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Daniel Arnold


Beat Construction: Mala in Cuba

Dubstep pioneer Mala recorded his lastest album, out September 11th on Brownswood Recordings, in Cuba. Find an exclusive stream of the LP below, followed by Daniel Arnold’s story on how it came together from FADER … read more »

POSTED September 6, 2012 11:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, NWSPRINT Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Live: Family Band’s Forest Party

The Wild Unknown’s Forest Party happened Saturday night in the woods by Delhi in upstate New York, at the house that Family Band founders Kim Krans and Jonny Ollsin built by hand. That is not … read more »

POSTED August 7, 2012 3:30PM IN MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

GEN F: Peaking Lights

Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis, who are quick to note that their initials spell out A.C.I.D., have just wrapped their third Peaking Lights record, Lucifer, and moved from Wisconsin to Los Angeles in a station … read more »

POSTED June 19, 2012 9:10AM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,
Action Bronson for The FADER

GEN F: Action Bronson

Two crazy years ago, Action Bronson, the Albanian rapper out of Queens, NY, was working the kitchen at his father’s restaurant, chasing a longtime passion for food and raising babies on a chef’s wage. He … read more »

POSTED February 27, 2012 10:20AM IN GEN F Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Cass McCombs: Scorpio Rising

Cass McCombs is riding high on a dark horse. Death is an LA hippie with sandy Jesus hair and an Eagle Rock area code. Usually he makes you wait, but tonight, at the Gaylord Apartments … read more »

POSTED December 5, 2011 9:27AM IN FEATURES Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Mike Brodie: A Period of Juvenile Prosperity

Mike Brodie is settled in the sense that he rents a room that has a closet with clothes hung up, a bookshelf and a radio, but his mind is always moving. The Pensacola kid who … read more »

POSTED October 20, 2011 10:19AM IN FEATURES Comments (7) TAGS: ,

GEN F: Girls

Christopher Owens and JR White are Girls, and their emotions are all over the place. “Being in a band right now is a pain in the ass,” says White. “I’m overjoyed,” counters Owens. “I feel … read more »

POSTED September 18, 2011 5:31PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

GEN F: 2:54

These days, the inseparable Thurlow sisters mostly do their moody dirges in an upstairs East London flat for a row of undecorated windows and all the neighborhood to see. At any given moment their Dalston … read more »

POSTED August 29, 2011 3:25PM IN GEN F Comments (1) TAGS: ,

GEN F: Moon Duo

There is a lunar couple more famous than Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada of San Francisco’s Moon Duo. Phobos and Deimos (Greek for “panic” and “dread”), the bastard asteroid orbiters of Mars, were named after … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2011 1:47PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,

GEN F: Ty Segall

The real truth about OC surfbrat-cum-NorCal scuzzlord Ty Segall is that his songs used to be these kinda miss and hit blowouts, hiding big holes under adrenaline and no-production fuzz. They were rad and got … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2011 3:31PM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,