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GLOB is pretty darn neat. A three-piece, A/V band that dabbles in experimentalambientelectronicdrone is right up our alley so we couldn’t be more excited about premiering their new live album FORM, we were all about it. FORM was recorded during FORM 2018, the music festival held in the desert eco-cityRead More →

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koleżanka (Kristina Moore joined by Arky and Winter Calkins) joined us at the Reading Room and shared these lovely songs with all in attendance, which now includes all of you as well. Both tracks will appear on their much anticipated debut album Vessel, which is due out in June. ButRead More →

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by Chris Nunley Staff Writer – One of the biggest deterrents I believe that keeps noise music from reaching a wider audience is fear. Fear of the unknown and grounded by chaos: “noise” as a genre follows no rules. Tracing its primordial roots back to the Dada movement of theRead More →

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Daniel Trakell “Paradise” Hey Melbourne, I think someone needs to hug Daniel Trakell. Or maybe several someones. “Paradise” is the most beautifully depressing, elusively suicidal thing I’ve heard since Elliott Smith’s posthumously released New Moon – I can’t stop listening and it breaks my heart every single time I hear it. There is a sublime peaceRead More →

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The only thing that competes with Karima Walker’s stunning song construction is her heart-stirring voice. Walker unveiled Hands in Our Names, recorded at Five Thirteen Recording, back in June and the limited edition cassette already sold out. Senior editor Carly Schorman wrote of the album, “Combining elements of drone and folk, WalkerRead More →

by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Tucson’s Karima Walker recently released a hauntingly beautiful album, Hands in Our Names. Combining elements of drone and folk, Walker crafts layers of sound that can have an eerie effect on the listener, like a half-remembered dream or half-forgotten lover. There is a strong push toward minimalism onRead More →