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MUTE Announce Series Of Events To Celebrate Anti-versary And Forthcoming Releases"
MUTE and specifically the influential independent British label’s founder, Daniel Miller, have never been ones for looking back. The label has always sought ways to celebrate all of its varied artists, but there has never been a focus on just the label. MUTE 4.0 (1978 > TOMORROW) is not about to change that, but it […]
Beak> Announce UK Tour Dates"
Beak> have announced a UK tour which will see them take their third album >>> on the road shortly after its release. The November UK tour follows on from a handful of shows with the Oh Sees and a two-week long tour in the US. See full list of shows below. Along with the tour announcement, Beak> […]
Throbbing Gristle Release ‘Oltre La Morte, Birth and Death’"
Throbbing Gristle have shared the prepared piano piece ‘Oltre La Morte, Birth and Death’ – digitally available for the first time – ahead of the second phase of their ongoing reissues with Mute. 14 September 2018 will see remastered editions of Journey Through a Body (on silver vinyl and CD) and Mission of Dead Souls […]
David Stubbs: Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music – book review"
Stubbs’ other great achievement is his complete lack of musical snobbery which can be apparent in many a book about a specific genre. He writes as lovingly and precisely about the works of Miles Davis as he does Fatboy Slim never comparing their inherent, or lack of, “greatness” instead just placing them as pieces in the giant puzzle that is the story of electronic music and one which has pieces being added every second of every day.
Tim Hecker Announces New Album And Shares New Track ‘This Life’"
The brilliant Tim Hecker has announced a brand new album Konoyo (the world over here) which is due for release 28th September via Kranky. Largely recorded during several trips to Japan where he collaborated with members of the gagaku ensemble Tokyo Gakuso, in a temple on the outskirts of Tokyo. Inspired by conversations with a […]