Tag Archives: Electronic

Listen: Portishead – “Threads” [2008]

Going through a massive Portishead (specifically Third) phase and just wanted to share something quick to hopefully spur someone to listen to the album for the first time or maybe revisit it if they haven’t in a while. “Threads” is the … Continue reading

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Listen: TOMÁ – “Green” [2021]

Start off your week with a little funk goodness. Austro-Bulgarian producer TOMÁ (aka Tomá Ivanov) just dropped his debut LP ATOM at the end of June (yes – on the paradigm-shifting 6/30 release date – it must be fate), which features … Continue reading

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Listen: Braids – “Taste” [2015]

Was revisiting Braids’ immaculate 2015 synth pop opus Deep In The Iris tonight and was reminded that 1. this record kicks ass and 2. not enough people know about it. “Taste” feels like the lead single despite its five-minute length. It’s … Continue reading

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Listen: PDP III – “Walls of Kyoto” [2021]

Been lost inside this PDP III album Pilled Up On A Couple Of Doves recently, which was released earlier this year via Shelter Press, the label that’s brought you releases from Okkyung Lee, JAB, Eli Keszler and more experimental faire. PDP III … Continue reading

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Listen: Damiana – “Sunken Lupine” [2021]

The good people at Hausu Mountain tipped me onto one of their cool upcoming projects (coming in a month! Mark your calendars!) from Damiana, a long-running project from Natalie Chami of TALsounds and Whitney Johnson of Matchess. A true Chicago … Continue reading

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Listen: Carlos Niño & Friends – “The World Stage, 4321 Degnan Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90008” [2021]

Just wanted to post one more track from this awesome Carlos Niño & Friends record, More Energy Fields, Current, out now via International Anthem. This track in particular features Sam Gendel, Jamael Dean and Randy Gloss, but the full album includes … Continue reading

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Listen: They Hate Change & Fire-Toolz – “Scene!” [2021]

Oh man – exciting, genre-breaking labels Hausu Mountain and Deathbomb Arc have come together in a fusion dance like freakin jetsetting experimental music super saiyans on an upcoming project, Arc Mountain, combining artists on their rosters for a collab album … Continue reading

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Listen: Carlos Niño & Friends – “Pleasewakeupalittlefaster, Please… (with Jamael Dean)” [2021]

Over the last two years I’ve come to respect or worship pretty much everything Chicago label International Anthem puts out. The Resavoir record from 2019 especially hits for me, but they’ve got plenty of heat on the catalog. Most of … Continue reading

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Listen: Giant Claw – “Disworld (feat. NTsKi)” [2021]

Red alert! There’s a new Giant Claw record on the horizon! If you’re unfamiliar, Giant Claw AKA Keith Rankin is in my mind one of the best and brightest minds in experimental music today, and his instantly recognizable art has … Continue reading

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10 Best Songs: Daft Punk

Daft Punk may be over, but their music lives on. Hearing the news of their break up wasn’t a shocking, terrible surprise. They hadn’t toured or put out any music since 2013, only working on production for a few things … Continue reading

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