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Video Premiere: Peter Kris – “Few”

February 25, 2015

Video Premiere: Peter Kris – “Few” After years of parceling out material across one of the most interesting open and growing label circuits around, German Army is prolific in every sense. That is, for sheer quantity of music made (and then carefully prepared by whatever label involved), but even more so now for the growth of small, overlapping... 

Video: Pinecones – “Sleep Is Forget”

February 23, 2015

Video: Pinecones – “Sleep Is Forget” Arrowhawk Records recently announced Sings For You Now, the upcoming album from “aggressively-positive” Georgia-based rockers Pinecones. The first single, “Sleep Is Forget”, is a hypnotizing, revolving, Fugazi-esque track with sandpapery vocals and engaging percussion; filmed... 

Video Premiere: Furnsss – “Moves”

February 19, 2015

Video Premiere: Furnsss – “Moves” Seagreen Records released Silent Gold by Connecticut-based foursome Furnsss late last year, providing a refreshing window into the growing Northeastern fuzz-pop scene. The new music video for the track “Moves,” filmed and edited by Sam Cahill, is reminiscent of old family movies on VHS;... 

Video Premiere: Policy – “Shipai”

February 18, 2015

Video Premiere: Policy – “Shipai” Last year, Francis Hsueh’s Postscript LP as Policy sneaked by as one of the more deserving statements in the dance music of 2014. Having peddled his wares in a series of 12-inches with Rush Hour, Argot, and Green Village, Hsueh finally hit a vibrant, long-form stride with Postscript‘s... 

Video Premiere: Mirko – “The Soft Fall”

February 16, 2015

Video Premiere: Mirko – “The Soft Fall” Continuing its fifteenth anniversary high, Room40 now readies the debut solo recordings from Mirko, otherwise known as London-by-way-of-Brisbane musician Mirko Vogel. Peeking into Vogel’s recorded output to date would raise a number of question marks for follower of Room40, given Vogel’s... 

Video: Muta – “Praise”

February 13, 2015

Video: Muta – “Praise” Muta is an enigmatic young American producer based in the Midwest with a string of awesome tidits via Canadian label King Deluxe, including an incredible album titled Runner and inspired by, you guessed it, Logan’s Run. Though he slipped out of view shortly after that release with only a couple... 

Video Premiere: Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer – “Oh Baby”

February 12, 2015

Video Premiere: Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer – “Oh Baby” Remember when you took a metric buttload of mushrooms and listened to Miles Davis’ “He Loved Him Madly” while watching an accompanying music video directed by Tim & Eric with a screenplay by Alejandro Jodorowsky? Even though that never happened (one can dream), Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer... 

Video Premiere: Monotope – “Unsteady Scaffold”

February 11, 2015

Video Premiere: Monotope – “Unsteady Scaffold” Brooklyn’s In Context Music launched back in 2013 as a lathe-and-digital outhouse for sonic varietals from the likes of Daren Ho (Driphouse,  Mandelbrot & Skyy, Raccoo-oo-oon, et al.), Brian Chase (The Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Shelley Burgon, and more. Over time, the label’s boutique feel... 

Video Premiere: Seeami x Albino Deers – “Hold Me Forever”

February 10, 2015

Video Premiere: Seeami x Albino Deers – “Hold Me Forever” Henry Thompson’s seeami release two of the most subtly exquisite, minimally grandiose statements in the tape scene last year: The Age of Empire on Patient Sounds and Health & Safety on Adhesive-Sounds. The New Zealand native now pairs up with the latter once again with Albino Dears’... 

Video: M Dwinell – “Drive”

February 2, 2015

Video: M Dwinell – “Drive” Swiftly following the palindromic intonations of Metabolisus‘ dizzying and hypnotic SUS, Amish Records revisits its Required Wreckers series with the searing arpeggiations of Golden Ratio by M Dwinell. While many may know Dwinell from his time with FORMA, who revels in nuanced meanderings of... 

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... 
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