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cool summer reads: jack chambers’ milestones-the music and times of miles davis

  considering the many related posts, you may have figured out by now, that i love me some miles.  maybe love is too weak a word? ahem. anyhoo, this epic read leaves no milestone(sorry) unturned, no matter how much funk might be growing underneath. so authoritatively researched in fact, that miles himself apparently burgled it […]

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this one’s for me: clams casino-instrumental mixtape

fuuuck. sometimes i wonder what the fuck i was thinking doing any kind of music blog. especially a music blog based on my tastes. dirty-esque as they may ever be. sucker. sure, it’s nice to have common interests, but really, i don’t give a fuck. if you really don’t like it don’t listen. and stop […]

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frequency spunnin’: surgeon-breaking the frame and v.i.v.e.k.-eyes down

  see it with your ears here. and then: eyes down. bass up.   oh yes, my f(r)iends. sumo-fat-ne-ess.   …    

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soul food: bad brains

a couple of years ago one of my neighbors decided to go walk her dog at 3 a.m. “yeah so?” you say. well apparently she had been DEEP FRYING at the time and left that pot a bubblin’ when she left (you can’t pick your neighbors…) and the result was the whole damn building burning […]

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alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto-summvs: so shim recommended

as always the album art is a little grandma-esque for my taste but dammit this just may be the finest yet in their oh so fertile collab. “dreamy” doesn’t even come close. beg, borrow or ask for it for xxx-mas.  

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EP of the week- smoov shimmy recommends: old apparatus

hot damn!!! that totally dependable little label deep medi has done it again!!! on this brief we find the minds of mala and crew future-proofing the shit out of dubstep with this audio fuck machine and thusly proving once and for all that you can teach an old apparatus dirty new trix; high fives!!!!!!

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he be bangin’: new diego stocco

Diego Stocco – Dustland from Diego Stocco on Vimeo. freaking TIGHT!!!!! the always amazing diego does it again!!!

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best of 2010: shim recommends-downliners sekt

fucking LOVE these guys, despite the fact that one of them might be from kanada: these 3 albums are a MUST OWN. available here for free but you should certainly PAY REAL BUBBLES/MAYONNAISE/CHEDDAR for them.yerp. fucking glorious. all the best in 2011, bitchez.

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dziga vertov and biosphere: man with a movie camera

Biosphere: Man With A Movie Camera from Geir Jenssen / Biosphere on Vimeo.

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don van vliet/captain beefheart: remembered

farewell to the king of strange, an irrepressible talent whose contribution to experimental music (and thought) can never be measured and a cat that made it alright to be weird in the stifling banality. thank you don, and good night.

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