ShakySuperFly – Yellowcake / $1.69 is a steal!
Sulk Rooms – Viewers (Werra Foxma) / ‘Viewers’ is the new album from Sulk Rooms, and is the latest paranoia-laced creation from the legendary @thomasragsmusic / An surveillance-centric LP; the perfect soundtrack for empty theatres and liminal spaces
XV – S/T (Life Like / Ginkgo Records) / Super fascinating band to me whose “automatic punk” captures so much of what I loved of Shaggs, DC’s The Meltdown, Scissor Girls, UK diy, and Olympia bedroom pop but only resembling themselves – Adam Grimord-Isham
Mary Lattimore / Mac McCaughan – New Rain Duets (Three Lobed) (h/t
Antietam – Rope-a-Dope (Homestead) / New bands, as we are almost out of ‘90s acts to pastichicate, plz consider adding Antietam to the dwindling arsenal. Or at least start saying “actually we’ve never heard Sonic Youth. We only like Antietam.” C’mon, it’ll be fun! – Zachary Lipez
Radio, Mixes, Podcasts
Elaine Howley on the best electronic song ever made in Ireland (Elaine Howley via Business Post)
Mess Esque :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview / On their self-titled @dragcityrecords outing as Mess Esque, Helen Franzmann & Mick Turner of Dirty Three generate poignant melodies that float in a self-contained dream pop universe. They joined us to discuss tuning their approach to each other and more (h/t Jason P. Woodbury)
Strangebird~Sounds :: Lavender River (Audiobulb) / Ambient microsound combines with electronics to support a complete listening experience. This sometimes meditative, electro-acoustic approach, the patchwork of sounds are almost ASMR-like and are perfect to be focused or creative
Ska, Punk, and Other Junk! – September 2022 (via Bearded Gentlemen Music) / NEW COLUMN ALERT!
@almightydanish, our resident punk and ska aficionado, has started a monthly column that features the latest and greatest things he’s heard each month in the world of ska and punk (and other junk too😉). Please give it a read and a share!