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01/17/2020 02:57 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Dexter & Sinister
by Elbow
(26 plays) | (1 fan)

Featuring vocals by Jesca Hoop, Guy Garvey describes “Dexter & Sinister” as “a great, big, bewildered question dealing with my feelings on Brexit, the loss of family and friends and the general sense of disaffection you see all around at the moment.” https://bit.ly/2R51ieS
01/17/2020 02:52 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Roll (Burbank Funk)
by The Internet
(94 plays) | (0 fans)

The Internet sound as though they’ve been bolstered rather than diminished by their solo projects. They are in the almost unprecedented position of being a spin-off band set to spin off more stars. Lacy, who turned 20 in May, had a busy 2017, earning a producer credit on Kendrick Lamar’s masterpiece Damn and releasing his own debut EP, Steve Lacy’s Demo. You can see him wearing yellow in the Bennett-directed video for Come Over, the standout single for Hive Mind. https://bit.ly/2u7Xtws
01/17/2020 02:49 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Mind Your Own Business
by Delta 5
(63 plays) | (1 fan)

Leeds, England's Delta 5 were important figures in the Rock Against Racism movement, and were the subject of a highly-publicized assault at the hands of a right-wing group affiliated with rival movement Rock Against Communism. After the release of second single "You", the band went on a successful tour of the US, and soon thereafter left Rough Trade for Charisma Records imprint Pre. They recorded their debut album, See the Whirl, which suffered from overly clean production, and received low marks both critically and commercially. Because of the failure of the album, the group disbanded. In 2006, Kill Rock Stars released a compilation of early Delta 5 material called Singles & Sessions 1979-1981, capitalizing on the reemerging popularity of post-punk bands like Gang of Four and Wire. The set includes a wealth of unreleased material, along with BBC radio sessions and live cuts. https://bit.ly/2ubtS58
01/17/2020 02:45 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
1. Divine Intervention
by PVA
(53 plays) | (0 fans)

Since forming in the din of a house party two years ago, PVA are the genre-hopping passion project of London musicians Ella Harris, Josh Baxter and Louis Satchell. The three piece traverse fistfuls of genres throughout their rapturous live sets, incorporating techno landscapes, Balearic euphoria, and industrial miasma within the same songs. The band’s unique energy combines with blocky synths, autotuned vocals and motorik drum loops to earmark the group as one of the capital’s foremost new bands. https://bit.ly/2TxBtpu
01/17/2020 02:42 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Started Out
by Georgia
(18 plays) | (0 fans)

A graduate of the famed Brit School and a daughter of Leftfield's Neil Barnes, Georgia Barnes' credentials are elite level. Her early performing years saw her session drumming for the likes of Kwes and Kate Tempest, whilst registering as a rising star in the scene that brought us Sampha, James Blake, Jamie xx, and countless others. https://bit.ly/2G2xoBy
01/17/2020 02:35 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
(69 plays) | (0 fans)

Ghana-born, L.A.-based musician Moses Sumney is releasing a new LP, called græ, this May, and writes of track "Virile": “In a post-human world, the last remaining man is caught between beauty and brutality’s battle to dominate the earth and his body." græ will be released in two parts, with the first installment coming digitally in February, and the full album following in May. Part one will be pressed on black and grey vinyl, with part two pressed on white and grey vinyl. https://bit.ly/2tuGSmr
01/17/2020 02:30 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Air BnB
by Kim Gordon
(19 plays) | (0 fans)

Kim Gordon’s first ever solo album is an exercise in her very specific sort of irony. As fidgety and deadpan as its title suggests, No Home Record is politically and personally loaded, but also as silly and self-aware as you’d expect from a musician so seasoned in cutting her targets – ego, masculinity, consumerism, to name a few – down to size. Thirty years ago, on Sonic Youth’s The Sprawl, Gordon sang, “I wanted to know the exact dimensions of hell.” On new single Airbnb, it sounds like she’s found the answer in a fake-friendly late-capitalist machine that prices people out of their own homes. https://bit.ly/2TzQ047
01/17/2020 02:24 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Disconnection Notice
by Sonic Youth
(81 plays) | (0 fans)

Art director Frank Olinsky led the conception of the cover designs. The young blonde-haired girl pictured to the right on the album's cover was Coco Hayley Moore, Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon's daughter, picking strawberries with her friend, Stella, who was on the left. No title was shown on the cover, just a scrawled "SONIC YOUTH". The three-page, double-sided CD booklet, whose cover featured a reverse color image of the CD cover, included liner notes, photographs and album credits. The back cover depicted the Murray Street street sign. https://bit.ly/360jril
01/17/2020 02:17 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson

Playing April 27th at Neumos! Ticket info here: https://bit.ly/374iVRN For Sophie Allison, aka Soccer Mommy, color theory is a distillation of hard-won catharsis. The album confronts the ongoing mental health and familial trials that have plagued the 22-year-old artist since pre-pubescence, presenting listeners with an uncompromisingly honest self-portrait, and reminding us exactly why her critically-acclaimed debut, 2018’s Clean, made her a hero to many.
01/17/2020 02:11 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Quench the Flame
by The Faint
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

Vocalist Todd Fink revealed, "Egowerk's focus is on the current social state of the Internet: an amazing world of free knowledge, communication, and opportunity is proving to be a toxic battleground. One where the people most sure of their opinion are quick to take a stand and destroy anyone who doesn't agree with them... The more you learn about any issue, any issue at all, the more you understand that it's more complicated than you think. I'd like to see people less convinced that they're right about everything all the time. I guess I think we'll figure it out as time goes on." https://bit.ly/30uFNqQ
01/17/2020 02:05 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
Down South
by Museum of Love
(57 plays) | (1 fan)

Museum of Love is a duo made up of LCD Soundsystem’s Pat Mahoney and Jee Day’s Dennis McNany. On recording this album, they shared, “We worked in home studios; we built our own recording studio in Dumbo to write and track the new material; and, when we were kicked out of that, we snuck into DFA studios as the building was about to be gutted and finished an album’s worth of new material with all the limited time and resources we had. The single is the first product of our efforts.”
01/17/2020 02:02 PM
DJ: Troy Nelson
by Moderat
(51 plays) | (1 fan)

Despite the trio’s love of audio hiss and analogue roughness, ‘III’ maintains a cleanness of sound made possible only through the finest musical decision-making – a process that has taken three albums and an EP to refine. ‘III’ is a concise masterpiece; a culmination of a working process that has taken almost ten years to perfect. On previous albums it was possible to identify musical aspects as having been placed there by Apparat or Modeselektor. No longer is this the case. The trio seems to have moved past this musical divide into a new soundscape where each the elements of each song add up to more than the sum of their parts. https://bit.ly/2R3Dzvt