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

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

PPP/ Elegy To The Void

Possibilities:

Oren Ambarchi, Kassel Jaeger, James Rushford – Pale Calling (Black Truffle 20) april 2015
Pita – get in (emego 218)
Christian fennesz & jim o’rourke – its hard for me to say I’m sorry (emego 221)
Stephan Mathieu – Radiance 12CD BOX (schwebung) may 2016-april 2017
En – Blue Pink Orange White (bandcamp)
Chris forsyth & the solar motel band – the rarity of experience BONUS 7” (no quarter 049) march 2016
Dreamboat – (ilyas ahmed & golden retriever) MIE feb 26
Fenton – Mythic Failures (12k 3015) February 2016
The howling hex – denver (drag city) april 2016

Skipped:

Pantha du Prince – The Winter Hymn (rough trade 777) February 2016
Le Revelateur – fakeaway haptics (dekorder 80) February 2016

Missed (still interested?):

KX 2015 2CD (KX 001) November 2015
Vert – The Days Within (shitkatapult 156) November 2015
Ryuchi sakamoto + taylore deupree – live 2lp (thirtythree thirtythree 199) november 2015
Sun City Girls – Torch Of The Mystics reissue (abduction) december 2015

Suggestions:

Federico Durand - A Través Del Espejo (12k 1085) January 2016
Eric Copeland – Jesus Freak (L.I.E.S.) january 2016
Eleanor Friedberger – New View (Frenchkiss) january 2016
Cian Nugent – Night Fiction (Woodsist 083) January 2016
Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe – Cognition_-_Observation (DDS 015) January 2016
Tim Hecker – Love Streams (4AD 3614) January 2016
Reinhard Voigt - Reisen & Speisen (Kompakt 338) February 2016
The High Llamas – Here Come the Rattling Trees (drag city 638) january 2016
Ling – Attachment EP (Codes 003) February 2016
Gate - Saturday Night Fever (MIE Music 036) February 2016
Sean McCann – Pacifics (Recital 14) February 2016
Cavern Of Anti-Matter - Void Beats_-_Invocation Trex (Duophonic 33) February 2016
Kassel Jaeger/Stephen Mathieu/Akira Rabelais – Zauberberg (shelter press 068) February 2016
Maxwell August Croy - Kaniza (Psychic Troubles Tapes 06) January 2016
Chris forsyth & the solar motel band – the rarity of experience (no quarter) march 2016
Alan Licht – Currents (VDSQ) january 2016
Inventing Masks – Inventing Masks (Error Broadcast 029) march 2016
Nicola Ratti – Pressure Loss (where to now? 04) march 2016
Alex Under – Olas De Quila Quina 12” (kompakt 349) march 2016
Bitchin Bajas and Bonnie Prince Billy – Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties (Drag City 648/ Palace Records 61) march 2016
Matthew Revert/ Vanessa Rossetto – Earnest Rubbish (Erstwhile 79) march 2016
Felicia Atkinson & Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – Comme Un Seul Narcisse (shelter press 70) march 2016
Licht-Akiyama Trios - Tomorrow Outside Tomorrow (eMego 217) march 2016
The Field – The Follower (Kompakt CD 130) april 2016
Steve Gunn – Eyes on the Lines (Matador) april 2016
Oren Ambarchi, Stefano Pilia, Massimo Pupillo – Aithein (Karlrecords 23) april 2016
Fumiya Tanaka – You Find The Key (perlon 107) april 2016

Perils (benoit poulaird + kyle bobby dunn) – perils (desire path 10) November 2015

Older stuff:

Boxhead Ensemble – La Hora Magica (Astral Spirits 011/Monofonus Press 90) march 2015

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Galaxy in Turiya

Been on a real Alice Coltrane kick lately. In the pipeline: shoegaze 1-17, Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down, summer 2015/spring 2016 mix 3, etc.

Skipped:

Christina Vantzou – No. 3 (kranky) October 2015
Shapednoise – Different Selves (Type 127) December 2015

Missed (still interested):

Aine O’Dwyer – Music for Church Cleaners Vol. 1 and 2 2LP (Mie 29) October 2015
United Bible Studies – The Ale’s What Cures Ye: Traditional Songs from the British Isles Vol. 1 LP (Mie 30) October 2015

Suggestions:

Deerhunter – Fading Frontier (4AD) October 2015

Beach House – Thank Your Lucky Stars (Sub Pop 1142) october 2015

Joanna Newsom – Divers (Drag City 561) October 2015
Taylor Deupree & Marcus Fischer – Twine (12k 1084) October 2015

Giovanni Di Domenico / Jim O’Rourke – Arco (Die Schachtel Zeit Composers 016) October 2015
Oren Ambarchi – Sleepwalker’s Conviction (Black Truffle 015) may 2015
Oren Ambarchi & Jonas Berthling – Tongue Tied (Hapna 55) October 2015
Sean McCann & Matthew Sullivan – Live at the Roxy (Salon 14) july 2015
Chihei Hatakeyama - Moon Light Reflecting Over Mountains (Room40 465) may 2015
The Clientele – Alone And Unreal: The Best Of The Clientele (Pointy 028) September 2015
Lee Gamble - B23 Steelhouse (PAN 65) September 2015
Vom Grill - Knerpen! Bevel (PAN 62) september 2015
Visionist - Safe (PAN 67) October 2015
Rafael Anton Irisarri – A Fragile Geography +1 & dl integrated version BONUS and Unsaid EP (room40 466) October 2015
Byron Westbrook – Precipice (Root Strata 100) october 2015
Zelienople – Show Us the Fire (Immune 39) October 2015
Roman Flugel – Monday Brain 2LP (Hypercolour 48) October 2015
Arash Moori – Heterodyne (Type 125) October 2015
Giorgio Gigli - The Right Place Where Not To Be (Electric Deluxe 045) october 2015
Stephan Mathieu - Before Nostromo (Schwebung ∫∂ X ÆQUINOKTIUM MMXV ) October 2015
Ensemble Economique - Blossoms In Red (Denovali) October 2015
Mark McGuire – Beyond Belief (Dead Oceans 109) November 2015
Duane Pitre - Bayou Electric (Important Records 451) November 2015
Christopher Bissonnette – Pitch, Paper & Foil (Kranky 197) November 2015
VA – Pop Ambient 2016 (Kompakt CD128) November 2015
Ian William Craig – Cradle For the Wanting (Recital fifteen) November 2015
VA - Parallelograms (Kurt Vile/Steve Gunn), (Six Organs of Admittance/William Tyler), (Bardo Pond/Yo la Tengo) (3lobed) november 2015
Chris Forsyth & Koen Holtkamp – The Island (trouble in mind 102) october 2015
Tom Carter – Long Time Underground (3Lobed 105) October 2015
Tortoise – the catastrophist (thrill jockey) November 2015
Heather Leigh – I Abused Animal (Ideologic Organ 23) November 2015
Six Organs Of Admittance – Hexadic II (Drag City 643) November 2015
Andreas Tilliander - You Have Two Osc & You Detune Them Than What? (Borft 130) November 2015
The Telescopes – Splashdown: the Complete Creation Recordings 1990-1992 (cherry red 674) December 2015
En – City Of Brides (Students of Decay 112) November 2015
Akira Rabelais - The Little Glass (self-released) December 2015
Va – Bobby Gillespie Presents Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down (Ace) November 2015
Van Morrison – Astral Weeks (remastered) (1968/WB) October 2015
Bruce springsteen – The Ties that Bind; The River Collection (Columbia) December 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015

My Life Spins Round Your Every Smile

Making some good headway with some new mixes for Oystered/Mixcloud, which will be more instrumental, cinematic, and ambient in nature. Also, planning to keep up on the shoegaze set, a compilation of Kompakt's Pop Ambient and Total series'. On the 'pop/rock' side of things, really been digging some of the new Kurt Vile and Beach House. Lots to look forward to too: Chris Forsyth & Koen Holtkamp, Giovanni Di Domenico & Jim O'Rourke, and tons more, I'm sure.

Possibilities:

Byron Westbrook (Corridors) – Precipice (Root Strata 100)
Ian William Craig – Prayer For the Wanting (Recital 14)
Heather Liegh – I Abused Animal (Ideologic Organ 23) November 2015
Chris Forsyth & Koen Holtkamp – The Island (trouble in mind)
Rafael anton irisarri – a fragile geography w/ unsaid (room40 66) October 2015
Scott Tuma – (Immune)
Pop Ambient 2016 ft Stephan Mathieu (Kompakt 128)
KX 2015 2CD (KX 001CD)
Kohoutek – Curious Aroma (MIE 034)
Andrea Taeggi – Mama Matrix Most Mysterious (Type 126)
Visionist – Safe (PAN 67)
Duane Pitre – Bayou Electric CD (Important 421)
Christina Vantzou – No. 3 (Kranky 199)
Eleh/Tara Jane O’Neil – Split LP (Important 430)
Partok Matushka Apfelberg – Nai Nai 12” (Kompakt 331)
Sean McCann – A Castle Popping & Tub of Deep Green Ink (Recital 11)
Coma – This Side of Paradise (Kompakt 126)
Blond:ish – Welcome to the Present (Kompakt 127)
Flanger – Lollopy Dripper (nonplace urban field 041)

Suggestions:

Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin Down (Matador) august 2015
Destroyer – Poison Season (Merge) august 2015
Low – Ones and Sixes (Sub Pop 1144) august 2015
Beach House – Depression Cherry (Sub Pop 1122) august 2015
Kawabata Makoto – Astro Love & Infinite Kisses (vhf #133) july 2015
Yo La Tengo – Stuff Like That There (Matador) july 2015
M.E.S.H. – Piteous Gate (PAN 66) july 2015
Chihei Hatakeyama + Federico Durand – Magical Imaginary Child (White Paddy Mountain 24) july 2015
Sean McCann – A Castle Popping (Recital 11) august 2015
Panda Bear – Crosswords EP (Domino) august 2015
Kevin Parks/Vanessa Rossetto – Sever Liberties (Erstwhile EAU004) june 2015
Matt 'MV' Valentine - Midden Mound (Child Of Microtones 43_-_Golden Lab 51_-_Coney Island Audio 02) july 2015
VA - Total 15 (Kompakt CD 125) august 2015
Jens-uwe Beyer - The Emissary (Kompakt Pop Ambient 3) september 2015
Steve Hauschildt - Where All Is Fled (Kranky 198) September 2015
Philip jeck – Cardinal (touch 98) september 2015
OneOhTrix Point Never – Garden Of Delete (Warp) September 2015
Helen – The Original Faces (Kranky) august 2015
MV & EE - Alpine Frequency (Feeding Tube 167) august 2015
Simon Scott - Insomni (Ash International 11.4) august 2015
Drainolith - Hysteria (NNA Tapes 079) august 2015
Bitchin Bajas/Natural Information Society – Automaginary (Drag City) august 2015
Pole – Wald (pole) September 2015
Scott Tuma – Hard Again/The River 2LP (Scissor Tail 24) January 2015
Donnacha Costello – Love From Dust (Ursa 101) june 2015
Orcas – Don’t Ask Why (MBV cover/soundcloud)
Rafael Anton Irisarri – Unsaid (Room40) September 2015

Older stuff:

Jan Jelinek – Hub Tierbeobachtungen Live (~scape 041) 2008
Deerhunter – iTunes Live From Soho (4AD) February 2011

?:

Mercury Rev – The Light in You (Bella Union) September 2015
Four Tet – Morning/Evening (Text 36) july 2015
Tame Impala – Currents (Interscope) july 2015
Alessandro Cortini – Risveglio (Hospital 426) july 2015