0. [M.i.k.a. V.a.i.n.i.o.] - O.l.e.v.a. (2008)

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 03:58 -- bryan

mika vainio was a prominant electronic musician who died in april 2017. he was half of the duo called pan sonic. a lot of his records are getting reissued now. i like this one a lot. it's real minimal. you can read a book with it playing and it just kinda hums and provides this nice texture to drown out the traffic outside. 

_duck sauce


a.l.i.s.o.n.'s. h.a.l.o. - 'e.y.e.d.a.z.z.l.e.r.' (1992-1996)

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 03:39 -- bryan

i discovered this obscure shoegaze band listening to my library on shuffle. i have this shoegaze compilation that i never listen to because it is five discs long and i just don't care about shoegaze all that much. plus parts of it kinda reek of alternative rock. it's not a very well curated comp, in my opinion. then again, i'm not a die hard. anyway, i'm glad i kept the comp for rainy day listening. alison't halo stood out. it turns out that this band is so obscure that they didn't even manage to put out a full length in the 90s. but there is this comp or their music, which was recently reissued. i think it's pretty sweet. nice poppy jams for afternoons at home with the fam.  



t.y.s.h.a.w.n. s.o.r.e.y. - 'v.e.r.i.s.i.m.i.l.i.t.u.d.e.' (2017)

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 03:19 -- bryan

this man is getting a lot of buzz lately, so i thought i'd see what all the fuss was about. at first i wasn't as into it, because i couldn't really tap my foot to it. but, then i kinda started thinking of it more like contempo classical, like morton feldman type stuff, and then i could get down with it, couching it that way. still doesn't make me reach for it all that often. still, i could say the same about most contemporary classical that i own, and that doesn't make me respect it any less. ya gotta be in the right mood. when you are, it hits the spot.  

_pert plus


p.a.c.t. i.n.f.e.r.n.a.l. - 'i.n.f.e.r.n.a.l.i.t.y.' (2017)

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 00:45 -- bryan

a little dark ambient never hurt anybody. i see that face you're making. did you even see war for the planet of the apes, bro? you should. i'm telling you, special effects have gotten way better in 2017. same goes for shit like dark ambient music. any one of these cuts would make a fine soundtrack to some otherwordly dance piece where the dancers dance in loincloths and shave their eyebrows and shit.  

_mink nun