track for today… sunil sharpe 'cadya'
This is a sampler for the forthcoming Sunil Sharpe release on Trensmat, Cadya, which is available to pre-order here. Classic old-school-ish relentless psychedelic techno. Sounding good.Comment on this
track for today… cj boyd 'peradora'
Here's a bit of classic-style drone-centred post-rock, dropping the windswept minor key melodies of Godspeed You Black Emperor into a rather abstract, reverb-heavy backdrop a la Rothko. 'Peradora' is from the new CJ Boyd album Precariat, released recently on Joyful Noise Recordings. Apparently, all sounds are created with Boyd's voice, an upright bass, and a bass guitar.Comment on this
track for today… large unit 'roundabout nothing'
Some outstanding, playful free jazz/improv skronk and double-drumkit sublimity from Large Unit. It's a band led by Paal Nilssen-Love, who is involved in about a billion other outfits and projects including The Thing, Scorch Trio and work with Mats Gustafsson and Lasse Marhaug. Nilssen-Love's website is here.Comment on this
track for today… energy gown 'overflow for being grown'
After a couple of smaller-scale (and physically smaller) releases - two 7"s, one lathe-cut - Energy Gown have dropped their full-length Evening Molasses and it's totally killer. Think late 1960s psychedelically-altered freakouts, think Red Crayola, think The Calico Wall's 'Flight Reaction', and transpose those thoughts into a 21st century set of outsider drug music. Hear and buy the whole album here.Comment on this
track for today… quttinirpaaq 'chinese hercules'
Check out this slice of superdistorted fuzz 'tude from Austin, Texas band-with-unpronounceable-name Quttinirpaaq. 'Chinese Hercules' is from their Let's Hang Out long-player, which is "pressed on clear vinyl with blood red spray". Read ramblings of the band at their Tumblr.Comment on this