peace out, chicago!
moving back to the east coast today.
Beat Connection are a Seattle-based duo consisting of Jordan Koplowit & Reed Juengerthat. their Surf Noir EP has been on constant rotation over the last month, and it’s still going strong. shimmering electronic pop jams to wind down the summer. someone really needs to sign these dudes. get hype Theme From Yours Truly by Beat Connection In the Water by Beat Connection DL the EP...
Zonotope™ - Cruising Through the Hypersphere of...
there doesn’t seem to be much information about Zonotope™ on the internet other than that the project is based in New York, but from the imagery on their myspace and the sounds they create, i wouldn’t be surprised if Cruising Through the Hypersphere of Resonance is actually just a musical artifact recovered from a top-secret government mission to Venus, or a tape excavated from a...
RP Boo - Dude Off 59th Street
okay, so i’m a big fan of the chicago footwork scene and i just got finished reading this great interview with RP Boo aka Arpebu, the “creator of footwork music.” really interesting stuff. check out his ground-breaking Chicago footwork mix from back in 2007 Dude Off 59th Street. heavy shit. DL it for free here also this,
i’ve really been getting into the tunes of PEPEPIANO, the recording alias of some dude named David Bird from Laguna Beach, CA. the beats are squelchy and wild with some nice electronic-manipulated instrumentation and a tinge of pop sensibility. you can grab the Trash Castles EP and No Way single for free over at his bandcamp. fish farm by Pepepiano Fire Hands by Pepepiano also,...
2010: 30 Favorite Albums (So Far) Pt. 2
In no particular order The Psychic Stewardess - Spiritual Foundation (Strange Life Records) Pantha Du Prince - Black Noise (Rough Trade) Mickey Mickey Rourke - M M R (Self-Released) Asura - Asura (Non Projects) Jaga Jazzist - One-Armed Bandit (Ninja Tune) Caribou - Swim (Merge Records) DMX Krew - The March to the Stars (Strange Life Records) Golden Retriever - Golden...
2010: 30 Favorite Albums (So Far) Pt. 1
In no particular order Baths - Cerulean (Anticon) Aaron Martin - Worried About the Fire (Experimedia) Yellow Swans - Going Places (Type Records) Toro Y Moi - Causers of This (Carpark Records) Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma (Warp Records) Actress - Splazsh (Honest Jon’s Records) Cache - Swole (Wigflip Records) Pawel - Pawel (Dial) Dem Hunger - Caveman Smack (Leaving...
futureofbears: (via Andre MIchelle Labratories) Andreas Gysin had built Kiddysinth with Shockwave in 2001. It is a cute audio toy. Cause I liked it that much I have coded a Flash version with the new Sound API. I want to make it more dynamic in future and add some nice graphics and animations for my daughter. Til then check out the source code to see how it works. The particles have...
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fellow Chicago-based musician and friend Zach Robinson, aka D/A/D just got some sweet pitchfork hype through their forkcast section for his track “The Look of Being Old,” which was featured on the WatchingTV compilation. props. and keep an eye out for new tracks he’ll be releasing through Rosso Corsa Records. seriously get hype. if you haven’t DL his awesome free EP...
“If the well is poisoned, and everyone drinks from the well, then everyone is poisoned.”
SNuffy - The Bank Single
The Bank off the upcoming Hypnotic Mixtures EP, which should be out around the end of july. wonky-arpeggiated goodness. includes tellmon and paragus remix. get hype. grab it over at the bandcamp or below
Jober - etribe EP
so a little earlier this year, my good friend Joe Garvin aka Jober put together this little EP of jams he worked out on a Korg Electribe EMX-1. the result is a collection of wonked-out analog funk. really great stuff. artwork by yours truly. FREE DL LINK: etribe EP p.s. it’s all about crease makers.
Paragus - Results Not Typical
okay, so Paragus dropped his self-released debut LP, Results Not Typical. in his own words: “This is my first LP, or at least I’m calling it that. It’s called Results Not Typical. It takes an atypical person to get results, so please download it and listen.” the album is filled with the haunted atmospheres of reverberating voices that come and go as they please, phantom...