Category: Music News

Music News: Xiu Xiu and (r) Cover ZZ Top On New Split 7"

Music News: Xiu Xiu and (r) Cover ZZ Top On New Split 7″

Try this on for size…Xiu Xiu covers the classic ZZ Top song “Sharp Dressed Man” on an upcoming split 7″ with the Italian minimal wave band (r). Due out December 8th on Polyvinyl, the split 7″ really started with Xiu Xiu’s cover of the ZZ Top song for The A.V. Club this past June, but the actual 7″ came about […]

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Music News: Adrian Sherwood's Dub Syndicate to Release "Unreleased Tracks" Album & 4 Early Reissues

Music News: Adrian Sherwood’s Dub Syndicate to Release “Unreleased Tracks” Album & 4 Early Reissues

Adrian Sherwood’s Dub Syndicate is getting set to reissue it’s first four releases, plus an LP collection of previously unreleased tracks called Displaced Masters, due out November 10th via Sherwood’s On-U Label. Before Dub Syndicate became a showcase for the collaborations between the producer/label owner and drummer Lincoln “Style” Scott (Roots Radics, Creation Rebel), it was a studio-based project helmed […]

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Music News: Ulan Bator to Reissue Végétale LP on Vinyl

Music News: Ulan Bator to Reissue Végétale LP on Vinyl

The French post-punk band Ulan Bator is getting set to reissue their 1997 LP Végétale on vinyl. Long out of print and never before appearing on vinyl, the LP was originally put out on CD by the French label Les Disques du Soleil et de l’Acier, followed up by a release on the Italian label Consorzio Produttori Indipendenti. The reissue […]

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Music News: Ryuichi Sakamoto’s "Andata" Reworked By Oneohtrix Point Never; Async Short Film Competition Announced (Photo By: Wing Shya)

Music News: Ryuichi Sakamoto’s “Andata” Reworked By Oneohtrix Point Never; Async Short Film Competition Announced

This past April acclaimed musician and composer Ryuichi Sakamoto released async (Milan Records), his first solo album in eight years. Recorded after the artist’s recent but successful battle with oropharyngeal cancer, async‘s fascination with “everyday objects, sculpture, and nature” can be heard throughout the album’s cinemagraphic ambiance. Featuring piano, orchestration, as well as found sounds collected from his travels, Sakamoto’s […]

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Music News: Oneohtrix Point Never Reveals "Leaving the Park"

Music News: Oneohtrix Point Never Reveals “Leaving the Park”

Oneohtrix Point Never has revealed “Leaving the Park,” the second single from his Good Time Original Motion Picture Soundtrack due out August 11th on Warp Records. As we reported last month, Daniel Lopatin has scored the upcoming Safdie brothers’ film Good Time, a crime thriller staring Robert Pattinson as he travels thru the New York underworld in a desperate attempt […]

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Music News: Francis Harris Launches New Imprint Kingdoms

Music News: Francis Harris Launches New Imprint Kingdoms

Francis Harris has announced he will launch a new imprint called Kingdoms. Harris runs the label Scissor and Thread alongside Anthony Collins, record store owner Shawn Schwartz and Soco Audio owner Michael Scott. In addition, he partners musically with Collins as the duo Frank and Tony, while also releasing music under the monikers Adultnapper, and Lightbluemover, as well as under […]

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Music News: Mikael Delta’s ‘Circuit Theory’ LP Out Now

Music News: Mikael Delta’s ‘Circuit Theory’ LP Out Now

The Greek composer/electronic musician Mikael Delta returns to his techno/dub roots on his new LP Circuit Theory out now via Bandcamp. We last heard from the artist in 2015 with the release of Life Is Now (Inner Ear), an album that combined the acoustic instrumentation of cello, piano, guitar, etc with electronics and elegant techno-leaning rhythms. On this newest effort, […]

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