Posts tagged with "fire talk"

Week in Review #113

April 9, 2016

Week in Review #113 FFFoxy Podcast #76 “I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather over the past few days, so hopefully the talk breaks don’t sound even more scatterbrained than usual on this episode. I wanted to keep things on track with the podcast, though, this time focusing mostly on a bunch of newer music... 

Week in Review #110

March 19, 2016

Week in Review #110 #1 – 3.14.16 – NY-based Fabrica Records announced plans to release the debut LP from guitarist, improviser, and composer David First’s new Same Animal, Different Cages project. Titled Études for Acoustic Guitar, and billed as a “year-long home field recordings project,” the... 

Weekend Baking: Liz’s 2015

January 20, 2016

Weekend Baking: Liz’s 2015 2015 was an especially busy year for me; between starting a new full-time job and weekend baking gig, playing with my band (The Furr), and my freelance design work, I had far less opportunity to write for Decoder than I would’ve liked. That’s why I felt that doing a “best of”... 

Week in Review #102

January 16, 2016

Week in Review #102 In anticipation of Monday, keep moving… #1 – 1.11.2016 – Sean McCann put out an open call for singers via his Recital Program imprint, writing on the label’s website… “Open Call for women and men to lend their voice and join the Rose-Paste Chorale. These works will... 

Week in Review #101

January 9, 2016

Week in Review #101 #1 – 1.4.2016 – Denver based hyper-realist David Winkler, aka julien — who appeared on the recent Wasabi Tapes comp we mentioned in last week’s review — shared a brisk but vibrant preview mini-mix for his upcoming cassette with Orange Milk. It’s the first I’ve... 

Week in Review #100

January 2, 2016

Week in Review #100 Happy New Year! Hopefully 2016 is off to a great start for you and yours. Thanks for all your support and input in 2015. We’ll be rolling out our 2015 year end coverage shortly, but in the meantime, hopefully you can also find a few interesting bits here… or on our recent highlights mix... 

Dreamcrusher – “Adore”

September 3, 2015

Dreamcrusher – “Adore” Dreamcrusher is Luwayne Glass, a Wichita-born and now Brooklyn-based sound scourge with a long trail of cassettes on a slew of imprints — Hausu Mountain, Dioynsian Tapes, Obsolete Units, and others — making what they describe as “nihilist queer revolt musik,” but that some might... 

Gem Trails – ‘Apartment For Lucy’

July 9, 2015

Gem Trails – ‘Apartment For Lucy’ In addition to running Fire Talk Records and playing in Brooklyn psych-trio Woodsman, Trevor Peterson also creates experiential, ambient material under his solo moniker, Gem Trails. His new album, Apartment For Lucy, is a deep dive into various multi-layered soundscapes, each track a four- or five-minute... 

Week in Review #74

June 27, 2015

Week in Review #74 #1 – 6.21.2015 – RVNG Intl. announced a set of six dates to be played in the US and CA by Robert A.A. Lowe and Ariel Kalma, whose We Know Each Other Somehow double-LP seems to have never left my turntable since it came out. Check the dates over at RVNG’s site and revisit our recent... 

Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk – “Zebra Boy”

April 10, 2015

Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk – “Zebra Boy” Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk are back with Kill The Fuzz, their first album since 2013’s beloved Think Tone (both released via Fire Talk). The new “mini album” sees BBDDM fleshing out and exploring their sound — these are their first recordings made in a “proper studio”... 

Best of 2014: Defending Generational Music with Nicholas

January 14, 2015

Best of 2014: Defending Generational Music with Nicholas Music Ain’t A Crime On one hand, my musical year could have started and ended in mid-January when dispatches from New Orleans emphatically announced that a noise ordinance was killed by the city council. Opposition to that ordinance promptly staged a Jazz Funeral for the doomed measure, raising... 

Trials, Troubles, Tribulations: Jeffrey’s 2014 Wrap-up

January 5, 2015

Trials, Troubles, Tribulations: Jeffrey’s 2014 Wrap-up 2014 was an immense learning year for me. Oftentimes, looking back upon one’s own accomplishments (or perhaps lack thereof) can prove to be an anxiety inducing experience filled with plenty of self-doubt and regret. However difficult, this year I’m attempting to complete my self-review process... 

Week in Review #35

September 6, 2014

Week in Review #35 Midway this week astronomers revised their estimates of Earth and the Milk Way’s stellar neighborhood, replacing our home Virgo Supercluster with the even bigger Laniakea, 160 million parsecs / 520 million light-years across. They speculate Laniakea (Hawaiian for “immeasurable heaven”)... 

Video: Woodsman – “Teleseparation”

July 29, 2014

Video: Woodsman – “Teleseparation” Woodsman’s own Mark Demolar made a new music video for “Teleseparation”, the last track on their self-titled LP that came out earlier this year. The elegant black and white footage is a perfect accompaniment to the track’s hypnotizing guitar and soothing percussion — tranquil... 

Week in Review #24

June 21, 2014

Week in Review #24 #1 – 6/15/2014 – “…one person’s hard-won virtuosity is another person’s competent conventionality.” My week began with an entertaining essay from The New Republic’s art critic Jed Perl, riffing obliquely on the contemporary art scene’s search for authenticity... 

Video Premiere: Paw Paw – “Moving Mountains”

June 19, 2014

Video Premiere: Paw Paw – “Moving Mountains” Brooklyn-based label Fire Talk just released a new digital single from Paw Paw, the solo project of Woodsman’s former drummer, Eston Lathrop. “Moving Mountains” serves as a sneak peek for his upcoming debut full-length, which will be out this fall. Lathrop put together a video for... 

Premiere: The Kevin Costner Suicide Pact, “Tape Phase” (Album Stream)

May 29, 2013

Premiere: The Kevin Costner Suicide Pact, “Tape Phase” (Album Stream) I accidentally thought that this tape was called “Tape Phrase,” which honestly, I quite liked. Despite the fact that “Tape Phase” is clearly appropriate for what’s going on with the music of Denver’s The Kevin Costner Suicide Pact (KCSP, familiarly), and especially with what is going on...