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  • The second part of the audio artefact library records provided by Japanese brothers Satoshi and Makoto They unearthed it from their own archive of musical experimentations and laboratory tests, which have been ongoing since the...
  • ‘Magic Oneohtrix Point Never’ is titled after the mispronunciation of Magic 1067, a local radio station in Boston, Massachusetts; the state where Daniel Lopatin aka 0PN grew up, and where the album was created The radio station’s adult contemporary programming is a formative and enduring influence on 0PN’s music, and...
  • 180 gram vinyl; Half speed mastered; Heavy sleev and obi We Release Jazz announce the official reissue of Ryo Fukui's New York sessions with Lisle Atkinson and Leroy Williams, the aptly titled album Ryo Fukui in New York, sourced from the original masters Recorded in February 1999 at Avatar Recording Studios in New York and...
  • In the horror genre, sequels are perfunctory As the insufferable film bro Randy explains in Scream 2, “There are certain rules that one must abide by in order to create a successful sequel Number one: the body count is always bigger Number two: the death scenes are always much more elaborate—more blood, more gore Carnage candy...
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    If now the time for voodoo amulets and protective talismans, sharpened swords and unbreakable shields, it’s also a moment for music to assume its highest form as a healing art, a source of benevolent spells, and a refuge from the chaos After all, the best creators are always those that tap into the telluric current that exists...
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    The new 12 track album from highly acclaimed rapper Open Mike Eagle Featuring production from Black Milk, Gold Panda and Frank Leone this is the follow up to ''Brick Body Kids Still Daydream'' which made year end lists from NPR to Pitchfork First new OME album in 3 years Guest verses from Kari Faux and Video Dave ''I'm A...
  • ISIS and Old Man Gloom guitarist Aaron Turner returns with SUMAC alongside bassist Brian Cook (Botch, Russian Circles) and drummer Nick Yacyshyn (Baptists) for a brand new set of heaving, free-form post-metal It's hard to believe it's been a decade since ISIS called it quits, but that hasn't stopped guitarist and vocalist Aaron...
  • "Ai Aso's immaculately crafted form of minimalist pop music skirts the edges of tensity with the manner and with the skill of a tight rope walker, calmly balancing repeatedly at every step, with a combination of surety and the risk of a slip, a fall, and an unknown uncoiling of events Aso's capacity to capture, or inspire, the...
  • Marie Davidson is back with a new album, a new band, and a bold new sound: “Renegade Breakdown” is set for release on 25th September on Ninja Tune Arriving under the banner of Marie Davidson & L'Œil Nu, a trio formed of three old-time friends and long-term collaborators with shared roots in Montreal’s DIY scene: Marie,...
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    The 21st century has seen a welcome upswing in appreciation of Britain’s great history of cutting-edge folk-rock in the 1960s and ’70s So it might come as a shock for modern converts to learn that the great duo of Richard & Linda Thompson never made the UK charts Thankfully, the first album to bill...
  • Following Brutalism (2017) and Joy as an Act of Resistance (2018), two releases that garnered global critical acclaim, IDLES return with their highly anticipated third album – Ultra Mono Sonically constructed to capture the feeling of a hip-hop record (including production contribution from Kenny Beats), the album doubles down...
  • "Tenderlonious returns to his own 22a imprint with a brand new collection of lo-fi beats and soundscapes courtesy of the lockdown studio sessions from his home in South London Lockdown allowed Tender to escape from his busy lifestyle and touring schedule, finally giving him the time to properly explore and experiment with the vast...
  • Limited "Sound Edition" double-LP, includes 92-page book and O card Nicolás Jaar is a Chilean sound maker born in 1990 He is known in the club world for his various dance 12" EPs and remixes he put out from 2008 to 2011 Since his first full length (Space Is Only Noise, 2011), he has embarked in multiple divergent path For the...
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    Famed DJ and producer Preservation is a long-time collaborator of Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def), one half of Dr Yen Lo with Brooklyn emcee Ka, and has crafted tracks for RZA, GZA, MF DOOM, Raekwon, Aesop Rock, KRS-One, Jean Grae, and many more Now, Preservation is back with "Eastern Medicine, Western Illness", a new album produced...
  • One of the Oakland/San Francisco scene’s most beloved current bands, SILENT ERA plays a distinct, high energy take on moody, darkly melodic hardcore punk with a tasteful nod to the best of NWOBHM in the guitar work Building strongly on their prior tape, EP and LP, this new release continues their tradition of ‘80s...
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    For a decade now, Vatican Shadow, one of the many guises of Dominick Fernow, has blurred the lines of rhythmic industrial, ambient and soundscapes to weave throbbing frontline communiques of war, terror, media manipulation and anxiety disorder One of the most prolific underground artists of the 21st century, living his art down to...
  • It is universally agreed that New Zealand’s Wax Chattels are a must-see live act; their hypnotically sinister debut captured this perfectly Released in 2018 and supported by relentless touring, the eponymous album reached #7 on the Official New Zealand Album Charts, and release week saw the title feature as #1 in Rough Trade’s...
  • The Delta Sweete is the second studio album by Bobbie Gentry: A concept album inspired by her Mississippi childhood, it was originally released on February 5th, 1968 by Capitol Records and recorded at Capitol Recording Studio (Hollywood) This 2LP release features the original album remixed and mastered from multi-tracks by...
  • An addendum to Makaya McCraven's critically-lauded 2018 release, the "Universal Beings E&F Sides" presents fourteen new pieces of organic beat music cut from the original sessions, prepared and produced by Makaya as a soundtrack to the "Universal Beings" documentary...
  • What if the antihero in your favorite film or book had no chance to repent, reconcile, or redeem himself There’s no victim to rescue There’s no evil to thwart There’s no tyranny to turnover Instead of saving the day against his better judgment, he just walks a Sisyphean circle of existential malaise doomed to repeat...
  • Seven woman post-punk percussion ensemble! Twenty minutes of ‘80s post-punk pleasure that marks Pulsallama’s first full length recording! Known for their bombastic, ritualistic shows at Studio 57 on NYC’s Lower East Side featuring jungle style rhythms, dual basses, and an all out assault of percussive perfection, this album...
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    Fourth album from multi talented US punk Jeff Rosenstock! Streaming everywhere now! NO DREAM comes at a time of unparalleled chaos and confusion, division and despair, the depths of which would have been impossible to predict when much of it was being written over the course of the last few years And yet the record feels...
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    2020 marks eight years since Blu & Exile's last full length album 'Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them' Now in an effort to make up for lost time, the dynamic duo are back to drop the double album 'Miles: From An Interlude Called Life' ('Miles' for short) Released through Dirty Science Records, the album includes...
  • 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of Bossanova, the third studio album by Pixies To celebrate Bossanova hitting its third decade, 4AD are releasing a limited red vinyl edition with the original 16-page booklet being reinserted, having previously only been available with the initial UK LP pressing The band continued to...
  • Against All Logic's 2017-2019 on Other People featuring Lydia Lunch Side F is a vinyl-only edit "Under his Against All Logic alias, Nicolas Jaar writes music that sounds like it's trying to break out of itself Textures undulate and basses overwhelm, while vocals flutter in and out of focus as if someone were flicking through...
  • The first album Lou Barlow released under his own name celebrates its 15th anniversary with a 2-LP reissue, marking its domestic debut on vinyl Housed in printed paper sleeves inside a gatefold jacket with lyrics Includes full album download plus 8 digital bonus tracks of demos from the era Emoh was released in January 2005,...
  • Ripping forth like a dagger from the flesh of Austin, Texas, comes the self-titled debut album from the lone star state’s new wreckers of civilization, Skeleton Having plied their black market trade for several years in grime-infested underground dungeons and sub-basements, 20 Buck Spin was called forth to issue their first...
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    Paysage D'Hiver are a phenomenon within the black metal genre Wintherr, the Swiss project's sole and solitary member, has released ten albums and several splits within 20-plus years, all of which became underground successes and sought-after items while he kept mostly to himself, feeling no need to go public Uninterested in...
  • What we Drew 우리가 그려왔던 is titled intentionally; for Yaeji, the title captures the spirit of the project as a whole which she explains, "is so much about friendship, family, gratitude and support - support that I've felt, that I've given, and that we all share" Produced entirely by Yaeji over the course of two...
  • Unavailable on vinyl since its original release in Japan and Hong Kong circa 1986, Ship to Shore PhonoCo is very proud to present Momoko Kikuchi’s J-Pop masterpiece Adventure back on wax where it belongs! Momoko Kikuchi – already a bonafide pop idol in her native Japan – released Adventure a mere two months after her...
  • Springing from body of work spanning decades, defined by a rigorously singular and adventurous approach to sound, cellist, composer, and improvisor, Okkyung Lee, returns with Yeo-Neun Her first outing with Shelter Press, and arguably her most ground-breaking and unexpected album to date A vital force in the contemporary global...
  • Blanck Mass is the debut self titled release from Ben Power of Fuck Buttons First released in 2011 to critical acclaim, this expansive 2xLP is a collection of tracksloosely themed around cerebral hypoxia and the beautiful complexity of the natural world, featuring ten songs which were written, recorded and self-produced at...
  • CORIKY is a band from Washington, DC AMY FARINA plays drums JOE LALLY plays bass IAN MACKAYE plays guitar All sing Formed in 2015, Coriky did not play their first show until 2018 They have recorded one album They hope to...
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    The Cycle is the fifth album by Mourning [A] BLKstar It’s the Cleveland-based collective’s masterwork -- a double LP spanning 20 songs and three singers, touching on neo-soul, hip-hop, and the cosmic expanse in between/beyond It is a humble addition to the long legacy of James Baldwin’s adage of the artist as witness It is...
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