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? Listen: Maharadja Sweets & Seth Graham - “Space is the Place .?.?. For TV”

It’s not that “Space is the Place.?.?. For TV” is the best song of 2014. But it’s certainly the ONLY song of 2014 that’s made me cry on various occasions while listening on repeat, and through a plethora of emotional levels. Sometimes it’s a trifle heartbreaking. Show More Summary

Column: Read The Label #1: In Context Music

Read The Label #1: In Context Music by Grant 'Gumshoe' Purdum on 10-03-2014 It was predicted record labels would become a thing of the past, but they’ve arguably become more important than ever to the dissemination of audio. Read The...Show More Summary

Mix Tape: I’m sorry for falling asleep in the middle of phone sex… again

Requested by Adriana • Compiled by GOLDLEAF IS UNDERAGE B& 01. Architecture in Tokyo - “Crystal Power” (Architecture in Tokyo) 02. Topaz Gang - “Katalog” (Katalog) 03. SAINT PEPSI - “silhouettes” (EMPIRE BUILDING) 04. My Bloody Valentine - “is this and yes” (m b v) 05. Show More Summary

Unsound Festival announces its full 2014 line-up, caps it off with some Jarry, Burroughs, Jan Klata, and Leyland Kirby

Krakow’s mighty Unsound Festival has now revealed its full program, rounding out an already awe-inspiring line-up with a mouthwatering assembly of experimental installations, theater performances, scholarly talks, and fringe-skirting...Show More Summary

? Listen: Ikonika - “Diffusion Bonding Process”

Ikonika was given some homework in science class and instead of turning in a paper she turned in this. While she might have failed to logically explain diffusion bonding, she interpreted a process via music production with alarming accuracy...Show More Summary

Music Review: Giant Claw - DARK WEB

Giant Claw DARK WEB [Orange Milk/Noumenal Loom; 2014] by SCVSCV Rating: “The brands that built their empires around accessibility and ubiquity (hazy shopping) succeeded through distribution, not the enigmatic force of their branding (thoughtful purchasing). Show More Summary

Music Review: Mr Twin Sister - Mr Twin Sister

Mr Twin Sister Mr Twin Sister [Twin Group/Infinite Best; 2014] by Adam Devlin Rating: So apparently Mr Twin Sister’s name change (from Twin Sister) was due to legal reasons, and while dealing with such an ordeal can be incredibly distressing...Show More Summary

RIP: Stephen Samuel Gordon a.k.a. The Spaceape

From Hyperdub’s Facebook page: We are devastated to announce that on Thursday 2nd October, Stephen Samuel Gordon aka The Spaceape, vocalist, poet and live performer, passed away peacefully after a 5 year struggle with a rare form of cancer. He leaves behind his wife Luciana and 6 year old daughter, Cleo. Show More Summary

Mumdance and Logos announce new label Different Circles, share first release

Two London artists that have recently offered up bizarre, forward-thinking takes on grime — Mumdance and Logos — are now breaking into the label game with Different Circles. These lads have a history of collaboration, both as regular...Show More Summary

? Listen: DarkTwaine - EarthEmergency vol.1 [snippet]

Tipped off by the illusive Zona Tapes organizer and CEO, anDRE, I was sent the new DarkTwaine raw mix of EarthEmergency vol.1 a few weeks back as it was gearing up on finalization for this here [snippet]. And unfortunately I can’t give...Show More Summary

Dr. Dre bypasses years of study and hanging around sick people to out-earn real doctors with $620 million in earnings this year

Dr. Dre might not be an actual doctor, heck, he hasn’t even released any music this year, but according to XXL, largely off the back of his part in the $3 billion sale of Beats Music to the U2-endorsing tech giant Apple, the rapper has...Show More Summary

? Listen: DJ George Costanza - “Country Rap Mix”

After renewing my faith in American music with his legendary pop punk mix from last year, Thunderzone affiliate DJ George Costanza has put together another top notch mix for you. The “Country Rap Mix” may seem a little puzzling at first,...Show More Summary

Belle and Sebastian softly wince out something about a new LP called Girls in Peacetime Want To Dance, causing all albino waif kids in the world to simultaneously go their version of APESHIT

Dang. Belle and Sebastian — quite probably the only group of people hailing from Scotland EVER to be consistently hailed as “adorable” — have been doing their musical adorability-thing for kind of a while now. Last we heard from them,...Show More Summary

Film Review: Art and Craft (Dir. Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman, Mark Becker)

Art and Craft Dir. Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman, Mark Becker [Oscilloscope; 2014] by Asha Sheshadri Rating: Mark Landis is an imitator of artwork, a world-class illusionist, and an individual whose essence that David Lynch could only attempt to capture. Show More Summary

? Listen: loscil - “ahull”

First track “ahull” off loscil’s newest kranky records’ (last 2014) album sea island (available November 17) will peacefully glitch your mind out of existence and then drown your wading brain in serenity. So what if Felicia is shaking...Show More Summary

ZS finish up new album, announce European tour in honor of Xenon, the forgotten element

Well, it’s been a couple of years since ZS officially evolved into its current three-piece, and founding member Sam Hillmer has been more than efficient at whipping guitarist Patrick Higgins and drummer Greg Fox into form as though they were passengers on some medieval ship (in a loving way). Show More Summary

? Listen: Diatribes - “A New Castle” (excerpt)

The Diatribes duo (Cyril Bondi and D’Incise) possesses a level of sensitivity and mindfulness high enough to urge electroacoustic trials into emotion and raw material into ether. Employing the slicer, Diatribes shaves away at a mound of aluminum as big and round as bologna. Show More Summary

Yung Lean to bring his Sad Boys to North America, teach the western hemisphere the true meaning of sadness

All-time best rap crew name? I’ll stop you right now. It’s the Sad Boys. The Swedish collective headed by Yung Lean have bested Dipset, Flipmode, and 1017 Brick Squad in having the greatest name for anything ever. In celebration of their...Show More Summary

? Listen: Rob Magill - The Scarred Elbow

Back once again for a dose of audible therapy is Rob Mail with The Scarred Elbow. And I dunno if he’s been hanging with some of his metal friends recently at shows (SEE: throw them bows), but I imaging The Scarred Elbow has saved him in more ways than just moshing and mental stability. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Demonstration Synthesis - DS6

By Jspicer on Oct 02 2014 Time for another Leznoff, as prized in my collection as a Barry or Tuttle in that of Herb and Dorothy Vogel’s. Each cassette is a new artistic endeavor even if the medium and technique remains true to form.Show More Summary

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