Umberto Announces New Album ‘Helpless Spectator’; Listen To “Spontaneous Possession”

It’s been three years since Matt Hill released an album as Umberto, the giallo-inspired electronic project that Hill has been creating music within since 2008. The horror score and Italio Disco vibes Hill connected to and what’s fueled his work for over ten years has been the source of inspiration for many in the thriving […]

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Thomas Ragsdale : Sonder

I’m never disappointed when I walk into the musical world of Thomas Ragsdale. He’s always building these strange and beautiful sonic structures where I can spend ample time getting lost and discovering new and exciting things. It puts me in mind of a particular memory from my childhood. As a kid we’d go to a […]

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Com Truise : Persuasion System

Up to this point, producer/musician Seth Haley has worked in specific narratives within his project Com Truise. A loose concept about a space traveler named Com Truise, a self-described “synthetic astronaut”, has been the ground floor of his big beats, walls of synths, and shimmering 80s ethos. VHS tapes, woozy sci fi, and latchkey afternoons […]

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Steve Moore : Beloved Exile

On his first non-soundtrack album since 2013s Pangea Ultima, Steve Moore goes deep. Beloved Exile is the musician’s most accomplished and engaging work yet, working with Tunisian singer/songwriter Emel Mathlouthi, harpist Mary Lattimore, and veteran percussionist Jeff Gretz. Along with the acerbic wit of Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle coming up with the album and song […]

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Thomas Ragsdale : Samsa

The newest release from Thomas Ragsdale and record label Soundtracking The Void is a standalone track titled “Samsa”. It’s a hypnotic, dense piece that is to accompany Ragsdale’s next full-length, the epic Sonder(which arrives on 5/24.) In just the space of a little over 7 minutes, “Samsa” carries you thru a heady, sonic journey. A […]

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Mac Demarco : Here Comes The Cowboy

Mac Demarco is the lovable weirdo of indie rock. Since the beginning, which was 2012s Rock and Roll Night Club, Demarco recorded songs that sounded like poorly stored pop songs; tracks on reel-to-reel tapes slowly molding in some nondescript storage unit in Canada. An equal mix of earnest songwriting and underlying seediness. With 2, his […]

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