Saturday, February 3, 2018

Come Down Softly To My Soul

An attempt at a regularly monthly update of what I've been interested in/ listening to. Cheers!

Forthcoming:

Brett Naucke (Spectrum Spools)
Yo La Tengo – There’s A Riot Goin’ On (Matador)
Mouse On Mars – Dimensional People (Thrill Jockey)
The Sea and Cake – Any Day (Thrill Jockey)
Brother JT (Thrill Jockey)

Bandcamps:

тпсб - Sekundenschlaf (Blackest Ever Black 67) january 2018 Dark Past Bright Future
Emily A. Sprague – Water Memory (self-released) December 2017
Matt Christensen - various

Suggestions:

Panda Bear - A Day with The Homies (Domino RUG882) January 2018
Schlammpeitziger – Damenbartblick auf Pregnant Hill (Bureau B 276) January 2018
ADT – Insecurities (Hausu Mountain) January 2018
Keith Fullerton Whitman ‎– Amposta Generators b/w Lleida Generators (Protracted View 517) january 2018
Ty Segall & Freedom Band – Freedom’s Goblin (Drag City 675) January 2018
Silvia Kastel – Air Lows (Blackest Ever Black 69) January 2018
Dedekind Cut – Tahoe (Kranky 213) January 2018
Ilyas Ahmed – Closer To Stranger (MIE 48) January 2018
No Age – Snares Like A Haircut (Drag City 694) January 2018
Alvin Lucier – Criss-Cross / Hanover (Black Truffle 33) february 2018
Shuttle358 – Field (12k 2039) February 2018

Older:

Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (Nonesuch 558777) june 2017
Cosmic & Phill Musra Group, Michael – Cosmic Paradise/ Peace In the World/ Cosmic Records (Now-Again 5155) December 2017
Stephen Vitiello & Taylor Deupree - May 18 b/w Loop To Clouds (Champion Version 11, 2016 / 12k bandcamp) july 2017

Friday, January 12, 2018

Youth Worshipper

Ah, one of the many best songs ever from The Church. Anyway, been cranking out the 2017 year-end best-ofs, figured I should copy my remaining 2017 finds since it's practically mid-January at this point.

Suggestions:

Alexis Georgopoulos + Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – Fragments of a Season (Emotional Response 33) October 2017
King Krule – The Ooz (True Panther Sounds 126) October 2017
Byron Westbrook – Body Consonance (Hands In The Dark 35) October 2017
Errorsmith – Superlative Fatigue (PAN 81) October 2017
Lee Gamble – Mnestic Pressure (Hyperdub 37) October 2017
Aquarelle – Leave Corners (Debacle 104) September 2017
Sugai Ken – UkabazUmorezU (Rvng Intl. 40) October 2017
Oren Ambarchi – Stacte Karaoke II (Black Truffle 32) October 2017
Elodie – Vieux Silence (Ideologic Organ 27) October 2017
Thomas Brinkmann – Retrospektiv (Third Ear Recordings BOX 01) October 2017
Beast – Vols. One & Two (Pre-Echo Press 007/8) October 2017
Gregg Kowalsky – L’Orange, L’Orange (Mexican Summer 246) October 2017
M.E.S.H. – Hesaitix (PAN 82) October 2017
Peaking Lights – The Fifth State of Consciousness (Two Flowers 003) june 2017
Gunn-Truscinski Duo – Bay Head (Three Lobed 124) November 2017
Roger Eno – This Floating World (Recital 38) November 2017
VA – Pop Ambient 2018 (Kompakt 142) November 2017
Billy Gomberg – A Changed Meaning (Strange Rules 145) October 2017
Bitchin Bajas – Bajas Fresh (Drag City 678) November 2017
F.S. Blumm – Welcome (Karaoke Kalk 102) November 2017
The Fall – Singles 1978-2016 (Cherry Red BOX30) November 2017
Oh Sees – Orc (Castle Face 93) august 2017
Barnett & Kurt Vile, Courtney – Lotta Sea Lice (Matador 1148) October 2017
Koen Holtkamp – Gong Solo (Cassauna 40) January 2017
Saint Etienne – Home Counties (Heavenly 139) june 2017
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – Dreaming In The Non-Dream (No Quarter 55) august 2017
L. Pierre – 1948 (Melodic 110) april 2017
Burnt Friedman & Mohammad Reza Mortazavi – Yek (Nonplace 44) November 2017
Burnt Friedman – The Pestle (Latency 10) January 2017
Olli Aarni – Nielu (Florabelle 003) October 2017
Ian William Craig – Slow Vessels (130701 26) may 2017
Inward Circles, The – And Right Lines Limit And Close All Bodies/ Scaleby (Corbel Stone Press) april 2017
Richard Skelton – Towards A Frontier/ Hánefsstaðafjall (Corbel Stone Press 006) December 2017
Burnt Friedman – Anthology (1980-2017) (Nonplace 45) December 2017
Maxwell August Croy & Sean McCann – II (Recital) December 2017
Monster Rally – Flowering Jungle (Gold Robot 53) December 2017
Mackay & Ryley Walker, Bill – Spiderbeetlebee (Drag City 688) November 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Complete and Utter

Missed:

Aquarelle – Leave Corners (Debacle) September 2017
Maayan Nidam – Deep Under Sobriety Regime 10” (perlon 110) September 2016
Binh – Noah’s Day 2x12” (perlon 111) October 2016
Alter Mahnn – Junge Frau 12” (perlon 112) December 2016
Villa H2H 12” (perlon 113) 2017

Suggestions:

Beach House – B-Sides and Rarities (Sub Pop 1205) june 2017
Leandro Fresco & Rafael Anton Irisarri - La Espera (A Strangely Isolated Place) july 2017
Sexual Objects, The – Cream Split Up! (Eyelids in the Rain/ Creeping Bent 002) February 2015
Golden Retriever – Rotations (Thrill Jockey 446) july 2017
Taylor Deupree & Marcus Fischer – Lowlands (IIKKI 003) july 2017
Olli Aarni – Keha (Lal Lal Lal 85) june 2017
Crescent – Resin Pockets (Geographic 44) may 2017
Marcus Fischer – Film Variations (Bandcamp) june 2017
Olli Aarni – Keha (Lal Lal Lal 85) june 2017
Pan Daijing – Lack (PAN 79) july 2017
Jan Jelinek – Loop Finding Jazz Records (~Scape 007, 2001/ Faitiche (faitback 01) april 2017
Video Salon – Video Salon (Not Not Fun 333) april 2017
War On Drugs, The – A Deeper Understanding (Atlantic) august 2017
Kassel Jaeger - Aster (eMego 235) august 2017
va – Superlongevity 6 (perlon 114) august 2017
LCD Soundsystem – American Dream (DFA/ Columbia) september 2017
Royal Trux – Platinum Tips & Ice Cream (Drag City 647) june 2017
Rafael Anton Irisarri – The Shameless Years (Umor Rex 100) august 2017
Marcus Fischer – Loss (12k 2037) September 2017
Sexual Objects, The – Sometimes Remixes 10” (Triassic Tusk 1001) july 2017
Annea Lockwood – Tiger Balm/ Amazonia Dreaming/ Immersion (Black Truffle 28) august 2017
VA – Total 17 (Kompakt CD 140) September 2017
G.E.S. – uguisubari 7” (Faitiche 16/ Acoustic Surveillance Series 1) september 2017
Crys Cole & Oren Ambarchi – Hotel Record 2LP (Black Truffle 29) September 2017
Auburn Lull – Hypha (Azure Vista 005) september 2017
Reinhard Voigt – Apokalypse Mau 12” (Kompakt 368) September 2017
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions – Son Of A Lady 10” (Tendril Tales 04) September 2017
Clientele, The – Music For the Age of Miracles (Merge 607) September 2017
Ariel Pink – Dedicated To Bobby Jameson (Mexican Summer 240) September 2017
Ducktails – Jersey Devil (New Images 32) September 2017
Eric Copeland - Goofballs (DFA 2553) September 2017
Acetone – 1992-2001 (Light In The Attic 159) September 2017
Omni – Multi-Task (Trouble In Mind 124) September 2017
Autechre – JNSN CODE GL16 b/w spl47 (Touched 88) September 2017
STILL – I (PAN 80) September 2017
TM404 & Echologist – Bass Desires (Kynant 007) September 2017
Nicola Ratti – The Collection (room40 89) October 2017
Rafael Toral – Moon Field (room40 80) October 2017
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – Hermeneutics (mexican summer_download) june 2017
NHK yx Koyxen – Exit Entrance (DFA 2555) October 2017
Beck – Colors (Capitol) October 2017
Destroyer – ken (Merge 599) October 2017

The Verve – Urban Hymns ‘Richard Ashcroft scrapped outtakes’ 1997
Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions – Let Me Get There b-side (nov 2016)
Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions – Isn’t It True b-side (nov 2016)
Ride – Lateral Alice & Cali remixes (july 2017)

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Going Blank Again

Suggestions:

Follakzoid feat. J. Spaceman – London Sessions (Sacred Bones) april 2017
Various Artists - Mono No Aware (PAN 77) march 2017
Ezekiel Honig - A Passage of Concrete (Anticipate Recordings) march 2017
ADR - Throat (PAN 76) november 2016
Stephan Mathieu – RADIANCE X – Her Dark Gaze Drowned In Light (Schwebung) march 2017
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Damage and Joy (Artificial Plastic Records) march 2017
Ensemble Economique – In Silhouette (Denovali 278) march 2017
Tilliander - Ofog (Echocord 73) march 2017
Fun Years, The – Heroes of the Second Story Walk-Up (Spring Break Tapes) march 2017
Sun Araw - The Saddle of the Increate (Sun Ark 047) april 2017
GAS - Narkopop (Kompakt CD 136)
Leandro Fresco & Rafael Anton Irisarri - La Equidistancia (A Strangely Isolated Place 008)
Stephan Mathieu – RADIANCE XI – Music With Magnetic Strings (Schwebung) april 2017
Federico Durand – La Nina Junco (12k 2036) april 2017
Slowdive – Slowdive (Dead Oceans 132) april 2017
Hisato Higuchi – Kietsuzukeru Echo (Root Strata 103) april 2017
Pausal – Avifaunal (Dronarivm 45) april 2017
Ricardo Villalobos - Empirical House (a:rpia:r 15) may 2017
Tilliander – Compuriddim (iDEAL 154) may 2017
Wooden Wand – Clipper Ship (Three Lobed Recordings 123) may 2017
Janek Schaefer – Glitter In My Tears (Room40 85) june 2017
U2 – The Joshua Tree Super Deluxe CD Box Set – 30th Anniversary Ed. (Island, 1987) june 2017
Roe Enney – Glare (Root Strata 107) june 2017
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – On The Echoing Green (Mexican Summer 212) june 2017
Konrad Sprenger – Stack Music (PAN 78) june 2017
Sexual Objects, The – Marshmallow (Triassic Tusk 03) june 2017
Inventing Masks - 2nd (Error Broadcast 33) may 2017
Bellows – Strand (Shelter Press 80) june 2017
Ride – Weather Diaries (Wichita Recordings 510) june 2017
Bellows – Sander (Latency 012) may 2017
Porter Ricks – Anguilla Electrica (Tresor 295) june 2017
Mark Templeton – Gentle Heart (Graphical Recordings 004) june 2017
Island People – Island People (Raster-Media 174) june 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Only A Northern Song

New writing gig at Dusted has me pushing/ lessening my outward bound tendencies a bit. Also rekindling those musical arguments/ positions of yore, albiet with a more sophisticated, less defensive approach. No headway on my latest mixcloud mixes unfortunately.

Suggestions:

Brian Eno – Reflection (Warp 280) January 2017
Eric Copeland - Brooklycn Banks (Palmetto Arts 002) november 2016
The Green Kingdom – Harbor (Dronarivm 41) November 2016
William Basinski – A Shadow In Time (Temporary Residence Ltd. 278) January 2017
Stephan Mathieu – RADIANCE VII- Process (Schwebung) January 2017
Taylor Deupree – Somi (12k 1087) February 2017
You Speak What I Feel – My Good Friends Tell Me That (Boomkat Editions 12x12 03) January 2017
Alejandro Franov – Suspendido En El Aire (Spekk 033) December 2016
Lilys – In The Presence of Nothing (Slumberland 20, Sept. 1992/ Frontier 31088) January 2017
Cairo Gang – Untouchable (God? 13) february 2016
Anjou – Epithymia (Kranky 207) February 2016
Stephan Mathieu – RADIANCE VIII- To Have Elements Exist In Space (Schwebung) february 2017
Stephan Mathieu – RADIANCE IX- Feldman (Schwebung) February 2017
Giuseppe Ielasi - 3 Pauses (Senufo Editions 01) February 2017
No UFO’s – Nu LP For RS (Root Strata 104) february 2017
Vagabond – Infinite Worlds (Father/ Daughter 52) February 2017
Arbouretum – Song Of The Rose (Thrill Jockey 433) February 2017
Growing – Disorder (Important Records 435) February 2017
Kassel Jaeger Jim O'Rourke - Wakes On Cerulean (Editions Mego 223) February 2017
Evan Caminiti - Toxic City Music (Dust Editions) February 2017
Sarah Davachi – All My Circles Run (Students of Decay 115) February 2017
Earthen Sea – An Act of Love (Kranky 208) February 2017
Six Organs of Admittance – Burning the Threshold (Drag City 664) march 2017

Monday, January 2, 2017

Old Ways To Nowhere

Happy New Year! Lots of the same ol' stuff on the table: Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down series, Electric Campfires series, Shoegaze series, etc...

Suggestions:

VA – Total 16 (Kompakt 132) august 2016
Forma – Physicalist (Kranky 202) august 2016
Masayoshi Fujita & Jan Jelinek - Schaum (Faitiche 13) September 2016
Stephan Mathieu – A Rainbow of Moonlight (RADIANCE IV) (Schwebung) September 2016
Stephan Mathieu – Radiance IV: A Rainbow of Moonlight (Schwebung) august 2016
Yves Tumor - Serpent Music (PAN 73) September 2016
Koen Holtkamp – Voice Model (Umor Rex 093) September 2016
VA – Music For A Film That Never Was (Music That Always Is 01) September 2016
Stephan Mathieu – Radiance V: For Franz Wright (Schwebung) September 2016
Andrea Belfi – Cera Persa (Latency 08) september 2016
JS Truchy – Transmissions In An Expanse Of Firelight Hear Me (Root Strata 102)
MV & EE - Root/Void (Woodsist 87) October 2016
Daniel Schmidt – In My Arms, Many Flowers (Recital 17) September 2016
Billy Gomberg – Slight At That Contact (Students of Decay) September 2016
Andrew Chalk – Everyone Goes Home When the Sun Sets (Faraway Press 27) September 2016
Federico Durand – Jardin De Invierno (Spekk 32) September 2016
Julius Eastman – Femenine (Frozen Reeds 6) august 2016/1974
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions – Until the Hunter (Tendril Tales) November 2016
Steve Hauschildt – Strands (Kranky 205) October 2016
Roman Flugel – All The Right Noises (Dial 38) October 2016
Gareth Dickson – Orwell Court (12k 2035) November 2016
Oren Ambarchi – Hubris (eMego 227) November 2016
Ricardo Villalobos/ Oren Ambarchi – Hubris Variation (Black Truffle 24) November 2016
Porter Ricks – Shadow Boat 12” (Tresor) November 2016
VA – Pop Ambient 2017 (Kompakt CD 135) November 2016
Stephan Mathieu – Radiance VI- Kepler (Schwebung) November 2016
Sean McCann – Music For Public Ensemble (Recital 22) November 2016
Steven Warwick – Nadir (PAN 75) November 2016
Monster Rally – Mystery Cove (Gold Robot Records 46) November 2016
Andrew Pekler – Tristes Tropiques (Faitiche 14) November 2016
Rashad Becker – Traditional Music of Notational Species Vol. II (PAN 74) December 2016
Sarah Davachi – Vergers (Important 442) November 2016
Graham Lambkin - Community (ErstSolo 005-2) October 2016
Grouper - Paradise Valley (Yellow Electric 015) December 2016
Wolfgang Voigt & Deepchord present Peter Michael Hamel - Colours of Time (Re-Interpreted) (Astral Industries 04) july 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Remedios the Beauty

Same backlog of future mixes still on my table, plus all this listening...

Possibilities:

Billy Gomberg – Slight At That Contact (Students of Decay) September 2016
Sarah Davachi – All My Circles Run (Students of Decay) September 2016
Vanessa Rossetto – Adult Contemporary cass (No Rent) august 2016
Portable – Portable
Thomas Brinkmann – A 1000 Keys (eMego 224)
Matt Christensen – Honeymoons (miasmah)
Daniel Schmidt – In My Arms, Many Flowers (recital)
Andrew Pekler – Tristes Tropiques (faitiche)
Mary Lattimore & Maxwell August Croy – Terelan Canyon (constellation tatsu) august 2016
Koen Holtkamp – (Umor Rex)
Oren Ambarchi – Hubris (eMego 227) November 2016

Skipped:

Bitchin Bajas & Olivia Watt – Sailing a Sinking Sea LP+DVD (drag city) june/ july 2016
David Grubbs – Prismrose (Blue Chopsticks 28) july 2016
Neil Michael Hagerty & Howling Hex – Denver may? 2016
Daniel Higgs - The Fools Sermon, Part 1 (Ideologic Organ SOMA 026LP) july 2016

Not Finding Yet but would like to:

M.E.S.H. – Damaged Merc (PAN 69) may 2016

Suggestions:

Andy Stott – Too Many Voices (Modern Love 101) april 2016
Julianna Barwick - Will (Dead Oceans 110) april 2016
Kane Ikin - Modern Pressure (Type 129) april 2016
Lawrence - Yoyogi Park (Mule Musiq 54) april 2016
Nickolas Mohanna – Mantis (Preservation) april 2016
Oren Ambarchi, Kassel Jaeger & James Rushford - Pale Calling (Black Truffle 020) may 2016
Matt Carlson/ Michael Stirling/ Doug Theriault – Aakash (Root Strata 101) may 2016
Fourcolor – Ballet (12k 3017) april 2016
Fenton – Mythic Failures (12k 3015) January 2016
Pita – Get In (eMego 218) May 2016
Kenneth James Gibson – The Evening Falls (Kompakt Pop Ambient 4) april 2016
Stephan Mathieu and Peter Soderberg – Radiance I: Alap for Steel Needle, Record, and Theorbe (Schwebung) may 2016
Margaret Dygas – Even 11 12” (perlon 108) may 2016
Autechre – Elseq 1-5 (Warp 512) may 2016
TM404 – Acidub (Kontra Musik 044) may 2016
Solo Andata – In The Lens (12k 1086) may 2016
Psychic Ills – Inner Journey Out (Sacred Bones 155) june 2016
Valerio Tricoli - Clonic Earth (PAN 71) june 2016
Christian Fennesz & Jim O'Rourke - It's Hard For Me To Say I'm Sorry (eMego 221) june 2016
Ian William Craig - Meaning Turns To Whispers (Aguirre 43) june 2016
Simon Scott - Floodlines (Touch Tone 53) june 2016
France Jobin and Stephan Mathieu - Radiance II: Music for The Answer (Schwebung) june 2016
Eric Copeland – Black Bubblegum (DFA 2499) july 2016
Omni – Deluxe (Trouble In Mind 111) july 2016
Ian William Craig - Centres (130701 CD22) july 2016
MJ Guider - Precious Systems (Kranky 201) july 2016
Spacetravel - Dancing Therapy (Perlon 109) july 2016
Helm - Olympic Mess (N1L & Beatrice Dillon Remixes) (PAN 70) june 2016
Stephan Mathieu – Radiance III: Black Square for Robert Fludd (Schwebung) july 2016
Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – In Summer (Geographic North 35) august 2016
Black Dice - Big Deal (L.I.E.S. 71) june 2016
Matt Carlson - The View From Nowhere (Shelter Press 72) june 2016
Mike Shiflet - Abstracting Grace (Scioto 016) july 2016
Vanessa Rossetto – The Way You Make Me Feel (Unfathomless 35) june 2016
Villalobos – Detroit Heroes (Raum Musik 98) august 2016
Will Samson – Lua (12k 3018) august 2016
Ryley Walker – Golden Sings that have been Sung (Dead Oceans) august 2016
Marielle V. Jakobsons - Star Core (Thrill Jockey 419) august 2016

Older stuff:

Dreamboat – Dreamboat (MIE Music 038) February 2016
En – Blue Pink Orange White (self-released_bandcamp) December 2015
Horror Inc. – Remixes 12” (Perlon 106) December 2015