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? Listen: Yearning Kru - fifth ascents

Like bubbles twinkling across a rough surface, popping upon each other, silence is broken in a forest of digital vegetation, and a roaring outcry of the animal chasing your ass is almost too close for comfort, but the loops are broken by a leg running into it to fast, thus stumbling toward another vat of terror is your unintentional prerogative. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Tom James Scott - Teal

By Grant 'Gumshoe' Purdum on Nov 12 2014 If you didn’t catch “Ariel” over at Choco, that’s OK because the album it came from, Teal, contains a treasure trove of amb-dro splendor for you to wrap your fickle ears around. Touches of piano...Show More Summary

DeLorean: Zooropa (1993)

1993: Zooropa by JasonC on 11-12-2014 As the rest of the music world chooses to heave a collective middle finger at U2 over the release of their latest record, Songs of Innocence, I decided to engage with a record of theirs that I really care about and to also, in some ways, come to terms with the fact that a band I really like pretty much sucks now. Show More Summary

David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti-produced Julee Cruise album Floating into the Night to get reissued on vinyl next week. LET’S ROCK?

Considering the facts that, A) David Lynch’s SMASH HIT TV SHOW Twin Peaks is set to rise again in 2016 like so much fish-flavored coffee being shuttled upward in a percolator, and B) the clothes we’re apparently supposed to be wearing...Show More Summary

? Listen: Totuls - “uked organ bit”

I don’t even care that the drums on “uked organ bit” by Totuls are essentially a “Bucephalus Bouncing Ball” clone, because this song is too fucking good to ignore. Disregarding a song due to the fact that it sounds and/or reminds (albeit...Show More Summary

Mix Tape: Songs that make you want to rip your heart out

Requested by shania • Compiled by Musson 01. Los Campesinos! - “Miserabilia” (We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed) 02. Beck - “Heartland Feeling” (Golden Feeling) 03.Molly Nilsson - “Whiskey Sour” (These Things Take Time) 04. Majical Cloudz - “Childhood’s End” (Impersonator) 05. Show More Summary

Music Review: 18+ - Trust

18+ Trust [Houndstooth; 2014] by SCVSCV Rating: “We’ve instinctively begun integrating our own bodies and our own lives into the visual elements of 18+.” – 18+, in an interview with TMT “The virtuals, encircling the actual, perpetually...Show More Summary

RIP: Big Bank Hank, co-founder of The Sugarhill Gang

From The Los Angeles Times : His voice served as a call to action, an echo that continues today whenever a kid bellows the word “hip hop” into a microphone. It was in Henry “Big Bank Hank” Jackson’s lyrical wobble, the way he rappedShow More Summary

? Listen: Propósito Records - Mixtape Propósito

Mixprósito by Propositorecs on Mixcloud • Propósito Records:

? Listen: Ill Sugi - CROOKED BEATTAPE

Some bozo by the name of Willy Shakes or Billy Blanks or some friggin’ name once asked, “Name, huh? What’s that all about?”, and I guess Ill Sugi (a.k.a. ILL.SUGI or illsugi or ILL-SUGI or NASTY ILL BROTHER S.U.G.I or CedarbookMangly or Constable Peterson) couldn’t agree more. Show More Summary

? Listen: Via App - “Poison”

Coursing through your skull and spine, tangling itself in the break of beat, a spell possesses you, and “Poison” venoms your every fiber. Stretching, kicking, clawing at the sky, you fight with what isn’t there in the form of dance, and sting your heart with a pulse to the soul’s core. Show More Summary

Sir Richard Bishop unveils Tangier Sessions, paves the way for civil unions between man and guitar

For those of you planning on forgetting Valentine’s Day, there’s a perfect belated gift for your significant other: SIr Richard Bishop’s upcoming Tangier Sessions. Out February 17, the album is a solo acoustic improvisation entirely written on a 19th-century guitar that Bishop dug up while living in Geneva. Show More Summary

? Listen: Krapoola / Miguel A. Garcia / Lee Noyes - “Eueuieue” [excerpt]

“Eueuieue’s” high frequencies are fast-acting healing agents made of papier-mâché, slapped onto a chicken-wire planetary frame that is hollow in its core. The ticker tapes of treble pierce through the pollution as only clear and clean treble can. Show More Summary

Bust out the Kool-Aid Bursts as Peaking Lights tour the West Coast in December

Whenever I hear a husband-and-wife pop duo are touring the West Coast, I immediately head to my local Wolmart and buy a case of Berry Blue Kool-Aid Bursts for a cool one spot. Talkin’ one dollar bill, y’all. Today I received an SMS from my best bro Dunny, telling me about Peaking Lights going on tour in December. Show More Summary

? Listen: Khaki Blazer - Light up laces

You’re on a rooftop, stargazing, still under the spell of Khaki Blazer’s Light up laces, when you realize you’ve been holding onto a lighter for far too long. And just then, as this fact hits, someone taps you on your shoulder and asks for their lighter back. Show More Summary

? Listen: Michael Vallera / Bound - Split

Who’s that one dude in the closet late at night that just watches? The light catches his face just right that glows every crease on his visage. No movement. Like how shadows linger a bit too long along the wall. A dream that just exists as you wake up every other hour to think it’s real. Show More Summary

Aphex Twin decides to pollute the shallow end of the web this time, dumps 30 more unreleased tracks on us

Short Version: Do these new tracks Richard D. James just tossed out eight weeks or so after the hyped-to-shit release of Syro comprise a tight-knit, story-telling, compelling, coherent collection of the latter-day Aphex Twin digi-oeuvre that you must wrap your best-new-music-listening-ears around ASAP??? Naw. Show More Summary

? Listen: Sam Gas Can / Afrika Pseudobruitismus - Entropia

Journeying through the astral portal to make music to journey through the astral portal to isn’t an easy job, but I’m glad that someone out there earnestly believes that they have to do it. How many times have you emerged from the gaping...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Sad Horse - Purple on Purple Makes Purple

By Jspicer on Nov 11 2014 I always wanted a coked-up Jon Spencer version of Sticky Fingers. But those are just words according to the presser, so what about it? It’s two kids of the opposite gender fucking around on guitars and drums, making oddly rock variants of punk ethos. Show More Summary

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