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Five Years In, Brooklyn Record Label Mexican Summer Deserves To Be Celebrated

This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends at Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation in Red Hook. With a lineup that spans from living legends (Spiritualized, Ariel Pink) to underground mainstays (No Joy, the Fresh… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 11, 2013 - 10:21 am

2012 In Review: The Year In Instrumental Music

In 1959, Ornette Coleman released The Shape of Jazz To Come, a record with content almost as audacious as its title. Forty-seven years later, Coleman at least partially fulfilled his own challenge with the fearless and fertile Sound Grammar. But even that 2006 effort might not have crossed jazz boundaries as much as one from… More »

By: Colin St. John / December 25, 2012 - 8:00 am

Ducktails – “Letter Of Intent”

Real Estate guitarist Matt Mondanile also records as Ducktails, and his new album The Flower Lane drops next month. We’ve already posted the album’s title track, but the official first single is “Letter Of Intent,” a slow-melting synthpop tune that I’d have to call out-and-out catchy. The track has a vocal from singer Jessa Farkas,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 4, 2012 - 2:56 pm

Stream Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin Instrumental Tourist

Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin, better known as Oneohtrix Point Never, are both experimental electronic music titans in their own respective rights, and now they’ve teamed up for an improvised collaborative album. Instrumental Tourist is out next week, and we’ve already posted the album tracks “Uptown Psycedelia” and “Intrusions.” And now the entire album i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 12, 2012 - 11:35 am

Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – “Intrusions”

Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin (aka Oneohtrix Point Never) have produced no shortage of brilliant work on their own, so while a collaboration between the two electronic composers is an intriguing concept, one questions the need for it. That question it seems, was at the heart of the project. According to Mexican Summer, the label… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 8, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – “Uptown Psychedelia”

If the world of experimental synth-drone music can be said to have any stars, then two of the brightest are Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin, the latter of whom records as Oneohtrix Point Never. And now the two have gotten together to record an instrumental LP called Instrumental Tourist. (If you ask me, they should’ve… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 17, 2012 - 12:23 pm