Monthly Archives: April 2012

Updates for Early May

If I suddenly vanish off the web for a week or two, don’t panic.  I’m moving a few towns over and it might take a while to get our wireless up and running again.  So if you email me or … Continue reading

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Kelley Stoltz via Les Disques Steak

Artist: Kelley Stoltz Title: Two Imaginary Girls Released: 2012 Label: Les Disques Steak Format: 7” (edition of 300 copies) Genre: Indie Rock Stoltz releases this 7 inch, a follow up to the Sub Pop album, “To Dreamers.”  This single finds … Continue reading

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Soft Power Records: September Girls Cassette

Artist: September Girls Title: Wanting More Released: Monday, April 30, 2012 Label: Soft Power Records Format: Cassette Single (limited edition of 100 – 70 blue, 30 yellow) Genre: garage pop, psyche, lo fi Our friends at Soft Power have this … Continue reading

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Linkin’ Things (April)

Some time back in late January or early February, I did a review for the Night Kings / Yummy split single.  Rob Vasquez, the former Night Kings frontman, was involved in a load of musical projects and bands before and … Continue reading

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Ambient Bliss: Ben Neill’s “Green Machine”

Artist: Ben Neill Title: Green Machine Released: 1995 Label: Astralwerks Format: CD Genre: future jazz, ambient Keeping up with the Ambient Bliss series as the spring weather warms our bones, we move on to a classic release that tends to … Continue reading

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Music News and Blog Updates for Early April

Some neat stuff out in the world of music…. –           FSOL are releasing “Environments 4” on May 15th on CD.  A digital version will be out on April 30th.  Scope it out! –          Jack White’s Third Man Records released the … Continue reading

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Transmissions from the Secret Station: An Interview with Secret Station Records / Lunar Testing Lab’s Eric Watson

First off, a huge thanks to Eric for taking part in this.  If you’re eager to check SSR out or LTL, I posted links down at the end.  Enjoy! ———- 1)      What made you decide to start your own label? … Continue reading

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Redeye: Arizona Tracks via FAX

Artist: Redeye Title: Arizona Tracks Released: 1996 Label: Fax +49-69/450464 Format: CD (limited edition of 1000) Genre: IDM, Ambient According to what few reviews I found for this release, this album is hailed as THE ambient/IDM album and an obscure … Continue reading

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Ambient Bliss: Sad World 1 and 2

Artist: Dr. Atmo & Ramin Title: Sad World I & II Released: 1995 (93 and 94 originally) Label:  Instinct Records (originally on FAX) Format: 2xCD Genre: Ambient, soundscape Originally released as two separate volumes in Germany on Pete Namlook’s world … Continue reading

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Days Without End

Artist: (various) Title: Days Without End Released: 2012 Label: Clock Tower Nine Format: cassette Genre: pop rock, post punk, dream pop, psyche, garage, instrumental rock, alt rock Days Without End is a cassette compilation of many emerging artists and bands, … Continue reading

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