Tag Archives: Brian Eno

Midnight In A Perfect World: Goldfrapp

The pioneering British project fronted by Alison Goldfrapp and accompanied by producer Will Gregory, Goldfrapp debuted in 2000 with their landmark trip-hop album Felt Mountain and have steadily evolved their cinematic blend of propulsive electro-pop and sophisticated ambient-pop over the past 17 years. Hot on the heels of releasing their new seventh album, Silver Eye,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Raica

Raica is the alias of Seattle-based artist Chloe Harris, a lifelong passionate music lover, record store employee, and veteran DJ with 20 years of experience behind the decks. She was involved in the early days of Groovetech, one of Seattle’s first online radio stations, right at the turn of the millennium before transitioning into aRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

In a belated Christmas present for electronic music fans everywhere, record label Dymaxion Groove are releasing a double-LP concept album, fantastically-titled I Said No Doctors!, that spotlights the use of unconventional instruments. The collection features tracks from Silver Apples, Oval, Jad Fair, and Dan Deacon, whose submission you can stream below. According to a pressRead more…

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Video Roundup: Be Bald And Be Free Day

Take off those toupĂ©es: it’s annual Be Bald and Be Free Day, a day to celebrate those shiny domes of yours! Although, now that I think about it… isn’t everyday “Be Bald and Be Free Day”? You must save so much money not having to buy shampoo, conditioner, mousse, hairspray, straightening irons, blow dryers, andRead more…

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Happy (Belated) Birthday, Brian Eno!

This morning, John Richards celebrates the 68th birthday of composer, producer and performer Brian Eno, featuring four hours of ambient and other music created, produced and inspired by the all-around musical mastermind. While he’s most directly connected to the genre of “ambient”, a term he coined himself, Eno also collaborated with and produced an amazingRead more…

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In Stores Now 5/2

It’s true: KEXP is playing the new BeyoncĂ©. Don’t be too surprised, though — KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the release, “a powerful set of expansive R&B blended with hip hop, electro-pop, reggae, blues-rock, gospel, New Orleans brass band music and more, combining a dark, decidedly non-glossy sound with her versatile, soulful vocals andRead more…

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Midnight in an Perfect World: Reverberation

Reverberation is the highly-revered and consistently on-point weekly online radio show curated and mixed by members of Allah-Las, a Los Angeles band that craft excellent 60s-inspired pop. Three of the band’s members were working at the iconic record store Amoeba Music upon their formation, and their passion for unearthing and sharing timeless, high-quality, psych-heavy soundsRead more…

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Video Roundup: National Senior Citizens Day

Frankly, every damn day should be National Senior Citizens Day (sorry for the language, gramma), but August 21st is officially the day we honor the elders in our community. The day was designated in 1988 by then-president Ronald Reagan, who added, “For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish,Read more…

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Out This Week 7/1

With today being Canada Day and Friday the Fourth of July, the music industry world is kinda quiet this week, but there are still some stellar releases worth shooting fireworks for. Highlights include the comedy album 2776: A Millennium of American Asskickery, the brainchild of Conan/The Daily Show writer Rob Kutner, The Tonight Show writerRead more…

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Out This Week 5/6

One of the most exciting new releases of the week comes from Oakland artist Merrill Garbus, better known as tUnE-yArDs. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes her third album as “an inventive set of visceral, rhythm-driven avant-pop with consistently strong, brightly melodic songs featuring a densely layered and looped sound using a variety of colorfulRead more…

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