Articles By: Iggy Pot

Music News:  Vanishing Ink | A Modern Tribute to Punk Culture and Radio

Music News: Vanishing Ink | A Modern Tribute to Punk Culture and Radio

Here’s a way to chase the mid-week blues this summer…Allyson McCabe (NPR, Rumpus, SF Chronicle) and Kevin Wortis (Girlie Action Media) are launching a podcast series called Vanishing Ink, with each new episode coming out on Wednesdays beginning this coming May 31st. The pair explains the parameters of the project as such: “Stripped and taped together like the music fanzines […]

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Listen to Shabazz Palaces' Track "Since C.A.Y.A."

Listen to Shabazz Palaces’ Track “Since C.A.Y.A.”

Shabazz Palaces are preparing their twin LP efforts Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines for release on July 14th via Sub Pop. In preparation for this double threat, the duo’s new track “Since C.A.Y.A.” is now available for a listen. Produced by Knife Knights (Shabazz Palaces’ Ishmael Butler teamed up with Seattle engineer/musician Erik […]

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Music News: Morton Subotnick Documentary Announced By Waveshaper Media.

Music News: Morton Subotnick Documentary Announced By Waveshaper Media

Composer and musician Morton Subotnick will be the subject of an upcoming Waveshaper Media bio-documentary called SUBOTNICK: Portrait of an Electronic Music Pioneer. The 84-year old artist is often referred to as the “father of techno,” and he worked with famed engineer Don Buchla to design one of the world’s first electronic synthesizers, the Electric Music Box, in the 1960’s. […]

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Listen to Retrospecter’s Track “Camp 6”

Listen to Retrospecter’s Track “Camp 6”

Retrospecter is a Seattle/Tacoma-based indie rock trio, and they will release their Crooked Moon LP on May 29th via Den Tapes. The band features Jordan Hudak on guitar/vocals, Arthur Perkins-Cline on bass/vocals, Riley Britt on drums, and their forthcoming effort is a follow-up to last years release Creeper–also out on Den Tapes. Today we listen to “Camp 6“, the first […]

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Listen: Best Available Technology "Session 4190"

Listen: Best Available Technology “Session 4190”

Best Available Technology is the Portland-based producer Kevin Palmer and his upcoming LP Exposure Therapy, due out June 2nd via Styles Upon Styles, celebrates NYC’s boom bap era of hip-hop. Known for its’ gritty, homemade style, boom bap described the visceral, hard-hitting sound of bass and snare popularized by DJ Premier, Pete Rock, and KRS-One in the 90’s, as well […]

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Watch 11xxx27’s “Pink Cloud” Video

Watch 11xxx27’s “Pink Cloud” Video

11xxx27 is the Italian electronic musician Erminio Granata (Code27), and he launched the project just over a year ago with his industrially textured Son of contaminated land EP. The artist returns on May 21st with Essence, an inaugural, limited edition tape release for Italy’s Infidel Bodies label. The upcoming effort continues 11xxx27’s exploration of solace and melancholy, but Essence is […]

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Watch: Multa Nox "heartclock"

Watch: Multa Nox “heartclock”

Multa Nox is the electronic musician/writer Sally Decker, and on June 2nd she will release her Living Pearl LP via NNA Tapes. Utilizing synthesizer, found sound, and vocals she creates mysterious worlds that drone with subtle activity, half-hidden melody, and organically propulsive rhythm. Decker’s track “heartclock” premiered on THUMP this week, and discussing it, she explained: “This track emerged from […]

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