Posts tagged with "Personal Archives"

DJ DJ Tanner – ‘ICE AT 1991’

May 8, 2017

DJ DJ Tanner – ‘ICE AT 1991’ ICE AT 1991 is the latest from DJ DJ Tanner, a guy from Iowa cultivating what must be a warehouse full with records of apparently any imaginable sound or type — which he uses to make music, weaving samples together and manipulating them with effects and loops. Though the project is a fixture... 

Arvo Zylo – ‘Sequencer Works: Volume Three’

February 1, 2017

Arvo Zylo – ‘Sequencer Works: Volume Three’ Prolific experimental recorder and No Part of It proprietor Arvo Zylo recently unveiled the third installment in his aptly titled, two year old Sequencer Works series, out via Midwestern stalwarts KaRyeEye Tapes out of Indiana and Dubuque-based Personal Archives — the latter also home to his... 

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 #94

November 14, 2015

Week in Review #94 For most of the time that Decoder’s been around, we’ve sporadically contributed to the Free Music Archive, an index of high quality free audio and an equal institution alongside its originator, WFMU. Though in some respects the site hasn’t changed too much over the years, the music... 

Light Sensitive – Enemy Smile

March 5, 2015

Light Sensitive – Enemy Smile Dubuque label Personal Archives (headed by Bob Bucko Jr) is constantly releasing strange and interesting tapes from across the spectrum, ranging from noise to folky stuff to tripped-out psych. While several of the label’s tapes are from familiar faces in the noise scene, this one seems to be... 

Bean Snack – Bean Snack II

June 9, 2014

Bean Snack – Bean Snack II Personal Archives has hacked the mental state from one of the most desperate times in your life and came out with Bean Snack. Though Bean Snack is in fact Jason Thompson of Felix Product and Dave Wren of Moulttrigger, they are pretty much hear to unexpectedly smash in your skull… via noise. And... 

Bob Bucko Jr. – Blast the Past & Travel Well

April 25, 2014

Bob Bucko Jr. – Blast the Past & Travel Well To celebrate the end of April and beginning of May, prolific experimental blues guitarist Bob Bucko Jr. is embarking on a tour around the Great Plains. Bucko will bring a set of releases through Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and Wisconsin, including his most recent tour CD (Blast the Past) and tape (Travel... 

ARU/BBJr – Deadly PA

December 4, 2013

ARU/BBJr – Deadly PA BBJr is the recording alias of Dubuque, IA-based experimental noise-bender Bob Bucko Jr, and though we at Decoder recognize the project best from his collaborations with Montreal imprint Jeunesse Cosmique – most recently an EP titled Some Things Are Glacial, Some Things Are Gone — he seems...