TRZTN – “Hieroglyphs” feat. Karen O

Deciphering the “Hieroglyphs” by TRZTN Featuring Karen O, Pulled From Royal Dagger Ballet LP Out Now Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The writing’s on the wall—now all we have to do is decipher it. Musician and composer Tristan Bechet, known professionally as TRZTN, has released a new single, “Hieroglyphs” featuring Karen O. Along with several other evocative tracks pulled from the collaborative album, “Hieroglyphs” builds … Continue reading TRZTN – “Hieroglyphs” feat. Karen O

A Grape Dope – “Puppet Clubbing”

Warning: this video contains elements that may affect those with photosensitivity.  The newest single to come from Arthur King Presents, the experimental release series under the Dangerbird label, is by Tortoise-member-turned-left-field noisemaker, John Herndon aka A Grape Dope. “Puppet Clubbing” is a twisted ride with a consistent beat, made all the more compelling by the mostly-animated music video, made by Herndon himself.  Continue reading A Grape Dope – “Puppet Clubbing”

Best Albums of 2018, part 4

#11-30, listed alphabetically Conner Simmons – Guymon, Oklahoma buy album | Twitter | Soundcloud | Bandcamp SOPHIE – Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides buy album | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud Leon Vynehall – Nothing is Still buy album | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Winter – Ethereality SnG coverage | buy album | … Continue reading Best Albums of 2018, part 4

Heavenalive’s New Single Confronts the Opioid Epidemic Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The new single from local audiovisual artist Aaron Silverstein, who goes by Heavenalive, is a cry for help. The number of deaths from opioid overdoses has led many, including our president, to call it a nationwide epidemic, though with virtually no federal aid to curb the over-prescription of painkillers, there is no sign … Continue reading

Are Our Gods Best? Ruminating on Emay’s New LP, Ilah

sngalbums: Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Adams worked mostly solo on this record. A few guests contribute on the refrains, grounding the lofty project, but never detract attention away from what is largely autobiographical. Emay also produced all the backing tracks throughout Ilah, filling it with chopped drums and spliced samples for a unique listening experience, if not an acquired taste. The album’s production is … Continue reading Are Our Gods Best? Ruminating on Emay’s New LP, Ilah

“Ripe” is the brilliant new collab between Banoffee and SOPHIE, who has been releasing her own new original tunes lately. Equal parts industrial techno and bubbling pop, this jam will assault your senses.  Best Songs of 2017 2. Banoffee – Ripe Banoffee | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp | @marthabanoffee  Continue reading