Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Ambient duo Spielberger find place for “real” guitars on ‘Jazzy’

Spielberger has returned with a brand new album, and the duo has added guitars and drums to their wash of ambient noise. Where 2011’s...

From the Archives: Album review: Oval – ‘Dok’ and free streams...

The other day, thanks to a friend, I took a trip down memory lane listening to some early music that would later come to...

Stream Sebadoh’s remastered ‘Weed Forestin’ for free

You can now hear the entirety of the newly remastered Weed Forestin album, the debut recording by Sebadoh. OK, for the sake of historical...

Poetry and electronica find cozy home in Rick Holland and Old...

It was a longtime coming, but more than a year since poet Rick Holland shared his first step beyond his collaboration with Brian Eno...

Deerhuter release iTunes session; Pitchfork streaming awesome “Desire Lines”

The other day 4AD Records sent out an up-date regarding its stable of artists. Most interesting was news of Deerhunter recording an intimate live...

Krautrock/Indie fans take note: download a free Can tribute album

As many who read this blog know, I am a big fan of that controversially named alt-rock genre "Krautrock," the catch-all term that covers...

Beach House offer most riveting album yet with ‘Bloom’ – out...

Too often, lately, I have heard lush, layered records only to feel dizzy and nauseous by the end. So-called chill wave has often been...

The songs of 2017

Every once in a while, listening to albums, there are tracks that stand out above others. They aren't always singles but sometimes are. Released...

Three choice indie singles released in July

Protomartyr - "A Private Understanding” The new track by the post-punk wonders from Detroit, Protomartyr, “A Private Understanding” is quite epic. It builds on a...

Film and music stories in 'Pure Honey' 31, plus free music

More music on the Independent Ethos, you say? Well, every month, "Purehoney Magazine," which I also contribute to, puts together a compilation of alternative...