Tagged: not not fun

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Stream: Jonas Reinhardt, “Elimination Street”

Deceptively named Brooklyn/San Francisco group Jonas Reinhardt will release their fourth LP, Mask of the Maker—described in a press release as a “cosmosslaloming electro-opus”—on April 9th via analog synth powerhouse Not Not Fun. Check out … read more »

POSTED February 28, 2013 12:42PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Video: Profligate, “Videotape”

Robert Beatty, best known for his album covers for the likes of Hieroglyphic Being, Peaking Lights and OPN, takes to motion graphics with this new video excerpt for Profligate’s forthcoming “Videogame” 12-inch on Not Not … read more »

POSTED November 20, 2012 11:15AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

GEN F: Sapphire Slows

Sometimes it takes a brush with mortality to find your true calling. In the spring of 2011, Kinuko Hiramatsu was your average Japanese university student, preparing to graduate and hunt around for a run-of-the-mill desk … read more »

POSTED November 12, 2012 11:00AM IN GEN F TAGS: , , , ,

Four on the Floor: Electronic Labels

Everything goes in cycles, and right now we’re currently somewhere in the late-middle period of a heavy electronic music resurgence. Everyone involved is obsessed with talking about the textures of their music, and even more … read more »

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Video: Sapphire Slows, “Animal Dreams”

There’s a shot about a minute and a half into “Animal Dreams,” which was filmed on the streets of Toyko, where Sapphire Slows lives, where she’s bobbing around in front of a row of vending … read more »

POSTED December 8, 2011 6:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Sapphire Slows, “Spin Lights Over You” MP3

Here’s a new little gem from the folks over at Not Not Fun. A quasi-debut from Tokyo-based bedroom producer, Sapphire Slows (a previous release was super-limited single on Big Love). There’s a steady spareness to … read more »

POSTED October 26, 2011 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Rangers, “Conversations on a Jet Stream” MP3

Now that music has become this constantly inward-looking reflection of itself, the move is elevating above the stuff that all sounds vaguely like the other stuff and catapulting a sound we might be familiar with … read more »

POSTED September 30, 2011 12:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Freak Scene #52: My Estrogeneration, US Girls and Yellow Swans

In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns discusses the pluses and minuses of all female compilations, a new release from US Girls and one from the defunct Yellow Swans. Check it after the jump.

POSTED February 16, 2010 2:03PM IN FREAK SCENE Comments (4) TAGS: , , ,

New Music Thursdays – Pocahaunted

In keeping with our SxSW New Music Thursday theme, your second band of the day is Pocahaunted, a duo out of Eagle Rock, Califorina, who (depending on who you ask) either call themselves or were once called “the Olsen Twins of blissed-out drone.” read more »

POSTED March 26, 2009 7:03PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,