Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Life and Times of the Future Sound of London parts 26 – 30

I decided after some time that the easiest way to cover the bulk of the Archives series was to tackle them all at once.  We’ve already got Vol. 1 out of the way, but I knew it’d take a while … Continue reading

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The Winter Coats – A Black Cloud Between You and the Sun

Artist: The Winter Coats Title: A Black Cloud Between You and the Sun Released: 2011 Label: Stainless Manchu Music Format: CD Genre: Experimental rock Before the CD arrived in the mail, I was intrigued by this album.  Firstly, this is … Continue reading

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The Life and TImes of the Future Sound of London, pt. 25

Keith returns with a guest post to continue our long running review series on FSOL and their side projects.  We’re going a tiny bit out of order here, tackling this one first before diving back into the Archives series.  Expect … Continue reading

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This Will Be Our Summer Showcase, pt 1

Here, we’ll be taking a look at the Athens, GA label, This Will Be Our Summer Records.  We’ll scope out a few of their new releases and explore the label itself a bit.  Here’s part one!  Enjoy! Artist: Madeline Title: … Continue reading

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Hanetration – Tenth Oar EP

Artist: Hanetration Title: Tenth Oar EP Released:  2012 Label: (self-released via Bandcamp) Format: digital download Genre: glitch, IDM, abstract I have to tell you, when the first track starts playing, it feels magical and invokes an almost dreamy feel.  It’s … Continue reading

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Out Today via Secret Station! Gears in the Rain’s “Right on the Edge”

Artist: Gears in the Rain Title: Right on the Edge Released: Monday, May 21, 2012 Label: Secret Station Records Format: mp3 Genre: leftfield, ambient, abstract Secret Station has an amazing knack for finding some of the most unique electronic music.  … Continue reading

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Anime OST, vol 1: Cowboy Bebop

Artist: Yoko Kanno and The Seatbelts Title(s): Cowboy Bebop Released: between 1998 and 2001 Label(s): Victor Format: CD Genre: techno, jazz, bebop jazz, acoustic, blues, funk, alt rock, soul, harmonica blues, post bop, hard rock, etc… Why an anime review?  … Continue reading

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Upcoming Anime Soundtrack Series…………?

Anime music reviews?  Are you serious? Ok, let me explain. Long story short, some anime is stupid and some of it is… great.  Great?  Yes, great enough where it sometimes changes the very way films around the world are made. … Continue reading

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Surfing on Big Wave’s new EP

Artist: Big Wave Title: The Roots of Love (Come Tumbling Down) Released:  June 11th, 2012 Label: Soft Power Records Format: Cassette EP Genre: indie, pop, twee Riding on the heels of Soft Power’s cassette release for September Girls (which sold … Continue reading

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Ambient Bliss: Buenos Aires – The Lake Effect

Artist: Buenos Aires Title: The Lake Effect Released: 2011 Label: Secret Station Format: CD Genre: ambient, abstract, experimental Off of the Secret Station label, it’s the debut album by Buenos Aires. The opening track, “Only River” starts of in a … Continue reading

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