Today we watch Thollem McDonas and ACVilla‘s latest installment, “Freedom Hoarders“, from their Who Are U.S. audio/visual project. The duo has been traveling the lower 48 states since March, documenting this nation’s divided election cycle thru a series of video’s that are paired with tracks off Thollem’s 2016 release Machine In The Ghost, out now on Personal Archives. Filled with […]Read more ›
Hippies Wearing Muzzles is the work of Denver-based electronic musician Lee Evans and today we listen to several tracks from his newest LP Plants in Combination out now on the French label Tsuku Boshi. Evans uses a modular synth set-up and creates a music that blurs the distance between organic instrumentation and synthesized electronic sound. With tones that often echo […]
It’s good to have Moon Duo back and “Creepin’” around! Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada will release their Occult Architecture Vol. 1 LP on February 3rd via Sacred Bones with a second volume due out later in 2017. As we reported back in November when we listened to the album’s first single “Cold Fear“, the project is arranged conceptually around […]
Back on that Siberian Drift…Live Eye Tv’s Podcast Mix Series returns with a brand new installment featuring some of our favorite electronic musicians and labels from this past Fall. Look for the podcast to include music from the artists Arca, Nikita Bondarev, Appleyard, Basic House, Patricia, Drvg Cvlture, MRTVI, Masashi Isai, Terence Fixmer, as well as the post-punk band Exploded […]
New music from Xiu Xiu is always welcome news around here! Luckily, Jamie Stewart‘s trio knows how to keep themselves busy so we rarely want for long. For instance, this year the group released their Plays the Music of Twin Peaks LP, collaborated with Mitski on a song for an upcoming John Cameron Mitchell film, composed music for Danh Vo‘s […]
Entertaining Violence, the London-based publishing house, gallery, and record label returns this December with a very intriguing limited edition release from 無(MU) called L’Impossible. The experimental guitar duo consisting of members Sergio Calderón and Céli Lee first came to our attention earlier this year with STEREO, a two-channel video and sound installation first shown in Beijing at Intelligentsia Gallery as […]
The French micro-label Jelodanti Records is dedicated to reissuing formally out-of-print experimental music in limited vinyl editions with handmade, gatefold packaging. First coming to our attention earlier this year with the release of their 2xLP tribute to the Swiss label Helvete Underground, Jelodanti continues to uncover lost work from post-punk’s still vital past with this re-issue of Ulan Bator‘s 1995 […]
The Chicago duo Protovulcan has a brand new video for their track “What’s Your Flavour?“, off the band’s 2015 LP Stakes Is Low. Directed by Andy Ramsey, the video was filmed over two days at The Chicago Electric Piano Co.–a resource for the servicing of Rhodes, Wurlitzers, Hohner Clavinets, as well as other vintage keyboards and synthesizers. This was the […]
Julia Holter has scored Ben Younger‘s (Boiler Room, Prime) upcoming movie Bleed For This, a biographical film about former world champion boxer Vinny Paz. Younger first became acquainted with Holter several years back, and he explains, “The first time I heard Julia Holter’s voice was in a rental car driving on La Brea listening to Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW. […]
Matt Weiner‘s solo project TWINS follows up a late summer release for Clan Destine, Music From the Insider II, with Rather Not, a brand new mini-LP due out November 17th via Enfant Terrible. If you’ve been following along, you know that Weiner also runs the Atlanta-based labels CGI Records and DKA Records, as well as playing in the duo Pyramid […]
Thee Oh Sees will follow up their August LP on Castle Face, A Weird Exits, with a companion record called, An Odd Entrances, due out November 18th via the label. While all the material was reportedly recorded during the same session, the upcoming offering finds the band exploring the prog rock, and, at times, more pastoral side of their psychedelic […]
Today we watch Thollem McDonas and ACVilla‘s latest installment, “Freedom Hoarders“, from their Who Are U.S. audio/visual project. The duo has been traveling...
Hippies Wearing Muzzles is the work of Denver-based electronic musician Lee Evans and today we listen to several tracks from his newest LP Plants in Combination out now on...
Entertaining Violence, the London-based publishing house, gallery, and record label returns this December with a very intriguing limited edition release from 無(MU)...
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The future is now in Austra‘s new video for “Future Politics“! Directed by Allie Avital, and featuring Austra’s Katie Stelmanis, as well as a host of “urban dwellers” in seemingly dire circumstances, the video seeks an alternative to our apocalyptically imagined futures. Discussing the new visuals, Avital and Stelmanis have this to say about the video: “Future Politics is the […]Read more ›
The ever-traveling Flat Stanley stars in The Album Leaf‘s new video for “Never Far“, off the band’s Between Waves LP out now via Relapse Records. Directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Spring, Resolution), the crayon colored and laminated cut-out is off on more jet-setting adventures, though the rock-n-roll lifestyle might not suit our buttoned-up advocate for world literacy. Unfortunately, […]Read more ›
The recent passing of experimental sonic pioneer Pauline Oliveros this past November has us once again questioning the nature of music and sound, as well as the role of instruments and musicians in the creation process. With that said, this amazing new 2xLP compilation I Said No Doctors!, due out January 18th via Dymaxion Groove, really grabbed us. Though Oliveros […]Read more ›
Paris-based trio Night Riders released their sophomore 2xLP Meta this month via PV Records and today we watch their recent video for “Via Crucis” off the new album. Shot and directed by Aymeric Messari, with editing by the band’s vocalist/keyboardist Charlotte Leclerc, the video follows Leclerc on a frazzled night bender through the narrow streets of Paris. In a recent […]Read more ›
Equipment is Toledo-based new-comer Nick Stoup and today we listen to his brand new EP Chump (Counter Intuitive Records). Featuring 5-songs of infectious power-pop, Stoup has this to say about his debut record: “…I really tried to capture and articulate the situations I was living in at the time of writing: getting stuck in relationships I shouldn’t have been in, […]Read more ›
Kompakt‘s Pop Ambient series, one of the label’s longest running compilations, is back with another collection for 2017. Curated by the label’s Wolfgang Voigt, the album pulls together previously featured artists like Thore Pfeiffer, Jens-Uwe Beyer, and Kenneth James Gibson–to name a few–as well as adding Tokyo-based new-comer to the series, Yui Onodera. Today we watch Thore Pfeiffer’s video for […]Read more ›