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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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Music News: Shop Talk Announces November Tour Dates; S/T Debut Streaming Now Via Brooklyn Vegan

Music News: Shop Talk Announces November Tour Dates; S/T Debut Streaming Now Via Brooklyn Vegan

Shop Talk Announces November Tour Dates: Brooklyn punks Shop Talk, featuring members of Liturgy, Pygmy Shrews, and Queening, are currently streaming their self-titled debut LP via Brooklyn Vegan. The album is due out November 11th via the band’s imprint Brainbox Records. Last month we gave a listen to Shop Talk’s “spastic and wiry” cut “Knock on a Door” and it […]

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Music News: The Smart Studios Story “Smart and The Butch Vig Connection:  Seattle, WA meets Madison, WI”

Music News: The Smart Studios Story “Smart and The Butch Vig Connection: Seattle, WA meets Madison, WI”

The Smart Studios Story “Smart and The Butch Vig Connection: Seattle, WA meets Madison, WI”: The Smart Studios Story connects the dots between Butch Vig and Steve Marker‘s Madison, WI studio and Seattle’s “grunge” scene in the upcoming film directed by Wendy Schneider. Pitchfork shared this exclusive clip featuring interviews with drummer Dave Grohl, and Sub Pop’s Jonathan Poneman discussing […]

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