Pinch Points – Haruspex (Mistletone) / In ancient Rome, a haruspex would read omens in the organs of slaughtered animals. The conversation around gendered violence is just as brutal and repetitive (h/t Exploding in Sound)
Quiet Commotion – All Others Strange / There’s something wrong here, seriously wrong. Quiet Commotion @our_quiet is a musical genius who has less than 200 followers. Please change this, check out their Elliott Smith-esque dark beautiful genius music. I don’t say that lightly. Truly stunning. – Limnetic Villains
Listening Recommendations…Past and Present
Godflesh – Streetcleaner / Feeling irrationally impatient and displeased with myself this morning, which means that for better and/or for worse it’s a “play ‘Streetcleaner’ recklessly dour” kind of day – Steve Smith
Wodwo – Thistledown (Soundtracking the Void) / Beautiful album from Wodwo – Belial Pelegrim
The Modern Folk – Primitive Future / Lyran Group (Eiderdown Records) / It’s been just over a year since the release of my @EiderdownSounds tape Primitive Future/Lyran Group. I couldn’t be more honored to be part of the Eiderdown family.
Artifacts – …and then there’s This (Astral Spirits) / all-star Chicago trio of Nicole Mitchell, Tomeka Reid, & Mike Reed – Bill Barnett
Julia Gjertsen & Nico Rosenberg – Paisajes Imaginarios (Constellation Tatsu) / Piano-based and Low-fi sonic frequencies That transport you? Dude – Revolt of the Apes
Radio, Mixes, Podcasts
The Haunted Generation Radio Show #6 / A bumper edition – music from Pipkins, Toni Arthur, Cribbins, Isla St Clair plus school assembly hymns and an exclusive extended interview with Mandy Morton – Bob Fischer
Tiny Red Dragons Radio Episode 060: The Return of Back & Forth / Featuring music from Archie Shepp, Tisziji Munoz, Ravi Coltrane, Rashied Ali, Oneness of Juju, and more!
Space Rock Is Not Rocket Science / Wub-Fur Internet Radio once again sets the controls of our rocket of sorrow for the heart of the psychedelic sun and blasts off for a 2-hour tour of contemporary space rock (and adjacent) musical styles. Featuring the zero-g-friendly sounds of Elephant Stone, Rancho Relaxo, Alien Mustangs, Earthless, Mohogany Frog, Moon Goose, the Øresund Space Collective, and 9 more intrepid bands of astro-musical explorers.
Wouldn’t it be nice if we were all friends? Episode 7 / Bela Bartok, Dude Martin and His Roundup Gang, Bill Orcutt, and Ultra Nate amongst the 23 contests today on Match Game 77 / hosted by Original Entertainer Cracker
Album of the Day / JIRM, “The Tunnel, The Well, Holy Bedlam” (Jeff Terich via Daily Bandcamp)
Album Review: A7PHA – A7PHA (via I Thought I Heard a Sound) / Wrote about the self-titled album from Mestizo (@MestizoMusic) and Doseone (@doseone) collab A7PHA. A hidden gem of underground rap imho. You can find it on @anticon
Track Premiere: Eucalyptus “Dust in the Wind” (via Foxy Digitalis)
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