Tagged: RVNG

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Stream: Dukes of Chutney, “Domino”

This week, Tim Sweeney, the host for 14 years of WNYU’s weekly Beats in Space show, debuted “Domino,” the title track of California brother-duo Dukes of Chutney’s debut EP. I listened to it twice, then … read more »

POSTED November 1, 2013 1:01PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,
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GEN F: Holly Herndon

Analog synths and vintage drum machines may be badges of authenticity in a certain sector of electronic music, but for Johnson City, Tennessee native Holly Herndon, clicking a mouse onstage is about as real as … read more »

POSTED November 13, 2012 9:59AM IN GEN F Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream Holly Herndon’s Album Movement

I’m assuming this applies to most people, but my music taste runs with what’s appropriate for the season. Holly Herndon, who went to Mills College and hung out in Berlin for awhile, makes perfect winter … read more »

POSTED November 5, 2012 1:26PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Interview: Ducktails and Franco Falsini

If you’ve ever zeroed in on Matt Mondanile’s guitar playing in Ducktails, you may have noticed that it sounds an awful lot like Franco Falsini’s in pioneering ’70s prog band Sensations’ Fix, from the lightly … read more »

POSTED September 25, 2012 11:00AM IN FADER EVENTS, MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS TAGS: ,
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MoMA PS1′s Warm Up 2012 Lineup

Judging from MoMA PS1’s Warm Up lineup, we will once again be spending our summer Saturdays sweaty and stoked in the courtyard of MoMA PS1. This year we’ll be shaded (and the air will be … read more »

POSTED May 30, 2012 6:24PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Stream: Paradis, “Hémisphère”

If Matt Werth’s RVNG label specializes in music that is basically the sonic equivalent of taking heavy psychedelics inside a fancy museum, then the stuff he puts out with Tim Sweeney on Beats in Space … read more »

POSTED May 14, 2012 6:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,
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Video: Julia Holter, “Moni Mon Amie”

Julia Holter’s video for “Moni Mon Amie,” directed by Yelena Zhelezov, plays like a soft focus office romance fantasy with both characters portrayed by Holter. Helpfully, her label RVNG pre-interprets the video in the YouTube … read more »

POSTED March 27, 2012 11:45AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , ,
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Cameron Stallones, M. Geddes Gengras and The Congos: Happy Songs

A group of California musicians tap into the heart and sound of The Congos’ Jamaica. It’s Christmastime in Jamaica, but the red and white Santa decorations dotting the store windows are overwhelmed by orange and … read more »

POSTED March 13, 2012 7:00PM IN FEATURES Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Live: Julia Holter at Other Music

Julia Holter’s Ekstasis is one of those other-worldly yet self-contained albums that works equally well as ambient background music as it does in a solitary, concerted headphones listen. It’s a quiet battle cry for the … read more »

POSTED March 10, 2012 12:37AM IN LIVE, MUSIC NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: , ,
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Live: Blondes at MoMA

We sent our buddies Weird Days over to MoMa’s PopRally to film NY synth duo Blondes perform in a lazer-lit museum hall filled with beautiful people dancing and clapping. They played two of our favorites … read more »

POSTED February 6, 2012 11:00AM IN LIVE Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,