Carl Stone – Wat Dong Moon Lek (Unseen Worlds) / As @AbstractTruth foreshadowed earlier this week, there’s a dizzying good new @carlstone album coming on May 20; it’s no spoiler to say that admirers of Stone’s jumpy digital pop fantasias should not hesitate – Steve Smith
Joji & Odd Nosdam – Push (Burnco Records) / New single out today on Burnco Recs, a texture-rich three-track release infused with a high-flying mind syrup of spirit-cleansing beats + vocals by Joji Kojima in Japanese and English – Alpha Pup
Thyme Lines – Galactic Templates / Palm Rubber Land (Cudighi Records) / With Galactic Templates/Palm Rubber Land, the duo Thyme Lines presents a fresh array of foreign and intimate musical invocations perfect for deep listening. Together, Durand and Nyiri build dense tunes from loops, psychedelic effects, strange sequencer patches, and handmade rhythms, combining the synthetic touch of electronics with the breezy melody of wind instruments.
VA – РАЗОМ ЗА УКРАЇНУ / TOGETHER FOR UKRAINE (Standard Deviation) / Gorgeous compilation from Ukrainian label @s_t_d_e_v curated by Vova Lostlojic, Mystictrax, Poly Chain, Omon Breaker, Standard Deviation, Modern Matters, Agnese Ghinassi with artwork by Wolfgang Tillmans – polydoris pr
Hope For Spring Compilation ’22 (Outcast Tape Infirmary) / 100% of all purchases will be donated to Hope For the Day, an organization that provides important resources for mental health issues and suicide prevention (h/t The Billows Burn Bright)
Listening Recommendations…Past and Present
Ogre – Gates of Nessus (Library of the Occult) / Like Richard Pinhas scoring a Ray Harryhausen film; Skinny Puppy’s Ohgr composing for the Atari 2600; or an early 80s barbarian epic that never came to be… would probably involve a black panther and lightning – j simpson
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