Compiled by the worldwide Dust & Grooves project that has collected the best input from the Earth’s top record collectors, comes 416 pages of pure, unadulturated vinylphilia. Covering over 130 collectors, Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting features 250 pages of full-color photos, 12 full-length interviews, personal histories & essays, valor and a forward by the RZA, aka [...]


Nightmares On Wax, known by birthright as George Evelyn, is one of the initial signees to seminal Warp Records. For a quarter of a century, NOW has been associated with the UK’s intelligent take on hip hop, funk, trip hop and soul alike, and has worked alongside the likes of everyone from De la Soul to [...]


11 Mar
San Fran & Bristol producers team up for dirtybird's latest

Those rambunctious rabble-rousers over at dirtybird records are at it again, creating some masterful music aimed at dancefloor bedlam. San Fran’s Justin Martin teams up with Bristol’s finest, Eats Everything, on a two-track EP titled Hello Mr. Jello, due March 31st on dirtybird. We were big fans of both Justin Martin’s Jungle Mix Winter 2012 drum & bass [...]


Check out the tracks below. The soundcloud playlist and youtube videos are a sort of conga line of what people on the internets are talking about right now including new releases, re-issues and some just reified. The Verlaines - The Lady and the Lizard: If you like Joy Division and Pavement, you’ll love The Verlaines. Their 1985 [...]


29 Aug
First single from British drum & bass producer's "Torus" LP

Renowned drum & bass producer Sub Focus is about to drop his sophomore album Torus on September 23rd. The day before, however, the British banger will release the “Turn It Around” EP. The eponymous title track features vocals from Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke, which obviously lends the track more emotional weight than your typical throwaway [...]


Really surprising more artist haven’t spoken out about the unwarranted surveillance and wiretapping of U.S. citizens by the NSA — I guess when the musical landscape consists of mainstream schlock, KISS dribble and corporate teet suckers you’re really not gonna find much resistance (whattup Jay-Z!). YACHT feels differently. The duo is donating 100% of the [...]


10 Apr
The industrial shoegaze sounds of London

Binary’s EP Amber came out right before the vernal equinox on March 18, released through their own imprint, Echoplex Records. The music on this, their latest, engages as it builds. The confessional symbolism on the first track (and their first single) “You Need the Blue Key” establishes the London-based band’s place in the universe of industrial shoegaze — [...]


Two of the more interesting personalities in our current cultural landscape sit down for an hour long interview for radio station WYNC in New York. The host of the Here’s The Thing show, Alec Baldwin somehow convinced the usually reticent Thom Yorke to wax loquacious about many a topic, including of course the long history of Radiohead [...]

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