Dave Wesley, August 23rd 2017
Ummagma is a blurry pop band in the absolute best sense of that description. I recently discovered a bunch of their unique tracks and videos on YouTube. My penchant for intentionally lo-fi production finds me heavily rotating the track Live And Let Die. Their style varies a bit across releases, but it firmly remains […]
Dave Wesley, August 16th 2017
Dave Wesley’s ambient and experimental selections mixed live into a moody dub techno set on a Tuesday night from Arctic Dub (Sursumcorda) Labs.
Dave Wesley, August 9th 2017
One Summer afternoon, somewhere in range of 1979 – 1980, in Hastings, Minnesota, my high school cover band was practicing in the basement of the keyboard player’s house, which was a spacious abode on the 16th hole of the Hastings Country Club. Odds are, we were in the midst of butchering a Cars song, […]
Dave Wesley, July 26th 2017
Posters for Tulipomania’s This Gilded Age release are now available on Bandcamp. This unique poster features artwork by the infamous Vaughan Oliver.
Joel Hanson, July 23rd 2017
In a YouTube video entitled Finding Dif Juz, Bella Union co-founder and ex-Cocteau Twins bassist Simon Raymonde unearths two rare 12-inch singles by the early 80’s instrumental group Dif Juz and claims that the origins of post-rock are found in the grooves of these low-fi recordings. While that may be true, as evidenced by the […]
Dave Wesley, July 18th 2017
A Strangely Isolated Place is a stalwart web outpost, blog, and label of ambient and ambient techno curation with some quietly giant artists on the roster. This mix, by Anton Kubikov (of SCSI-9 techno fame), on the heels of his devil-deal sell out to Kompakt Records (humor), is a fantastic educational rabbit hole of experimental ambient […]
Dave Wesley, July 15th 2017
The Push lay down a live deep mix with Dave Wesley guiding the first half and Casey Borchert piloting the second. This mix is a nice blend of dubby lo-fi techno, experimental sounds, and downtempo unique tracks with a tribal flavor. Dig deeper at the Arctic Dub (Sursumcorda) Bandcamp fountainhead.
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Casey Borchert, July 5th 2017
Only a few cassettes of Barry Lynn’s wonderful ” Taurus Tapes” left. Taurus Tapes Vol. I by Barry Lynn Taurus Tapes Vol. II by Barry Lynn
Dave Wesley, July 4th 2017
This is a very well written book that introduces esoteric genres of music with back stories… and embodies the spirit of contemporary global music promulgation from a crate digger’s unique perspective. Uproot: Travels in 21st-Century Music and Digital Culture by Jace Clayton Link: http://a.co/ajN68sg Amazon description: In 2001, Jace Clayton was an amateur DJ who […]