Fresh batch of music recommendations from our followers! See pt. 1 here and/or jump into Listening Room archives.
Pharmakos – Rot (Self Released, 2018) – Pharmakos is the work of Cole Hill, a musician, artist, writer, and filmmaker from Grapevine, Texas. (suggested by Justin D. Joffe)
Memory Cells – Landed: Moon Konzert (Ancient Records, 2004) – suggested by No Place Like Drone
Sharron Kraus – Joy’s Reflection is Sorrow (Sunstone / Nightshade, 2018) – suggested by Night Folk on IO
Bary Center – Endless High (MJMJ Records, 2015) – suggested by Third Kind Tapes
Slapp Happy – Charlie ‘n Charlie – suggested by Harry the Hitmaker
Stereolab – Super-Electric (Too Pure, 1995) – suggested by Ray Taafe
Hastio – Azimouth > Scriven Sky / Wolf’s Sky (Self Released, 2018) – Hastio is Cascadiasolid
Carl Stone – Electronic Music From the Eighties and Nineties (Unseen Worlds, 2018) – suggested by aleitko
Masayoshi Fujita – It’s Magical (Self Released, 2018) – suggested by Dave Murrieta
Buzzy Lee – Walk Away (Self Released, 2018) – suggested by Myles Dunhill
Birchville Cat Motel – Our Love Will Destroy the World (PseudoArcana, 2006) – suggested by Cows Are Just Food
Neck – Hand It Over (JASS, 2018) – debut record from a couple Boston ladies called Neck making hushed & unsettling ghost folk, really great stuff (suggested by Anti-Gravity Bunny)
Happy Rhodes – Ecto (Aural Gratification, 1992) – suggested by Jordan Reyes
Miser – Zero (Self Released, 2018) – Now available for your zoning pleasure/workplace/commute displeasure: zero (Resonant Skeleton via Declan Owen)
Landline – I Can’t (Discontinous Innovation Inc, 2018) – Your discontented robot new wave song for today from somewhere west. (suggested by Smashin Transistors)
The Gun Club – Ghost on the Highway – The rabid punk blues of 1981 song “Ghost on the Highway” by post-punk band The Gun Club. From their scorching debut album Fire of Love (suggested by Sean Walters)
Galcher Lustwerk – Wristbands (Lustwerk Music, 2018) – suggested by Floorcore
Banished Pills – Failure (Shimmering Moods, 2018) – I am the one who pulls myself from the nothingness to which I aspire”.
— Jean-Paul Sartre, “Nausea” (suggested by Vru Patel)
Xander Harris – Where’s Your Villain (Burning Witches, 2018)
Le Fruit Vert – Ephémérides (Los Discos Enfantasme, 2013 / Them There, 2018) – Organ swells interact with angular tones and propulsive pulses throughout, as the duo cast intricate, vocal-led narratives that develop into a unique form of unearthly baroque-pop experimentalism.
Small Life Form – Something Organic to Serve the Machine (Silber Records, 2013) –
#HarlanEllison has been pretty inspirational to my aggressive ambient work. I probably should’ve told him because you should let people know when you appreciate them. Anyway here’s a piece inspired by “I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream.”