Monthly Archives: March 2012

Aggi Doom !!!

  Artist: Aggi Doom Title:  Bring Me The Head B/W Cakewalk Released: 2012 (May 21) Label: Soft Power Records Format: 7” vinyl (edition of 300) Genre:  punk, indie, new wave, psyche Glasgow’s own Aggi Doom are soon to release their … Continue reading

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The Debut of WaMü

Artist: WaMü Title:  Viafuckt Released: 2012 Label: Talking Helps Records Format: Cassette (edition of 150) Genre: Punk, improv., freeform jazz, shrillwave When I first read the description for this album and saw the words “punk” and “sax” within the same … Continue reading

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Midnight Salvage Co

Artist: Midnight Salvage Co Title: What You Hope For Released: April 2012 Label: Self released via CD Baby and iTunes Format: Digital. CD Genre: rock, alt rock, folk rock Produced by legendary guru Conrad Uno (Presidents of the USA, Mudhoney, … Continue reading

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Updates for March

Coming soon on Tuning into Obscure… Reviews for Midnight Salvage Co., WaMü, Kraftwerk and some obscure ambient bliss via FAX records. In the meantime, enjoy this obscure grunge playlist.  It was put together by Tuning into Obscure contributor, Keith.

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Play On, Ladytron

Artist: Ladytron Title: Commodore Rock Released: 2000 Label: Invicta Hi Fi Records, Emperor Norton Format: 12”, 10” CD Genre: synth pop, techno Oh man, I love Ladytron.  That might come as a surprise to many of you, but I find … Continue reading

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Early Kraftwerk, pt. 2

Artist: Kraftwerk Title: 1 (s/t) Released: 1970 Label: Phillips (and various bootlegs) Format: LP Genre: Kosmische / Krautrock, experimental, electronic It wasn’t too long ago when I posted an updated about how much I wanted to do a series about … Continue reading

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Return of the Ceiling Stairs

Artist: The Ceiling Stairs Title: Volcano Released: 2012 Label: Velocity of Sound Format: 7” vinyl (limited edition of 300) Genre:  indie, alt rock, psyche Some of you folks may recall that a few months ago, the Ceiling Stairs appeared on … Continue reading

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Early Kraftwerk, pt. 1

Artist: Organisation Title: Tone Float Released: 1970 Label: RCA Victor Format: LP Genre: krautrock/kosmiche, electronic, experimental As psyche rock began to decline in the late 60s, an experimental form of rock began to blossom out of Germany; the bands mainly … Continue reading

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Terminal Window 2

Artist: Various Artists Title: Terminal Window 2 Released: 2012 Label: Sirona Records, Archive.org Format: Digital Genre: ambient, IDM, techno, glitch, space ambient Riding on the heels of the awesome first volume, “Terminal Window 2” explores a wildly vivid myriad of … Continue reading

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Ian Kahl

As I sipped a Dortmunder, trying to keep warm in my living room, I received an email.  It arrived shortly after posting the review for Merch’s LP, and as I read the message, I was surprised.  It wasn’t a press … Continue reading

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