The Brave Little Abacus – Masked Dancers: Concern in So Many Things You Forget Where You Are

I miss all the movement... Aaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh! Cries of discontent mixed with strands and strands of absolute, do-or-die clinching hope, The Brave Little Abacus throw it all in and then some on Masked Dancers: Concern in So Many Things You Forget Where You Are. A New England band originating in the late 2000s that more-or-less started … Continue reading The Brave Little Abacus – Masked Dancers: Concern in So Many Things You Forget Where You Are

日野繭子 [Mayuko Hino] – Lunisolar

Leaving unfathomably harsh, emotionless and unstructured noise in the late-80's/90's, Hino understands that shock-value noise has no place in the present day. I was never expecting such noise coming into Lunisolar, however, knowing her involvement in the legendary "psychedelic" Japanoise group, C.C.C.C., but there was no denying it was going to be rough. In the … Continue reading 日野繭子 [Mayuko Hino] – Lunisolar

Earl Sweatshirt – I Don’t Like Shit I Don’t Go Outside

Criminally underrated and overlooked, Earl Sweatshirt's (AKA Thebe Kgositsile) 2015 LP, I Don’t Like Shit I Don’t Go Outside is an unflinchingly honest discussion of Earl’s personal struggle through drug addiction, depression and anxiety in a period where everything seemed to fall negatively into place for the rapper. Contextually, events surrounding the release of the … Continue reading Earl Sweatshirt – I Don’t Like Shit I Don’t Go Outside