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Video: A New Line (Related) – “Vote Malcolm Eden”

January 30, 2014

Video: A New Line (Related) – “Vote Malcolm Eden” Malcolm Eden, lyricist with the far-left ‘80s indie band McCarthy, has been cited as an influence by many a political rock act in the decades since they disbanded. McCarthy drifted into obscurity after a brief spell of Thatcher-baiting and John Peel-impressing, but Eden’s name continues to strike... 

Video: A.R.C. Soundtracks – “The Road To The Camp”

January 22, 2014

Video: A.R.C. Soundtracks – “The Road To The Camp” England’s A.R.C. Soundtracks employ wayward ambiance and structural explorations on their video “The Road to the Camp.” Voyaging back and forth between percussion, guitar, and piano parts that swell at different moments, the trio accomplishes an ambiance without one monolithic element.... 

Video Premiere: onYou – “The Wronskian”

January 15, 2014

Video Premiere: onYou – “The Wronskian” Chicago’s psychedelic pioneers onYou used a busy 2013 campaign of Captcha Records releases and live shows to build to their forthcoming LP, Ultimum Photon a Sole (also on Captcha). Although the city has no shortage of bands that follow the heady, spacey brand of rock, onYou’s extended... 

Video: Cody Yantis – “Simple Matters (II)”

January 9, 2014

Video: Cody Yantis – “Simple Matters (II)” I’ve always associated acoustic-based experimental and drone music with the winter. There’s something inextricably linked in my mind between sparsely arranged modes of stringed harmony, simultaneously distant and frigid as it is entirely intimate and warm. Cody Yantis‘ sound is wholly...