Solid rock and roll from Buenos Aires psych band Kill West. Humid with reverb, loud, fuzz sodden and hazy. This is the kind of music that has a very specific smell, like sweat and incense. Sticky floors and hangovers. Really good stuff. Buy the album from Echo Drug RecordsRead more "Kill West – Smoke Beach"
New Music: Avec Le Soleil …and I can’t wait for the new Run The Jewels. Old Music: And here’s a cool video about a woman who uses plants to make sound art/music.Read more "What I’ve been listening to…"
I purchased this VHS compilation when a fantastic video store went out of business in the early oughts. All of the videos are worth a watch, and they range from the timeless (Yo La Tengo’s classic video for Sugarcube, featuring Bob and David from Mr. Show) to the super dated (pretty much every other video) and from […]Read more "I just remembered the Matador VHS compilation Everything is Nice"
I recently was made aware of a terrible blog writer. I spent Sunday pouring over his truly awful writing, and decided it would be a good idea to make a recording of some of his pieces, read by me. So I did this, alone, in my apartment. The problem was I couldn’t stop laughing. I […]Read more "Once, I read some terrible writing, and recorded myself reading it."
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The sound of electricity charging through an electric-blanket on its lowest setting. ? Winter in Australia. A time to turn on the electric blankets and dive into bed. Stories of defective electric blankets catching fire have never turned me off the pleasure that they bring on a cold winter’s…
A recording from last Friday afternoon and this Tuesday night, after getting soaked to the bone. A quick mix of the two, jumping back and forth in time. A bit of EQing, but not much else in terms of processing. I’m figuring out Adobe Audition while my computer sucks and I can’t run ProTools. It’s […]Read more "Day Rain Night Rain"
A new EP from Alex Zhang Hungtai. I’ve been jamming this hard lately. Track three is especially stellar. Play it loud.Read more "Dirty Beaches – Neon Gods of Lost Youth"