Available on splatter wax vinyl via Castles in Space soon…‘Interim Report, March 1979’ by warrington-runcorn new town development plan> thoughtful and engaging debut / gordon chapman fox’s hymn and homage to the brutalist beauty of cheshire’s designated new towns of warrington and runcorn (h/t resident)
Nice plate of leftovers from last weekend’s independent record label market served by Burning Witches Records > signed Deadly Avenger, Dorothys Fortress and BurningTapes vinyl.
CD edition of My Life in Cinema by monstrously talented William Carlos Whitten (aka Bill Whitten of St Johnny / Grand Mal fame) is now sold out. Get the digital… not merely an album of idiosyncratic rock but a whole way of looking at the world.
New music from Lawrence English and Jamie Stewart’s Hexa project (via Cyclic Defrost)
Hidden Bay Records got just 1 (!) CD copy of Lost Illusions by Benjamin Belinska left in the vault – hurry up before its gone for good…
Just announced > SP85 | Ken Vandermark and Nate Wooley Duo – The Chicago Manual of Style (h/t Lee Rice Epstein)
rec of the day: TINY HOLES “city of siege: olympia” (k LP) calvin just sent me this ‘un ‘though it’s a couple years old. fantastic archival art-damaged post-punk with steve fisk, bruce pavitt and others, back in ’81. as good as their LAFMS comp track? yep! (via Byron Coley)
Some reading via NY Times…Brad Farberman talks about drummer Roy Brooks > The highs (Mingus, Yusef Lateef), the lows (bipolar disorder, prison), and the incredible posthumous album coming this week. If you’re a fan of The Free Slave, this one takes things to the next level
More reading…this one over at Bearded Gentleman Music…Adam P. Newton reflects on new album by Evan Zierk (out on Atlantic Rhythms) > This Is Sublime And Immersive Headphones Music That Requires Your Undivided Attention. I Just Hope My Words Have Convinced You Of Such.