Sunday, 30 September 2012

Ra La Tengo? Or, The I-Ra Arkestra?

Of all the hundreds (thousands?) of artists Yo La Tengo have covered over the past quarter century, Sun Ra is probably the most unexpected. Jazz from Saturn meets indie rock from Hoboken? Sounds like a recipe for disaster on paper. And yet! For more than 15 years, YLT has dipped heavily into Ra’s vast catalog with uniformly successful results. Thus, we have today’s long awaited volume of the Sunsquashed Archives, featuring ten truly Saturnian tracks played onstage from 1997 to 2010...


Monday, 24 September 2012

The Celestial Manifest 04

David Wenngren & Christopher Bissonnette - Their Hunted Expression

Theater of Tragedy - Velvet Darkness They Fear

Inner Vision Laboratory - After All

Pall Bearer - Devoid of Redemption

Final - The Light Orchestra

Bleak Fiction - Translucent Ghost

Fly Pan Am - L'Espace Au Sol Est Redessine Par D'Immenses Panneaux Bleaus

Staalkracht - Self-Defence Or Slavery

Lethian Dreams - White Gold

Pelican - Angel Tears (Justin Broadrick Version)

Sabled Sun - Singularity



Loop - Fade Out

How was my weekend? Very psychedelic, fuck you very much!