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Archived Since:May 7, 2008

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NASA’s Voyager Golden Record gets reissued on vinyl and CD; presumably due to high extra-terrestrial-hipster demand

Hey, Americans in particular: has cynicism been invading your personality like the Tripods of War of the Worlds lately? Are you more likely now to go on extended rants that stem from a universal hopelessness, because that hopelessness...Show More Summary

? Listen: David Kanaga - Opis Ongs & Queen Rau’s Rold

It’s not an obligation, but a birthright. Nothing you can avoid, but a stain, almost, right? I can’t fucking read, so whatever this mind-to-text is working because my brain seems to be typing these thoughts. Ooo, but there’s room. Pennsylvania. I’ll be real: Noumenal Loom fucks around. Show More Summary

Music Review: Roger Eno - This Floating World

Roger Eno This Floating World [Recital; 2017] Rating: 4/5 “Living only for the moment, savoring the moon, the snow, the cherry blossoms, and the maple leaves, singing songs, drinking sake, and diverting oneself just in floating, unconcerned...Show More Summary

Listen: Velf - Pernicious Serenity

Hi gang, Ryan here -- you may have noticed that I'm one of the new kids on the TMT writing staff, and I just wanted to say thank you for your support -- your years of undying devotion as I’ve honed my craft on other sites has gotten me to this point. Show More Summary

Premiere: A Victim of Society - “Amnesia”

Visually, "Amnesia" is like a lean reboot of "You Got Lucky." Remember when Tom Petty did a little gun spinning after he pushed that Astro Invader to the ground? None of that in "Amnesia." No reel to reels, tape decks, television sets or slot machines; no crocodile waiting for a bite.

Ilyas Ahmed announces new album “Closer To Stranger” on MIE Music, shares new video

Basically: Ilyas Ahmed awoke from a feverish dream of drifting colors and conflicting notions to find an entire new album of solo material lying on his satin pillowcase. And this January, you’ll be able to hear that entire album via MIE Music (the world’s resident “DREAM MUSIC ONLY” record label).

Listen: Nihloxica - Nihiloxica

OK, but birthday party goals,,,,, !) Fly the entire Nyege Nyege Tapes crew (especially Nihiloxica) for a night for about -- a tight -- four hours, which would cost: $3000 for two round trip flights from Paris and two from Uganda.. to...Show More Summary

Rush Hour to release comp of late-80s South African electronic dance music, premieres track by Ayobayo Band

While Soundway, Strut, Mississippi, and other Africa-minded labels have rightly focused on highlighting the continent's stacked cache of undiscovered funk, rock, soul, and folk jams, they have given Africa's early electronic dance scenes the relative shaft. Show More Summary

Radiohead announce 2018 tour of South America

"Radiohead have announced an American tour!!" "...a South American tour!!"

Listen: Phil Maguire - brak

BRAK, BRACK, BRAKE: 3. “The bursting of surges on the sea-shore, broken waves rolling towards the sea-shore” (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.; 1914 Angus Gl.)

Listen: Shit & Shine - Musica Lavapiatta

Craig Clouse, aka Shit & Shine, has been hanging out with his new Italian buddies at ArteTetra. Know how I know? He’s incorporated Italo disco into his repertoire like he was dropping solid gold trax at DFA. Maybe that’s not a surprise -- there are more cowbells in Clouse’s native Texas than firearms, after all (wait, that can’t be true…).

Ilyas Ahmed dreams of a new album, awakens with it on his pillow, decides to wait until January to release it

Basically: Ilyas Ahmed awoke from a feverish dream of drifting colors and conflicting notions to find an entire new album of solo material lying on his satin pillowcase. And this January, you’ll be able to hear that entire album viaShow More Summary

Pantsula! Groove an exclusive new/old jam from South Africa’s late 80s electronic dance scene on forthcoming Rush Hour compilation

While Soundway, Strut, Mississippi, and other Africa-minded labels have rightly focused on highlighting the continent’s stacked cache of undiscovered funk, rock, soul, and folk jams, they have given Africa’s early electronic dance scenes the relative shaft. Show More Summary

Radiohead announce 2018 tour (yay!) of only South America (boo!)

“Radiohead have announced an American tour!!” “…a South American tour!!” Radiohead 2018 tour dates: 04.11.18 - Santiago, Chile - Estadio Nacional (SUE Festival) 04.14.18 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Tecnopolis (Soundhearts Festival) 04.17.18...Show More Summary

? Listen: Phil Maguire - brak

BRAK, BRACK, BRAKE: 3. “The bursting of surges on the sea-shore, broken waves rolling towards the sea-shore” (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.; 1914 Angus Gl.) On his newest tape titled brak, “fiercely experimental” London musician Phil Maguire explores waves of sound. Show More Summary

Premiere: Gyda Valty?sdóttir - “Louange à l’éternité de Jésus” (Olivier Messiaen)

Gyda Valty?sdóttir, one of the co-founders of renowned Icelandic outfit múm, celebrated the worldwide release of her most recent solo album Epicycle last month. The record pays tribute — “is a love letter” — to her literally millennia-spanning...Show More Summary

? Listen: Dang Olsen Dream Tape - Garden Hermit

Outside the city limits… Awaits a kingdom of ease… Get to know the Garden Hermit… Residing in the Dang Olsen Dream Tape, past Plastic Response Records

Music Review: Jackie Shane - Any Other Way

I t's sometimes difficult to separate a fascinating story from a compelling musical statement — and one shouldn't have to, as most artists completely live their work through both glory and difficulty. Of course, the more obscure the musician and more complex their story, the heavier the extra-musical weight becomes. Show More Summary

Listen: Chromatics - “Sleepwalker”

NEW OLD CHROMATICS NEW OLD CHROMATICS NEW OLD CHROMATICS "Sleepwalker" is actually from 2005's Nite, which is long out of print, but Italians Do It Better just re-published this today, so it's back from the dead? Sounds exactly how you think it does — meaning, it's great. What are you doing? Play it (again) already.

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