- Exclusive! Andrew Wasylyk Limited edition 10" on Tape Club with Obi Strip.
A warm Norman hello to all of you taking the time to read this. May your Thursday evening be peaceful and nice; if you just sneezed, bless you. This week I’m embracing the winter by wearing a snood -- yes, a snood -- while listening to a bunch of inappropriately loud music. We’re keeping the locomotive that is our office churning and have a carriage full of these records bringing up the rear. Next stop, Your Doorstep:
- Spinning Coin. Officially believed in by us.
- Alvarius B. sings about otters and ovens in a wide spread of records.
- These early Hoops tunes are sunken in glorious table warble.
- Princess Nokia wins album art of the year IMO.
- We’re in Unit 20; they’re Shed Seven.
- Hayward and Moore? We’re spoiling and bothering you.
- Gregg Kowalsky is the real pop ambient.
- “Hey kids, hey kids,” this is a live album by Guided By Voices.
- Roger Eno. Brian’s brother. My young mind is blown.
- The world splurges up Quicksand after twenty-two years.
- The Galileo 7 offer psych pop smirks.
- Peter Oren loves Bill Callahan and diesel engines.
- Oh no: Carta are really sad.
- Make Phil 1 degree happier. Buy a Meadow House LP.
- Energetic shoegaze from the paradoxical Crash City Saints.
- Psychedelic Witchcraft are the rock music.
- Tennis: the enfant terrible of racquet sports. Also a band.
- A psychedelic snapping of the fingers from Alex Lipinski.
- Dust gobbles up Gun Outfit.
- Permission sounds like punching concrete.
- Meta-prog from Watter. So many stalwarts in this band.
- Exploded View turn their outtakes into
- Sumie weaves some dreamsongs.
- It’s every five seconds with Whitney.
- Ian Svenonius sells his soul to solo.
- Martin Carr quits ghostwriting and goes back to song selfies.
- There are so many Jim Whites. Is this the one you like?
- Half Forward Line play power pop made in an Irish boozer,
- Daoud is disgusted that Pearl Jam ever got famous with their filthy name.
- Sainsbury’s sponsored dance pop types St Etienne.
- Listen: it was good when R.E.M were a country band.
- Husker Du. We mention this one every week it seems.
- It’s the Adrian Sherwood lot: Dub Syndicate.
- Creation start-ups Jasmine Minks at the finish line.
Ant’s Electronic Round-up:
Intelligent Dad Music.
- Class album of hallucinatory, psychedelic, mystical sound from Rabit on Halcyon Veil.
- Burial goes full on techno/rave while retaining his signature traits.
- Melodic full-length extravaganza from Call Super on Houndstooth.
- Bleak bangers from JK Flesh (aka Justin Broadrick) on Hospital Productions.
- Dubby techno bliss 2x12” from Radius in lush screen-printed sleeve on echospace.
- Suzanne Ciani weird alien blob soundtrack on Finders Keepers.
- RVNG Intl. compile some majestic ambient/new age works from Pauline Anna Strom.
- Snazzy COH picture disc - includes CD cuz picture discs sound like someone defecating into your ears.
- Crushing stuff from Cape Town’s Angel-Ho on NON.
- Penik Ettek / Datasmok & D.Carbone nailers on Repitch.
- Emotive Detroit school techno from John Heckle on Super Rhythm Trax.
- Loose hardware jams from Powell. Vinyl only release in an edition of 420 copies.
- Invisible City reissue of rare slo-mo Kwaito from Sandy B.
- Vicious techno/EBM 7” from Juzer aka Beau Wanzer and Dan Jugel.
- Ecstatic arpeggiator action from Avalon Emerson on Whities.
- Basement electronics retrospective from Workdub on Left ear.
- Music From Memory reissue of sole Dub Oven EP from 1983.
- Gqom ass shakers outta Durban from Emo Kid.
- Errata tape + Zine on Kit Records incl. Mary Lattimore, Jake Meginsky, Disasterpeace, Jib Kidder, Domenique Dumont etc.
- Droning meditations from Gregg Kowalsky on Mexican Summer.
- Lena Willikens, Not Waving, Sam Haar and JK Flesh remix S U R V I V E.
- Clear wax split of serene ambient from Kerry Leimer (Savant) and droning vox from Like A Villain.
- Metro Area’s heralded 2002 discoid album remastered.
- Kaleidoscopic beats, textures and clattering from Gajek on Monkeytown.
- Slightly fuzzy edged, sentimental ambient/drone from Secret Pyramid.
- +++ a few notable 12”s from Ciel on Peach Discs, Seph on Echocord, Romare on Ninja Tune, Bonebrokk (w/ Jay Glass Dubs remix).
That’s it! Your lot; the works; the full monty. See you Thursday next!
Words: Bobs, Clint and Ant. Work: Kim, Daoud, Loz, James, Benn, Phil, Nath, Love.
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