Monthly Archives: May 2011

Side Projects

A friend of mine asked me this morning what the purpose of a side project was, as far as music and the workings of an artist or a band goes.  In all honesty, it’s a good question. Obviously, there are … Continue reading

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Wolf Music

Artist: Boreal Network Title: Phase with the Moon EP Released: 2009 (?) Label: Retronym Genre: ambient, IDM Available as a free download (with a suggested donation for a good cause) via the Retronym webpage, Boreal Network’s lupine themed album found … Continue reading

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Helplessness Blues

Artist: Fleet Foxes Title: Helplessness Blues Released: 2011 Label: Sub Pop Genre: Folk/folk rock, indie, Americana I stumbled across Fleet Foxes a few years ago while sniffing around the Sub Pop’s webpage.  An EP and one album later, and I’m … Continue reading

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Swoosh!

Reposted from my original blog, September, 2010 Artist: Sphongle Album: Are You Shpongled? Released: 1998 (originally, multiple reissues) Genre: Ambient, tribal, trance ambient, psyche ambient I’m twelve years late on getting this album, mostly because it was always so hard … Continue reading

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Re-Enter the Vaselines

Reposted from my personal blog, September, 2010. As the story goes, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain introduced the world the The Vaselines  by getting Sub Pop Records to release a compilation of their first record and EPs, and later, covering a few … Continue reading

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A Little Dog Named Snuggles

Reposted from my personal blog September 2010 Artist: Negativland Title: These Guys are From England and Who Gives a Shit? Released: 2001 Genre: sound collage, noise, experimental A long, long time ago, there was a little dog, named Snuggles. He … Continue reading

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Dreamend

Reposted from my personal blog, October, 2010. Artist: Dreamend Title: Maybe We’re making God Sad and Lonely Released: 2005 Genre: Post rock, Indie, indie instrumental, hauntology This lovely limited edition LP is pressed on orange and blue vinyl, hand numbered, with … Continue reading

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Nomi?

Reposted from my personal blog October, 2010, edited and revised. This won’t be a review in the traditional sense, in that this is more of contemplative post. So who are we looking at? Klaus Nomi Klaus dresses like a space … Continue reading

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FSOL

A repost from my personal blog, December 2010 ARTIST: The Future Sound of London Title: Environments 3 Released: 2010 Genre: Ambient, Modern Classical, abstract, IDM It would appear that after we’ve waited fourteen years between the rumored release and the … Continue reading

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Tuning In: About Tuning Into The Obscure + Contact info and Submissions

Hi! We’re moving! Our contact info is changing! We’ve had a lot of delays here at Tuning Into The Obscure and searching for a new place to call home was a major factor. This move goes into effect November 1st, … Continue reading

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