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Month: October 2017

Gorillaz release new track “Garage Palace” feat Little Simz [Video]

The Gorillaz link up with UK rapper Little Simz for “Garage Palace”, a mid-tempo but still energetic jam that fits perfectly with Simz vibrant flow and delivery. The song which has been received quite raucously at their live shows has now been given the visual treatment courtesy of illustrator McKay Felt and director Noah Harris. […] The post Gorillaz release new track “Garage Palace” feat Little Simz [Video] appeared first on...

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Quiet Friend shares news of debut album with skittering single “Safe”

Nick Zanca made a name for himself performing expressive IDM and electronic music as Mister Lies in the early 2010’s, built off the back of the Joni Mitchell-sampling track “False Astronomy”. Culminating in his Sophomore record, Shadow, released on Foxes In Fiction’s Orchid Tapes in 2014, we hadn’t heard any news from the Mister Lies […] The post Quiet Friend shares news of debut album with skittering single “Safe” appeared first on...

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Pearls Before Swine's 'Underground' Classic Reissued 50 Years Later

Here is one of the seminal underground records of the late 1960s: The band is Pearls Before Swine, and its album is called One Nation Underground. Although the album has been reissued on a number of occasions, those editions always got it wrong, using bad mixes or adding reverb to simulate stereo from the original mono record.But to celebrate its 50th anniversary, the proper mono mix has been reissued, and I’m so glad I can properly turn you on to a classic you might not know about, and hopefully will love as much as I do. It’s an album that mixes folk music with exotic instrumentation, and it captures an innocence that I don’t think will ever exist again in recorded music.I recently spoke with Tom Rapp, Pearls Before Swine’s singer and songwriter. I started the conversation by playing the album’s opening track “Another Time” as he listened on the line from...

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