Phew ~ Vertigo KO

If punk was like a comet, a sizeable object smashing all before it, then post-punk was the comet’s tail, in that it lasted longer, contained a variety of fresh and unusual elements and still intrigues observers. Indeed, if post-punk lacked

Phew ~ Vertigo KO

If punk was like a comet, a sizeable object smashing all before it, then post-punk was the comet’s tail, in that it lasted longer, contained a variety of fresh and unusual elements and still intrigues observers. Indeed, if post-punk lacked

Black to Comm ~ A C of M / Mouchoir Ètanche ~ Une Fille Pétrifiée / Black to Comm ~ Oocyte Oil & Stolen Androgens

A trio of new releases from Marc Richter demonstrates the artist’s versatility.  Each possesses its own flavor and appeal, and together they form a wild tapestry. A C of M is the angry one, which is to be expected as it

Black to Comm ~ A C of M / Mouchoir Ètanche ~ Une Fille Pétrifiée / Black to Comm ~ Oocyte Oil & Stolen Androgens

A trio of new releases from Marc Richter demonstrates the artist’s versatility.  Each possesses its own flavor and appeal, and together they form a wild tapestry. A C of M is the angry one, which is to be expected as it

Meitei ~ Kofū

The third in a trilogy that began with Kwaidan and continued with Komachi, Kofū is another brilliant release from the mind of Meitei.  Each release has its own timbre; the first was unsettling (and was placed in our feature Music for Haunted Houses); the second

Meitei ~ Kofū

The third in a trilogy that began with Kwaidan and continued with Komachi, Kofū is another brilliant release from the mind of Meitei.  Each release has its own timbre; the first was unsettling (and was placed in our feature Music for Haunted Houses); the second

Botany ~ End the Summertime F(or)ever

Today is the first full day of fall, the perfect day to play End the Summertime F(or)ever.  On the surface, it’s easy to receive this sardonic mixtape as a commentary on the end of the season, but underneath, it’s so much

Botany ~ End the Summertime F(or)ever

Today is the first full day of fall, the perfect day to play End the Summertime F(or)ever.  On the surface, it’s easy to receive this sardonic mixtape as a commentary on the end of the season, but underneath, it’s so much

Charles Spearin & Josefin Runsteen ~ Thank God the Plague Is Over

Imagine waking up to this headline: Thank God the Plague Is Over.  What a joy that would be!  This was the sentiment in the mid-1300s after the Black Plague had passed, having left as many as 200 million dead in its

Charles Spearin & Josefin Runsteen ~ Thank God the Plague Is Over

Imagine waking up to this headline: Thank God the Plague Is Over.  What a joy that would be!  This was the sentiment in the mid-1300s after the Black Plague had passed, having left as many as 200 million dead in its

Brett Naucke ~ EMS Hallucinations

Total absorption into the work. Complete dedication to a piece of art to the point of self-alienation. That is how the novelist Gustave Flaubert wrote about “artistic hallucination”, when the world begins to double, to reproduce itself before a perception

Brett Naucke ~ EMS Hallucinations

Total absorption into the work. Complete dedication to a piece of art to the point of self-alienation. That is how the novelist Gustave Flaubert wrote about “artistic hallucination”, when the world begins to double, to reproduce itself before a perception

Sophia Loizou ~ Untold / A Tellurian Memorandum

Sophia Loizou‘s Untold is the entry point for a much larger project that includes a bound book of poems and artwork, an AV show and a lecture.  It’s one of the most intelligent releases of fall, highlighting the relationships between systems by

Sophia Loizou ~ Untold / A Tellurian Memorandum

Sophia Loizou‘s Untold is the entry point for a much larger project that includes a bound book of poems and artwork, an AV show and a lecture.  It’s one of the most intelligent releases of fall, highlighting the relationships between systems by

Daphne X ~ Água Viva / Philip Sulidae ~ Stien

Daphne X records the sound of water on polyester, metal and skin, while Philip Sulidae dedicates electro-acoustic works to varieties of fruit.  This is tsss tapes‘ September batch. While listening to Agua Viva, one thinks instantly of rain, but these drips and drops are not

Daphne X ~ Água Viva / Philip Sulidae ~ Stien

Daphne X records the sound of water on polyester, metal and skin, while Philip Sulidae dedicates electro-acoustic works to varieties of fruit.  This is tsss tapes‘ September batch. While listening to Agua Viva, one thinks instantly of rain, but these drips and drops are not