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"Amps, Drugs, Harmonium" was one of the few moments on drone god Tim Hecker's Virgins that was just purely pretty as opposed to being pretty while also making your ears bleed. It was also one of the…   Read Story »
Majical Cloudz are currently poised for exposure to a massive new audience now that they're going to open for Lorde on her North American tour. The group's first release since that news certainly…   Read Story »
For the last several years Adult Swim has curated a series of singles released throughout the summer. They've put out some fantastic tracks in the past, but for the fifth series, coming this summer,…   Read Story »
While talking about the creation of Cupid's Head, his most recent album as the Field, techno producer Axel Willner often said the centerpiece "No. No…" was the track that inspired and unlocked the…   Read Story »
Since 2009 the Big Ears Festival has brought a massive slate of experimental music to Knoxville, Tennessee, and they've just announced their lineup for next spring (the festival occurs during the…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
It's been an incredible year for experimental music. From the returns of Wolf Eyes and Hair Police and the debut of Pharmakon at the beginning of the year, 2013 is closing out with excellent albums…   Read Story »
While previous records by Tim Hecker like Harmony In Ultraviolet come at you in movements, building to a sort of heavy peak, his recent work has ebbed and flowed with the menace of a riptide.…   Read Story »
It seems almost inappropriate to listen to "Virginal II" without hearing the larger context of Tim Hecker's upcoming album Virgins. The drone artist's very best work, including 2006's Harmony In…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »