Tag: Miscellaneous Day

Misc. Day – Absent In The Brain

As if time wasn’t confusing enough, POW! orchestrates a sound that can be placed in the style of the early 60s of experimental flower power but also stranded in a future where machinery becomes the new sonic ability. On their 2017 release Crack An… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Absent In The Brain”

Misc. Day – When Machines Collide

One of the first real introductory handshakes that came from Uniform was their work with the detrimental and crushing duo, The Body. The collaboration tied in some engaging style clashes, but I wanted to go further back. Taking a look into their 2015 debut,… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – When Machines Collide”

Misc. Day – Accepting Relapse

Oftentimes, a four-track EP has the difficult task of sticking a landing that can both keep the audience’s attention and spawn an aspect of interest to return again and again. With White Flowers, they perfectly capture that element of a rainy relapse into an… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Accepting Relapse”

New Music – Python Trench Coat

Only in the depths of hip-hop threads through online forums and the dreams of rap fans could something like Pray For Haiti exist in the material world. One of the hardest to track artist, Mach-Hommy is elusive but brings Westside Gunn in as a… Continue Reading “New Music – Python Trench Coat”

Misc. Day – Lest We Forget

By the decade mark of albums, 10 in any form means more than just a small milestone. For Xiu Xiu’s (Shoo Shoo) tenth studio record, FORGET is a step into the slippery slope of approachable for the experimental sound that still borders on the… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Lest We Forget”

Misc. Day – The Marble Gates

Pearly gates just don’t cut it for Lukah, rather than climbing up to some clouds in the sky, When The Black Hand Touches You creates a temple on planet Earth. Opening the 16 track cypher through mystifying sounds, When The Black Hand Touches You… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – The Marble Gates”

Misc. Day – Meat Pie With Vegemite

Cold Meat quickly earned a spot on the record rotation for being this immaculately emotional monster with their 2020 album, Hot And Flustered. That 10 track introduction was the first real meeting with the Australian punk rockers and it was love at first scream.… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Meat Pie With Vegemite”

Misc. Day – Global Gale

Who knew that annihilation could be so much fun! In 2013, Texas’s big beat, Power Trip combines the call back to an iconic thrash sound with a new age wonder of crushing oppression with each thunderous axe kick. Their debut record with Southern Lord… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Global Gale”

Misc. Day – Golden Rule Of Thirds

Based almost entirely in a dream, Swain is a cornucopia of artistic loves through sunken lyrics and instrumentals based through nothing but pure emotional drain. On their 2019 project, Negative Space gives breathing room to the effect of closed eyes swinging through a basement… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Golden Rule Of Thirds”

Misc. Day – Masked Muzzle

Not much is known to the average joe about Tallahassee, but lately, with Armor and PROTOCOL, there is a message coming to get the hell outta Dodge before they ride into town. PROTOCOL especially captures the ears with their 2019 release, Bloodsport that includes… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Masked Muzzle”

Misc. Day – In The Pigments

Shattering like the valves within the heart, the blood pumps through Black Marble’s 2012 record, A Different Arrangement which gives feeling of both constriction and immense space within the same dish. Almost like two separate hands that hold two pills, one reveals a world… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – In The Pigments”

Misc. Day – Shedding Skin

Crawling like the mighty king cobra, Haram from Armand Hammer and The Alchemist is a surprising joint record that gives a new perspective to the bi-coastal crushers. With the shocking cover art of two pig heads completely severed from the body, a butcher shop… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Shedding Skin”

Misc. Day – Moon Cycles

Though formatted as a series of singles, PRODUCT by the Glasgow-born producer, SOPHIE is an engaging 26-minute mix of razor-edged wire walking between bubbly pop and electronic instrumentational breaking. Opening with “BIPP,” the 2015 project gives feelings of immense dance motion between the cracking… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Moon Cycles”

Misc. Day – Divine Vines

The symbol becoming more iconic than the sound itself, the upside-down peace sign that Californian destroyers, Trash Talk dawn becomes a sigil of disobedience and defiance. On their 2011 EP release Awake, there is a balance on the scales that teeter more into the… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Divine Vines”

Misc. Day – Mellow Out

It started with the now-disbanded collective Odd Future that sold a quarter million off just socks alone led by Tyler, The Creator, and featured some of the strongest potential talents in hip-hop sound. While the main stages followed Frank Ocean, Earl Sweatshirt, and Tyler,… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Mellow Out”

Misc. Day – Oh Shit! You’re Dead!

An elusive figure in the cosmic realm of sonics, Flying Lotus or known as his alter ego Captain Murphy draws a majority of influence from jazz and the strength of pure live instrumentation. On his 2014 release, You’re Dead! gives way into the mind… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Oh Shit! You’re Dead!”

Misc. Day – Bad Acid Trip

Though only a duo, consisting of Brian Gibson and Brian Chippendale; the Thrill Jockey incorporated group Lightning Bolt is electrifying on their sixth studio record, Fantasy Empire. Like an indescribable bad acid trip, Lightning Bolt has to be experienced to really get a grasp… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Bad Acid Trip”

Misc. Day – Obsidian Ambitions

Vegyn has perpetually been involved with being the outsider on most of the recent spins for records as an associated artist that is related to the main personal inflow. Whether JPEGMAFIA or Archy Marshall, there is something underlyingly connecting about the oxygen tank that… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Obsidian Ambitions”

Misc. Day – BLEEDING MADONNA

Like a panic attack waiting to happen, LINGUA IGNOTA is based entirely around tension. Similar to a third-act of your favorite horror movie, CALIGULA is the anxiety built up and prepared to explode on the screen, capturing both the glimmer of knives and the… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – BLEEDING MADONNA”

Misc. Day – Melted Wicker

Through the stained iris of Baton Rouge’s Thou and Los Angeles’ Emma Ruth Rundle, there is a real beauty to isolation. Their 2020 release May Our Chambers Be Full was one of the strongest releases of the year and came through to hold an… Continue Reading “Misc. Day – Melted Wicker”

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