March 2021’s archived staff picks.
Alex, Brandon, Cleo, Dan, Hannah, Jon & Justin’s picks for the month.
Greyhound is a solo recording project based out of one of Metro Detroit’s most damaged zones Pontiac MI . On this recording he utilizes a wide range of influences to create earthy sound [...]
Label Description: The early, solo-project era of PD had two concurrent but intentionally separate behaviors; the all encompassing genre-hybrid for which is most commonly known, and another [...]
Roscoe Mitchell: reeds Mike Reed: drums, electronics Recorded by Michael Huon at the Oorstof concert series Zuiderpershuis, Antwerp, Belgium, October 22, 2015. Live concert produced by [...]
Label Description: Psychic Liberation proudly presents Acid For Babies, the latest full-length from Mexico-based artist Ñaka Ñaka (AKA Jeronimo Jimenez). Acid For Babies is a glistening [...]
End Of The Attic ‘Five separated tracks of detailed, sensory textures, and atmospheres, each a self-contained narrative. Like psychological profiles, each seems to end mid sentence, as if [...]
‘Stunning, hauntingly beautiful mountain music. Free, yet impeccably played gorgeous acoustic dulcimer, viola, banjo and guitar instrumentals that are both serene and transcendent. [...]
Featuring members of hardcore juggernauts, Regional Justice Center and Seattle’s New Gods, Shine channels the noise and driving aggression of the these bands, but through a more playful, [...]
2021 repress. “Bursting into the 1980s on a new label (the then-upstart, now-legendary Rough Trade) and with an augmented, audibly panicked lineup, The Fall’s Grotesque is the true [...]
“First time available since its original release on the Italian Ri-Fi label, Maria Monti’s 1974 LP Il Bestario is a rare item even in its native country. Monti is an Italian singer [...]
Totally stunning double LP record from the elusive The Balsam Flex legendary catalog is now available again thanks to Jan Van Toorn Slowscan imprint. Balsam Flex was a cassette label run by the [...]
First vinyl reissue of Alarm by the Peter Brötzmann Group, originally released on FMP in 1983. Harry Miller: bass; Louis Moholo: drums; Alexander von Schlippenbach: piano; Peter Brötzmann: [...]
180 gram vinyl version. Imagine finding a message in a bottle, forty years after it was dispatched. That is what it feels like when you listen to Kluster‘s Klopfzeichen for the first time, [...]
March 10, 2021 | Staff Picks