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On Tour: Obnox

July 31, 2014

On Tour: Obnox “Good rock’n’roll is like bigfoot, you hear about it but you rarely see it.” -Lamont Thomas (Obnox) Obnox is hitting the road for a massive tour in August, including a series of festivals across the midwest, mountain, and southern United States. Cleveland’s Lamont Thomas, the... 

Side-by-Side: A Selection of Metaphysical Circuits’ June/July Batches

July 25, 2014

Side-by-Side: A Selection of Metaphysical Circuits’ June/July Batches In the two months since releasing its May batch of three tapes, Metaphysical Circuits has issued eight cassettes that broaden the scope of its already varied discography. Split into two groups (June and July), these eight tapes sprawl from expansive and droning sets of electronic noise to rhythmic and... 

The Crafting of Interplanetary Folk: An Interview with Craig Leon

July 17, 2014

The Crafting of Interplanetary Folk: An Interview with Craig Leon Craig Leon is known in many circles as a producer. Active for more than two decades beginning in the early 70s, his output in that context is enormous and difficult to assess at a glance. In our interview, he jokes about incongruous entries in his past work; even the oddity of his own, less pop-oriented... 

What’s Said in the Pub Should Stay in the Pub: An Interview with the Tapeworm

July 2, 2014

What’s Said in the Pub Should Stay in the Pub: An Interview with the Tapeworm Seemingly out of nowhere, an upstart cassette label called The Tapeworm based in the U.K. appeared in 2009 with tapes by Philip Jeck and Stephen O’Malley among others, brought forth by a mysteriously anonymous organizer/director known only as “The Wyrm.” The label’s dubious ties...