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Premiere: ORB - “First and Last Men”

If hard Sci-Fi progenitor Olaf Stapledon had drowned his respect for rationality in absinthe and laudanum, the resultant fantastical ravings might’ve turned out something like this claymated future sludge fuckery. Alas, he did not. Instead, he kept it real scientific-like and gave us 1930’s Last and First Men. Show More Summary

Feature: Sasquatch! 2016

Another Sasquatch! has come and gone, and we are now looking back, remembering our favorite moments from the four-day adventure. Festivals are full of moments, and that’s why we love them. When the lineup first gets released, we text...Show More Summary

? Listen: James Ferraro - Human Story 3

Man, on top of Rerex dropping hard and Human Story 3 pimping “limited edition” 200 cassettes (which haven’t sold out so GET THERE), I got a new job. I’m actually spending my time writing about Rraro than sending in my resignation letter too. Show More Summary

Wrekmeister Harmonies collaborate with members of Godspeed You! Black Emperor on Light Falls

Anxious to relive the genuine occasions that were your prepubescent birthday parties? Disappointed that once you get past a certain age, people aren’t as inclined to wear party hats and bake enormous cakes perfect for celebratory group...Show More Summary

Music Review: COCAINEJESUS - We’re Worried About You

COCAINEJESUS We’re Worried About You [Dream Catalogue; 2016] Rating: 3.5/5 L ike, as long as I’m comfortable on my computer, it’s fine. Like, as long as I’m comfortable on my computer, it’s fine. Like, as long a s I’m comfortable on my computer, it’s fine. Show More Summary

Kanye West adds new song “Saint Pablo” to The Life of Pablo

Whoa. Oh my god. SHIT! Kanye West is doing stuff again. Earlier today, he took down The Life of Pablo off TIDAL — yes, again — and he has just now re-uploaded it, tacking on the previously-heard “Saint Pablo.” Probably other changes, too. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: I never finish anything.

Requested by D. • Compiled by never say never. 01. Dinosaur Jr. - “Just Like Heaven” 02. Portishead - “Silence” 03. The Buzzcocks - “Love You More” 04. Neu! - “Negativland” 05. My Bloody Valentine - “ 06. 07. 08. 09. 10. 11. 12.

Boris reissue 10th-anniversary deluxe edition of Pink, prep longest US tour of all time

Japanese trio Boris are dong a fancy 10th-anniversary deluxe reissue of their legendary album Pink, available soon as a 3xLP box set, a digital download, and a double CD. What makes it deluxe, you ask? Well, as I’m sure you’ve learned by now: Fancy Packaging. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Gonzo - Samboia Kanguick

I have a huge stack of tapes and a HARROWING TOWER OF VINYL DELIGHTS to review that, many of which, come far before Gonzo’s Samboia Kanguick as far as timeliness is concerned. But I’ve got to admit it: Discrepant is my baby. The label has me hooked and it would be sad if each new arrival didn’t bring me so much unrequited joy. Show More Summary

clipping. release new digital EP Wriggle, new album in the fall via Sub Pop/Deathbomb Arc

Did you hear that? It’s the sound of ME telling ALL YOU that L.A.-based avant-hip-hop trio known as clipping. — composed of rapper Daveed Digs (who incidentally totally for-real won a Tony Award for “Best Featured Actor in a Musical”...Show More Summary

Watch: D?WN - “Not Above That”

Earlier this year, D?WN (f.k.a. Dawn Richard) announced her new album REDemption, the third and final album of a trilogy that began with GoldenHeart. The announcement was paired with lead single “Not Above That,” which today gets not...Show More Summary

? Listen: Toiret Status - “#31” Feat. DJWWWW

It’s all happening and Toiret Status and DJWWWW are right there at “#31” for the win!

Danny Brown signs to Warp, drops first single from new album

Whoa, big announcement! Danny Brown has signed to Warp Records for his new album, his first since 2013’s Old. No information about the release has been revealed yet, but the unfuckwithable Detroit bruiser will be talking with Zane Lowe...Show More Summary

Cerberus: JQ - Quiet Music

There’s an exhibit on display right now at the Seattle Art Museum titled Light and Space, filling a large third-floor gallery with simultaneously large and unassuming pieces from New York minimalist Donald Judd. The exhibit includesShow More Summary

Watch: Juiceboxxx - “Follow Your Fucked Up Dreams”

Life can sometimes be a torrential downpour of disappointment. I know it, and Juiceboxxx certainly knows it. Despite track titles like “Expressway to the Darkness,” “Broken Down,” and “Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall,” JB’s always trying to tiptoe between the darkness and the light. Show More Summary

Claire M Singer releasing debut album Solas on Touch

Composer/organist/cellist Claire M. Singer is packing 14 years’ worth of haunting, evocative acoustic and electronic compositions into her debut album, Solas. Out June 24 via Touch, the album was recorded at the University of Aberdeen’s...Show More Summary

? Listen: Autumn In June - “Pretty Wicked”

Los Angeles artist Autumn In June has teamed up with The FADER to premiere his first single in over a year. Titled “Pretty Wicked,” it leaves behind the undeniable 80s vibes of “HEROin KIDZ” and utter danceability of “Hey Arnold!” in...Show More Summary

Kanye West announces 32-date North American tour

Deliver us serenity Deliver us peace Deliver us loving We know we need it You know we need it This is everything: 08.25.16 - Indianapolis, IN - Bankers Life Fieldhouse 08.26.16 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center 08.30.16 - Toronto,...Show More Summary

? Listen: weqio - ????

It’s not a tomb or statue. There’s no grandeur of ego in ????. This is an island. Here is where you’re free to be. Everyone has told you about this option, but never have you been given it so individually. Sure, your home feels like a roof over your head, but nothing like a plot of land to govern. Show More Summary

Les Halles releasing Transient on Friday, his first personal pick-me-up on Not Not Fun

Oh, so you think that a mind free of convolution is the key to artist productivity? French musician Baptiste Martin a.k.a. Les Halles is here to testify to the contrary, as he recently regaled us with a revealing tale describing the various emotional states that have imbued (since 2012) his recent pan flute meditations. Show More Summary

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