Archive for the Corey’s Picks Category
“Beautiful You needs little framing. “No distinct storylines or themes. It’s really just a collection of songs as rudimentary as that sounds,” Khotin-Foote explains. But the title of the album arrives with some lore: in high school, Khotin-Foote found a handwritten note on his windshield that read “Beautiful you, thanks […]
Touched Music and Furthur Electronix two forward thinking labels have merged together to put out exclusive compilations. Putting some of the best music in the electronic genre in one place. This is part 2.
Azzazin is a double standout Muslimgauze album, first LP originally issued in 1996, as a CD (Muslimgauze Subscription 003); the second disc originally as a 10″ of remixes (Muslimgauze Subscription 007). This 2LP adds two unreleased tracks. Tightly focused on a singular palette of monotone drones and swarming electronic buzzes, […]
Zauberberg — Wolfgang Voigt’s most fundamental (and foreboding) release under his alias GAS and perhaps of all in his untold discography — finally stands alone once again and is released in the way its original splendor. Originally released in 1997 on the iconic Frankfurt imprint Mille Plateaux, and then reissued […]
B-sides and rarities spanning the band’s entire career. Leftover Leftover Crack: The E-Sides and F-Sides is a critical piece to any LoC fan’s record collection.
Plush. Palace. regularfantasy s music is about as plush as it gets, filling your area with bright melodic blankets for which to throw around your bod. Turning it into a plush palace of sorts, if you will. Half of this record seems designed to sooth you while the other half […]
Somewhere between a computer game soundtrack, pulpy sci-fi score, and an armchair accelerant, ‘Time Tourist’ holds a special place in the pantheon of mid-late ‘90s electronica/IDM. Some of it sounds pretty dated now, but the innocent sincerity of of B12’s retro-futurist aesthetics still glow from highlights such as ‘Infinite Lites […]
Double LP version with tracks by Steffi, Tracing Xircles, Basic Soul Unit, As One, Martyn, Afik Naim, Late Night Approach, and Answer Code Request. Limited to 500 copies.
Crack Cloud is a mixed-media collective based out of Vancouver, BC. Modelled around harm reduction philosophy, the collective operates as a rehabilitative outlet for a revolving cast of multi-disciplinary artists across Canada. They sound like no other band going at the moment, delivering rhythmic art / post-punk that could be […]
Queen of Golden Dogs -the third album from Vessel- was conceived, developed and rendered into life over eighteen months of solitude in rural Wales. In essence, it is an exploration of living a life devoted to uncertainty, curiosity and change. Influenced by a range of writers, the painter Remedios Varo, […]
We Can’t Be That Far From The Beginning is the inaugural EP by Raime for their own RR. Following from their release Am I Using Content Or Is Content Using Me?, this EP shows the duo exploring non-linear sound into something more challenging. We Can’t Be ? is filled with snippets of conversation and shifting narratives […]
Since the release of their album Wonderland, Demdike Stare have been recording material for this new double album Passion; an asymmetric re-imagining of UK club styles taking in frenzied drum trax, shortwave jungle, pinging dancehall and clipped, post-punk riddims. During this time they’ve been busy curating their DDS label (releases from Shinichi Atobe, Mica Levi, Robert Aiki […]
Heat is a surprise new double album from Shinichi Atobe for Demdike Stare. It follows on from 2017’s From The Heart, It’s A Start, A Work Of Art (DDS 023LP) and continues a run of highly enigmatic, acclaimed and completely unparalleled productions that follow their own timeless logic. There’s no sonic fiction involved; this material […]
Armageddon Shop is proud to announce the long-awaited reissue of the BRAINBOMBS’ fifth album Fucking Mess. Originally released in Sweden in 2008 on the Lystring label, it quickly sold through two pressings. After many years out of print, it will be available for the first time domestically in the USA. […]
Armageddon Shop is proud to announce the long-awaited reissue of the BRAINBOMBS’ first album Burning Hell. Originally released in 1992 on the Blackjack label. After many years out of print in the USA, it has been freshly re-cut for this vinyl release by CARL SAFF at Saff Mastering (Fu Manchu, […]
Scott Morgan’s second Loscil full-length, Submers, took inspiration from salvaged Time Life classical music albums and “the indelible mystery of submarines and the deep sea.” Composed using a custom-built Max / MSP sequencer—with no external samplers, synthesizers, or acoustic instruments involved—the limitations of the process shaped these masterful, minimal compositions. […]
Smalltown Supersound is proud to be releasing YOSHINORI HAYASHI’s debut album, Ambivalence. Previous work by the Tokyo-based producer has been called “a complex patchwork of studio gear, live instruments, dusty jazz records and smartly cut library sounds, whose textures are soft and inviting. But its arrangements are constantly ruffled, squeezed, […]
140 gram vinyl; 350 gram sleeve, with sticker. WRWTFWW Records announces the highly anticipated official reissue of holy grail album MKWAJU by acclaimed Japanese percussionist Midori Takada’s MKWAJU Ensemble, sourced from the original masters and available in two versions: a vinyl LP cut at Emil Berliner Studios (formerly the in-house recording department of Deutsche […]
The first experiment into ambient music from eno, envisioned from his sick bed and involving small sections of pachelbel’s ‘canon in d major’ overlayed with others to create new variations. conducted and co-arranged with gavin bryars.
Since his recording debut as CHOIR BOY in 2016, ADAM KLOPP mined a sound swirls 1980s synth noir with captivating, cinematic songs sweeping with pensive sorrow and glowing hope. As a former member of the Mormon faith, Klopp spent his youth both in the pews of his place of worship, […]
After almost 15 years of peddling his own music on the streets of Mbale, Robert Mugamba’s Kadodi finally gets a proper introduction to the outside world thanks to the increasingly vital Nyege Nyege Tapes crew. Kadodi pairs a transfixing percussive soundtrack with modern electronic contributions from Bamba Pana and Sun […]
During the transitional period in which Coil’s primary leadership (Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson and John Balance) reorganized their creative direction by taking on new membership in the group through their inclusion of Drew McDowall, Coil took a drastic turn towards the metaphysical unknown. Employing the subtle handiwork of Coil’s “real life” […]