Brian Eno – Panic of Looking

When Brian Eno decides to press record, only he knows whats going to happen. His constant search for new sounds and musical forms makes it hard for his fans to know what his next venture will sound like.

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Dan Deacon

Dan Deacon signs with Domino Records Domino Recording Co. is pleased to announce the world-wide signing of Dan Deacon to the label. Deacon is…

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Richard Knox and Frederic D Oberland – The Rustle of the Stars

It’s something of compelling beauty when a piece of music can document perfectly a journey or right of passage. This new collaborative marriage of sound between Richard Knox and Frederic D Oberland does exactly that. These two modern classical musicians have created a beautiful yet bleak album in The Rustle of the Stars.

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Spirit Free – Spirit Free Plays Starship

According to this album’s press release, the jazz collective Spirit Free bucked a trend when it came to approaching their art. Back in the 70s when jazz sound-tracked round the clock gambling to the neon backdrop of Las Vegas, Spirit Free took a side step and embraced what would become the foundations of jazz fusion.

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Real Estate Interview

Northern Transmissions catches up with Real Estate’s Alex Bleeker NT: Congratulations on your latest album Days. I believe it took over five months to…

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Ivy – Ivy

orming in 1994 and made up of band members that span two continents, Ivy has a glorious past that spans five full length albums including the band’s latest release ‘All Hours’. Ivy consists of two members from New York, Adam Schlesinger and Andy Chase, who also perform in Foundations of Wayne and on vocals Dominique Durand, who hails from Paris.

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Review Of “Glossolalia” By Zambri

Jessica and Cristi-Jo Zambri, in addition to having that excellent last name, write the material for and front the four-piece band responsible for this EP. Their initial release, 2009’s Bang for Changes, didn’t receive a wide physical release, but a sizable following in Brooklyn and on the blogs has led to festival gigs, press from Fader and Spin, and this latest release, which Kanine Records is touting as a “first introduction” to this oddest of family bands.

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Review Of “Radiant Door” By Crystal Stilts

Brooklyn noise pop band Crystal Stilts are set to release a new EP just seven months after their second EP In Love With Oblivion, the well received release from April 2011. Recorded earlier this year, the band’s guitarist JB Townsend produced the new record with Brad Hargett on vocals, Kyle Forester on the keyboard(s), Andy Adler on bass and Keegan Cooke on drums.

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