Category: Music News

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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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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Music News: Shabazz Palaces Announce Upcoming LP ‘Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star’/Tour Dates

Music News: Shabazz Palaces Announce Upcoming LP ‘Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star’/Tour Dates

Shabazz Palaces announce they will release their upcoming LP Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star on July 14th via Sub Pop. In addition, the duo will launch a US tour this coming August. You can find a full list of the upcoming dates after the video embed and album art/tracklisting below. Shabazz Palaces report that Quazarz: Born On A Gangster […]

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Music News: Yr Parents/Difficult Children Split Release and Tour

Music News: Yr Parents/Difficult Children Split Release and Tour

Yr Parents have joined forces with fellow Seattle punks Difficult Children and the result is a noisy split release called Your Own Good currently available digitally thru Bandcamp. Like most happy families, this union is loud, quarrelsome, and slightly dysfunctional, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Both sides of the equation here are given four tracks to do […]

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Music News: Conformity Contortion’s ‘Perception Management’ LP Out Now Via Personal Archives

Music News: Conformity Contortion’s ‘Perception Management’ LP Out Now Via Personal Archives

Conformity Contortion‘s Perception Management LP is out now via Personal Archives. The duo features Unwound drummer Sara Lund (Hungry Ghost, The Corin Tucker Band) and the peripatetic experimental musician Thollem McDonas–here known as Thollem Electric. The two first collaborated as part of Thollem’s Keyngdrum Overdrive, a project that pairs the keyboard improvisor with various drummers, and they released their Impulsive […]

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Music News: Entertaining Violence to Release MU’s L’Impossible

Music News: Entertaining Violence to Release MU’s L’Impossible

Entertaining Violence to Release MU’s L’Impossible: 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 […]

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Music News: French Label Jelodanti Reissue Ulan Bator’s Debut LP

Music News: French Label Jelodanti Reissue Ulan Bator’s Debut LP

French Label Jelodanti Reissue Ulan Bator’s Debut LP: 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 […]

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