As the leaves begin to fall and the smell of freshly sharpened pencils floats through the air, this months playlist is an eclectic collection as usual. From Danish teenagers, Geordie Kraut Rockers, suprising solo cuts and an acoustic trip down memory lane back to my mid to late teens. To get the full run down peep the mix after the jump. Continue Reading »
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Like a small but strong and sturdy wooden boat, The Rip Tide is a vessel of fine craftmanship built with care and consideration. However the waters it traverses are consistently mellow and mild, Beirut’s tried and tested Balkan Folk sounds do travel across specific highs and lows, but neither end of the spectrum ever really reaches past mediocrity. Continue Reading »
Yep you read it right, but to be honest anything Wayne Coyne and company do these days shouldn’t shock. After all this is the band behind Zaireeka, the four disc simultaneous play LP, two EP’s this year alone placed upon a flashdrive and buried in gummy bear skulls and most recently a six hour charity song. According to Coyne this 24 hour epic is ”a song about death and it’s a song about fucking and it’s a song about life.” The recording which is still in progress will be once again placed on a flashdrive but this time around will be incased a real human skull. Yeah thats right, a real human skull…no chance of eating through it to get to the good stuff this time round then!
I’ve not had a chance to get my ears wrapped around it but from most reports I’ve seen a lot of people are digging In Heaven the new album from Twin Sister. If hyped track Kimmi In A Rice Field is anything to by the love is rather justified. Said number has just seen itself receive a video promo, the somewhat mysterious and sinister clip adds a definitive awe of unusual mystique to the song, look up above to see for yourself.
The first taste of the posthumous J Dilla album The Rebirth Of Detroit has landed online. Below you can find the snippet of a track titled Detroit Madness which features Phat Kat. The aim of the project is to bring Detroit’s hip hop scene together, brining a whole host talent together to collaborate on unreleased work from the Hip Hop icon.
What do you get when you blend Post Dubstep and Chillwave, two of the biggest breakthrough genres in the last few years? A rough formulaic recipe for the sound of Sun Glitters, Luxembourgs very own Victor Ferreira has merged together eerie pitch altered vocals and warm, lingering synth sounds to create a hybrid sound that plays out like a sonic pool of quick. Which if you’re wondering, is a good thing. Continue Reading »
Courtesy of Pretty Much Amazing for the next twenty four hours you can stream Nirvanas iconic performance at Seattles Paramount Theatre. The concert film was released on DVD today but if you act quick you can catch it over here. The Halloween show of 91 features all your favourite cuts from Bleach and Nevermind so what you waiting for, get over there with your volume up loud!