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Category Archives: releases

BONUSMATERIAL

Two brilliant reissues have been announced recently: Grace Jones‘ 1981 LP Nightclubbing, which has been remastered from the original analogue tapes and expanded with 12″ mixes. This version also includes two unreleased tracks, including the fantastic Tubeway Army’s cover Me! I Disconnect From You!

The second is Any Other City, the legendary record by Glasgow’s Life [...]

THOUGHTFUL AMBIENCE

Brilliant news! Slowdive officially announced their reunion coming up this year! The shoegazer band split up in 1995 after releasing their fantastic record Pygmalion. Another reason to book our festival tickets for Primavera festival, where the band will perform. The  beginner’s guide by Fact Magazine lists all you need to hear to get started on the [...]

A PIGEON ON A BRANCH

Roy Andersson’s films are unmistakably his; it’s as if every shot could be a photograph with their palpable atmospheres of muffled colors and dark, dry scenes depicting the mundane absurdity of life. This spring, the Swedish director will release his next feature film A Pigeon on a Branch- Reflecting on Existence. While the team is [...]

POSITIONING THE BODY

Throughout the 1980s and early ’90s, Kim Gordon—widely known as a founding member of the influential band Sonic Youth—produced a series of writings on art and music. Ranging from neo-Conceptual artworks to broader forms of cultural criticism, these rare texts are brought together in this volume for the first time, placing Gordon’s writing within the [...]

FRUITY HOLIDAY

Here’s the first video for Heatsick’s latest release Re-Engineering. The track ‘Mimosa’ in combination with Hanne Lippard’s tropical visuals is truly a weekend starter, and a pleasant contrasting change to the onset of winter..

Mack & Cheese

Since Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) turned 20 this weekend, let’s start this week with some rap news: That guy who played Michael Lee in The Wire has apparently been calling himself Mack Wilds for a while, and though his R&B-type stuff is in parts cringeworthy, at least he also features what any Mac(k) should [...]

METALLIC BEATCRAFT MEETS R’N'B

A week ago Kelela released her first mixtape CUT 4 ME, which is being widely talked about since then. It’s been produced by the artists from the label Fade to Mind / Night Slugs, namely Kingdom, Nguzunguzu, Girl Unit, et al. Whilst you can definitely hear the influences of contemporary metallic beatcraft tunes, the volcas [...]

Under the influence of Boardwalk

Stranger things have happened, but I wonder why we didn’t mention yet how much we love Boardwalk…

MONDAYS PRETTY ICONS

The Glasgwegian band Belle & Sebastian favour us with a collection of rarities and non-LP tracks compiled for the new album ‘The Third Eye Centre’, with really nice rewired versions of ‘I’m a Cockoo’ and ‘I didn’t see it coming’. Everyone in Glasgow will have the chance to meet the likeable band today at Monorail [...]

FREE DUMBO FEATHER IPAD APP

Maybe you’ve heard of Dumbo Feather and/or would like to know more? In keeping with their ‘pass it on’ tradition they’ve recently launched an iPad app and with this app they’ve made a pretty big decision to give all of their content away for free!