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? Listen: KOOL A.D. - OFFICIAL

KOOL A.D. is Bandcamp’s most underappreciatedly prolific artist. Since late November, the Das Racist alum has quietly released a pair of labrynthine, genre-hopping 100-track mixtapes, a record’s worth of sunburned beach-pop that recalls...Show More Summary

? Listen: Nihilist Spasm Band - “Ah Spring” (extract)

Slouched in a plastic chair at the multi-purpose space, watching the bricks deteriorate over the decades. Looks fine until the building collapses. Someone call the fire marshall, maybe a child dressed as a fireman, wearing one of those plastic fireman’s hats. Show More Summary

N-Prolenta announces EP for Purple Tape Pedigree, shares “Query As Prayer”

The artist known as N-Prolenta has announced his debut EP proper, A Love Story 4 @deezius, neo, chuk, e, milkleaves, angel, ISIS, + every1else…. and most of all MY DAMN SELF, coming way of NYC label Purple Tape Pedigree. THUMP has an...Show More Summary

? Listen: Dylan Cameron - “Infinite Floor”

In the cold, cruel world of music, labels can come and go in an instant. Reading through Resident Advisor’s “Label of the Month” archive may one day serve as the indie music equivalent to Where Are They Now? A label that I’ve kept tabs on throughout my time in this bleak, depressing business is Austin’s Holodeck Records. Show More Summary

Pere Ubu’s Coed Jail tour announces final tour dates for 2016

Have you been spending your summer lost in a lethargic haze of regret because Pere Ubu’s Coed Jail! Tour hasn’t made any stops near you? Are you wasting away, writing Romantic poetry about lost opportunities and lost (musical) loves?...Show More Summary

? Listen: Seth Graham - Live 2016

Orange Milk Records co-owner Seth Graham is on the most important tour of his life right now: Aug 11 @ Spektrum in Berlin, Germany Aug 12 @ Klub Eufemia in Warsaw, Poland Aug 15 @ Cafe OTO in London, UK Aug 19 @ Missing Numero in Rennes,...Show More Summary

Music Review: Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not

Dinosaur Jr. Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not [Jagjaguwar; 2016] Rating: 4/5 B lessedly, in the course of a life, there remains an element of stupefaction to obliviously trudge into like an errant snow drift. That same dumb reaction that people give witnessing a magic trick applies to ostensibly more sophisticated entertainment. Show More Summary

Music Review: Tom Carter & Loren Connors - untitled

Tom Carter & Loren Connors untitled [Family Vineyard; 2016] Rating: 4/5 M y favorite tracks from Elliott Smith’s first album, Roman Candle, have always been the ones just called “No Name.” No Name No. 1, No Name No. 2, No Name No. 3....Show More Summary

YG and DJ Mustard reunite to release 400 Summers mixtape

YG and DJ Mustard infamously parted ways for a brief period after finding critical and commercial success on the former’s 2014 debut record, My Krazy Life, but the duo eventually made up and have now finally reconvened in the studio. After...Show More Summary

Premiere: Channeling - “Moth”

Like waking up in a warm bath you forgot you drew, Channeling (a.k.a. Brooklyn by-way-of Rochester resident Andrew Osterhoudt) pets the scalp of any accepting recipient. Whispering “Moth” into the canals of the accepting and reluctant,...Show More Summary

Neil Michael Hagerty &The Howling Hex bark twice to alert us of new single and US tour, then fetch the morning paper

Remember when we were talking the other day about how new-border-garagaholics Neil Michael Hagerty and The Howling Hex were releasing a new album and all that jazz? Well, turns out, I’m totally crazy and that wasn’t “just the other day”...Show More Summary

? Listen: DJ CAMGIRL - Problems

Like a miking up a cotton candy machine and switching out the paper sticks used to collect the blue sugar glass with a Flashing Panda Light Up LED 7-inch Light Stick Wand, DJ CAMGIRL’s Problems is a carnival mayhem sugar high. The (unofficial?) side project of PLUS100 label head Jeff Cardinal (a.k.a. Show More Summary

? Listen: Cerberus Future Technologies - Frequency Adjustments Volume /4

I found out about Cerberus Future Technologies only recently while scanning the cassette tapes on Boomkat, came across Frequency Adjustments Volume /4, and fell into this fetish cross between Beat Detectives and (new) Delroy Edwards....Show More Summary

? Listen: 18+ - “Drama (Babyfather Meditation Mix VIP)”

Another dream collaboration coming from Dean Blunt’s camp. His Babyfather group teamed up with Arca late last year for a 10-inch, with the Venezuelan producer showing up several times on Babyfather’s debut, BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow (Hyperdub). Show More Summary

Weyes Blood unveils new album Front Row Seat to Earth, shares video and fall tour dates

“Noisy, experimental, Celtic-psych folk is the shit,” said NO ONE EVER as recently as a few years ago. But then: spooky songstress and possible-wizard Natalie Mering (a.k.a. Weyes Blood) poofed onto the scene and zapped all that disparaging...Show More Summary

Twin Peaks OST vinyl reissue gets firm release date, pre-order starts today

It has been more than a quarter century since the world learned who killed Laura Palmer. With a Showtime sequel to Twin Peaks planned for next year, Angelo Badalamenti’s haunting score for the groundbreaking series is being released on vinyl, as we recently reported. Show More Summary

BitTorrent literally wants to give you money for your music/art

Do you believe in magic? BitTorrent hopes you do, because they’re just giving out goddamn $$$ to artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creative types with uncompromising vision and a desire for WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION. No, this is not a dream. Show More Summary

? Listen: Secret Crush - Birth EP

Bushwick, Brooklyn’s Secret Crush is finally putting out their first major release, after a few years of playing the rounds, and probably tinkering around and honing their craft, the foursome’s four-track EP, titled Birth, is to be released...Show More Summary

? Listen: Hallelujah! - “Fugazzin”

Snare wire so loose, the wire starts whipping around the room. Blind in one eye, drunk on cheap beer, they play charro, attempting rope tricks with the loose wire. This leads to further vision loss. Nobody has much control. The wire is swimming in the air, so it seems. Show More Summary

Shellac announce brief, touching East Coast fall tour

Proving once again that dreams can come true, the venerable Shellac are heading out once again on tour — that is, if your dream is very specifically tailored to seeing Shellac in a venue in selected American cities and/or Hamburg, Germany. Show More Summary

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