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The Field – “Comenius Garden”

The latest in Adult Swim’s series of 12 free MP3s over the course of the summer comes from Swedish microsample hypnotist The Field, aka Axel Willner. It’s title is “Comenius Garden,” named after the 17th Century Bohemian educationalist Johann Amos Comenius, and his symbolic and representational art gardens. As for the connection between these horticultural [...]

Hot Chip – “Look At Where We Are” (Major Lazer Remix)

On their remix of Hot Chip’s “Look At Where We Are,” Major Lazer take the sensitive, starry-eyed synthpop of the original and inject it with both lilting summertime one-drop reggae and cheesed-out populist bass-fuzz EDM, which is quite a trick. Your mileage may vary, but I’d say the song comes out all the better for [...]

The Altsounds Ultimate Guide To Sziget Festival 2012

In our endless search for the perfect festival, we bring you another unmissable European jewel: *Sziget Festival *held in the amazing Budapest right in the middle of Hungary. But what would make this event worth the travel? Let me explain.

The location of the awarded *’Best mayor European…

James Iha – “To Who Knows Where” Video

We first heard James Iha’s “To Who Knows Where” a couple weeks ago, and now, the song — pulled from Iha’s long-time-coming sophomore album Look To The Sky — has a video to go with it. Directed by Adam Neustadter and filmed in Joshua Tree, CA, the clip has the feel of a ’70s sci-fi [...]

Bradford Cox to Play With Jandek

Bradford Cox photo by Erez Avissar Here is a match made in some heaven: On July 28, Deerhunter/Atlas Sound’s Bradford Cox will perform as the backing guitarist for Jandek, at a show at the Elephant 6-affiliated Orange Twin Conservation Community …