits the longer it takes for one of your favorite artists to release a new something? Fans of the tremendously popular, Atlanta-based hip-hop artist Future have never really had that problem, and so they shouldn’t...Show More Summary

? Listen: Pharmakon - “No Natural Order”

From Margaret Chardiet: With “Natural Order” defined as the concept that humans have an inherent right (and therefore implied responsibility) to continue the human species, which claims humanity as the center of everything in existence...Show More Summary

PAN label releases its first compilation album, mono no aware, continues to crush all the best music in the world into perfect circles

Hey. Quit your daydreaming! Or, wait. Actually? Never mind: RESUME your daydreaming. But get ready to do it way better and more productively when the Berlin-based, “multi-disciplinary” PAN label releases its (first-ever!) ambient compilation. The...Show More Summary

A Place to Bury Strangers announce US tour, supporting dates with The Black Angels

Lookout, loudness-lovers: Brooklyn noisemakers A Place to Bury Strangers have just plotted their next tour of the US, and it includes a string of dates supporting Austin, TX psych-rock mainstays The Black Angels, as well as one special show with The Flaming Lips in New Haven, CT. Show More Summary

? Listen: Matthew Sage & Theodore C. Schafer - Family Columbidae

Pigeons and doves constitute the bird family Columbidae, which includes about 310 species. They primarily feed on seeds, fruits, and plants. Pigeons and doves are, likely, the most common birds in the world. This family occurs worldwide, but the greatest variety is in the Indomalaya and Australasia ecozones. Matthew Sage and Theodore C. Show More Summary

? Listen: Dedekind Cut - “Lil Puffy Coat”

Energy getting frosty. Chilly Valentine’s choices. The “Lil Puffy Coat” I met you in. That memory of you like a strobe. Slow dancing. Emerging venom. A sharp edge of Dedekind Cut. Romance on over at NON WORLDWIDE. More puffy coats:

Music Review: Object Collection - cheap&easy OCTOBER

Object Collection cheap&easy OCTOBER [Infrequent Seams; 2017] Rating: 4/5 T hey say hindsight’s 2020; I wish. Many of us might wish we could fast forward to 2020 and look back and laugh, but for now a more useful tactic may be to judge...Show More Summary

Bandcamp improves shipping options for artists and labels, making it easier for your little cousin’s Ableton tracks to find a global audience

It’s likely that fans of independent music always just thought of online music-steaming/sales/promotion service Bandcamp as an easy outlet to support some of our favorite indie artists and labels. But apparently there’s been a bit more...Show More Summary

Premiere: Benjamin Finger - “Distance of a Shadow (Ghostflowers)”

Benjamin Finger is back with another maze-quest of sound/visual adventure in “Distance of a Shadow (Ghostflowers).” Off the new Oak Editions release of Ghost Figures, “Distance of a Shadow (Ghostflowers)” is just a taste of his latest kaleidoscopic sound scapes that graze listeners’ nodes like wind against a field of [natural]. Show More Summary

? Listen: DJ 0.000001 - Seasonal Affective Disorder

What is ownership in 2017 America? Was it the knowledge passed down that becomes misinterpreted, but modern, yet still perpetual, still lingering a contemptuous consumer layer cake. It’s all part of the Seasonal Affective Disorder. And Dr. Show More Summary

18+ to unsheathe their physical selves on next month’s European tour

18+’s most recent “official” release, 2014’s Trust, saw a triumphant return to the format of the duo’s impressionable days — seeing as how it was their first proper full-length album after a string of attention-getting, anonymous m1xta23s. Show More Summary

Cerberus: The Angelus - There Will Be No Peace

Both band (The Angelus) and label (Tofu Carnage) use words such as “bleak,” “pretty,” and “heavy” to describe their separate aesthetics, but it is very apt for There Will Be No Peace. And though the idea of bleak, heavy music is promising, and perhaps even inspiring, in 2017, TWBNP does present a glimmer of hope. Show More Summary

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