A little closer – a mixtape of favourite songs from January 2015

My favourite new music in January 2015: Nao, Bottoms, Sleater-Kinney, DJ Octopus, Ô Paon, C.A.R., Burial, Huck Farper, Vakula, Noveller, G.L.O.S.S., Erase Errata, Phantom Winter, Nimmo & The Gauntletts, Emile Haynie, Matana Roberts, Pollyester, A.G. Cook, Ghost Culture, Zs, Joanna Gruesome, Sherwood & Pinch, Htrk, Sirius Blvck, Deers, Dessa, Theo Parrish, Ryan Hemsworth

TINKER mix for Electronic Beats + SEVEN DAVIS JR. ep

My last blog entry had 11.000+ characters so I’ll keep it extra-short in this one, just two music recommendations for the bass/hiphop/funkiness afficionada/os: TINKER (Berlin/San Francisco) has made a really great mix for EB, incl. tracks by Cashmere Cat, Flako, Flume, Souleance et al. I really hope we can get her to dj in Nuremberg […]

Max Tundra, Lindsay Lowend

If a song comes to my mind these days I often am too lazy to go over to my record shelf but search for it online instead. When I listened to Lindsay Lowend’s ‘Wind Fish’ it’s effervescence and sound aesthetic reminded me of Max Tundra‘s ‘Labial’. Haven’t found it online but came across this longforgotten […]

Earl Sweatshirt lyrics

“Given the current climate of nixed rapper endorsements, it’s not hard to imagine a rhyme like that causing trouble for Earl down the line.” writes SPIN magazine in a bit on Earl Sweatshirt’s ‘Hive’ clip. So the only problem they see in these lyrics is that they could make Earl lose potential money from advertising? Meow. “Come around, we […]