Video

Video Premiere: Mark Templeton & Kyle Armstrong – “Circumnavigation”

January 28, 2015

Video Premiere: Mark Templeton & Kyle Armstrong – “Circumnavigation” Last December, Steve gave us a heads-up about Extensions, the collaborative LP+DVD release from  Graphical Recordings, which is a new work of sound and vision from sound-ist Mark Templeton and visual-ist Kyle Armstrong, all based on the writings of famed media theorist Marshall McLuhan. Today,... 

Video: Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase – “Cpl. Rhomboid, Tantalizing”

January 26, 2015

Video: Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase – “Cpl. Rhomboid, Tantalizing” Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase is the sonic madhouse constructed by Chris Cooper, the maniacal vagabond whose been involved with a number of spastic and hyper-active projects, including but not limited to Deerhoof, Caroliner, and Fat Worm of Error. As AHPN, Cooper ruffles through an assorted din that’s... 

Video Premiere: Ricardo Donoso – “Matutinum”

January 23, 2015

Video Premiere: Ricardo Donoso – “Matutinum” Saravá Exu, Ricardo Donoso’s latest album for Denovali, may represent a natural end-point in the Brazilian composer’s journey from the humid jungle-edge rave music of his formative years to the razor sharp clicks and clangs that gradually emerged from his masterful trio of releases for Digitalis.... 

Video: Markus Mehr – “Gymnasium / Swarms”

January 22, 2015

Video: Markus Mehr – “Gymnasium / Swarms” Now five albums deep into a well-developed and diverse career within your basic experimental ambient/drone/noise framework, Germany’s Markus Mehr returned late last year with his latest album Binary Rooms, pushing his emotionally-charged sonic sculptures into much more dangerous and unpredictable... 

Video: Helado Negro – “That Shit Makes Me Sad”

January 21, 2015

Video: Helado Negro – “That Shit Makes Me Sad” Multi-platform artist Roberto Carlos Lange‘s been making some big leaps and strides in developing a strong voice for his Helado Negro guise, now four albums deep into its discography with the release of Double Youth via Athsmatic Kitty this past October. He’s got a new video for “That... 

Video Premiere: Disappears – “Halcyon Days”

January 15, 2015

Video Premiere: Disappears – “Halcyon Days” You heard it here: with the release of this video, Disappears have officially burst into the realm of full color. This isn’t completely unexpected. Previous videos made muted shifts away from the monochromatic world that the Chicago quartet crafted across their previous LPs, all the way down to... 

Video: Palmbomen II – “Leo Danzinger [An Introduction to PII]“

January 13, 2015

Video: Palmbomen II – “Leo Danzinger [An Introduction to PII]“ As Palmbomen, Kai Hugo revels in a loose, largely improvisational aura focused on live dynamics and instrumentation. Now, the Breda, Netherlands-based producer ventures out as Palmbomen II, a reincarnation of sorts that allows Hugo to focus solely on his own aural tool set all by his lonesome, using... 

Video Premiere: Jim Haynes – “Eighteen Films About Ted Serios: Chapter Five – Scarlet”

January 12, 2015

Video Premiere: Jim Haynes – “Eighteen Films About Ted Serios: Chapter Five – Scarlet” Through the Helen Scarsdale Agency, Jim Haynes has led a modestly robust campaign of provoking, experimental esoterics recorded by a number of legendary noiseniks, including but not limited to BJ Nilsen, Stilluppsteypa, RV Paintings, the Slaves, and even more recently Simon Whetham and Alex Cobb (with... 

Video: Breakfast in Fur – “Shape”

January 8, 2015

Video: Breakfast in Fur – “Shape” The jangly pop epic from Breakfast in Fur has come to life. The band has released a clip for their latest single “Shape,” which geometrically morphs over footage of the New Paltz-based band. Directed by bandleader Dan Wolf, the video for “Shape” shows the band overlooking the New York skyline... 

Video Premiere: Rafael Anton Irisarri – “Will Her Heart Burn Anymore”

January 7, 2015

Video Premiere: Rafael Anton Irisarri – “Will Her Heart Burn Anymore” It’s no secret that Rafael Anton Irisarri had a rough 2014. One morning in late May, a U-Haul truck containing all of Irisarri’s possessions (read: absolutely. everything.) was stolen just hours before embarking on a cross-country move from Seattle to New York. But while that mid-year tragedy... 

Video Premiere: Forest Management – “Artificial Emotions (Relapse)”

January 6, 2015

Video Premiere: Forest Management – “Artificial Emotions (Relapse)” In the project’s relatively brief existence, Forest Management (aka John Daniel) has become a formidable source for contemplative, deeply drawn-out drone music. Best heard in a handful of releases last year (perhaps best and more recently including the Reservation cassette on Death Rehearsal,... 

Video Premiere: Gareth Flowers & Josh Mason – “Silent Period”

January 5, 2015

Video Premiere: Gareth Flowers & Josh Mason – “Silent Period” Operating from the Atlantic-side of Florida’s seemingly endless coastline, Josh Mason has been at the helm of some of the most rewarding and confounding works in the drone and ambient worlds, be it with his Sunshine Ltd. imprint, his solo work, or collaborative efforts. The latest offering in... 

Video: Black Walls – “Communion”

December 18, 2014

Video: Black Walls – “Communion” Near the beginning of the year, we touched upon Kenneth Reaume’s second LP under the Black Walls banner, the evocative Communion. An intriguing amalgamation of drone, black metal, shoegaze and post-rock, the album arrived on vinyl in February via Toronto’s own Pleasence Records imprint.... 

Video Premiere: Mondo Cool – “I Wish I Knew”

December 12, 2014

Video Premiere: Mondo Cool – “I Wish I Knew” Beau Devereaux, the man behind Golden Cloud Tapes and a number of recording aliases (Samantha Glass, Roan Linden, et al.), has carved out quite the pleasant niche that combines textured, lo-fi ambient and ethereal post-industrial (see Lake Daggers’ fantastic Transient tape for proof. Earlier... 

Video Premiere: Morkebla – “Did You Name a Mountain After Me?”

December 8, 2014

Video Premiere: Morkebla – “Did You Name a Mountain After Me?” “Did You Name a Mountain After Me?” is the murky opener to what Northern Italian producer Alberto Rosso calls his first proper Morkebla album, Pisces Sun, Capricorn Rising, coming not too long after exploratory but still more than exemplary releases for Where to Now? and Indole Records;... 

Video: Cherie Cherie – “Why Are We Hiding”

December 5, 2014

Video: Cherie Cherie – “Why Are We Hiding” Originally self-released in a hand-made edition of only 100, the Share LP from Phoenix’s psych-pop mainstays Cherie Cherie seemingly dissipated into the ether. For those of us who missed getting our paws on an original pressing, alas, there is good news. Gilgongo Records out of Tempe have announced... 

Video Premiere: VVAQRT – “Cul De Sac”

December 3, 2014

Video Premiere: VVAQRT – “Cul De Sac” Released earlier this July, VVAQRT’s Detainee 12-inch with Hot Releases continues to reign as a sleeper hit of noxious, basement synth-pop and grizzled, distorted effects. The duo now checks in with a video for “Cul De Sac,” the album’s second single. Directed by LSDV ”using... 

Video Premiere: A Sacred Cloud – “Solaris, we don’t want to conquer the cosmos, we want to extend the boundaries”

December 1, 2014

Video Premiere: A Sacred Cloud – “Solaris, we don’t want to conquer the cosmos, we want to extend the boundaries” In late October, Hazy Montagne Mystique  (A Sacred Cloud, Jeunesse Cosmique), experimental filmmaker Guillaume Vallée and contemporary dancer Alessandra Rigano convened for Temporal Drone: a multimedia performance at Montreal’s Casa del Popolo, a place which very offhandedly purports to... 

Video: True Neutral Crew – “Live”

November 21, 2014

Video: True Neutral Crew – “Live” Overseen and conducted by a towering neon-faced skeleton, their is something intensely tribal about True Neutral Crew’s latest live incarnation, documented here by Cristina Bercovitz in what appears to be the experimental hip hop band’s practice space. As various members – including... 

Video Premiere: MAIA – Quartz

November 12, 2014

Video Premiere: MAIA – Quartz Ramona Gonzalez has always had an ear for retro-tinged pop music obsessed with bedroom production techniques and equipped with an experimentalist’s genuine curiosity. Nite Jewel, Gonzalez’s banner project, has changed quite a bit over the years, from the initial LPs and CD-rs with disparate,... 
Next Page »