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Pictureplane – “Hyper Real (Jerome LOL Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Earlier this year, the chaotic and adventurous producer Pictureplane released the excellent “Hyper Real,” his first single in what felt like forever. (He also made a great video for it.) And now he’s putting together a remix package, featuring reworkings from a handful of his peers, inclding Dark0, Knife City (Luke of Anamanaguchi), and Rabit. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 23, 2015 - 2:05 pm

Pictureplane – “Hyper Real” Video

The DIY polyglot pop producer Pictureplane released his “Hyper Real” single last month, and its new video is a good one. The clip documents one hell of a house party — the type that involves mysterious energy drinks, random hookups, enormous goths, face-tatted miscreants, neon vomit, and an absolutely great surprise ending. Jesus Rivera directed… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 13, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Pictureplane – “Total Confusion” (Feat. Antwon)

Dance producer Pictureplane hasn’t put out a new album since 2011’s Thee Physical, but when he dropped “Hyper Real” last week, the album art teased another song. Now, that B side called “Total Confusion” has emerged, and it features Bay Area rapper Antwon. The reality questioning of “Hyper Real” is back in full force, and… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 10, 2015 - 7:23 pm

Pictureplane – “Hyper Real”

It’s coming up on three years since chaos-dance producer Pictureplane released his Thee Physical album, and he doesn’t seem to be in any particular hurry to follow it up. But Pictureplane does have a new single: “Hyper Real,” which uses his nerve-damaged futurism in service of a twinkling, sighing pop song. Weirdly, it might be… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 4, 2015 - 11:50 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey, whoever’s in charge of music video releases! Can you space things out a little better, please? Last week, I scrambled to come up with five watchable videos. This week, I have to leave out a few videos that I legitimately loved, only because the selection was too rich. That’s why you won’t find Mogwai’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 16, 2014 - 1:29 pm

Pictureplane – “Self Control” Video

It’s been about three years since the Denver producer Pictureplane broke us off with his great Thee Physical album, and while he’s not ready to let us know about any new LPs he has in the work, he’s just made an immersive, stylish-as-hell video for a pulsing new track called “Self Control.” Pictureplane has moved… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2014 - 4:31 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Pictureplane – “Pure War”

We’ve been listening to the Denver-based electronic musician Travis Egedy — otherwise known as Pictureplane — since naming him Band To Watch back in 2009. His latest release, “Pure War,” debuted on the soundtrack to the forthcoming video game Injustice: Gods Among Us, the same album that will feature Killer Mike’s “Villain.” “Pure War” i… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 10, 2013 - 5:16 pm

Antwon – “Living Every Dream” (Prod. Pictureplane) Video

Bay Area rapper Antwon links up again with filmmaker Brandon Tauszik, the maker of their previous Bullitt-shading collaboration “Helicopter,” for the “Living Every Dream” video, a clip accompanying the new, Pictureplane-produced track. In terms of the early-’90s aesthetic — something heavily reinforced by the prominent sample of the ever-epic DNA remix of “Tom’s Diner” –… More »

By: Corban Goble / July 26, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Area Codes: 303 – Denver, CO

Of all the Area Codes we’ve done so far, Denver is the biggest city, so it’s probably not a surprise that it has one of the richer histories of anything in the series. Before the jam band craze of the early-to-mid ’90s, Denver was long established as a friendly, scenic city conducive to folk act… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 26, 2012 - 4:18 pm

Grimes Remixes Pictureplane

Haze-pop producers of the world unite! Montreal up-and-comer Grimes has done her own version of “Real Is A Feeling,” a song from Denver noise-dancer Pictureplane’s strong 2011 album Thee Physical. It’s one of 19 remixes on Dimensional Rip 7, the free new Pictureplane remix album; Unicorn Kid, Tearist, Physical Therapy, Extreme Animals, and others also… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 13, 2012 - 11:39 am

Pictureplane – “Post Physical (Physical Therapy’s Premix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Denver noise-dance producer Pictureplane is gearing up to release Dimensional Rip 7: Thee Physical Remixes, a collection of remixes of tracks from his Thee Physical album. The free online release will feature reworkings from people like Grimes, Teams, and Ghosts On Tape. Below, listen to a head-spun version of “Post Physical” from mysterious remixer Physical… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 18, 2011 - 3:41 pm

Pictureplane – “Negative Slave” Video

Travis Egedy just premiered the official video for “Negative Slave” over at plainpictures.blogspot.com. He says he wanted to create a “lifestyle video … sort of like a rap video, that just is a window into my daily life.” And it succeeds in that sense: seeing Pictureplane tripping on acid while dancing atop an ancient Mexica… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 8, 2011 - 3:42 pm

Pictureplane – “Post Physical” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

When writing about “Post Physical” from BTW Pictureplane’s great new album Thee Physical, I noted Travis Egedy has a knack for “mixing unexpected styles and noisy/smooth cross-genre sounds to create some of the most effortlessly catchy (and impressively DIY polished, living/breathing) dance tracks” you’ll hear all summer. It’s basically a refined form of fucked-up, unrefined… More »

By: brandon / July 15, 2011 - 1:41 pm

Stream Pictureplane Thee Physical

Travis Egedy has released one of our favorite albums of the year so far. Thanks to his generosity, though, you can (and should) investigate Thee Physical’s genre-splicing sensual dance charm yourself: Following up on the appearance of “Real Is A Feeling” and “Post Physical” both in a stand-alone MP3 and Cruel Summer context, the internet… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 6, 2011 - 12:35 pm

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

Download Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2011 Mix

Here’s the sequel to last year’s popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc to your winter romance burning up and melting in the hot, hormonal sun. This year it’s just a party, really, soundtracked once again by some of the very best and… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 1, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Stereogum’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far

We still have plenty of time and music left in 2011, but since we’re at the halfway (or so) mark, we thought it made sense to pause and take stock of the best albums of the year so far. There was some science behind the final tally: Each one of us made a list and… More »

By: Stereogum / June 21, 2011 - 1:11 pm

Pictureplane – “Post Physical”

Travis Egedy, aka 2009 BTW Pictureplane, has an amazing way of ambitiously mixing unexpected styles and noisy/smooth cross-genre sounds to create some of the most effortlessly catchy (and impressively DIY polished, living/breathing) dance tracks. A couple years ago I said Dark Rift was “the dance record of the summer for people who aren’t used to… More »

By: brandon / June 16, 2011 - 1:36 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: June 2011

June’s started on a hot streak: It made sense to counter the sweat by opening this Monthly Mix of recent standout free MP3s with a few chillier tracks. You don’t want to hide out in the air conditioning forever, of course, so things move outdoors to a humid rooftop party just past the halfway mark. More »

By: brandon / June 9, 2011 - 10:25 am
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