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Carey – ‘Other People’

October 31, 2017

Carey – ‘Other People’ On his new tape for Athens, GA’s Null Zone, Other People, Carey — musician and composer Dan Carey Bailey — charts a new course through Americana with a wide-arc, yet on a humble scale. Bailey cut his chops as a powerhouse contributor in the South Atlanta experimental music community via... 

Billington / Shippy / Wyche – ‘S/T’

October 20, 2017

Billington / Shippy / Wyche – ‘S/T’ Recorded at one of Chicago’s premiere arts programming spaces, Elastic Arts, Billington / Shippy / Wyche shows off some serious chemistry between three contemporary mainstays of Windy City experimental music. As befits a city with such a strong lineage of noise rock and free jazz, the trio —... 

Sarin – ‘All the Little Critters’

October 20, 2017

Sarin – ‘All the Little Critters’ So much has changed since Sarin’s shambolic Just Beat the Devil Out of It cassette landed late last summer, and I’m not even talking politics. According to their Bandcamp attributions, in an unparalleled tectonic shift, Matt, Kyle, Kaylee, and Mathias have since become Kyle, Kaylee,... 

Stream: Michael C. Sharp – ‘Never Enough Time’

October 18, 2017

Stream: Michael C. Sharp – ‘Never Enough Time’ Perhaps best known these days for his work in the psych-surfing Sungod collective on Holodeck Records, this Friday multi-instrumentalist and longtime Austin staple Michael C. Sharp drops a new solo effort for the same imprint — Holodeck championed Sungod with a tape in 2013 and a full-length... 

Premiere: Deli Girls – “Evidence”

October 16, 2017

Premiere: Deli Girls – “Evidence” Deli Girls is Danielle Orlowski and Tommi Kelly, a pummeling NY ~synth-punk duo that sacrifices straightforward formulas for the sake of more extreme experiments with noise and repetition. Even if you boil it all down to voice and percussion, both elements are covering a lot of ground — though... 

Stream: The House In The Woods – ‘Live at Silent Night #8’

October 11, 2017

Stream: The House In The Woods – ‘Live at Silent Night #8’ Genot Centre is a record label and music community centered around Prague, which has spent the past 2 years releasing an eclectic selection of music on tape. Their roster extends from home-brewed young talents like Lišaj or Izanasz to Georgian post-club producer Aghnie or the mysterious Bristol-based... 

Protect-U – ‘U-Udios One’

October 10, 2017

Protect-U – ‘U-Udios One’ Late this summer, Protect-U’s Aaron Leitko and Mike Petillo unveiled U-Udios, “a cassette/digital label meant to document live performances, jam sessions and collaborative works recorded at Protect-U’s studio in Takoma Park, MD.” To start things off, Leitko and Petillo shared... 

Orson Hentschel – ‘Electric Stutter’

October 4, 2017

Orson Hentschel – ‘Electric Stutter’ On his second album in as many years, composer/multimedia artist Orson Hentschel continues exploring tense repetition of short phrases, often building big, dramatic pieces starting with a single stuck-in-the-machine sound. However, Electric Stutter is more melodic overall and even more nuanced than... 

Karl Fousek – ‘Two Pieces for a Temporary Connection’

October 3, 2017

Karl Fousek – ‘Two Pieces for a Temporary Connection’ After releases on labels like Adhesive Sounds or Phinery, Karl Fousek joins Archive Officielle, a Montréal-based “publishing platform and physical archive focused on conceptual work.” This new cassette release — Two Pieces for a Temporary Connection — is one of two tapes that Fousek,...