Picks of the Week: 01/27/17

I’m playing catch-up here after putting all my time on that best-of list. Expect some 2016 releases to slip in so that you may also discover things that went unnoticed. Today’s picks will be a range between the netherworld of chillwave, beautifully composed beat instrumentals, and the best house/techno compilation this year has to offer!

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Album Discussion: The Disintegration Loops by William Basinski

(Image collage courtesy of William Basinski.)

William Basinski is an experienced avant-garde musician in New York City from the late 90’s. While I’d urge to check out the rest of his discography, when someone mentions Basinski, The Disintegration Loops comes to mind. Read on to find out why this series of albums still affects listener to this day.
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Interview: Short Takes with Renjā

(Image courtesy of Renjā.)

Today I took some time off to finally buckle down a short talk with the amazing Renjā, a beat and electronic artist with an expansive self-released catalog and some huge label releases to match it. From No Problema to Dream Catalogue and BLCR Laboratories, this is an artist to watch out for. Take a gander and have fun reading. Continue reading “Interview: Short Takes with Renjā”

Label Watch: Doom Trip Records

Possibly one of my favorite labels out right now, Doom Trip Records is a talented collective of artists with an impressive owner from California.With seven releases out, they may seem like a small group, but the music within is of a vastly expansive and beautiful experience. Continue reading “Label Watch: Doom Trip Records”

Album Review: Welcome to the Internet by James Flamingo

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There’s something magical and bubbly coming from the collage-frenzy whirlwind of James Flamingo. Riding on the coattails of the squeaky clean, modernist sounds of the young metrosong genre, Welcome to the Internet is a welcome visual novel of modern plunderphonics and the state of the internet at large!
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Picks of the Week: 10/22/16

On this weeks little treasure trove adventure, we’ll discuss some experimental stabs from Poppy, a world internet phenomenon, and taking a break with a fictional video game soundtrack afterwards with Equip. Before we start, this week’s primary pick has to go to Prism Lite’s rendition to lo-fi hip hop instrumentals. Let’s take a gander! Continue reading “Picks of the Week: 10/22/16”