Nah – Mortal Glitch (bandcamp link)
The fact that cultural experiences are no longer strongly tied to decades has naturalized the postmodern tendency to cut up and rearrange according to influence without geographic or temporal boundaries. looking at the contemporary plunderphonic influence of vapourware, and the crate digging of hip hop, as well as the pure iconoclasm of avant-garde jazz and improvised noise, it would make sense that in the depths of the internet age there would be the emerging and development of music taking influence from all these milieus. Nah’s creative development has had them drifting between these categories exploring the space between brotzman’s machine gun octet and death grips’s no love deep web, on “mortal glitch” nah finally strikes gold finding several moments of deep inspiration, including several stand out collaborations with rapper cities aviv…
Astrel k – Flickering i
U.K. Art-slacker group Ulrika Spacek frontman Rhys Edward released this jacobs ladder of a solo record in 2021 on the stereolab associated label duophonic super 45’s, assembling several years of meticulous recordings, although packing slightly less of an emotional punch than 2018’s “suggested listening ep”, Rhys shows a much wider tonal palate and delivers each bar of the album with confidence and intentionality, recommended listening 👂
Patti – Bad Back EP
I regret not getting this single when i saw them live, one of the best post punk singles of the decade! Its very short tho!
Arovane – sinter (laaps records 2023)
On arovane’s sinter they command an expert use of texture and pacing in their production, the sounds have a physicality that gives the record a sense of body; each of the tracks evokes a time and place… like sitting in the back of a car watching rain run down the glass.
Savage ground’s ep “body weight compressor, on les points starts on the right foot with the gothic ebm inspired slow-burner “tortured love”,
You can feel the heat of the mix with the deeply saturated instrumentation and cavernous reverberation that makes you feel almost trapped under the sheer weight of the beat