Breathe Compilations is a netlabel out of Mexico. They've just released their 5th anniversary samplers, Inhala & Exhala, free download via their website and Internet Archive. Both discs features tracks by producers from around the world, and dabble in downtempo fusions of synth-pop, dub, trance, experimental, and classical. Take a listen to the tracks via … Continue reading Breathe Compilations 5th anniversary sampler (parts A & B)
Reagan Van Matre and Butch Webster were involved in the Austin-area band/collective, Attack Formation, and have making music together and separate going 12 years now. Since the band's suspension, Van Matre has released music under the moniker, Reaganometry, and Butch became Butcher Bear, artist and label boss of (iN)Sect Records. This split LP, R&B, had … Continue reading Reaganometry & Butcher Bear – R&B (LP)
Brooklyn-based artist, Derek VanScoten aka D.V.S* brings soaring electric guitar and guest vocal production into his electronic music. The release, Hit The Clouds Running (on Austin-based Gravitas Recordings) features a well-blended set of songs from high energy to chill-wave. The track I've chosen as a TuneCrush is "Root Glen" because the musical production honestly makes … Continue reading TuneCrush: D.V.S* “Root Glen”
With the return to cassette tape for indie releases, this is a new section of posts called "New on Tape". Anything music featured here will limited edition cassette runs as well as digital music. In other words, when you see the posts and you want the cassette, grab it while you can. When mutli-instrumentalist Adam … Continue reading New on Tape: Hectic Zeniths brings the “Type One Era”
New from the (iN)Sect Records family in Austin, Texas, check out the new visual for the previously unreleased track, "Endangered Love Suite" by Reaganometry. Be sure to pick the 12' split with Reaganometry and Butcher Bear at Fatbeats.com. Reaganometry "Endangered Love Suite" from iNSECT RECORDS on Vimeo.
Away from his fine drumming work with the band, Bear Language, Ian Barnett becomes Mallow and I'm really digging the psychedelic, percussive electronic sounds coming from Mallow's newest, I Prefer This Memory. It's like he's taking me through a sonic collage of sounds that follow through his (or someone's) childhood to now. The edit on … Continue reading New sounds from Mallow, I Prefer This Memory
I originally interviewed Brandon Fuller-Porter aka BeFP a couple of years ago while he was living in Boston and releasing his project with Sam, a.k.a. Epochalyptic, under the moniker BFPSP. Now based in the San Francisco Bay area, BeFP has a new EP project available at Bandcamp.com entitled Moss. Using experimental, glitch, and instrumental hip-hop, … Continue reading BeFP returns with Moss EP