mercredi 30 mars 2011

A short cosmic journey. Find more about the visual artist Julien Brunet here.

vendredi 25 mars 2011

total life: maximum pleasure

Total Life is the side project of Kevin Doria from Growing, the drone/noise duo, recently a trio. Total Life is a noisier experimental project. In 2008, Kevin Doria's Ken Bradshaw was a collage of Pet Shop Boy samples. You can listen to this here and buy it at Social Registry'shop.

samedi 19 mars 2011

robert beatty: record covers, videos, three legged race, hair police...

A member of the noise band Hair Police, Robert Beatty has also created amazing artworks for Burning Star Core, Birds of Delay, Infinity Window (Daniel Lopatin of Oneohtrix Point Never and Taylor Richardson) and has realised videos through Resonant Hole, his own label. Check this out! Everything he has done is really good. He also plays under the name Three Legged Race. His new tape is available at NNA tapes.

vendredi 18 mars 2011

rene hell: the terminal symphony

Jeff Witscher (rene hell) has been around for some time now, collaborating with Night People, Yellow Swans... The terminal symphony is his latest album and certainly his most accomplished piece of work. A really beautiful electronic and haunting album which would open the doors of a new world. It 's out now through Type records.

beko: digital singles label

Mp3s downloads are now the norm for any kind of label but few are only digital. This is one of them and a good one. The french label Beko allows you to download singles by various bands from around the world. French ones such as Archers by the Sea, Folle Eglise, Chicaloyoh, The Dreams, The Feeling of Love, Splash Wave but also Glass Graves, Hooray!, Wild Safari from the US... Moreover, it is free!!!

vendredi 4 mars 2011

pwr paper

Last edition of PWR paper published by Hanna Terese Nilsson and Rasmus Emanuel Svensson. They both are visual artists who work on books, zines, illustrations and objects. I have talked here about the musical output of Rasmus Svensson, Smycken released by labels such as Night People and Release the Bats. They also work on an object-based project, circle.

jeudi 3 mars 2011

cfcf: the river

I completely miss this ep when it was released on rvng intl. I only knew CFCF for a Games' remix and saw the name on other ones. Beautiful artwork (design by Kevin O'Neill of Will Work For Good) , beautiful music. Electronic with a lot of soul, cosmic energy and melancholy.

gang gang dance: glassjar

Following the gang since their debut on Social Registry in 2003, this is as good as they have always been. It is an extract from their next album Eye Contact out the 9th march on 4AD. Gang Gang Dance!!!