Max Tundra

Matmos – “lo! Lavendar River Karez” (Feat. Yo La Tengo)

Next month, the long-running experimental electronic duo Matmos will come out with a new album, and it's a big one. The Consuming Flame: Open Exercises
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2020 - 10:49 am

Max Tundra Shares First New Solo Tracks In 10 Years, “Loom” & “Spore Café”

It's been ten years since Ben Jacobs released new Max Tundra material, with 2008's Parallax Error Beheads You, but today he's returned with two new…
James Rettig | June 14, 2018 - 11:45 am

Daphne & Celeste – “BB” (Prod. Max Tundra)

With minor 2000 hits "U.G.L.Y." and "Ooh Stick You," UK duo Daphne & Celeste delivered a pair of sugar-rush schoolyard taunts that, in hindsight, feel…
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2018 - 9:54 am

Azealia Banks – “Chasing Time (Max Tundra Remix)”

British producer Max Tundra (real name Ben Jacobs) has shared a remix of Azealia Banks' "Chasing Time" using the stems that Banks made available for…
James Rettig | November 28, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Max Tundra – “I Wanna Be Your Lover” (Prince Cover) Video

A few years back, Max Tundra spent a day recording a cover of Prince's "I Wanna Be Your Lover" entirely with hand-played keyboard parts and…
Miles Bowe | February 24, 2014 - 12:22 pm

tUnE-yArDs – “Real Live Flesh (Max Tundra Remix)”

Max Tundra imbues tUnE-yArDs "Real Live Flesh" with a bubbly rumble in the latest remix of a Merrill Garbus track. Hit the jump for the…
Corban Goble | December 8, 2011 - 1:31 pm

Max Tundra Covers Prince

"I couldn't find any paid employment this week," tweeted Max Tundra the other day. "So I recorded a Prince cover instead." Productive! It's a faithful…
Scott Lapatine | July 12, 2011 - 11:34 am

Marnie Stern – “Vibrational Match (Demo Version)” (Stereogum Premiere)

When I talked to Marnie Stern for a Progress Report, I was most fascinated by her work process. She makes hundreds of demos, numbers them…
jessica | January 13, 2011 - 4:09 pm

Passion Pit Remix Max Tundra (Stereogum Premiere)

In addition to including Final Fantasy's justifiably hyperbolic promotional blurb when first posting on the excellently kinetic synth-pop of "Which Song," we added this bit…
Amrit Singh | November 3, 2009 - 1:58 pm

Girl Talk/Max Tundra/Wiz Khalifa @ Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn 8/23/09

Yesterday there was a free outdoor Girl Talk show in Williamsburg, so naturally it was a nice, quietly controlled time where everyone wore an appropriate…
Amrit Singh | August 24, 2009 - 12:28 pm

New Max Tundra Video – “Which Song”

I could note the juxtaposition of Max Tundra's progressively composed, complex and knotty, syncopated keyboard-pop mini-masterpiece "Which Song" being paired with a cheap and off-the-cuff,…
Amrit Singh | March 31, 2009 - 9:46 am

SXSW 2009: Friday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy On Friday we shook off the early-morning cobwebs and made a beeline to the Pitchfork/Windish Bash in time to…
Brandon Stosuy | March 22, 2009 - 12:09 pm

New Max Tundra Video – “Will Get Fooled Again”

Max Tundra's "Which Song" offered a promising first taste for his forthcoming third album Parallax Error Beheads You, the first proper collection since 2002's Mastered
Brandon Stosuy | September 19, 2008 - 11:23 am

New Max Tundra – “Which Song”

Ben Jacobs, aka Max Tundra, is about ready to release album three Parallax Error Beheads You, the first since 2002's Mastered By Guy At The
Brandon Stosuy | September 12, 2008 - 12:40 pm