“Hearing histories of Hammer Hill: Pop music as auditory geography”; an academic paper on the emotive aspects of geography in Jens Lekman’s songs:
Interesting essay about Australia’s culture of local and community radio stations, by musician Dave Graney:
The Quietus interviews Swiss post-krautrock disco-funk duo Klaus Johann Grobe:
(Their album “Du Bist So Symmetrisch” was one of my records of 2018: http://dev.null.org/blog/archive/2018/12/31)
Hang on—Parenthetical Girls just released a new record, and it's a tribute to Ivor Cutler? https://parentheticalgirls.bandcamp.com/album/the-scottish-play-wherein-the-group-parenthetical-girls-pay-well-intentioned-if-occasionally-misguided-tribute-to-the-works-of-ivor-cutler
A quite comprehensive interview with @dubstarUK going into detail about their recent album One, the origins of the songs, and the recording process:
22 covers by Rose Melberg (The Softies/Brave Irene/&c.); that is all:
Roundup of current (post/math)-rock from southeast Asia on Bandcamp Daily:
This is wild: a guy from LA faked a band (hiring session musos), faked footage of packed gigs, created a fake booking agency, and landed a tour of Europe. None of the 100s of ticket buyers showed up, of course, and then the shit hit the fan: #rockfraud
Another Sarah Records tribute compilation; this time from a number of Italian bands. No, I haven’t heard of any of them either …
New playlist: ETSXMIIUC:
Can’t hear the music over the bantz of the troika of hipbros standing in front of the stage. #hackney
Are The KLF about to unearth (fnord) their lost/unfinished metal album The Black Room?
Interview with Matt Haynes about Sarah Records:
Jean-Michel Jarre: how we made Oxygène:
New Infinite Works: an internet radio station broadcasting generative music, by William Doyle (formerly of East India Youth):
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