• Label – Erased Tapes

    Dave Wesley, February 7th 2017

    Self-described:  “Erased Tapes Records is a London based independent record label focusing on releasing avant-garde music which is widely regarded as very diverse in genres and styles. The record company was established by German-born Robert Raths in early 2007 and is managed by him.” The below compilation features a track by Nils Frahm with Robert […]

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    • Silent Season – Faru – Through Darkness Comes Light

      Dave Wesley, January 29th 2017

      Brooding ambient release from the monumental Silent Season label…  and Berlin-based artist, “Faru”.  The sentiment of the release title embodies the character description of Sursumcorda between founding collaborators.  Silent Season’s well is deep…  I recommend sending the bucket down for a dip. Through Darkness Comes Light by Faru

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      • Vaporwave? New Drugs For Nuclear Families Of The Seventies

        Dave Wesley, January 27th 2017

        Although “vaporwave” is not listed in suggested genres for this reissued release, by an alias of Brian Grainger, on the Milieu Label, it’s definitely going to be tagged as such in my collection.  Really amazing music.  If you like Boards of Canada, Tycho, and/or the vaporwave genre, this may be for you.   PS:  Don’t […]

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        • Dewtone – Super Chilled Streaming Radio and Label

          Dave Wesley, January 3rd 2017

          Dustin Morris curates one of the great pleasures in my life…  Dewtone streaming radio.  This station is instant Valium and a connection with hyper-contemporary electronic music currents and music producers across the globe.  It’s free and easy…     Watch the flickering light…  You’re getting very sleepy…

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          • Inner Ocean Records

            Dave Wesley, December 9th 2016

            Remember trip hop?  It was my introduction into “deep” instrumental music  and spinning vinyl.  Portishead’s uber economic 40 minute show at Minneapolis’ old Guthrie theater, on Hennepin Avenue, goes down as number one on my list of live shows. Experimental lofi trip hop is alive and well…  and residing at Inner Ocean Records, where you […]

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            • 80s Bristol Glory – Claytown Troupe

              Dave Wesley, November 28th 2016

              Bandcamp is such a wonderful thing on so many levels.  My email inbox surprised me with a super cool vintage 80s release on repertoire label Bristol Archive Records, that embodies so much of what I love about that period.  Claytown Troupe previously unknown to this author.  Bordering on Goth but more like the Alarm, vocally…   […]

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              • Blackest Ever Black

                Dave Wesley, November 14th 2016

                Run (don’t walk) over to  You simply have to check out the great London-based dark moody label Blackest Ever Black.   The latest Carla Del Forno release is sublime and is on heavy rotation on my surreal trip to USA.  Don’t know why.  And, I don’t care.      

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                • Dream Catalogue – A Deep Well of Vaporwave

                  Dave Wesley, November 4th 2016

                  There are some real treasures in this huge catalogue of vaporwave music.  New releases appear regularly.  Listening is like living inside the world of Bladerunner. 新しい日の誕生 by 2814

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                  • Posh Isolation

                    Dave Wesley, September 19th 2016

                    Posh Isolation is a great experimental, drone, punk label from Croatia.  Releases range from pretty hardcore experimental punk to interesting experimental ambient/drone.

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                    • e c h o s p a c e

                      Dave Wesley, September 16th 2016

                      e c h o s p a c e – is one of the coolest labels on the planet…  still pumping out releases and reissues. I had the good fortune to play a show with Steve Hitchell at the 7th Street Entry, in Minneapolis, several years ago.  

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