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Video Premiere: Peter Kris – “Few”

February 25, 2015

Video Premiere: Peter Kris – “Few” After years of parceling out material across one of the most interesting open and growing label circuits around, German Army is prolific in every sense. That is, for sheer quantity of music made (and then carefully prepared by whatever label involved), but even more so now for the growth of small, overlapping... 

Video: Anarchist Mountains – “Beyond the Sheltering Sky”

February 24, 2015

Video: Anarchist Mountains – “Beyond the Sheltering Sky” Outer space is a perfect backdrop for Anarchist Mountains, a new project featuring Stefan and Jordan Christoff. It works well as a visual representation for the places that Howl! projects typically situate themselves in, dreaming of a different future while holding on to some sense of tragic beauty... 

Video: Pinecones – “Sleep Is Forget”

February 23, 2015

Video: Pinecones – “Sleep Is Forget” Arrowhawk Records recently announced Sings For You Now, the upcoming album from “aggressively-positive” Georgia-based rockers Pinecones. The first single, “Sleep Is Forget”, is a hypnotizing, revolving, Fugazi-esque track with sandpapery vocals and engaging percussion; filmed... 

Video Premiere: Furnsss – “Moves”

February 19, 2015

Video Premiere: Furnsss – “Moves” Seagreen Records released Silent Gold by Connecticut-based foursome Furnsss late last year, providing a refreshing window into the growing Northeastern fuzz-pop scene. The new music video for the track “Moves,” filmed and edited by Sam Cahill, is reminiscent of old family movies on VHS;... 

Video Premiere: Policy – “Shipai”

February 18, 2015

Video Premiere: Policy – “Shipai” Last year, Francis Hsueh’s Postscript LP as Policy sneaked by as one of the more deserving statements in the dance music of 2014. Having peddled his wares in a series of 12-inches with Rush Hour, Argot, and Green Village, Hsueh finally hit a vibrant, long-form stride with Postscript‘s... 

Video Premiere: Mirko – “The Soft Fall”

February 16, 2015

Video Premiere: Mirko – “The Soft Fall” Continuing its fifteenth anniversary high, Room40 now readies the debut solo recordings from Mirko, otherwise known as London-by-way-of-Brisbane musician Mirko Vogel. Peeking into Vogel’s recorded output to date would raise a number of question marks for follower of Room40, given Vogel’s... 

Video: Muta – “Praise”

February 13, 2015

Video: Muta – “Praise” Muta is an enigmatic young American producer based in the Midwest with a string of awesome tidits via Canadian label King Deluxe, including an incredible album titled Runner and inspired by, you guessed it, Logan’s Run. Though he slipped out of view shortly after that release with only a couple... 

Video Premiere: Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer – “Oh Baby”

February 12, 2015

Video Premiere: Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer – “Oh Baby” Remember when you took a metric buttload of mushrooms and listened to Miles Davis’ “He Loved Him Madly” while watching an accompanying music video directed by Tim & Eric with a screenplay by Alejandro Jodorowsky? Even though that never happened (one can dream), Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer... 

Video Premiere: Monotope – “Unsteady Scaffold”

February 11, 2015

Video Premiere: Monotope – “Unsteady Scaffold” Brooklyn’s In Context Music launched back in 2013 as a lathe-and-digital outhouse for sonic varietals from the likes of Daren Ho (Driphouse,  Mandelbrot & Skyy, Raccoo-oo-oon, et al.), Brian Chase (The Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Shelley Burgon, and more. Over time, the label’s boutique feel... 

Video Premiere: Seeami x Albino Deers – “Hold Me Forever”

February 10, 2015

Video Premiere: Seeami x Albino Deers – “Hold Me Forever” Henry Thompson’s seeami release two of the most subtly exquisite, minimally grandiose statements in the tape scene last year: The Age of Empire on Patient Sounds and Health & Safety on Adhesive-Sounds. The New Zealand native now pairs up with the latter once again with Albino Dears’... 

Video: M Dwinell – “Drive”

February 2, 2015

Video: M Dwinell – “Drive” Swiftly following the palindromic intonations of Metabolisus‘ dizzying and hypnotic SUS, Amish Records revisits its Required Wreckers series with the searing arpeggiations of Golden Ratio by M Dwinell. While many may know Dwinell from his time with FORMA, who revels in nuanced meanderings of...