Mixed Media

March 2016

Darq E Freaker - “2C-I” (Singles Going Steady)

Sprinkled with micro-malfunctions and arcade-game sound design, "2C-I" sounds like a cartoon space war was recorded.

The Ragbirds - “Breakdown” (audio) (premiere)

Ann Arbor, Michigan acoustic string band the Ragbirds may be based in the American Midwest, but from there they explore myriad sounds from around the world.

Cub Sport - ‘This Is Our Vice’ (album stream) (premiere)

Cub Sport's sound is grounded in Aussie indie pop, based around hook-filled melodies, anthemic choruses, and sophisticated arrangements.

Skuggsja - ‘Skuggsja’ (album stream) (premiere) and Interview

Two metal masterminds celebrate their heritage, end up with tasteful new project that reaches far beyond the realms of metal.

February 2016

Lafawndah - “Ally” (Singles Going Steady)

Lafawndah pushes the "noir wave" sound to a tempo that exalts mania as a virtue.

Mountain Heart - “Addicted” (audio) (premiere)

Progressive bluegrass band Mountain Heart rove way beyond the confines of the bluegrass genre, adding a bit of soul ala the SteelDrivers and a bit of pure-bred country ala Chris Stapleton.

Hero Fisher - “Breathe” (video) (premiere)

London's Hero Fisher sings in a deep voice, loaded with emotion and nuance.

Moving Units - “Opposite of Rhyming” (audio) (premiere)

Moving Units is set to release their fourth album Damage With Care on April 8th and we've got a supercharged banger to share with you in "Opposite of Rhyming".

Death By Unga Bunga - ‘Pineapple Pizza’ (album stream) (premiere)

Norway's Death By Unga Bunga is a garage rock band playing highly energetic, rough and rowdy rock 'n' roll.

Massive Attack / Young Fathers - “Voodoo in My Blood”

"Voodoo in My Blood" is a trip-hop New Orleans funeral parade with the casket open, brimming with incantatory rhymes and death-hymn melodies.

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Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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