amusingmusings on Sudan Archives’ ‘Athena’

amusingmusings on Sudan Archives’ ‘Athena’

amusingmusings is a feature from Counterzine contributor, Secat, that riffs and digresses on recent, exciting releases in music, games, television, movies, and more. Today’s amusingmusings covers 'Athena,' the debut LP from Los Angeles-based musician Sudan Archives. *** *A PIG and a SECAT wander down a coarse dirt road. pig: doo dee doo secat: dum dee [...]

Track Premiere: James V’s “Saria’s Song”

Track Premiere: James V’s “Saria’s Song”

While another famed Nintendo franchise takes center stage on its launch day today, that doesn't mean we can't bask in a little Zelda love as well. Today, we have the pleasure of sharing with you James V's art rock interpretation of iconic Zelda tune "Saria's Song".   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ljqe4Nj7nBA   Also known as the 'Lost Woods [...]

amusingmusings: Ratskin Records

amusingmusings: Ratskin Records

amusingmusings is a feature from Counterzine contributor, Secat, that riffs and digresses on recent, exciting releases in music, games, television, movies, and more. Today’s amusingmusings covers new releases from independent label Ratskin Records, based in Oakland, California. *** Hello hello hello!! Today I’d like to do a little bit of a feature on some recent [...]

amusingmusings on Joyero, Kim Gordon, and Special Request

amusingmusings on Joyero, Kim Gordon, and Special Request

amusingmusings is a feature from Counterzine contributor, Secat, that riffs and digresses on recent, exciting releases in music, games, television, movies, and more. Today’s amusingmusings covers three recent albums from Joyero, Kim Gordon, and Special Request. *** I feel a little bit behind on talking about what I’ve been enjoying lately, and these albums all [...]

amusingmusings on Jenny Hval’s ‘The Practice of Love’

amusingmusings on Jenny Hval’s ‘The Practice of Love’

amusingmusings is a feature from Counterzine contributor, Secat, that riffs and digresses on recent, exciting releases in music, games, television, movies, and more. Today’s amusingmusings covers the latest album from Jenny Hval, ‘The Practice of Love,’ released on September 13th. *** *a small PIG comes ambling down the road. pig: dum dee dum dee dum [...]

amusingmusings on Big Thief’s ‘Two Hands’

amusingmusings on Big Thief’s ‘Two Hands’

amusingmusings is a feature from Counterzine contributor, Secat, that riffs and digresses on recent, exciting releases in music, games, television, movies, and more. Today’s amusingmusings covers the new album from Big Thief, 'Two Hands,' released on October 11th. *** [alec is typing . . . ] alec: please for the love of God come out [...]

Video Premiere: Hazel Iris’ “Folk”

Video Premiere: Hazel Iris’ “Folk”

Today, we're honored to premiere the brand new music video by folk/art pop artist Hazel Iris, appropriately titled "Folk". The song itself from Iris' 2018 album Nine Sisters, as well as an eight-part conceptual vaudeville inspired project entitled The Story of Lily, which "tells the story of a single individual who ventures out into the world alone, complete [...]

amusingmusings on Octo Octa’s ‘Resonant Body’

amusingmusings on Octo Octa’s ‘Resonant Body’

amusingmusings is a new feature from Counterzine contributor Secat that riffs and digresses on recent, exciting releases in music, games, television, movies, and more. Today’s amusingmusings covers the latest album from Octo Octa, 'Resonant Body.'  *** ah, Octo Octa, you motherfucker Just when i thought i was over house-y club thumpers, “Resonant Body” comes to [...]

Album Review: Black Robert’s ‘Lichthupe’

Album Review: Black Robert’s ‘Lichthupe’

Black Robert Lichtupe (Binaural Space) Matthias Cingoez is the prolific multi-instrumentalist behind the Goettingen, Germany-based one-person-band Black Robert. Handling guitars, bass, drum arrangements and an array of tasteful keyboard and synth sounds, Cingoez has a stated aim of creating music evocative of film scores and the Kosmiche, or "krautrock” sound made famous by his native [...]