reviews of several albums, a mixtape, and a single.
rara avis 4/24/2016 8:00 pm Huerco S. – Transit (See See Rider) Tessela – Luv Mix Blawan – Diatonic Valves Blondes – inner motive Parassela – A1 Parassela – Untitled (ft. Pariah) South London Ordnance – Contact Lucy – Finnegan (Pariah Remix) Slam – Make You Move Blawan – Rubber Industry Tessela – Total Music
Just a heads up. I f*** with Rihanna. So don’t think I’m playing around when I’m writing this up. (KSUA has been notoriously anti-Top 40 since the 90s, so covering Rihanna whose at #1 right now turns us on our heads.) Rihanna’s been showing off how little she cares in the press and working with
Rara Avis 3/27/2016 Tracklist 8:00 oneohtrix point never – bubs spencer nilsen – st. gabriel’s mask laurel halo – nebenwirkungen lukid – manchester huerco s – skug commune actress – shadow from tartarus autechre – tankakern phoenecia – IV port pinch & shackleton – levitation demdike stare – mnemosyne aphex twin – tha polygon window
tracklist: miles davis – in a silent way/it’s about that time again LP version demdike stare – all this is ours (sunrise) various artists – ladrang wilujeng jan jelinek & triosk – distant shore deru – midnight in the garden with ghosts salvatorin – pediatritian brian eno & harold budd – wind in the lonely
tracklist nusrat fateh ali khan – allah hoo Ranganayaki Rajaopalan – sarasiruha Haruomi Hosono – “Down to the Earth“ from Mercuric Dance Ryuichi Sakamoto – “A Rain Song” from Esperanto Mkwaju Ensemble – “Ki-Motion” from Ki Motion Haruomi Hosono – “Air Condition” from Philharmony Mariah – “Shisen” from Utakata no Hibi Yasuaki Shimizu – “(Untitled
TRAU CHOI – “TRAU CHOI” Cool emo band from Massachusetts. Dabbles in post rock territory during the opener (“INTRO”) with the slow guitars, but the pummeling drums make it quickly cathartic. The bass is very present, and zipping guitar lines occasionally recall Mogwai (these post rock giants from Scotland). “SHADE” is like if Tiger’s Jaw added
recap of Phil’s show last Sunday.
Review of the newest album by our friends the Shiver Twins. Oh, and Happy New Year.
For those who missed the show… and those who need song IDs.