Tape Tuesday: KTL Live Series

Demian Johnston and KTL (Stephen O’Malley & Peter Rehberg) are unleashing a 12(!) volume cassette edition of live KTL recordings made over the last couple of years from diverse locations all over the world such as Poland and Canada. While we don’t have any samples of audio available, we can vouch for the quality of […]

Tape Tuesday: Blood Room – Habitus

Indole Records from the UK has been doing some really rad stuff with their releases. One of note is ‘Habitus’ by Blood Room (aka Tim Matts) Equal parts plunderphonics and minimal techno, this recording is an examination of everything down in the cracks and in between the walls. The tape features bonkers illustration by Jennifer […]

Tape Tuesday: Joseph Lawrence Quimby Jr. – Wren/Le Chat Est Parti

Tombed Visions are killing it right out of the gate in 2015. Their signature quality is again front and center with the new 2xCS from Joseph Lawrence Quimby Jr. This is Quimby’s third time around on the label, and this double recording is easily his best. Cellos, guitars, pianos, field records and great use of […]

Tape Tuesday: Constellation Tatsu Winter Batch

Constellation Tatsu return with another time-delayed and glittering transmission from the distant stars, this time in threefold. The label has been consistently releasing seasonal batches from the get-go, and what’s more: every tape rewards a listen. Pick up one, a pair, or all three from the Winter Batch over at ctatsu.com. Only Forever by [PHYSICS] ʕ•̫͡•ʕ•̫͡•ʔ•̫͡•ʔ•̫͡•ʕ•̫͡•ʔ•̫͡•ʕ•̫͡•ʕ•̫͡•ʔ•̫͡•ʔ•̫͡•ʕ•̫͡•ʔ•̫͡•ʔ♡ […]

Tape Tuesday: Tranquility Tapes Winter 2015

Yeah, its cold out—we know. The weapons we recommend for battling the elements? Lamps, coffee, plants and this new batch of zones from Tranquility Tapes. Take your pick of oceanic explorations, kaleidoscopic synth swirls or distorted alchemical exercises…OR why not book the whole family on this mission to the sun with a batch deal? Seems […]

Tape Tuesday: Jackie McDowell – Language Of The Birds

Jackie McDowell (aka Inez Lightfoot) has a new tape that is ripe for the picking. Dusty harmoniums, autoharps, drones, voice and, of course, birds make ‘Language Of The Birds’ a folk recording in the truest sense of the word… but one with an esoteric twinge to it that un-grounds it in a most enjoyable way. […]

Tape Tuesday: Pan-American – Sketch for Winter II: Rue Corridor

Geographic North is back with the second installment of their “Sketch For Winter” tape series and this one, friends, is the business. Vol. II finds Pan-American (Mark Nelson) moving from the cold outside with the opening long form piece ‘The Terrace’ to the warmth by the fire with the closer ‘Pasqual’. Limited to 300 copies, […]

Tape Tuesday: No Kings

Three new ones this week from LA based No Kings. You got your warped and hazy collage work from R. Lee Dockery & Smokey Emery, your high seas drones from William Cody Watson (feat. John Kolodij of High Aura’d) and your world weary field recordings from Sigbrand, all wrapped in excellent risograph artwork true to […]

Tape Tuesday: A Sunny Day In Glasgow – Sketch For Winter I:  New Christmas Classics 

Geographic North is dropping ‘Sketches For Winter’, a new sonic series exploring winter vibes (from December to March) through magnetic goodness. First up, we got tunes from A Sunny Day In Glasgow that breathe a poppy new life into the holiday season. Up next, we’ll be seeing releases from Mark Nelson (Pan American), Matt Lambert […]

Tape Tuesday: Cassauna

If you are a collector of fine experimental audio, you are mostly likely familiar with Important Records. What you may not be aware of is their cassette division Cassauna. In the past couple of months they have released some of their best tapes yet, from Thomas Barriere and Alberto Boccardi. The former offers up some […]