Philip Perkins: Yeah Machine (Artifact Recordings, 2019)

September 14, 2019 at 1:10 pm | Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Philip Perkins: Yeah Machine

Philip Perkins is an experimental composer and sound engineer who has been releasing music since the ’70s, mostly on his own Fun Music label. This one is actually on Artifact Recordings, a long-running Bay Area experimental label which recently returned after a period of inactivity. This is a series of “live performances using recorded, made, found, purchased and stolen sounds”, and it’s filled with scenes from everyday life, yet they’re amplified, layered, and sometimes crashing into each other. The incidental rhythms of transit or machinery are present, but nothing resembling beats or drums to carry this along. It’s very hyperrealist, with normal, recognizable sounds twisted into strange, hallucinatory forms. Sometimes it gets a bit frightening, like the way “dahns” evolves from sickly popping noises which sound mouth-generated to a ghostly drone choir. Even a music box or chimes sound sinister on “nebawn”. “m2” is a sudden all-at-once explosion of laughter, police sirens, and breaking glass. And you’ll ponder an explanation for that flock of crows during “1-6”.

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Show #511 – 9/14/19

September 14, 2019 at 11:30 am | Posted in The Answer Is In The Beat | Leave a comment


R.I.P. Daniel Dale Johnston 1961-2019 :(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(

2:00 am Daniel Johnston ~ Dream Scream ~ Rejected Unknown ~ Gammon ~ 2000
2:05 am Daniel Johnston ~ Some Things Last a Long Time ~ 1990 ~ Shimmy Disc ~ 1990
2:11 am Daniel Johnston ~ Introductions/Love Won’t Quit/Now/Psycho Love in the Twilight Zone/Pain Pain In My Heart/Legal ID ~ Live at WCBN 12-6-2001 ~ WCBN ~ 2001
2:26 am Daniel Johnston ~ Never Relaxed ~ Songs of Pain ~ Stress Records ~ 1981
2:30 am Daniel Johnston ~ Brainwash ~ Songs of Pain ~ Stress Records ~ 1981
2:38 am Daniel Johnston ~ Casper the Friendly Ghost ~ Yip/Jump Music ~ Homestead ~ 1983
2:41 am Daniel Johnston ~ I Save Cigarette Butts ~ Songs of Pain ~ Stress Records ~ 1981
2:46 am Daniel Johnston and Yo La Tengo ~ Speeding Motorcycle (live on WFMU) ~ 7″ ~ Singles Only Label ~ 1990
2:49 am Daniel Johnston ~ And You Love It ~ Don’t Be Scared ~ Stress Records ~ 1983
2:53 am Daniel Johnston ~ I Had Lost My Mind ~ Don’t Be Scared ~ Stress Records ~ 1983
2:55 am Daniel Johnston ~ Devil Town ~ 1990 ~ Shimmy Disc ~ 1990
2:57 am Daniel Johnston ~ Walking the Cow ~ Hi How Are You ~ Stress Records ~ 1983
3:00 am Daniel Johnston ~ The Story of an Artist ~ Don’t Be Scared ~ Stress Records ~ 1983
3:05 am Daniel Johnston ~ Don’t Play Cards With Satan ~ 1990 ~ Shimmy Disc ~ 1990
3:09 am Daniel Johnston ~ True Love Will Find You In The End ~ Retired Boxer ~ Stress Records ~ 1984
3:11 am Daniel Johnston ~ Man Obsessed ~ The What of Whom ~ Stress Records ~ 1982
3:13 am Daniel Johnston ~ Go ~ Respect ~ Stress Records ~ 1985
3:17 am Daniel Johnston ~ I Can’t Think Anymore ~ The What of Whom ~ Stress Records ~ 1982
3:19 am Daniel Johnston ~ Funeral Home ~ Continued Story ~ Homestead ~ 1985
3:20 am Daniel Johnston ~ Love Me Do ~ Happy Time 7″ ~ Seed ~ 1994
3:22 am Daniel Johnston & Jad Fair ~ It’s Spooky ~ Jad Fair & Daniel Johnston ~ 50,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Watts Records ~ 1989
3:24 am Daniel Johnston ~ My Life Is Starting Over ~ Artistic Vice ~ Shimmy Disc ~ 1991
3:26 am Daniel Johnston ~ Follow That Dream ~ More Songs of Pain ~ Stress Records ~ 1983
3:28 am Daniel Johnston ~ I’m Nervous ~ The Lost Recordings ~ Stress Records ~ 1983
3:30 am Daniel Johnston ~ Cosmic Kid ~ The Lost Recordings ~ Stress Records ~ 1983
3:33 am Daniel Johnston ~ Happy Talk ~ Lost Recordings II ~ Stress Records ~ 1983
3:37 am Danny and the Nightmares ~ Return of the Butthole Surfers ~ 7″ ~ Cool Beans! ~ 2001
3:39 am Jad Fair & Daniel Johnston ~ Berserk ~ The Lucky Sperms: Somewhat Humorous ~ Jagjaguwar ~ 2001
3:42 am Jad Fair & Daniel Johnston ~ Tears Stupid Tears ~ It’s Spooky ~ Jagjaguwar ~ 1989
3:45 am Daniel Johnston ~ Delusion + Confusion ~ Fun ~ Atlantic ~ 1994
3:47 am Hyperjinx Tricycle ~ Wasted Life ~ The Songs Of Jack Medicine, Daniel Johnston & Ron English ~ Softskull Shortwave ~ 2001
3:53 am Danny and the Nightmares ~ Double Bummer ~ The End Is Near Again ~ Cool Beans! ~ 2002
3:56 am Daniel Johnston ~ Death ~ Why Me? Live Volksbühne Am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz Berlin 6/6/99 ~ Trikont ~ 1999
4:02 am The Little Princess (local) ~ Your Golden ~ Your Golden ~ Time Stereo ~ 1993
4:35 am Zoviet France ~ добрый день ~ Popular Soviet Songs And Youth Music ~ Staalplaat ~ 1985
4:39 am Throbbing Gristle ~ New After Cease to Exist Soundtrack ~ D.o.A. The Third and Final Report of… (reissue) ~ Industrial Records ~ 1978
4:44 am Throbbing Gristle ~ Tiab Guls ~ Throbbing Gristle’s Greatest Hits ~ Industrial Records ~ 1977
4:48 am Pharmakon ~ Spit It Out ~ Devour (new) ~ Sacred Bones ~ 2019
4:56 am Problems That Fix Themselves ~ 8:62 ~ cassingle ~ Already Dead Tapes ~ 2014
4:59 am Horoscope ~ Besa el anillo con todo tu alma ~ Carne. (new) ~ Wharf Cat ~ 2019
5:03 am DØTSØN ~ Metrolink ~ De/termination ~ Already Dead Tapes ~ 2018
5:04 am Mahakala ~ The Realms ~ 12″ (new) ~ Mahakala ~ 2019
5:11 am J-Shadow ~ Embers ~ Embers (new) ~ Bun the Grid ~ 2019
5:17 am Client_03 ~ Hope Repeater ~ Hope Repeater (new) ~ Astrophonica ~ 2019
5:21 am Bochum Welt ~ Southern England in Summer ~ Seafire (new) ~ Central Processing Unit ~ 2019
5:24 am Dominik Eulberg ~ Zwölfpunkt-Spargelkäfer ~ Mannigfaltig (new) ~ !K7 ~ 2019
5:34 am Storm Ross (local) ~ I Wish I Could Have Known You ~ split tape w/ Shoto ~ Already Dead Tapes ~ 2017
5:43 am Philip Perkins ~ dahns ~ Yeah Machine (new) ~ Artifact Recordings ~ 2019
5:48 am Charles Wuorinen ~ Movement III ~ Percussion Symphony ~ Nonesuch ~ 1978

Show #510 – 9/7/19

September 7, 2019 at 11:34 am | Posted in The Answer Is In The Beat | Leave a comment

2:01 am Pharmakon ~ Pristine Panic/Cheek By Jowl ~ Devour (new) ~ Sacred Bones ~ 2019
2:11 am Throbbing Gristle ~ Industrial Muzak ~ D.o.A. the Third and Final Report of… (reissue) ~ Industrial Records ~ 1978
2:17 am Throbbing Gristle ~ Discipline (Berlin) ~ Throbbing Gristle’s Greatest Hits (reissue) ~ Industrial Records ~ 1980
2:26 am P·A·L ~ Decay ~ Reel ~ Ant-Zen ~ 1996
2:33 am raison d’être ~ The Well of Sadness ~ Lost Fragments ~ Cold Meat Industry ~ 1996
2:41 am Digital & Innerheart ~ Cheek ~ 12″ ~ Function ~ 2004
2:48 am Twisted Individual ~ Beef Dripping ~ 12″ ~ Grid ~ 2002
2:54 am 2db ~ Phatt Beat ~ 12″ ~ Worldwide Audio Recordings ~ 2005
2:59 am DJ SS ~ Rollidge ~ Highly Recommended ~ Formation ~ 1995
3:05 am Octo Octa ~ Ecstatic Beat ~ Resonant Body (new) ~ T4T LUV NRG ~ 2019
3:09 am Plaid ~ Maru (Skee Mask Remix) ~ mp3 (new) ~ Warp ~ 2019
3:15 am Cakedog ~ Know My Name ~ Doggystyle (new) ~ Leaving Records ~ 2019
3:18 am Barker ~ Utility ~ Utility (new) ~ Ostgut Ton ~ 2019
3:23 am Kuedo ~ Scissors ~ Severant ~ Planet Mu ~ 2011
3:27 am DJ Koze ~ Mariposa ~ Total 8 ~ Kompakt ~ 2007
3:35 am Marcin Czubala ~ Super Conny ~ Super Constellation ~ Mobilee ~ 2007
3:41 am Sunaj Assassins ~ Cold Callin ~ 12″ ~ Logistic ~ 2005
3:51 am Carter Tutti Void ~ t3.3 ~ Triumvirate (new) ~ Conspiracy International ~ 2019
3:57 am Plaid ~ Mfaus ~ P-Brane EP ~ Warp ~ 2002
4:02 am Kode9 ~ Dislokated ~ Grime 2 ~ Rephlex ~ 2004
4:07 am *0 ~ PSI ~ Chronologi 12k: Year 1-Year 4 ~ Instinct ~ 1999
4:12 am John Chantler ~ Autu ~ Monoke ~ Room40 ~ 2003
4:18 am HTRK ~ New Year’s Day ~ Venus In Leo (new) ~ Ghostly International ~ 2019
4:22 am New Order ~ Sub-Culture ~ ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So It Goes.. (new) ~ Mute ~ 2019
4:29 am raison d’être ~ Decay I ~ Lost Fragments ~ Cold Meat Industry ~ 1992
4:37 am Longmont Potion Castle ~ Barn Door ~ LPC 16 (new) ~ D.U. Records ~ 2019
4:42 am Sunwatchers ~ Sunwatchers Vs. Tooth Decay ~ HausLive 1 (new) ~ Hausu Mountain ~ 2019
4:47 am Black to Comm ~ The Seven of Horses ~ Before After (new) ~ Thrill Jockey ~ 2019
4:51 am Sequoyah Murray ~ Penalties of Love ~ Before You Begin (new) ~ Thrill Jockey ~ 2019
4:55 am Jah Woosh ~ Pure Brutality ~ Rastaman ~ MIG ~ 1981
4:58 am Lee “Scratch” Perry ~ Speak Easy on a Quiet Moonless Night ~ Rootz Reggae Dub (new) ~ Megawave ~ 2019
5:06 am KOKOKO! ~ L.O.V.E. ~ Fongola (new) ~ Transgressive ~ 2019
5:09 am Ghostface Killah feat. Sun God ~ The Chase ~ Ghostface Killahs (new) ~ Music Generation Corporation ~ 2019
5:12 am Steve Lehman Trio/Craig Taborn ~ Echoes/The Impaler ~ The People I Love (new) ~ Pi ~ 2019
5:17 am Cultural Fog (local) ~ track 3 ~ NYE (new) ~ Hologram Label ~ 2019
5:22 am Mort Garson ~ You Don’t Have to Walk a Begonia ~ Mother Earth’s Plantasia ~ Sacred Bones ~ 1976
5:24 am Corwin Trails (local) ~ The Absolute, Irreversible Emptiness Of Extinction ~ Wolf Songs Folk Songs (new) ~ self-released ~ 2019
5:32 am Human Mesh Dance ~ Capsule (Excerpt) ~ Chronologi 12k: Year 1-Year 4 ~ Instinct ~ 1998
5:40 am Julion De’Angelo (local) ~ Stand on Your Square Pt. 1 ~ Stand on Your Square (new) ~ Tone Log ~ 2019
5:50 am Throwaway (local) ~ Julep ~ WHAT? (new) ~ self-released ~ 2019
5:55 am Sam Hooker (local) ~ Smoke Downstairs ~ On the Water (new) ~ self-released ~ 2019

Julion De’Angelo: Stand On Your Square 12″ (Tone Log Jr., 2019)

August 31, 2019 at 8:59 pm | Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Julion De’Angelo: Stand On Your Square 12″

Julion De’Angelo’s first solo EP, following a Sound Signature-issued split with Thomas Xu, is a three-track exploration of rhythm, connecting African traditions through functional club tracks. The A-side is taken up by “Stand On Your Square Pt. 1”, which is preceded by a monologue from jazz percussionist Skip Burney, who explains how tradition is a life commitment. The track itself has an insistent but still raw drum pattern, lush deep house pads, and cascading jazz pianos. “Sizzlelean” concentrates solely on rhythm, consisting entirely of a bass-heavy drum machine sequence which nods to old-school electro while still sounding futuristic. The second part of “Stand On Your Square”, subtitled “Bird”, features a similar drum machine tone but brings back some of the deep, jazzy elements of the first part, while adding a thick electro-funk bassline. Almost Mellotron-sounding synths creep in, and while they don’t erupt into big, expressive melodies, they subtly grasp at an enlightened, euphoric feeling the way only repetitive dance music can.

Longmont Potion Castle: 16 (D.U. Records, 2019)

August 31, 2019 at 7:52 pm | Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Longmont Potion Castle: 16

Now that the Longmont Potion Castle documentary Where In The Hell Is The Lavender House? has come into existence, we’ve been afforded a tiny glimpse into the world of the mysterious prank caller/sound artist, but there’s still so many unanswered questions and it’s likely we’ll never know exactly how his mind works. Even seeing inside his home studio and observing him doing what he does, there’s no way to explain how he’s able to quickly come up with absurd names or nonsensical details, or how he has the nerve to repeatedly call people and just refuse to back off for so long. LPC 16 just came out, and it doesn’t answer these questions any more than the movie did, but it’s just as entertaining all the same. There’s more instances of him going “oh no, don’t do that” whenever someone threatens to call the cops on him, and lots of “oh yeah, sure, uh-huh, big time” with crazy echo whenever someone tries to ask what address he has or other pertinent information. After screenings of the documentary, he’s been doing live phone calls, and some of those found their way onto this album. There’s an audience applauding at the end of the opening medley, and best of all, “Flashback Takeout” was recorded after the Detroit screening of the movie. I was there and I was doubling over with laughter the entire time. He calls a pizza place and asks for some pizzas (one small, one extra large) and breadsticks with triple pineapple and pepperoni, and he keeps piling on delay so his order gets extremely confusing. An absolutely timeless LPC moment, preserved for all eternity. Other highlights include “Barn Door”, where he keeps playing around with a creaky door sound effect and looping his voice and asking for WD40 or something to fix it, and “Peacock”, an epic 11 minute chain of several businesses being connected to each other asking each other for books with titles like Peacock, Warlock, and Bangkok, with several mysterious sound effects strewn throughout. And on “Liter of Salad” he keeps mixing up measurements of various foods for his order, and keeps responding to the guy’s laugh with a really cheesy electronically altered laugh of his own.

Show #509 – 8/31/19

August 31, 2019 at 4:30 pm | Posted in The Answer Is In The Beat | Leave a comment

Mic break sounds = THE CAT (cdr released by Time Stereo circa 2002)
2:01 am Steve Roach ~ The Beauty Relentless ~ Bloom Ascension (new) ~ Projekt ~ 2019
2:13 am Chris Otchy ~ The Day After the Banquet ~ Subterranean Landscapes (new) ~ Constellation Tatsu ~ 2019
2:18 am The Humble Bee & Offthesky ~ And She Floats In The Air ~ All Other Voices Gone, Only Yours Remains (new) ~ IIKKI ‎ ~ 2019
2:24 am Steve Roden ~ The Radio Station At Nome ~ Walking From Savoonga To Gambell ~ Line ~ 2017
2:37 am Tim Linghaus ~ I Was Atoms and Waves (Reprise, Pt. V) ~ About B. (Memory Sketches B-Sides Recordings) (new) ~ Sound In Silence ~ 2019
2:38 am Ecovillage ~ Novus Lux ~ Hold My Hand (Eilean 30) (new) ~ Eilean Rec. ~ 2019
2:42 am Otto Solange ~ Ever Round, It Turns, He Goes To Sleep ~ шон (Eilean 69) (new) ~ Eilean Rec. ~ 2019
2:45 am Cabaret Voltaire ~ Part 3 ~ Chance Versus Causality ~ Mute ~ 1979
2:57 am Fire-Toolz ~ The Pain-Body (Wild Energy Spheres) ~ Field Whispers (Into The Crystal Palace) (new) ~ Orange Milk ~ 2019
3:02 am Mukqs ~ 2 Mesos ~ Mem Aleph (new) ~ Jacktone ~ 2019
3:08 am Mukqs ~ 肉人形 ~ Jaki Crush (new) ~ No Rent Records ~ 2019
3:12 am MYMK ~ Discreet Zones ~ Garlands (new) ~ Sounds et al ~ 2019
3:16 am Thom Yorke ~ Not the News (Equiknoxx Remix) ~ Not The News Rmx EP (new) ~ XL ~ 2019
3:23 am ? ~ side A ~ EL001 [Easy Life] ~ white label 12″ ~ 1994
3:29 am Crystal Clear ~ Lets Get Started ~ 12″ ~ Reformed Recordings ~ 2004
3:34 am Illformants ~ Godspot ~ 12″ ~ Subtitles ~ 2003
3:40 am Craggz & Parallel Forces ~ Flatfoot ~ 12″ ~ Product ~ 2005
3:48 am DJ Taye ~ Get Em Up ~ Hyperdub 10.1 ~ Hyperdub ~ 2013
3:51 am R. Craig (local) ~ Scattered Thoughts ~ Moods of Electronica ~ Solowork ~ 2000
3:56 am Julion De’Angelo (local) ~ Stand On Your Square Pt. 2 (Bird) ~ Stand On Your Square (new) ~ Tone Log ~ 2019
4:04 am Jones ~ Home Of The Christmas Leg (Dedicated To Donna Air) ~ Like Me You’re Like Me ~ Rephlex ~ 1997
4:06 am Deepchild ~ Life Time ~ Blackness Of The Sea ~ Future Classic ~ 2005
4:13 am Sid LeRock ~ Bull Dozer (Metope Feat. Ada Remix) ~ 12″ ~ Ladomat 2000 ~ 2004
4:20 am Jürgen Paape ~ Mit Dir ~ Total 4 ~ Kompakt ~ 2002
4:24 am Markus Guentner ~ Such a Shame ~ Audio Island ~ Ware ~ 2002
4:39 am Longmont Potion Castle ~ Flashback Takeout ~ LPC 16 (new) ~ D.U. Records ~ 2019
4:44 am PWOG ~ Kind of Prayer (Michael Mayer Remix) ~ Triple R – Friends ~ Kompakt ~ 2002
4:51 am Carter Tutti Void ~ t3.5 ~ Triumvirate (new) ~ Conspiracy International ~ 2019
4:58 am MM Studio ~ The Good Star Dub ~ Good Star Dubs ~ Albumlabel ~ 2007
5:02 am HTRK ~ Hit ‘Em Wit Da Hee ~ Venus In Leo (new) ~ Ghostly International ~ 2019
5:05 am Pharmakon ~ Self-Regulating System ~ Devour (new) ~ Sacred Bones ~ 2019
5:11 am Sam Hooker (local) ~ Warm Down ~ On the Water (new) ~ self-released ~ 2019
5:16 am Jean Michel Jarre ~ Equinoxe ~ In Concert (Houston / Lyon) ~ Polydor ~ 1986
5:19 am R. Stevie Moore ~ Another Day Slips Away ~ Afterlife (new) ~ Bar/None ~ 2019
5:24 am Breakout ~ Trust Hungry ~ Say Hello (new) ~ On-High Records ~ 2019
5:27 am Fly Pan Am ~ Distance Dealer ~ C’est Ça (new) ~ Constellation ~ 2019
5:36 am Kokoko! ~ Kitoko ~ Fongola (new) ~ Transgressive ~ 2019
5:40 am The Legendary Pink Dots ~ Junkyard ~ Angel in the Detail (new) ~ Metropolis ~ 2019
5:44 am Brian Eno ~ Clear Desert Night ~ For All Mankind (new) ~ Virgin ~ 2019
5:47 am Tomasz Bednarczyk ~ Sunny Ambient ~ Illustrations for Those Who ~ Room40 ~ 2018
5:53 am Grave Nature ~ Barco ~ Ascending (new) ~ Flag Day ~ 2019

Crush Collision 8/29/19

August 30, 2019 at 12:35 am | Posted in Crush Collision | Leave a comment

10:01 pm Gramm ~ Ment
10:06 pm Gordo ~ Blk & Brwn
10:09 pm Slim Hustla ~ Midnight in Copenhagen
10:11 pm Ouri ~ Down (Minimal Violence Remix)
10:14 pm Delta Rain Dance ~ Transmission Six
10:17 pm Umwelt ~ Endless Blackness
10:21 pm My Girlfriend ~ Modal
10:25 pm SolarX ~ Report Now
10:29 pm Eric Copeland ~ Electric Mud (Gerry Read Remix)
10:32 pm Astral Social Club ~ Skelp
10:38 pm Hieroglyphic Being & J.I.T.U Ahn-Sahm-Buhl ~ Brain Damage
10:41 pm Hill of Vision ~ Signs
10:46 pm Ecilo & Jones ~ Jakarta Techno
10:50 pm La Fraicheur ~ Renegade (Noncompliant Remix)
10:54 pm Exos & Gotshell ~ Saltu Numeru 29-47
10:56 pm My Flower ~ Rea (Vatican Shadow Remix)
11:02 pm Poly Sone ~ Home Killing Is Taping Music
11:06 pm Cleric x Kmyle ~ Vostrax
11:11 pm Photonz & Shcuro ~ Sherman2
11:16 pm Mod3llr ~ Kuark
11:20 pm 96 Back ~ Ghzel Tea
11:24 pm Arctor ~ Soulless
11:29 pm DJCJ ~ Anditsover
11:33 pm Reptant ~ The Raid
11:37 pm Setaoc Mass ~ Replacing the Mask
11:41 pm Cyan85 ~ Bay of Sampieri
11:44 pm Vort ~ Rainfall
11:47 pm André Bratten ~ Ranx
11:50 pm Dead Man’s Chest x Response ~ We All Go A Little Mad Sometimes
11:55 pm Louis Me ~ Deep Blue Hesi
11:57 pm Sonic ~ Volcan

Otto Solange: шон (Eilean 69) (Eilean Rec., 2019)

August 25, 2019 at 11:42 am | Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Otto Solange: шон (Eilean 69)

Somewhere between a beat tape and an unraveling dream, Otto Solange’s latest has tumbling, deconstructed beats and gauzy, floating textures which never quite form anything solid. A voice calls out “No words, a feeling”. Beats form out of bird calls, acoustic instruments poke out, and drums play at different speeds while other samples dissolve. Reality is subverted and no sounds are used the way they’re originally intended. The intro to “Heart-Shaped Box” is looped under a flurry of mangled voices and thumping drums. “Akō Rōshi” is an absolutely mesmerizing crushed raga drone, and “Ever Round, It Turns, He Goes to Sleep” increasingly gets stranger, more absurd, and more fascinating. It also made me think of how ridiculous it is for someone to aggressively yell “Go to sleep!”, because it’s clearly not going to make someone fall asleep. This album is basically like a dream where the imagination is working in overdrive, but you’re still in such a deep, hypnotic state that you don’t wake up.

Mukqs: Mem Aleph tape (Jacktone Records, 2019) + Jaki Crush tape (No Rent Records, 2019)

August 24, 2019 at 3:44 pm | Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Mukqs: Mem Aleph tape

Two of the latest tapes from Hausu Mountain’s Max Allison explore vastly differing styles. Mem Aleph (his Hebrew initials) is released by Jacktone Records, the Detroit label run by Doc Sleep, and it represents his techno side. This is music for deep sea cruising and night driving alike, with lush chords and detailed beat patterns gliding along at a breezy tempo. The tracks flow into each other, making this a continuous escapade, and while there’s no shortage of new ideas popping up and cycling through, the lengthier “Autoblock True” lets things breathe a little bit more. “Miracle Love Item” gets into some glitchy repetition a bit like the Field, while “False Minoshiro” and “2 Mesos” are choppier and more playful. The more sentimental “For Diane” mixes in some manipulated acoustic guitars and vocals, but keeps the kinetic beats and bright, busy basslines.

Mukqs: Jaki Crush tape

Jaki Crush is an entirely different ball game, but just as good. Far away from his beat-driven work, this is a boisterous set of cut-up collage pieces with no logical beginnings or endings, splicing up scrambled pianos, flurries of drum machines, homemade sounds, and rapid, momentary noise inserts. While in the spirit of classic musique concrete, it sounds altogether more DIY and punk rather than academic. It’s grubby, lo-fi, and restless, and incredibly fun. While the album is one disorienting blast after another, the drama elevates a bit more during “Save Scumming”; turn it up loud enough and you really feel like you’re in the center of a great catastrophe.

Show #508 – 8/24/19

August 24, 2019 at 1:24 pm | Posted in The Answer Is In The Beat | Leave a comment

12:02 am Steve Roach ~ Motivating Factor ~ Bloom Ascension (new) ~ Projekt ~ 2019
12:08 am 808 State ~ Plan 9 ~ Gorgeous ~ ZTT ~ 1992
12:12 am Sweet Trip ~ Dsco ~ Velocity : Design : Comfort ~ Darla Records ~ 2003
12:15 am 8ULENTINA ~ deep summer ~ 8ULENTINA SUMMER PACK (new) ~ Club Chai ~ 2019
12:17 am Avbvrn ~ Harmony Revisited ~ Caldera (new) ~ DECISIONS ~ 2019
12:25 am Crystallmess ~ Flesh ~ mp3 (new) ~ Country Music ~ 2019
12:31 am Gabber Modus Operandi ~ Padang Galaxxx ~ HOXXXYA (new) ~ SVBKVLT ~ 2019
12:34 am Nazar ~ Berghain Assault ~ mp3 (new) ~ Soundcloud ~ 2019
12:38 am DJ Lusiman ~ Solala la (Gqom Mix) ~ mp3 (new) ~ Soundcloud ~ 2019
12:45 am DJ Delish ~ Musical Chairs ~ XP (new) ~ Sweat Equity ~ 2019
12:48 am Ase Manual ~ Taboo ~ mp3 (new) ~ Like That Records ~ 2019
12:52 am HOUSE OF SUNS ~ TRANSISTOR ~ HOUSE OF SUNS (new) ~ Bandcamp ~ 2019
12:56 am Jennifer Walton ~ SCAPE ~ WHITE NURSE (new) ~ Mutualism ~ 2019
1:00 am Lechuga Zafiro [Feat. Matmos & Seba TC] ~ Para Abajo ~ mp3 (new) ~ Soundcloud ~ 2019
1:03 am Leonce ~ Ricochet ~ Penetration Testing EP (new) ~ Morph Tracks ~ 2019
1:07 am Tzekin, Alice Vicious ~ Hush (x/o Remix) ~ Skyline Death Remixes (new) ~ Eternal Dragonz ~ 2019
1:10 am Skeleton Army ~ Touch (Coco Bryce Rewerk) ~ Catchy Schisms Remixes (new) ~ Killer Smiles ~ 2019
1:16 am Little Snake ~ SEEN ~ Lost in Spirals (new) ~ Brainfeeder ~ 2019
1:20 am Karen Gwyer ~ Caught You ~ Oscillate Tracks 003 (new) ~ Oscillate Tracks ~ 2019
1:25 am Oberman Knocks ~ Quimteck Outaorto ~ Remhex Coyles EP (new) ~ Aperture ~ 2019
1:33 am Pink Sky (local) ~ A Safe Warm Space at the End of the World ~ Meditations (new) ~ self-released ~ 2019
1:40 am Joanna Brouk ~ Golden Cloud Layers ~ The Space Between ~ Numero Group ~ 1981
1:47 am Daniel Guillén ~ Angel In Nebula ~ Inner Vision (new) ~ Muzan Editions ~ 2019
1:54 am K. Leimer ~ Weather On the Fen ~ Irrational Overcast (new) ~ First Terrace Records ~ 2019
2:01 am Atariame ~ Lost in a Forest ~ Voiceless (new) ~ Not Not Fun ~ 2019
2:07 am Thee Koukouvaya ~ Aged Into Conformity ~ Ancient Race of Techno-Voyagers ~ Fiercely Independent Records ~ 2016
2:11 am Argiflex ~ Good King Wenceslas ~ Christmasasaurus Vol. 5.5 ~ Christmasasaurus ~ 2015
2:15 am Milo feat. Elucid ~ Landscaping ~ Who Told You To Think??!!?!?!?! ~ Ruby Yacht ~ 2017
2:19 am Signor Benedick the Moor with Jonathan Snipes and Daveed Diggs ~ 1200am ~ Maiden Voyage Suite ~ Deathbomb Arc ~ 2016
2:22 am Techno Animal ~ The Brotherhood of the Bomb ~ Modulation & Transformation 4 ~ Mille Plateaux ~ 1999
2:31 am Keith Fullerton Whitman ~ Stereo Music For Yamaha Disklavier Prototype, Electric Guitar And Computer ~ Multiples ~ Kranky ~ 2005
2:42 am Uniform & the Body ~ Day of Atonement ~ Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back (new) ~ Sacred Bones ~ 2019
2:46 am Bill Laswell featuring DJ Rob Swift and Liu Sola ~ Ancient Style ~ Altered Beats – Assassin Knowledges Of The Remanipulated ~ Axiom ~ 1996
2:52 am Shake (local) ~ Can’t Turn Back ~ Eleven Phases: Detroit Compilation ~ Sublime Records ~ 1998
2:58 am Silent Phase (local) ~ Spiritual Journey ~ (The Theory Of) ~ Transmat/R&S ~ 1995
3:05 am DJ 3000 (local) ~ Tension Theory ~ Migration ~ Motech/Submerge ~ 2007
3:09 am Gary Martin (local) ~ Annah ~ Viva La Difference ~ Exceptional ~ 2002
3:12 am Orlando Voorn ~ Bite Before You Bark ~ DJ 3000: Electric Soul ~ Electrofunk/Submerge ~ 2003
3:19 am Plaid ~ Angry Dolphin ~ Trainer ~ Warp ~ 1995
3:28 am Detroit Illharmonic ~ University Hills ~ Terminal Underground (new) ~ Ambridge ~ 2019
3:31 am bvdub ~ Us Again in Amber ~ Explosions in Slow Motion (new) ~ n5MD ~ 2019
3:36 am Laurent Garnier ~ Dance 2 the Music (Oxydent Mix) ~ Raw Works ~ F Communications ~ 1996
3:43 am Scan X ~ Metempsychose (Apesanteur Mix) ~ EP ~ Fnac ~ 1993
3:51 am James Ruskin ~ In the Shadows ~ Into Submission ~ Tresor ~ 2001
3:54 am Top Cat ~ Work Out ~ Hardcore Traxx: Dance Mania Records 1986-1997 ~ Dance Mania/Strut ~ 1997
4:00 am Sascha Funke ~ Safety First ~ Total 2 ~ Kompakt ~ 2000
4:05 am Reinhard Voigt ~ track 5 ~ Im Wandel Der Zeit ~ Kompakt ~ 2001
4:11 am Pentax [Reinhard Voigt] ~ track 5 ~ Konkret ~ Profan ~ 1999
4:15 am Pentax [Reinhard Voigt] ~ Not ~ Köln Kompakt 1 ~ Kompakt ~ 1997
4:18 am SND ~ (1:5)2 ~ Modulation & Transformation 4 ~ Mille Plateaux ~ 1999
4:23 am Vromb ~ Le Facteur Humain II ~ Le Facteur Humain ~ Ant-Zen ~ 1996
4:26 am Jatoma ~ Durian ~ Jatoma ~ Kompakt ~ 2010
4:30 am Klimek and Husak ~ The Godfather (For William Basinski & Snoop Dogg) ~ Pop Ambient 2009 ~ Kompakt ~ 2009
4:36 am Ezekiel Honig and Morgan Packard ~ Billow ~ Early Morning Migration ~ Microcosm Music ~ 2005
4:40 am Corwin Trails (local) ~ Decomposition ~ Wolf Songs Folk Songs (new) ~ self-released ~ 2019
4:45 am Super Madrigal Brothers ~ Prelude ~ Baroque in Voltage ~ Fever Pitch ~ 2005
4:48 am Sweet Trip ~ To All The Dancers Of The World, A Round Form Of Fantasy ~ Velocity : Design : Comfort ~ Darla Records ~ 2003
4:55 am Fly Pan Am ~ Discreet Channeling ~ C’est Ça (new) ~ Constellation ~ 2019
5:01 am Sunwatchers ~ Beautiful Crystals ~ HausLive 1 (new) ~ Hausu Mountain ~ 2019
5:08 am Ikebe Shakedown ~ Unqualified ~ Kings Left Behind (new) ~ Colemine ~ 2019
5:11 am Dylan Moon ~ Faraway Places ~ Only the Blues (new) ~ Rvng Intl. ~ 2019
5:13 am Possible Humans ~ The Thumps ~ Everybody Split (new) ~ Trouble in Mind ~ 2019
5:18 am Parsnip ~ Sprouts ~ When the Tree Bears Fruit (new) ~ Trouble in Mind ~ 2019
5:21 am Porcelain Hammer (local) ~ Tabula Rasa ~ The Dreamer’s Wheel ~ Neoteric Music ~ 2018
5:27 am Inscribe (local) ~ Al-Quds ~ Inscribe (new) ~ Entropy Stereo ~ 2019
5:36 am Daniel Bachman ~ Morning Song ~ Wound ~ Carbon ~ 2018
5:40 am Sam Hooker (local) ~ Dock ~ On the Water (new) ~ self-released ~ 2019
5:46 am Cultural Fog (local) ~ track 6 ~ NYE (new) ~ Hologram Label ~ 2019
5:52 am Brian Eno & Daniel Lanois ~ Stars ~ Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks ~ Virgin ~ 1983

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