Joanna Newsom

Posted: August 11th, 2015

Joanna Newsom returns after a 4 year hiatus with her newly announced album Divers. A video for new track Sapokanikan is directed continue…

Simon Fisher Turner

Posted: August 11th, 2015

Simon Fisher Turner has embarked on a new project “Guerilla Audio”. From Touch – Twice a month there will be continue…

Lewis

Posted: August 11th, 2015

There’s not too much mystery in music nowadays. With the pressures on artists to be building their audience through the plethora of continue…

Nihls Frahm/AWVFTS

Posted: August 11th, 2015

Erased Tapes favourite Nils Frahm and ambient duo A Winged Victory for the Sullen took to the stage at the continue…

Eden

Posted: August 3rd, 2015

Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve, Eden charts the bittersweet rise of a young Parisian DJ in the early nineties up until continue…

Dieter Moebius

Posted: July 28th, 2015

  Dieter Moebius has died at the age of 71. A true artistic and technical visionary, Moebius’ contribution to the continue…

William Burroughs

Posted: July 28th, 2015

A little while back I bought the excellent William Burroughs lp “Nothing Here Now But The Recordings” on Dias. A continue…

Meltdown

Posted: July 22nd, 2015

Meltdown lands at the Royal Festival Hall next month this time under the watchful eye of David Byrne. Music will continue…

Ornette Coleman

Posted: July 9th, 2015

Last month jazz legend Ornette Coleman passed away. In a career spanning almost 60 years he revolutionised the genre, taking it continue…

Station to Station

Posted: July 8th, 2015

Doug Aitken’s travelling art show Station to Station is now well underway at the Barbican. Amongst the plethora of art, continue…

James Horner

Posted: July 1st, 2015

June saw the sad loss of one of film’s most iconic composers: James Horner. Penning the scores to some of continue…

Jonah Parzen-Johnson

Posted: June 22nd, 2015

Hailing from the Windy City but based amidst Brooklyn’s flourishing independent music scene, Jonah Parzen-Johnson is a solo saxophonist channelling continue…

Arthur Russell – Corn

Posted: June 8th, 2015

Pop historians rejoice; Audika have just released a beautifully curated collection of previously unheard Arthur Russell songs. Recorded between 1982 continue…

Aphex Twin

Posted: May 19th, 2015

For a producer who is famed for his relative taciturnity, Richard D. James has been making an awful lot of continue…

The Lake

Posted: May 11th, 2015

Standing out from an increasingly saturated online music radio landscape, The Lake is an experimental project that defies categorisation. Broadcasting continue…

OneOhTrix Point Never

Posted: April 30th, 2015

Daniel Lopatin continues to challenge expectations of electronic music with this second collection of visceral commissioned soundtracks released as part continue…

Christian Marclay

Posted: March 20th, 2015

Christian Marclay has long been at the forefront of the use of sound and music within contemporary art. For his current solo continue…

TCF

Posted: March 19th, 2015

The excellent TCF released a new album on Ekster last week. The beautifully packaged 10 inch record, comes vacuum packed continue…

Recording in Progress

Posted: January 21st, 2015

Lucky enough to get hold of some tickets for PJ Harvey’s “Recording in Progress” in collaboration with Artangel and Somerset House continue…

Panda Bear

Posted: January 15th, 2015

Panda Bear’s new album dropped this week, check out his Pitchfork playlist below.

Happy New Year

Posted: January 8th, 2015

The new year is upon us but before we proceed any further into 2015 a brief overview of some of our continue…

Hide Your Smiling Faces

Posted: November 21st, 2014

The excellent debut by Daniel Patrick Carbone, “Hide Your Smiling Faces” has recently been made available online. In an age continue…

20,000 Days On Earth

Posted: November 12th, 2014

I recently watched the Nick Cave documentary 20,000 Days On Earth directed by Iain Forsyth and Lindsey Pollard. A poignant reflection on continue…

Scott O)))

Posted: October 25th, 2014

Got my copy through this week. I guess it makes sense in hindsight but I never would have called this continue…

Time To Chill

Posted: October 10th, 2014

Great piece over at FACT by the ever entertaining Joe Muggs discussing the resurgence of ambient music in 2014, check it continue…

Noise In My Head

Posted: September 23rd, 2014

Great to see that Noise In My Head is branching out from not just playing records but releasing them too continue…

Akiko Yano

Posted: September 19th, 2014

Great live clip of Akiko with a track from her Japanese Girl LP, released in 1976.

Bell Towers

Posted: September 4th, 2014

Our very own Bell Towers has back to back slots over the next two weeks at Corsica Studios. Firstly this continue…

Syro Limited Edition

Posted: September 4th, 2014

I’m not a gambling man. I don’t do the national lottery, bet on the football or play fruit machines, however, just continue…

Yello

Posted: September 4th, 2014

Probably best known for the use of their track “Oh Yeah” in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Yello has a rich back catalogue continue…

Craig Leon

Posted: August 1st, 2014

We’re excited to see RVNG Intl. reissue a 2 x LP set of Craig Leon’s spaced out electronics. Sitting somewhere between continue…

Fiorucci made me Hardcore

Posted: July 21st, 2014

15 years old and still fresh as ever, Mark Leckey’s Fiorucci made me Hardcore remains a must for anyone even continue…

Silence

Posted: March 26th, 2014

We recommend the excellent “Silence” directed by Pat Collins. Beautiful use of sound throughout.

EMOCTV

Posted: March 24th, 2014

Joseph Stannard in this months Wire magazine led me to the excellent “Experimantal Music On Childtren’s TV” Tumblr. He describes continue…

Scott Ashton

Posted: March 18th, 2014

RIP

Unseen Recordings

Posted: March 14th, 2014

Recently came across this site by run by Unseen Recordings. Some really nice little films on experimental musicians. See Bill continue…

Iceland Airwaves 2013

Posted: November 18th, 2013

ARK recently returned from the excellent Iceland Airwaves festival 8 years after last attending. Split between the hub of the continue…

Gainsbourg

Posted: July 9th, 2013

Classic Serge.

Tom Paley

Posted: June 10th, 2013

We’ve recently been shooting some interviews for Hornbeam Recordings, a new label who have been unearthing and re-recording a number continue…

Roky Erickson

Posted: June 10th, 2013

Trailer for  a lovely documentary on Roky Erickson from 2005.

No Wave

Posted: June 10th, 2013

Listening to lots of No Wave recently. Check out a few highlights below.

Blues at Newport 1966

Posted: June 3rd, 2013

During the 1966 Newport Folk Festival, Alan Lomax took a number of performers to an improvised juke joint to play continue…

Enjoy The Experience

Posted: May 16th, 2013

  Very excited about this one.    

Swans

Posted: May 15th, 2013

At the tail end of last year Pitchfork produced a nice film on Swans’ and their performances promoting the excellent continue…

Suzanne Ciani

Posted: May 15th, 2013

A great clip of Suzanne Ciani talking about her sound work on the Xenon pinball machine. A nice overview of continue…

Daniel Higgs

Posted: May 15th, 2013

Daniel Higgs played an incredible gig at the extremely intimate Margaret House chapel last night. Below is a nice little continue…

Dylan/Ginsberg

Posted: May 15th, 2013

Nice clip of the two greats hanging out in a graveyard.

Frank Zappa

Posted: May 10th, 2013

Frank Zappa destroying bigots on Crossfire.

Michael Hurley

Posted: May 10th, 2013

Folk legend Michael Hurley played Cafe OTO on Tuesday night. His first album on Folkways is still my favourite but continue…

Les Blank

Posted: May 9th, 2013

Last month the film world lost one of it’s most under appreciated talents in the form of director Les Blank. continue…

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