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PREMIERE: SERETAN SHARES TITLE TRACK ‘TRANSFERENCE’
PREMIERE: SERETAN SHARES TITLE TRACK ‘TRANSFERENCE’

Next week sees the release of the new EP, Transference from Istanbul electronic producer Seretan. It comes just a year after his first, the dance and club inspired Live In Dreams. The project of Özcan Ertek debuted the EP’s beat...

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MYTHS OF WEYES BLOOD & ARIEL PINK
MYTHS OF WEYES BLOOD & ARIEL PINK

Last week the long awaited Weyes Blood (Natalie Mering) and Ariel Pink (Ariel Rosenberg) collaboration, Myths 002 surfaced, part of a series begun by Mering’s label Mexican Summer around the Marfa Myths festival in Texas. Its a winner in...

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A DEAD WEIGHT IN A FLOATING ROOM
A DEAD WEIGHT IN A FLOATING ROOM

Photo: Mikey Duran One of the attractions of living outside mainstream culture is the richness, diversity and dexterity of independently made music. The understanding that life along with its artistic representations can mean one thing and another simultaneously, be...

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OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION #2: HOLODECK RECORDS – SAMANTHA GLASS
OUR SINS OF SONIC OMISSION #2: HOLODECK RECORDS – SAMANTHA GLASS

This post is the second in the three part Our Sins of Sonic Omission review series highlighting the 2016 releases by Austin label Holodeck Records that we, much to our chagrin, allowed to pass us by. For the context behind the...

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FELICITA TO UNLEASH A NEW FAMILY
FELICITA TO UNLEASH A NEW FAMILY

Last week saw electronic producer Felicita take a dark approach to his pop experimentalism with the release of the genre-defying opening track ‘A New Family’ off his forthcoming EP of the same name. Beginning with buzzsaw synths and death...

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STATIONARY SUNS RELEASE DOUBLE SIDED 7″ DEBUT
STATIONARY SUNS RELEASE DOUBLE SIDED 7″ DEBUT

Combining simultaneously the sparse and languid with the full and frenetic, Melbourne post punk/pop outfit Stationary Suns are soon to drop their debut record, a self titled double sided 7″ EP. While relatively new in this incarnation, the band’s...

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NEGATIVE GEMINI’S BODY WORK OUT
NEGATIVE GEMINI’S BODY WORK OUT

Lindsey French, aka Negative Gemini, releases her long awaited debut album Body Work this week. It’s a diverse affair sporting everything from poignant electronic pop like last years ‘You Never Knew’ to dance floor bangers like the title track...

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THE ELEMENTAL WORLD OF FOREST SWORDS
THE ELEMENTAL WORLD OF FOREST SWORDS

Merseyside avant garde producer Matthew Barnes, aka Forest Swords, made quite a name for himself in independent music circles a few years back with the release of his debut EP, Dagger Paths. It received kudos from Pitchfork and FACT...

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RECORD REVIEW: DIRTY PROJECTORS – SWING LO MAGELLAN
RECORD REVIEW: DIRTY PROJECTORS – SWING LO MAGELLAN

Any Dirty Projectors release has always intially served to confound and challenge its listener. The Brooklyn based David Longstreth led project continues down this path with the Projectors latest album Swing Lo Magellan, a wide and varied sonic landscape...

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RECORD REVIEW: FLYING LOTUS – COSMOGRAMMA
RECORD REVIEW: FLYING LOTUS – COSMOGRAMMA

There comes a point in time in the musical careers of but a few talented artists where they are at the height of their powers, and by that I mean they reach towering heights, not just measured against themselves,...

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