Second roundup of music recommendations for March – compiled with a little help from our followers! See part 1 here.
Zhou Kroix – Count the Clocks (Infinity Gritty)
Dub experiments from New York
via Bill Barnett
SQÜRL – Magic Hour (Sacred Bones Records)
From “Some Music for Robby Müller”.
SQÜRL is: Carter Logan and Jim Jarmusch.
An enthusiastically marginal rock band from New York City who like big drums & distorted guitars, cassette recorders, loops, feedback, sad country songs, molten stoner core, chopped & screwed hip-hop, and imaginary movie scores.
Sadurn/Ther Split (Dead Definition)
Last year we worked with the incredible @sadurn__ on a couple of amazing projects: the lush “Gleam” EP and a split with the ever-remarkable @hi_its_us_ther. Check out their discography on Bandcamp; all digital purchases go directly to the artists!!!!!
Fake Rays/Greed Island Split (Midnight Werewolf Records)
From the CLOSE BUT NOT TOP TEN Department
via Steve Doesnt
Made for TV – So Afraid of the Russians (Conflict Records)
Produced by John Cale
Low – Double Negative (Sub Pop)
Y’all, this new @lowtheband album is blowing my mind. Thanks @closedcircuits for the recommend.
via Andrew Anderson
Su Tissue – Salon de Musique (Adversity Ltd)
here, step through this healing portal with your ears
Overleaf – Magic Spelling Bee (Remix) (Self Released)
improvising electroacoustic trio of Heidi Chan, Kayla Milmine and Mira Martin-Gray.
Three of Toronto’s most distinct yet unsung voices in a compelling and elusive amalgam – Musicworks
The Rootsman & Muslimgauze – Lahore (Third Eye Music)
Dub, Experimental, Reggae, Noise, Ethnic
via Tony F Wilson
Totem – Media Burn (Lost Soul Enterprises)
“Media Burn” is the debut EP by TOTEM – 4 succinct slabs of industrial electronics and rhythmic noise forged in the spirit of hardcore punk. The project is loosely based on themes of media consumption, symbolism, illusions, and control.
ll nøthing ll – 豊かな隔離 (Power Lunch Corporation / Aquablanca)
Today’s groove: @llgnihtonll @aquablanca2
the story of a man who succumbs to isolation in a pool of his own riches.
via Seffi Starshine
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 – Admonishing The Bishops (Matador Records)
The EP’s title refers to Alan and Rick Bishop of the Sun City Girls with whom the Thinking Fellers had toured with the previous year.
Seaworthy – Map in Hand (12k)
Glad to see @woodenpalace’s exceptional ‘Map in Hand’ recognised – rightly – as one of the landmarks of @12k_label’s two decades & more..
Out on Past Inside the Present
This 5 track e.p. soars and then floats on Gooch’s blissful layered vocals. Takes me elsewhere.
A collaborative release between the British producer Dennis Huddleston (aka 36) and Zaké, a “healing sound propagandist” from Indianapolis, IN, it’s a sonic approximation of the impossible (and impossibly expensive) space nap, manifested here as three soft, soothing, melancholic ambient movements: the four-stage title track, which represents the journey away from home;
Over 1500 downloads of my sample pack “Isolation Loops” in just three days! Thanks to everyone for sharing, downloading and buying this, it does make a difference #samples
- New Music Releases – January 2019: Pt. 2
- Review: Qualchan. – The End of All Seasons.
- Best New Music From Boston and New England of 2017 – Songs 88-100
- Download – Kowloon Walled City / Fight Amp / Ladder Devils – Lose / Lose / Lose Split (Brutal Panda)
- Label Profile – PCP Entertainment