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Stream: not the Wind, not the flag - “the starmaker”

Stream: not the Wind, not the flag – “the starmaker”

It took me a really long time to get into the music of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and there were a few reasons why. First of all everyone that I ever came into contact was absolutely ecstatic about them and would insist repeatedly that I listen to them. That’s strike one. The other thing that I couldn’t get my head around was why the songs had to be 20+ minutes long. I didn’t have the patience.…

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Stream: Protomartyr - “Under Color of Official Right”

Stream: Protomartyr – “Under Color of Official Right”

There just is not enough time to keep up with all the records that are coming out that I want to get. I have a list here, but it is just straight up getting out of control. This one is going on the list right up there toward the top. Let’s not forget that Record Store Day is happening this Saturday, so there is no reason to not buy at least a few things.

Protomartyr is from Detroit, and they are…

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Stream: Castle If

I’m going to stick with the theme of electronic music this week I guess. Though for the first time in a bit I’m going to be looking at some music from another country: the far away foreign land of Canada.

Castle If sculpts some beautiful Kraftwerk-esque songs with some other strange tidbits thrown in. On “Neuwellen” from their 2012 releas “Zwei Hände [Part 1]” the mandatory kraut-rock ostinato is…

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buke-and-gase:

@bukeandgase: #mondaymission 04-14-14 is up! (every Monday we post an improv, out-take or small audio construction) http://soundcloud.com/buke-and-gase/04-14-2014                                 PS WE LIKE HEARING YOUR THOUGHTS

buke-and-gase:

@bukeandgase: #mondaymission 04-14-14 is up! (every Monday we post an improv, out-take or small audio construction) http://soundcloud.com/buke-and-gase/04-14-2014 PS WE LIKE HEARING YOUR THOUGHTS

The Binary Marketing Show - “Anticipation of Something Else”

The Binary Marketing Show – “Anticipation of Something Else”

It’s not too often that a release catches me off guard. Usually by about halfway through the first track I know exactly what to expect, for better or for worse.  Not so much with this latest tape from Portland’s The Binary Marketing Show. As the first track unfolded I was expecting an albums worth of slowly unfolding synth ambiance and atmospherics, but every expectation set up by one song was…

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liederderp:

leadingtone:

horn-in-unf:

I love a lot (some) new classical music

but this is hilarious

"I build upon the so-called ‘composers of operatic continuities’, and transform them into what I term ‘pseudo-chromatic-innovative method-oppositions’, which I see as a distinct improvement.” 

WHICH I SEE AS A DISTINCT IMPROVEMENT

That’s key.

Help. My eyes are stuck because I over rolled them.

This could easily be slightly altered to become the “Scholarly Paper Abstract Bullshit Generator”
‘Negative Creep’ by Nirvana is my new jam.
between-the-monkey-and-the-robot:

Can you find Jay Reatard??

between-the-monkey-and-the-robot:

Can you find Jay Reatard??

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