Another great track from Pictureplane’s forthcoming TECHNOMANCER, this album solidifies him as one of the main forces in dark electronic music today. The new generation of electronic musicians was slow to get going but they are fucking coming on strong. If there is a witch house equivalent to the Beatles then I think we’re listening to one of his tracks right now.
This dude is heading out on tour with HEALTH btw, my question is will they continue to play their PP covers, or will they join each other on stage like Elton John and Billy Joel and play them together?
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Tagged 2015, Beauty, Dance, Darkwave, Goth, Health, new album, pictureplane, riot porn, techno, technomancer, tour, witch house, witchhouse
Really beautiful shit from Cellars, glad to see LA making another solid contribution in 2015, I saw a photo of her standing next to Don Bolles and Ariel Pink, so I’m guessing she’s working on some new tracks with them, or they helped with these. Good stuff on the whole, throw her a few bucks and buy a track or two.
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Tagged 2015, 80s, Cellars, Dance, dark, ELECTRO, Electronic, i vacation in your hell, ivacation inyourhell, IVIYH, los angeles, Manimal Vinyl, mp3, music, Records, Synth, Synthpop, Video
This one chills at the perfect speed for me. I am not asking for a whole lot these days. The last couple of years have been a wild ride. Sometimes I just want to sedate myself with the beauty of perfectly orchestrated notes. This does it for me and then some. These are cinematic electro vibes that build up and shadow the style of m83 like a photo negative.
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Tagged chill, Electronic, ghetto, ghost, Gravity EP, m83, Moscow, Sensi Affect, WEEDWAVE, witch house
Been dropping tracks from Tamaryn since way back in hell. Noticeably as of late the feedback from the guitars have been swapped for clean chorusy seperation comparable to late 80s early 90s recordings that blessed the early half of my existence. The obvious influences are there: Curve, Cocteau Twins, The Cure, Chapterhouse and Slowdive. I am enamored of how magnificent these tracks sound. When I listen to this, I really feel like I am taking the cellophane off of a cassette tape purchased from a record store at the mall in 1988-1992. Cranekiss should not be missed!
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Tagged Chapterhouse, Clan of Xymox, Cocteau Twins, Cranekiss, Curve, dreampop, Real Dream pop, shoegaze, slowdive, Sugar Fix, tamaryn, the cure
Posted this kat’s music a while back and noticed the chill-tronic tracks keep flowing from Mylamine‘s cloud. I like the stop the record player pauses that just dial in that major chill factor for me. This is my therapy right here.
Everything under one roof here. The whole family had a reunion release entitled “Stigmata” and you are all invited to partake. Featuring the likes of Graverobba, Wet Thighs, Funeral Cult, Digital Gor3, TrapLordi and Reject. Need I say anymore?
I have been majorly space caking on Flakka and therefore haven’t gotten around to posting this kat’s newer shit since a post back in 2012 which was a dapper Spell Hound remix. So much has changed since the era of the salts. There is new shit abound! Portland artist Dead Fetus is ingenious with what some refer to as sound collaging where a masterful assemblage of different sound clips results in creating something entirely new. I think of his extra long tracks as containing many miniature songs within. Particularly “Cold skin” and “Drool” are packed with all kinds of stylings whereas each time I take a listen I hear something entirely new. That is what I call bang for your buck! Who needs to write albums when you can have a singular song that contains an album’s worth of material?
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Tagged Cold skin, crystal castles, Dead Fe†us, dead fetus, drool, pdx, portland, post witch, post-trap, Spell Hound remix, Witch
Deerhunter never buckle to expectations, and I hate to derail the stream of bands you’ve never heard of for one of indie’s most beloved, but Bradford Cox is an important ass motherfucker. There aren’t tons of details but we do have an album title:
‘Snakeskin’, from the album ‘Fading Frontier’, released October 16, 2015 on 4AD.
Featuring Zumi Rosow on treated alto saxophone.
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Tagged 2015, 4AD, album, art, atlanta, Beauty, Box, deerhunter, experimental, ga, i vacation in your hell, new, Records, snakeskin
London based Bow Church is no stranger to dark synth having worked his way out of Heretics into a more instrumental based project which flexes a cinematic/ post rave/minimal techno vibe throughout. The remix work on the Planet Perfecto “Bullet In The Gun” track is masterful and one of my favorite newest players. I am giving this one the whirl a lot lately. I like when music is fully realized with vox, top notch electronics and a sense of completion. This is what completes me!
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Tagged Bow Church, Bullet In The Gun, dark, Darkwave, Delirium, Electronic, London, minimal techno, Planet Perfecto, Post Rave, techno, United Kingdom, witch house
One of the more under-appreciated challenges of sifting through all this modern music artistry is the task of trying to determine the artist’s name. It used to be commonplace to put symbols in lieu of letters. That had its own challenges (2011-2013). The latest barrier is trying to figure out where the name of the artist ends and the name of the song begins. For Artifiseer it might have paid off because I am digging the ambient gothed out vox over an almost Icelandic backing on this track which combines noisy atmospherics, effervescent synth lines with twinged percussion.
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Tagged alternative, ambient bass, Artifiseer, Catalyst by Artifiseer, Electronic, electronica, experimental, freak folk, goth pop, indie pop, Minimal, noise pop, post-pop, Saint John, Synthpop