Bedroom lo-fi dream pop artist Alex Giannascoli (a.K.a. Alex G, a.K.a. Sandy) has been boosting his audience for a little while now, especially since his countless independent bandcamp releases propelled his musical career to new heights, not too long ago. His strange, unique drops of indie-folk/indie-rock/dream-pop/garage-rock are surely not to be taken lightly, and, with his latest releases, the young Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter has proved that there is still room for ... read more
After a series of unimpressive releases, Death Grips are back with brand new music that finally seems to be returning to their ebullient creative roots - this time with a weird, 22 minute single/mix/thing. This track feels as explosive and relentless as some of the band's most efervescent moments did, starting with this lunatic metal-like blast-beat followed by Ride's completely off-kilter vocal layering, later presenting a rapid-fire delivery that is probably the closest he's ever gotten into ... read more
A beautiful (and lenghty) compilation of the lost works of one of the most overlooked figures of 40s jazz. As on many other Tristano archives, not every composition sounds as powerfully crafted as others, but the mesmerizing aspect of his music reigns supreme, nevertheless.
With one of the most stellar lineups ever, Miles Davis' In a Silent Way can be read as the calm before the storm that is his subsequent masterpiece, Bitches Brew. While many listeners point out the thunderous facet of the jazz master's electric phase (rightly so), In a Silent Way is an interesting, but essential exception. Consisting of two lenghty compositions that make for some of the most accessible moments in Davis' career, the record offers a humongous step ahead of all of his ... read more