Two months after the recent ‘Aerosol Can Stand’ 7”, James Fella’s long-running group Soft Shoulder returns with 10 tracks recorded throughout 2018-2019 at various live performances, at their practice space and in some cases, fragments of both settings collaged together at home. While not providing definitive versions of any new “songs”, Contextual Depreciation appears as a mile marker for the group’s approach in the late 2010s: jagged post punk, slow-churning junk-kraut from the Sonoran desert.
Uncompromising large ensemble studio recordings from Los Angeles, 2016: John Wiese, Charlie Mumma, Bill Nace (Vampire Belt, Body/Head), Martin Escalante, Ted Byrnes, and elders of the Los Angeles [...]
Is the Belly / In the Belly: an old fashioned “jam session” with a deep but distant, natural room sound. Fluttering alto sax and calm, staccato trumpet slowly find their way: spelunking towards a [...]
On vinyl for the first time, the 2006 debut full length from Vancouver?s SHEARING PINX, ?Poison Hands?, was originally released as a 2×3″ CDr on Not Not Fun and CD on Gilgongo. This collection of [...]