Best of 2012

Land Observations – Roman Roads IV – XI

In lieu of rank and file list that relies on tallying votes and crunching numbers, we thought DOA's readers might simply be interested in a smaller selection of our truly favorite albums of 2012.  Here is a selection of the best of 2012, according to our writers: Adrian P.'s Top Three of 2012   Land Observations – Roman Roads IV – XI … [Read more...]

Corsair – S/T

Corsair - S/T

Recently signed with Shadow Kingdom Records, Virginia's Corsair will be seeing their self-titled release become available to a much larger audience. Originally released in April of 2012, Corsair is another step in the evolution of this progressive four-piece. Following the release of two EPs, the straight-rocking Alpha Centauri, and the darker, … [Read more...]

Electronic Album from Steve Bug out now

STEVE BUG'S LATEST ALBUM NOIR OUT now ON POKER FLAT RECORDINGS  http://soundcloud.com/stevebug  Steve Bug, one of the world's most renowned artists in the electronic music circuit (dj, producer extraordinaire, and Poker Flat Recordings label chief) sees the release of Noir today, his fifth album, on Poker Flat. While it's his most mature work … [Read more...]

Sean Lennon and Greg Saunier of Deerhoof form Mystical Weapons

Sean Lennon & Greg Saunier of Deerhoof form Mystical Weapons Debut self-titled album out January 15 via Chimera Music  http://soundcloud.com/chimeramusic-1/mechanical-mammoth Welcome to the debut album by Mystical Weapons, a wild improvisational duo ride through terra incognita, helmed by multi-instrumentalists Sean Lennon (Ghost of a … [Read more...]

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Trouble

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Trouble

While it might seem futile, there’s still a lot to say for artists that continue to relish in the diversity of music. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs’ Orlando Higginbottom was first noticed with his strong remixes for other electronic artists, like The 2 Bears and pop artists like Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. And while collaborating with a lot of … [Read more...]

Fifth Album from Jason Collett out now

Jason Collett's new solo album, Reckon, is available now. http://soundcloud.com/arts-crafts/sets/jason-collett-reckon/ Produced by Howie Beck, the album includes guest appearances by Afie Jurvanen (Bahamas), Basia Bulat, Kevin Drew & Zeus and has quickly received glowing acclaim from Rolling Stone, SPIN, WIRED, MAGNET and … [Read more...]

New Album from Mark Mallman out now

http://soundcloud.com/fanaticpro/mark-mallman-double-silhouette Double Silhouette is Mallman’s latest example of drawing a line between insanity and genius. It’s a ritual that he has built a career on, and it has has earned him opening spots on stages with artists as diverse as Green Day, Cat Power and Guided By Voices to name just a … [Read more...]

Interview with EDH

Photo Credit: Benedicte Jacqueline

Hello EDH!  Your latest album, Yaviz, has been out since June on French boutique label Lentonia Records and distributed in the US by Nail. What have these past months been like for you since its release? It’s always scary to release a new album. I’m doing all the music alone, and suddenly I have to show what’s on my mind. You feel very … [Read more...]

Q&A with Daughn Gibson

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Heya Daughn!  It’s really cool to get the chance to ask you a few Qs about your debut album, All Hell, and your distinctive vocals and sound.  Your voice literally stopped me in my tracks when I heard you over the loudspeakers in a record store.  I had to find out more about you ASAP.  You released your debut on White Denim in April of this year, … [Read more...]

Kids from Residual Kid release 6-song EP

Residual Kid EP out now http://soundcloud.com/above-the-radar-prod/friend-1 Residual Kid's Faces EP was produced and recorded by Chris "Frenchie" Smith at The Bubble Studios in Austin, Tx. The EP features 6 original tracks by the band written by all three members Deven Ivy (14), Ben Redman (13), and Max Redman (12). Heavy post-punk, grunge … [Read more...]