Made a song for IVDR

I have made a track called "Hollow" for friends' label compilation: IVDR on VERYDEEPRECORDS Limited edition double tape. <3 Now I got a tape, even two tapes, and no tape player. Oh, these analog kids today, tsk. Good that today it's released online too! Listen here: [bandcamp width=350 height=470 album=2949710781 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=f171a2 tracklist=false] "Hollow"…

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. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/125071116" params="color=ff6600&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] I really hope we…

Beastie Boys sue GoldieBlox

In a slightly glasshouse/stone-move sample-happy Beastie Boys sue the makers of a parody of their song 'Girls' that was made for girls-empowering toys by GoldieBlox, in a quickly gone viral video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFpe3Up9T_g Someone suggested on twitter last night that the reason could be that the Beasties do not want any of their songs in advertising.…

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…