Video

Video: Secret Pyramid – “A Descent”

September 20, 2013

Video: Secret Pyramid – “A Descent” Secret Pyramid is the solo project of Vancouver’s Amir Abbey, also one part of drone outfit Solars, and gourd bless Weird Canada for insuring that something searchable exists online about a band called “Solars;” they called the last Solars tape, from Prairie Fire Tapes, a “fantastic... 

A New Documentary Series: Far Off Sounds

September 18, 2013

A New Documentary Series: Far Off Sounds In the course of preparing for an Aphasiacs cassette release on Crash Symbols, I learned that one half of the Detroit based duo was involved with another cultural endeavor: one a little more broadly focused than the broken beats and lunatic techno that periodically erupts from his band. For their project... 

Video Premiere: J. Krawietz – “Litost”

September 5, 2013

Video Premiere: J. Krawietz – “Litost” One of my favorite incidental consequences of following new labels is discovering those outside the beaten path, and even better when they seem to succeed where they started. I should clarify, I mean literally: unusual locales, non-traditional venues for a record label. The expeditiousness of a large,... 

Video Premieres: Former Selves – “Empyrean Waltzes” + “Watercourse Way”

September 4, 2013

Video Premieres: Former Selves – “Empyrean Waltzes” + “Watercourse Way” If it’s cliché to complain about the fleeting nature of blog culture, sue me: I hate the fleeting nature of blog culture. It’s no secret that in the Internet Age, we humans have seen our collective attention span reduced to that of the common housefly. Oh, new music? Here, then gone. In... 

Video Premiere: Window – Fauna EP

September 3, 2013

Video Premiere: Window – Fauna EP Igor Ivanov is the mastermind behind the experimental electronic music project Window, a Montréal based production moniker with three self-released EPs out to date and a cassette upcoming on Crash Symbols. On the other hand, as a visual artist he has developed some interesting discursions as Omega... 

Video Premiere: Party Trash – “Cyborg”

September 2, 2013

Video Premiere: Party Trash – “Cyborg” It’s Labor Day, so everyone with a regular job is kicking back on a Monday instead of stressing out. Most of the Decoder cuties are taking today off; but I work retail, so off days don’t exist to me. You got to sleep in, but I’m sure you’re ready from some audio and video stimulation,...