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Label News: Acousmatique Recordings To Release PBK/John Wiggins’ Where Pathways Meet (Complete Sessions 1998-2001)

Label News: Acousmatique Recordings To Release PBK/John Wiggins’ Where Pathways Meet (Complete Sessions 1998-2001)

Acousmatique Recordings is a San Francisco-based label started in 2017 by the sound artist and synthesist Jack Hertz. Hertz, real name, Jack Hurwitz, is an insanely prolific musician with–by our count–sixty long-players out since 2010 on various labels like Treetrunk Records, Buddhist On Fire, and Aural Films. Utilizing analog machines, effects processing, and field recordings to create a “sonic middle […]

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Music News: Lea Bertucci to Release 'Metal Aether' LP Via NNA Tapes in 2018

Label News: Lea Bertucci to Release ‘Metal Aether’ LP Via NNA Tapes in 2018

Lea Bertucci‘s Metal Aether LP, due out February 9th, will be the first release in NNA Tapes new LPX Series. Featuring limited edition vinyl in boutique packaging, the new series will use locally-sourced manufacturers and small businesses from NNA’s hometown of Burlington, Vermont. The label reports that each LPX record is “hand-assembled, numbered, and stamped to ensure limited edition authenticity.” […]

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Listen: Ben Zár  ‘There Is No Distortion In Heaven’ LP

Listen: Ben Zár ‘There Is No Distortion In Heaven’ LP

Guadalajara-based composer/multi-instrumentalist Ben Zár released his solo debut There Is No Distortion In Heaven this month via Seattle’s Halfshell Records. Part of a vibrant psychedelic scene in Mexico, Benjamin Zarate also plays in the bands Antoine Reverb and Dorotheo. Last month the Seattle Times chronicled how a chance encounter at a bar in Guadalajara back in 2013 between Seattle band […]

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Watch: Forest Swords "Congregate"

Watch: Forest Swords “Congregate”

This past May Forest Swords, aka Merseyside producer Matthew Barnes, released his critically lauded LP Compassion (Ninja Tune). The musician is following up that effort with the two track single Congregate/Free available for streaming and download now via the label. The proceeds for the single will go to help the Red Cross with their earthquake and hurricane relief efforts in […]

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Watch: Nightmares on Wax "Back To Nature"

Watch: Nightmares on Wax “Back To Nature”

Nightmares on Wax return today with an epic new track called “Back to Nature.” Featuring exquisitely crafted production, as well as rousing vocal sentiments from shaman Kuauthli Vasquez, the new cut was inspired by visiting the Yucatan jungle and witnessing the ancient Peyote ceremonies. Discussing the new track, Nightmares’ George Evelyn explains: “”Back To Nature” is a reminder of our […]

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Listen: Julien Beau & Mokuhen ‘Paysage accidenté #2’

Listen: Julien Beau & Mokuhen ‘Paysage accidenté #2’

Today we explore more adventurous listening on the edge of Form from Julien Beau and Mokuhen, with their new release Paysage accidenté #2 out now on Tsuku Boshi. Beau, a sound artist who blends field recordings and prepared acoustics, teams up once again with Tsuku Boshi’s Laurent Guérel, and together they construct an ambient listening experience akin to musique concrète. […]

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Watch Golden Retriever's "Pelagic Tremor" Video.

Watch Golden Retriever’s “Pelagic Tremor” Video

Golden Retriever‘s Rotations LP just came out on Thrill Jockey, and today we checkout the duo’s new video for “Pelagic Tremor.” Work on the record started when Matt Carlson and Jonathan Sielaff received a grant from Portland’s Regional Arts & Culture Council to organize a performance of new material at Portland’s The Old Church back in 2015. Seeking a new […]

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