January 30, 2013 § Leave a comment
Buke & Gase storm Bowery Ballroom tonight to celebrate the release of their new album, General Dome. Our own Brandon Specktor caught up with the hands-on pair to talk about their cryptically covered new LP, the sonic Venn diagram they defy, and of course the hybrid instruments they build themselves—and can’t stop redesigning.
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January 28, 2013 § Leave a comment
For his first solo LP, Something You Feel, Montreal rapper-producer Jai Nitai Lotus cleaves to rawness with off-the-cuff MPC cuts, freestyle raps, and total trust in his collaborators…. « Read the rest of this entry »
January 25, 2013 § Leave a comment
For “We Need To Talk About Kevin,” contributing writer Nick Amies dives into the Tame Impala time warp. With Australia’s most indie-critic adored band on the rise, mastermind Kevin Parker opens up about how the trip is changing the world he now tours, for better and for worse.
January 23, 2013 § Leave a comment
Also out this week, FaltyDL’s Hardcourage debut on Ninja Tune Records. Listen to lead single “Straight & Arrow” in our playlist, and read why in the track reviews:
January 22, 2013 § Leave a comment
Centralia, available today through Thrill Jockey, is the lead review in our new issue’s Album Reviews. Sean Ryan calls it Mountains’ “best record so far.” Listen to closing track “Living Lens” here, or in Issue 6’s playlist.
January 21, 2013 § Leave a comment
New this week: No Beginning No End, Jose James’ first record on Blue Note. We review “Vanguard,” featured in the playlist of HASH’s brand new issue: « Read the rest of this entry »