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Sean Patrick Sullivan – Devil Knows: Selected Demons (Juniper Tree Songs)

  Musical Content: Remember that scene in The Blair Witch Project where they find the kid in the basement of an abandoned house just staring into the corner? Well, if that … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Giving Up/Sara Lee – Split Cassette (Sophomore Lounge Records)

Musical Content: Giving Up and Sara Lee co-released a cassette which grants each artist a side to feature a few songs. Though a great idea for label mates to get … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monzie Leo & The Big Sky – Monzie Leo & The Big Sky (808 New York Tapes)

Musical Content: Like a rusted freight car plowing down the tracks and derailing somewhere in Appalachia, Monzie Leo & The Big Sky bring an experience of raw folk machinery. The track … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lionel O – Mama Said Knock Me Out (Golden Beast Records)

Musical Content: “My Mom has insomnia, so I made this album to help her fall asleep,” says Lionel O. in the liner notes for his tape, Mama Said Knock Me … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Uaxyacac – Double Seeker (Port Vanderlay)

Musical Content: Double Seeker fits right into the post-punk/goth world of 1980. It’s like Peter Murphy had made Bauhaus records on a laptop. The project of Canadian Nick Smith, Uaxyacac … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wrong Signals – However, The Joke Became Serious (Third Kind Records)

Musical Content: The music on However, The Joke Became Serious is an intense psychedelic synth ride, as if Delia Derbyshire dropped a tab and improvised drones for hours. The tones are rich … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ligaments / Squanto – Split Cassette (Lily Tapes & Discs)

Musical Content: Squanto is the Yin to Ligament’s Yang. On this split release, each artist delivers a 30 minute track that, while different, compliment each other perfectly. Ligament’s “Shikohin & … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment
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