Grinderman – Grinderman 2 RMX

Although the re-explosion of vinyl as an art form and audiophile medium has performed a positive role in both reconnecting with and rewarding physical music buyers, the spectre of exploiting rekindled faith has been a little too tempting for the record industry to resist. Hence, amongst other recurring vinyl trends has been the revival of the remix … [Read more...]

Salli Lunn – A Frame Of Reference

Remix albums are, it's sometimes said, only as good as their source material. Since Salli Lunn's 2010 Heresy And Rite was in all probability the best Danish post-rock album of that year, the remixers at work on the five tracks from that album which are reconfigured on this release had more than ample beginnings to loose their studio talents upon. … [Read more...]

Dead Leaf Echo – Verisimilitude

Dead Leaf Echo has taken its previously released songs “Act of Truth,” “Half-Truth,” and “Woolgathering” and warped them, stretched them out, submerged them, and otherwise manipulated them to create the new EP Verisimilitude. For this effort, the band has enlisted other artists to put their own spin on these songs. Each version has a familiarity … [Read more...]

Yo La Tengo – Here To Fall Remixes EP

Whilst the gaps between ‘regular’ Yo La Tengo albums have become ever wider, the quantity of ‘extracurricular’ material seems to grow even more abundant.  However, sadly, the quantity no longer always translates to quality for the trio.  So although there’s been the magnificent likes of the Today Is The Day EP and the sublime They Shoot, We Score … [Read more...]

Aarktica – In Sea Remixes

Last year's In Sea, the most recent full-length of Jon DeRosa's Aarktica project, was, at once, warmly familiar and curiously novel. Its tracks certainly exhibited the particular sound that DeRosa has been cultivating for years under the Aarktica banner, a three-way intersection of drone, ambient, and intimate bedroom pop, but its means were … [Read more...]

Pocket releases a series of singles

POCKET, aka Richard Jankovich, has remixed Radiohead, Beck, Joanna Newsom, Of Montreal, Kristen Hersh, Antony & The Johnsons, Asher Roth and many more.   POCKET was frontman of electro pop group, Burnside Project (Bar-None/Sony), whose "Cue The Pulse To Begin" was the title theme of Showtime's Queer As Folk.   POCKET's most ambitious … [Read more...]