Category: Music News

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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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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