Tagged: Pharmakon


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Stream: Pharmakon, “Bang Bang (Nancy Sinatra Cover)”

Well, this is insane: the first new music from Brooklyn power electronics artist Pharmakon since last year’s wonderfully overwhelming debut album, Abandon, is a cover of the 1960s camp classic, “Bang Bang,” originally by Nancy … read more »

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Editor-in-chief Matthew Schnipper and Ciara’s dog, Tyson. HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

POSTED June 24, 2013 10:13AM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES TAGS: , , , , ,

Introducing The FADER #86 Featuring Ciara and Haim

We’re proud to announce the cover stars of The FADER #86, our annual Summer Music issue: Ciara and Haim, artists we know are going to soundtrack your beach time, BBQ pitting, wind surfing and general … read more »

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GEN F: Pharmakon

“Everything just goes blank except for the music.” When we meet on the street, the 22-year-old power electronics artist known as Pharmakon is wearing a black leather jacket and jeans, her blue eyes darting restlessly … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2013 12:14PM IN GEN F, MAGAZINE TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Pharmakon, “Ache”

“Ache” is the gut-splitting second missive from Abandon, the first widely distributed release from New York power electronics artist Pharmakon, aka Margaret Chardiet. Like “Crawling on Bruised Knees,” the first, it’s built on a foundation … read more »

POSTED May 20, 2013 10:36AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Live: Red Bull Music Academy’s Drone Activity In Progress Showcase

The Knockdown Center in Queens used to be a door factory, which is fascinating because you rarely think of doors as coming from factories. Last night, Red Bull Music Academy presented a massive noise show … read more »

POSTED May 3, 2013 1:20PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Freak Scene: New Sounds From Way Out

One weird thing about Freak Scene is that because of the constantly shifting nature of what we define as weird music, things that normally would fit perfectly here suddenly seem like they should be part … read more »

POSTED April 5, 2013 3:27PM IN FREAK SCENE TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: Pharmakon, “Crawling on Bruised Knees”

According to a recent interview with Pitchfork, Pharmakon’s Margaret Chardiet decided to put maggots on the cover of her Sacred Bones LP after opening an old love letter and finding a dried flower inside that … read more »

POSTED March 29, 2013 11:48AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Freak Scene #49: The Year End Edition

In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns discusses the year’s best singles, full lengths, cassettes and shows. Somehow it includes no mention of the band Emeralds. Check her writeup after the jump!

POSTED December 21, 2009 12:03PM IN FREAK SCENE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Freak Scene #42: Less Freak, More Geek

In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns runs through her favorite releases and shows from Halflings, Pharmakon, Pens, Zola Jesus and John Wiese in the month since her last non-China post.

POSTED August 31, 2009 12:20PM IN FREAK SCENE TAGS: , , , ,