Posts tagged with "OSR Tapes"

Maher Shalal Hash Baz, ‘Hello New York’

September 28, 2016

Maher Shalal Hash Baz, ‘Hello New York’ 5.5.2016, OSR Tapes There is this point of no return for “no wave,” where the expansion of structureless blues, punk energy, and loose collaborative networks is can be used expand on bleak or aggressive visions. Following this no wave thread, Maher Shalal Hash Baz provide a full inversion... 

Week in Review #105

February 13, 2016

Week in Review #105 #1 – 2.8.16 – Northern Spy unveiled a teaser for their new LP with Horse Lords, a little more fuel heaped on their already stout seeming 2016 pyre of releases (fleshed out by Ravi Shenkar, Horselover Fats, Odetta Hartman, and more). The album, titled Interventions, will be available in... 

Week in Review #98

December 12, 2015

Week in Review #98 #1 – 12.6.2015 – Ohio-based experimental noisemaker Khaki Blazer released a new album into the world; titled Clammy Mitts, the twelve track excursion sees Patrick Modugno orchestrating bubbling synth lines, whirring machinery, pitched vocal snippets, and various chirps and twitches into... 

Week in Review #84

September 5, 2015

Week in Review #84 Hamburg-based, lo-fi tuned Thokei Tapes jumped the gun on a previously reported October release date for their spectacular Sandra Bell compilation last month, titled Aureole, so here it is at the top of this week’s review. The new tape collects “EPs, Singles, Tapes & Compilation”... 

Dwight’s 2014: Last Year, What Year? Just Say Hello

January 30, 2015

Dwight’s 2014: Last Year, What Year? Just Say Hello As I wrote in the introduction to yesterday’s label feature, 2014 looked like a good year for labels — we admittedly see and try to treat with a large number, but isn’t that any aspiring capitalist’s ideal vision of shopping? A world of choice, with access to varied experiences.... 

Ruth Garbus – Joule EP

January 15, 2015

Ruth Garbus – Joule EP There’s no escaping Ruth Garbus‘ charm. From the opening bars of the Brattleboro, Vt songstress’ recent Joule EP, released simultaneously alongside a baffling array of sounds by OSR Tapes, you can’t help but get sucked in by the calm cool, the intimate lo-fi, and genuine, effortless... 

Week in Review #45

November 14, 2014

Week in Review #45 We’re kicking this week’s stream off with the latest from Russian imprint Full of Nothing, a collaborative three-way EP from label proprietors Love Cult and friends released at the beginning of this month: “Pick a Piper / Squalloscope / Love Cult is a collaborative EP by three artists... 

Week in Review #43

November 1, 2014

Week in Review #43 #1 – 10/26/2014 – Mark Redito of Spazzkid shared a new video demoing a crazy set-up called Makey Makey that allows musicians to “hack everyday objects into midi controllers.” He wisely pursued food, cats, and sushi, using the resulting assemblage to perform the opening... 

Week in Review #41

October 18, 2014

Week in Review #41 This week I’m excited to share information on the newly-minted Eastern Daze festival, a celebration of the intersection of ancient and modern that gives the world “trance music” (broadly speaking). According to the organizers, Eastern Daze is “…a collaborative effort between... 

Week In Review #11

March 22, 2014

Week In Review #11 Another week that effectively began the moment the last one ended, this time on the 16th with New York Times culture and media columnist David Carr commenting briefly on his experience at SXSW in an essay titled “A New Model for Music: Big Bands, Big Brands,” in which he points out that...