Dot Hacker – Inhibition

I’m usually a bit leery about collaborative projects. Far too often, they end up being an overly-eclectic cacophony of styles, especially when the members’ signature sounds aren’t all of the same flavour, so to speak. There’s always the risk that you’ll have conflict instead of concord, and will end up wanting to take a drill to your eardrums in order to avoid hearing more than a few tracks.

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Lower Dens – Nootropics

The vision of this band rules. From the album-opening “Alphabet Song”, it’s obvious that Lower Dens seek to be triumphant. There are not enough triumphant bands around. Bands full of this many good ideas are hard to come going class No but in all seriousness, this doesn’t suck.

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The Cribs Interview

On the eve of the release of the new Cribs album, “In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull”, Charles Brownstein talked with Ryan Jarman…

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Father John Misty – Fear Fun

Joshua Tillman the American folk singer also known as Father John Misty is to release his first album under the new alias at the end of April. The former drummer for Saxon Shore and Fleet Foxes, Tillman left the Foxes to focus on his solo work. His solo career has seen him release seven albums and 3 EPs and he also toured Europe extensively with artists such as Damien Jurado, Jesse Sykes and David Bazan.

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Gardens and Villa Interview

Northern Transmissions talks to Adam from Gardens and Villa about roughing it in the studio and scoring a film among other interesting topics. NT:…

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Ty Segall & White Fence

Ever wondered what Hunter S. Thompson’s hallucinations must have sounded like? Well that’s Hair. Recorded at San Francisco Bauer Mansion basement studio it takes a few listens to let this lo-fi psychedelic release sink in properly, yet their opening with the emblematic ‘Time’ is a good omen of the end result.

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Rustie Announces US Shows, Shares BBC Essential Mix

Rustie Announces US Shows, Shares BBC Essential Mix BBC Essential Mix stream: http://soundcloud.com/rustie/essential-mix-bbc-radio-1 “Surph (featuring Nightwave)” stream: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBgCQjSaCoA With the release of his debut…

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David Lynch covers Moby for Record Store Day

DAVID LYNCH DEBUTS RECORD STORE DAY EXCLUSIVE SUNDAY BEST RECORDINGS PROUDLY PRESENTS LIMITED EDITION 12-INCH VINYL SINGLE “NOAH’S ARK” AS REMIXED BY MOBY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W28jnPYN8Yc…

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