This June, the Typographics festival and conference for type and design is returning to New York for its second year, and we’re delighted to sponsor it again. It’ll be a week full of talks, workshops, and tours, all in celebration of typography. The main conference takes place on Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, […]
Dmitry Fedoschenko pointed me to this new release on his label, Black Mara Records. It is a slow, deep, echoing ride down a chasm into a digital cave, where the sounds envelop you much in the way the masters like Steve Roach and Robert Rich, especially in his collaborations with Lustmørd, used to do. Black ambient has a wonderful future in Russia.
Vice Magazine is terrible for politics now. However, whoever is editing their music articles is going sterling work. We continue on introducing readers to SPK, courtesy of this article posted by Moe Bishop here.
The song featured above, Retard, is from SPK’s album, Auto Da Fé.
It’s great to post something positive out of Palestine. This is the Watar Ensemble, who hail from Jerusalem.
Mike Barnett, a founder of hit vocal group The Lettermen, died Friday at his home in Camarillo, Calif., after suffering from heart problems. He was 89. Born Roy Barnett in Oakland, Calif., he began singing and dancing in Las Vegas shortly after world War II. He was cast in the chorus as well as specialty spots in many……
Cluster are the grandfathers of ambient and electronica. This is one of great places to start if you want to learn the history of electronic music.