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? Listen: Platinum Boys - “Candy”

2014 has been the year I crawled back to the temple of rock and begged for reentry. After a near decade of techno, ambient meanderings, I finally said to myself, “Fuck it. I just wanna rock!” And rock I did. Coming straight out of the heartland, Milwaukee’s Platinum Boys are absolutely killin’ it with their grooves. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: Relationship Anarchy

Requested by Dime • Compiled by KIRSTY N Title: “…but i knew that was just part of my obsession” Monogamy just isn’t an option. But I really need you. You’re the one that I love. 01. Sonic Youth – “I Love You Golden Blue” (Sonic Nurse) 02. Show More Summary

Music Review: Seo Taiji - Quiet Night

Seo Taiji Quiet Night [Seotaiji Company; 2014] by Jakob Dorof Rating: In selecting a godfather for the pop music their own children would someday enjoy, the South Korean youth of the 1990s couldn’t have chosen a bigger weirdo than Seo Taiji. Show More Summary

Music Review: Frontier Ruckus - Sitcom Afterlife

Frontier Ruckus Sitcom Afterlife [Quite Scientific; 2014] by Ben Roylance Rating: The gleaming core, the dirty core, the dead and sighing core of what it means when some Buzzfeed quiz on your stream asks if you’re a “90s Kid.” It means...Show More Summary

Film Review: Late Phases (Dir. Adrián García Bogliano)

Late Phases Dir. Adrián García Bogliano [MPI Media Group; 2014] by Neurotic Monkey Rating: What if the main character from Scent Of A Woman was stripped of all redeeming qualities, played by Charles Bronson, forced to live in retirement...Show More Summary

Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I (Dir. Francis Lawrence)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I Dir. Francis Lawrence [Lionsgate; 2014] by Robert Ham Rating: Don’t dare listen to anyone who tries to convince you that the final chapter of The Hunger Games trilogy was so dense and so packed with incident that it needed to be broken up into two films. Show More Summary

Greg Saunier (Deerhoof) and Brian Chippendale (Lightning Bolt) share tales of hitting things, announce collaborative LP

Microwave popcorn sure is delicious, but if manufacturers don’t make some noticeable changes, I’m going to announce an official revolt against kernels (plus a mild contempt for colonels for being willfully submissive to the satanic art of homonyms). Show More Summary

Harry Bertaoia’s centennial celebrated by Important Records with a big ol’ box set

Harry Bertoia, who passed in 1978, would be celebrating his 100th birthday on March 10th, 2015. In lieu of an invite from beyond the grave, Important Records has decided to teach us all a thing or too about this birthday boy by selling...Show More Summary

Watch: Guerilla Toss - “367 Equalizer”

Sound the alarm: new G-Toss video. The sound of a chicken cackling escapes from the PA into your basement You gather the buds and sit in a crescent formation around the laptop. Play is pressed. Two minutes in and your pupils are fully...Show More Summary

dublab holds “Proton Drive” fundraiser, releases theme song from Sun Araw

Los Angeles’ non-profit, online radio station dublab is hosting another “Proton Drive” fundraiser this season, offering up all sorts of music bundles and other ways to help out the listener-supported organization. As of this writing, the drive has raised more than half of its $25,000 goal, with less than two days left. Show More Summary

? Listen: Nick Storring - Endless Conjecture

An Endless Conjecture. A knot the size of Tennessee. Crosswinds on fire. Painting a hominid without eyes. None pizza with left beef. Nick Storring. Larry Johnson. Candles without wicks being gnawed at by rats. Peace. A toothy smile. Running your fingers along broken pegs. Show More Summary

Interview: Hey Mother Death

by C Monster • November 2014 From Halifax to Paris, Boston to Benton Harbour, Hey Mother Death absorb the “music of life” that surrounds them, and thrive on encapsulating their adventures through sonic interpretation. Lost in the aesthetics...Show More Summary

Rone announces new LP on InFiné, has a sleepover seance with his BFFs

French electronic producer Rone a.k.a. Erwan Castex has been parterned up with Parisian label InFiné since 2008’s Bora 12-inch. Now, Castex returns with his third LP, Creatures, which will see a release early next year. So far, he’sShow More Summary

Premiere: Cuticle - “Faberge Tear”

Brendan O’Keefe’s Cuticle project holds a special place in my heart: his debut LP, Mother Rhythm Earth Memory was one of the first, if not the first, records I purchased from L.A. label Not Not Fun. In the three years since I don’t think I’ve revisited a record as much as I have with MREM, and those syrupy vibes still get me every time. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Anne Waldman - Oasis at Biskra

Only in Cerberus do I get the opportunity to receive and review pieces of work like this one, a new collection of thoughts from renowned poet Anne Waldman, here collaborating with musicians like Daniel Carter on sax and trumpet, Thurston Moore on guitar, and more.

253-song charity compilation announced with unreleased music from Autechre, Bibio, and Orbital

Touched Music, a UK electronic label that was created to raise money and awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support, has announced its second charity compilation, Touched Two. This time around, 253 artists have contributed music to the cause,...Show More Summary

? Listen: Nocturnal Dance Concert - Stretching In The Moonlight

I always get a different image in my head of Rob Magill recording/performing. Like, Nocturnal Dance Concert’s usual guitarist, Dan Masiel, is studying for a Ph.D. in some SUPER SPECIFIC history right now at some school in Connecticut or Pennsylvania, and I picture Rob on tenor and Celeste M. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: A Mix to Help My Boyfriend Kick His Nicotine Habit

Requested by Snibe • Compiled by Mr. Urine This mixtape has a story. Boyfriend hears the pleas from his loved ones. Boyfriend takes a good look at himself and realizes how unhealthy and costly his smoking habit is. Boyfriend gives up smoking cold turkey. Show More Summary

Music Review: Black Spirituals - Of Deconstruction

Black Spirituals Of Deconstruction [SIGE; 2014] by Adam Devlin Rating: In unceasing repetition, Of Deconstruction extracts understanding from a system stripped temporally bare. An auditory nude in descent, the radiant black body of Black Spirituals’ debut album bridges subconscious desire with studio-savvy free-improvisation. Show More Summary

Music Review: Dan Bodan - Soft

Dan Bodan Soft [DFA; 2014] by Will Neibergall Rating: If last year was the year that R&B exploded into a field of new experimentation, populated largely if not exclusively by male and non-black artists and producers, this year is the...Show More Summary

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