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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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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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desert island discs xxx v.2: miles davis-live evil

oh holy fucking skid-marked/stink-fisted soul diapers! this album was meant to be the evil twin of bitches brew but miles came to realize that this be it’s own beast. and what a fucking raging, groovy bitch-goddess-beast it be! don’t let the cover art fool you, this is black-hot-top form-dark-matter-jazz-worm-hole-super nova shit that’ll make your grandma […]

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otherwise they wouldn’t need the lights: advice from thelonious monk

word.

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smoov shimmy’s picks o’ the week: teebs, heavy winged and lilys

i love/luv/LOOOVE  me some internet backtalk, especially when people are shitting on my writing/journalistic style as “lazy” or “vague” or “pukey.” well, sheeple are entitled to their opinions and, sadly, to get their hate on; but i maintain that i will do only these things: not bullshit you, not sell anything ever or get creepy […]

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desert island discs part xxx: failure

when i get asked what inspires me as a musician failure is always on the short list and so many people are “dude, that’s so dark!” and i realize they have never heard of this truly incredible band. fuckitty fuck fuck fuck. there is absolutely no reason why this band was not HUGE. i’m talking […]

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