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Richard Dawson “gets medieval” on new album “Peasant,” shares video for “Ogre”

It might not have occurred to you listening to either The Magic Bridge or the more recent Nothing Important, but there's definitely a medieval quality to the Newcastle, UK-based Richard Dawson's music — despite the seemingly-modern personal tales that progress on tracks like "The Vile Stuff." Lyrically, that

Listen: Sporting Life - Full Court Press Mixtape Vol 1

Making a mixtape means exchanging the void of not releasing music with releasing the musical void. As in, when all the half-finished songs from days of yore don't necessarily have a permanent home, or a permanent place anywhere, youShow More Summary

Deerhoof’s John Dieterich and noise artist Raven Chacon combine to form Endlings, announce new album, premiere video for “Osmotic Torrents”

Let's be honest, readers: at some isolated, desperate, or just unusually-contemplative point in our lives, we've all found ourselves listening to our favorite old Deerhoof records and thinking: gee, I wonder what all this odd, warped,...Show More Summary

Music Review: Future Islands - The Far Field

"Instead of sharpening punk and post-punk's cutting edge, these bands blunted it; rather than provoke, oppose, and negate mainstream pop tastes, they seem to have reworked their sounds to accommodate these norms. And they accommodated them quite well — these were all charting, and often chart-topping, singles. Show More Summary

Mix Tape: We could clear up so much if we actually talked to each other, but you don’t want to do that

"I don't think I'm in the right head space to be in this relationship anymore. I don't know where my priorities are. You're right." It's not you, it's me, but I don't want to talk about it, so stop trying: 01. Jackie Wilson - "Doggin' Around" 02. Show More Summary

Woods announce “Love Is Love” album and tour, share track “Bleeding Blue”

I'll be honest here: in the weird, nauseous, isolating, anxious political/social unrest that followed the November 2016 US presidential election, I sometimes felt it was easier and more comforting to let pure paralysis set-in and not...Show More Summary

Cerberus: David First - Same Animal, Different Cages Vol. 2: Solomonos for Analog Synthesizer

It's shameful but I'll admit it: I was anxious for the first selection from David First's Same Animal, Different Cages Vol. 2: Solomonos for Analog Synthesizer LP (on ghostly transparent butter-yellow wax) to end. Then, I moved on to...Show More Summary

Premiere: Samantha Glass - “Personal Witness”

Back with that daily routine of pensive, moody Samantha Glass, "Personal Witness" goes through the ritual of life, the motony of motion, and everyday habits we've formed as creatures of ourselves. It's everything framed in the beautiful,...Show More Summary

Watch: Shoeg - “Monitoring Activity” / Vaseline [teaser tracks]

A clashing of violence that drums areas with tenderizing hammers that flush a waterfall gaze fluidity fighting every last heart beat left into plumes of wasteful treasure, articulating the gaps, preceding pretentiousness, lofty in waves of levels, and a climbing wall. Show More Summary

Music Review: Future Islands - The Far Field

Future Islands The Far Field [4AD; 2017] Rating: 4/5 “Instead of sharpening punk and post-punk’s cutting edge, these bands blunted it; rather than provoke, oppose, and negate mainstream pop tastes, they seem to have reworked their sounds to accommodate these norms. Show More Summary

RIP: J. Geils

From WCVB Boston: 5 Investigates has learned John Warren Geils Jr., the artist known professionally as J. Geils and part of the rock group The J. Geils Band, was found dead in his Groton, Massachusetts home. The 71-year-old was found unresponsive by police around 4 p.m. Show More Summary

? Listen: Jaws O Life - Jaws O Life

Jaws O Life is what it would sound like if you were stuck inside a amplified built the size of a temple for worshiping the sound-wave’s frequency, as each member of this ritual were trying to use the heavy-duty hydraulic rescue tool to escape the penetrating sonics being bounces off intense vibrations attached to everything, surrounding. Show More Summary

Dean Blunt drops new album Hotep as Blue Iverson

After recently sharing a new video and a new track, Dean Blunt has dropped an eight-song album on YouTube, which we presume is “his own work” under the new moniker Blue Iverson. The mostly-instrumental release is titled Hotep (a term...Show More Summary

Cerberus: Yan Jun - europe

europe is the latest release from Yan Jun, an artist from China who specializes in shallow listening for deep people. It was created as part of his DAAD residency in Berlin, and is maybe the purest crystallization of Yan’s work as it’s developed over the last several years of a diverse career. Show More Summary

Kendrick Lamar reveals album title, tracklist, and other shit

Kendrick Lamar: DAMN. Kendrick Lamar: Friday. Kendrick Lamar: U2. Rihanna. Kendrick Lamar: Can u post? Mr P: hi to you too. what are you talking about? Kendrick Lamar: The new album is titled DAMN. Kendrick Lamar: It’s coming out onShow More Summary

STAYCORE’s Dinamarca announces new Himnos EP, premieres trance/seance banger “Paraíso”

Welcome to paradise kiddo. Sit down your old E-gobbling Uncle Roger for a motorway trip down memory lane: Dinamarca has a new EP coming out, and it is, in the parlance of the era, “spiritual.” As a founding member of TMT favorite STAYCORE,...Show More Summary

? Listen: Dean Blunt - “Who Shot Lucious Lyon?” / “as long as ropes unravel fake rolex will travel”

Embedded below is a video titled “Who Shot Lucious Lyon?” and a gorgeous six-minute track called “as long as ropes unravel fake rolex will travel.” Both come ostensibly from Dean Blunt. No context needed. Listen and watch below.

? Listen: ppG - ppG

The latest release from Primitive Languages is the first contribution by the duo of artists/songwriters Katie O’Sullivan and Lili Schulder, from Further Reductions and Rose E Kross, and 51717 and Shadowlust, respectively, called ppG....Show More Summary

Will Guthrie releases free jazz percussion album People Pleaser on Oren Ambarchi’s Black Truffle label

Hopefully you’re one of those people whom things like “percussion,” “free jazz,” “experimental composition” sound really…pleasing! Because if so, I’ve got some positively fantastic news for you: Free jazz percussionist, experimentalShow More Summary

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