Album Review: Headboggle’s ‘Polyphonic Demo’ / Video Premieres: “Chill Out Room World”, “Gallop Sparkler”, and “Sales Theme”

Album Review: Headboggle’s ‘Polyphonic Demo’ / Video Premieres: “Chill Out Room World”, “Gallop Sparkler”, and “Sales Theme”

Headboggle Polyphonic Demo (Ratskin Records) Over a 20+ year career, San Francisco's Derek Gedalecia has released over 100 varied experimental forays into music, releasing eccentric entries on label catalogs such as NNA Tapes with 2007's Unsounds and Domo Live (a self-split EP and live recording) and Hausu Mountain with 2016's In Dual Mono (a cassette consisting of a single [...]

Album Premiere/Review: Synthia Slimez’ ‘Descent to Glacial Sphere’

Album Premiere/Review: Synthia Slimez’ ‘Descent to Glacial Sphere’

Synthia Slimez Descent to Glacial Sphere (Grimalkin Records) Synthia Slimez is the solo project of Richmond, Virginia's Kosmo Powers, a trans and non-binary synthwave artist (who is also one half of Aesthetic Barrier) as well as contortionist and make-up artist. Described as "the manifestation of oppression and violence faced as Trans individuals who are fucking [...]

Album Premiere/Review: C.W. Franz’s s/t

Album Premiere/Review: C.W. Franz’s s/t

C.W. Franz s/t (Not on Label) Today, we're lucky to premiere the debut self-titled album from Chicago singer-songwriter C.W. Franz. Leading a rotating cast of more than 40 contributors, C.W. Franz crafts deceptively lonely and intimate chamber folk reminiscent of the work of Mark Kozelek, characterized largely by a massive yet tastefully implemented selection of [...]

Video Premiere: Onesie’s “Final Days of Nineteen”

Video Premiere: Onesie’s “Final Days of Nineteen”

It's the birthday of Onesie bassist Zack Fanelli, and what better way to celebrate than to debut the brand new music video for the Brooklyn power pop band's "Final Days of Nineteen"! The video sees front-man Ben Haberland taking a solitary stroll through the recreational areas of Long Lake, NY, where he spent childhood summer [...]

Track Premiere: Multidimensional’s “Like a Million Sounds”

Track Premiere: Multidimensional’s “Like a Million Sounds”

It's not every day that a site not only gets to premiere a brand new track, but the first track ever from a brand new project. Such is our honor today as we share with you Multidimensional's debut single, "Like a Million Sounds".   Multidimensional are Ismael González Trujillo and Francisco Pérez Liébana, a progressive [...]

Album Premiere/Review: Swim Camp’s ‘Barlow Hill’

Album Premiere/Review: Swim Camp’s ‘Barlow Hill’

Swim Camp Barlow Hill (Z Tapes) Today, we're honored to premiere Barlow Hill, the latest album from Philadelphia singer/songwriter Tom Morris aka Swim Camp. The follow-up to the 2017 debut SCUBA, Barlow Hill is both a lush record with a dramatic bent and a warm, performatively subdued effort of intimate emo chamber folk. The songs are slow and gorgeous [...]

Album Premiere/Tape Review: Monsoon’s ‘Now Became Never’

Album Premiere/Tape Review: Monsoon’s ‘Now Became Never’

Monsoon Now Became Never (Not on Label) The musical pairing of Revson Gourley-Rice (theremin, pedals, drum machine, guitar) and Gregory Bry (drums) is not a young one: Now Became Never marks their tenth anniversary making music together as Monsoon and at the same time, their first ever project to receive a physical release in the form of [...]

Track Premiere: MERGE’s “Kingdom Comedown”

Track Premiere: MERGE’s “Kingdom Comedown”

Not content to rest for any period of time, Nancy Kells aka Spartan Jet-Plex (whose Godless Goddess earlier this year we absolutely loved) has yet another assembly of stirring tunes prepped and ready, this time in the form of a project with frequent collaborator and fellow collective member Berko Lover called MERGE. The second single from their [...]