Post-punk three piece, *Dirt Dress* have been a fixture of the LA scene since their conception in 2007. Taking influence from bands like *Wire* and the* Fall*, they compose a cultivated racket of guitars, horns, synths, and drums. Lead man *Noah Kwid*’s percussive and conversational lyrics are…
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Noah Pred didn’t just run his own label. He has run a label that has traced a lot of the finest music of the past years, making its way from Toronto to Berlin. And he did it while juggling his own career as a techno producers’ producer, a DJ’s DJ. At 100 releases, he’s got … Continue →
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Among the great jazz musicians who came to prominence in the ’60s, Herbie Hancock always seemed to be the most together. He easily adapted to fusion and funk and synthpop and Grammy-awarded singer-songwriter fare while his peers either died or got left behind. So it’s a little surprising to learn that Hancock spent a few [...]
New York’s Interpol and London’s Factory Floor are two bands with very different takes on retro-minded postpunk darkness. And yet they’ve come together, with Factory Floor transforming “My Desire,” the single from Interpol’s new El Pintor album, into a heaving and twinkling seven-minute goth-house assault. It sounds absolutely nothing like the original, to the point [...]
Back in May, the Pains of Being Pure At Heart released their third studio album, Days Of Abandon. Now, to match their delightful brand of indie pop, the band releases an aesthetically pleasant, thematically light video for the album’s third track, “Kelly.” Directed by Art Boonparn, the video manipulates kaleidoscopic projections of color that swarm [...]