Sunday, December 13, 2009

Videos from Action Research 46, Dec 12, 2009, Gainesville, FL

Some video clips:

Frog:


Cowabunga Blood:


Kane Pour:


Hydrogen Arm:


Layne Garrett:


Hal McGee:


Saturday, December 12, 2009

New reviews of Hymns releases

http://startlingmoniker.wordpress.com/2009/12/09/reviews-for-12909/

Chefkirk & Ironing – “Notorious” – Hymns

Andrew Chadwick’s Hymns label is something of a staple ingredient for my broadcasts; his microcassette work and general enthusiasm for cut-up radio bacchanalia is always a joy to hear. This time around Ironing’s tapes get some no-input mixer and sampler material from Chefkirk to co-exist with, a combination that reminds me of Hollydrift’s radio/electronic drone experiments, but with less of a dark mood. The partnership also allows both a bit more ability to explore more nuanced sounds, from barely-there high end tones to drawn-out tape washes. Fans of Grundik Kasyansky’s “Light and Roundchair” will definitely dig this disc as well– although “Notorious” approaches these sounds from a very different angle, it is fascinating to see convergent ideas emerge.


info opinion

Dubbio Nil

"Seed, Fruit, Thorn" 3" CDR

Hymns

Genre: experimental

Gainesville, FL

December 2009

This sixteen minute composition is rooted firmly in the ambient drone tradition, constructed largely around the sorts of expansive synth tones that get Steve Roach all itchy. Over the duration of Seed, Fruit, Thorn, Dubbio Nil's Loren Knack segues through several distinct timbres and textures, ranging from radiant keyboard drone to understated, pedal-based noise. Although confined to one audio track on the CDR, the piece is divided into three distinct parts -- strangely, these segments are not intended to represent the Seed, the Fruit, and the Thorn, but are instead organized according to some other, unspecified context. The first chapter is a resplendent, keyboard-based journey to the centre of the Sun, while the second is an unsettling bit of machinelike industrialism. But Knack retains the best moment for last -- the track's final section leads the listener into what sounds like a digital forest, with lugubrious synths and audio of rainfall providing a woods-like feel. Amid the unmistakably naturalistic sound, digital thunder claps add menace to the brew. Ultimately, it's a solid finish to a striking experimental release.

dubbio nil's myspace

Michael Tau

Monday, November 2, 2009

New Hymns label releases

[hymn 30]
Barthel Gadau Kopp Rother Weibel Radio Student cdr
Live collaborative radio session between CFS, Dobra Minus and The Nautilus Deconstruction. Recorded on tour in Slovenia in 2003. Edition of 62.

- - -


[hymn 29]
Chefkirk & Ironing Notorious cdr
No-input mixer and sampler meets microcassette and record player. Recorded in person in June 2008 in New Orleans, LA. Edition of 80.



- - -

$6 postpaid in the US. See http://www.hymnslabel.blogspot.com for more info.

Monday, August 31, 2009

The Sum Of Your Life: July 20, 2009

Playlist for July 20, 2009

To see the below playlist in a prettier format, click here: http://www.growradio.org/playlist.php?date=209&show=5

MP3 of the show: http://www.zshare.net/audio/6296520529075bed/

Podcasts: http://www.growradio.org/archive/the_sum_of_your_life_podcast.rss

Artist -- "Title" -- Album (Label)

Silica Gel -- "Sum Of Your Life" -- 50) Noisy Children Party CD (Wifflefist)
Ironing -- "Organ And Tape Loops For The Gore Gore Girls" -- Split cassette with Michael Barthel (Recordings For The Summer)
Ordinary Machinery
-- "Untitled" (Side A) -- Accumulate And Acclimatize cassette (Three Songs Of Lenin)
Work/Death -- "Sterling Departed" -- Accepting Irreparable Mechanics cassette (Three Songs Of Lenin)
Pax Titania -- "05.02.2008: Action Research 21" -- Live in Phlorida cassette (Chondritic Sound)
GayBomb -- "That Shit" -- Split LP with Ironing (Hymns/Isle Of Man)
Chefkirk -- "Data Terminal Ready" -- Typical Locations Cdr (Brise-Cul Records)
Chefkirk -- "Untitled" (Track 8) -- Typical Locations Cdr (Brise-Cul Records)
Chefkirk -- "Signal Ground" -- Typical Locations Cdr (Brise-Cul Records)
Chefkirk -- "Data Set Ready" -- Typical Locations Cdr (Brise-Cul Records)
Unknown Shoulder -- "Untitled" (Track 27) -- 39 Things (Found Sound Version 4) CDr (Sounds From The Pocket)
Mr. Natural -- "Untitled" (Track 2) -- Untitled LP (Self Released)
A. Stroud -- "Waltz" -- Unreleased (Unreleased)
Beach People -- "Beach People 2 Featuring John Stamos & Charles Manson" -- Beach People 2 Featuring John Stamos & Charles Manson (The Beach)

The Sum Of Your Life: July 13, 2009

Playlist for July 13, 2009

To see the below playlist in a prettier format, click here: http://www.growradio.org/playlist.php?date=197&show=5

MP3 of the show: http://www.zshare.net/audio/6296520921b514e8/

Podcasts: http://www.growradio.org/archive/the_sum_of_your_life_podcast.rss

Artist -- "Title" -- Album (Label)

Silica Gel -- "Sum Of Your Life" 50) Noisy Children Party CD (Wifflefist)
Jeff Rehnlund -- "Untitled" (Side A) -- Empty Glove Pointing cassette (XV Parowek)
Xiphiidae -- "Web Of Light" -- Split LP with Pan To Scratch (Earjerk/Housecraft)
A Host For Ohters -- "Ohters" -- A Host For Ohters cassette -- (White Rose Network)
Hunting Rituals -- "Untitled" (Track 4) -- Fabled Cdr (Autumn Abattoir)
Diagram A -- "Untitled" (Track 1) -- Split CDr with Noise Nomads (Greenwood Electronics)
Jamison Williams -- "Untitled" (Side A) -- Onassis Project cassette (Closet Sorcery)
Blue Shift -- "Silver Chase 2" -- Split LP with Russian Tsarlag (Rare Youth)
Blue Shift -- "Slow Pull" -- Split LP with Russian Tsarlag (Rare Youth)
Blue Shift -- "Slinky Charm" -- Split LP with Russian Tsarlag (Rare Youth)
Andrew Chadwick -- "German Vowels" -- The Acquisition Of Language CDr (Hymns)
God Willing -- "Silent Meal" -- Inner Carpet LP (I Just Live Here)
Noise Nomads -- "Untitled" (Track 9) -- Split CDr with Diagram A (Greenwood Electronics)
Brian Miller & Kevin Shields -- "Virgin Mafia" -- Virgin Passwords LP (Weird Forest)
Green Mist -- "Untitled" -- (Late Side A fragment) -- You Can't Hit Pain Much Harder cassette (Basement Tapes)
Zack Kouns -- "Untitled" -- Juvenile Delinquency Is A Growing Problem In America CDr (Self Released)
Zack Kouns -- "Untitled" -- Juvenile Delinquency Is A Growing Problem In America CDr (Self Released)
Zack Kouns -- "Untitled" -- Juvenile Delinquency Is A Growing Problem In America CDr (Self Released)

The Sum Of Your Life: July 6, 2009

Playlist for July 6, 2009

To see the below playlist in a prettier format, click here: http://www.growradio.org/playlist.php?date=183&show=5

MP3 of the show: http://www.zshare.net/audio/62435914324a9f82/

Podcasts: http://www.growradio.org/archive/the_sum_of_your_life_podcast.rss

Artist -- "Title" -- Album (Label)

Glockenspiel -- "When The Record Goes Around" Scattered & Smothered CD compilation (Wifflefist)
Glass Witch -- "Rat" -- Glass Witch cassette (Hot Releases)
Glass Witch -- "Sorrows Of The Empire" -- Glass Witch cassette (Hot Releases)
Glass Witch -- "Pride" -- Glass Witch cassette (Hot Releases)
American Band -- "Infrastructure" -- Low Fiction LP (Hot Releases)
Jason Crumer -- "Want" -- Future With No Chance LP (RRRecords)
Clang Quartet -- "Recycled" Recycled cassette (RRRecords)
Silica Gel -- "Shitheel" -- Scattered & Smothered CD compilation (Wifflefist)
Krapper Keeper -- "Little Kid In Space (Castrate Mix)" Scattered & Smothered CD compilation (Wifflefist)
A. Stroud -- "Whistle" -- Trampin' cassette (Hot Releases)
A. Stroud -- "Quiet Rage" -- Trampin' cassette (Hot Releases)
A. Stroud -- "Middle Man" -- Trampin' cassette (Hot Releases)
A. Stroud -- "Bonk" -- -- Trampin' cassette (Hot Releases)
A. Stroud -- "Wail" -- -- Trampin' cassette (Hot Releases)
A. Stroud -- "Weep For Me" -- -- Trampin' cassette (Hot Releases)
A Host For Ohters -- "Host" -- A Host For Ohters cassette (White Rose Network)
America Reads -- "Side A" -- The Yellow Wallpaper Total Recall Tape cassette (Self Released)
Repetophile -- "'Til The End Of Time" -- Scattered & Smothered CD compilation (Wifflefist)
Id M Theft Able -- "E Vent Y Llama Asucars" -- Zone Y Ponds Y Sugars I've split LP with Cave Bears (FTR)
Door -- "Untitled" -- Scientific Explanation Of Despair 2xcassette -- [USA Gold Exchange]

Thursday, August 20, 2009

review of Dubbio Nil's "Seed, Fruit, Thorn" 3" in Auxiliary Out

from: http://auxiliaryout.blogspot.com/2009/08/dubbio-nil-seed-fruit-thorn-hymns.html

Dubbio Nil – Seed, Fruit, Thorn [Hymns]

I was surprised when I first put on this recent 3” from the Hymns label, because it didn’t have the “Hymns sound” I have come to expect, gnarled sourced material chewed up and spit out by a couple hundred broken fuzzboxes and broken radios.
Instead, from the get go, this Dubbio Nil stuff is unwaveringly beautiful. Incredibly lush synth strings sounding like some kind of astral choir. I suggest cranking it up and letting the sound envelope you. The piece moves fluidly, subtly changing through this first section until a repetitive guitar figure replaces the synth pads briefly before it succumbs to the stranglehold of some reverbed, manipulated sounds. The fields of everlasting light and splendor at the start of the track are now forgotten in this dank cavern. The subsequent section balances those two ideas; the synth returns but there is an ominous feel. It sounds more resigned than reveled. Shards of static scratch along while the synth shrivels into a field recording of storm, which itself shrivels into silence.
It is quite a well made piece, it moves pretty effortlessly through all its changes though it’s the first section that I’m really smitten by. The 3” cd-r is packaged in the stark, signature Hymns art work and as a cool little bonus it comes with a seed and planting instructions. I got a Poncirus Trifoliata. Pretty sweet.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Ironing "Nassau" reviewed in Foxy Digitalis

from http://www.digitalisindustries.com/foxyd/reviews.php?which=4672

Ironing "Nassau"


This is one interesting record. “Nassau” is composed of microcassette recordings from a cruise that Andrew Chadwick (the man behind the Ironing moniker) took to Nassau, mixed with live Bahamian radio. The recordings were assembled and mastered in late 2005, so it's strange that this CD-R took so long to release.

There are over thirty tracks on this release, and it clocks in at over 74 minutes long – a little too long than the contents deserve. The music comes across as noisy channel surfing, interspersed with foghorns and a variety of other mysterious sounds. It's interesting, reminding me of the tape splice exercises of Gastric Female Reflex or even the damaged sample-ridden pop of Eric Copeland. It's just too damn long, however! I have recently become enamored of Caribbean rhythms, and “Nassau” is obviously chock full of them. I just wish some more editing were done to shorten the overall length of the record, if only to preserve the sense of novelty. 6/10 -- Bryon Hayes (4 August, 2009)

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

The Sum of Your Life: June 29, 2009

Playlist for June 29, 2009

To see the below playlist in a prettier format, click here: http://www.growradio.org/playlist.php?date=170&show=5

MP3 of the show: http://www.zshare.net/audio/62435918f326c6f9/

Podcasts: http://www.growradio.org/archive/the_sum_of_your_life_podcast.rss


Artist -- "Title" -- Album (Label)

Silica-Gel -- "Sum Of Your Life" -- 50) Noisy Children Party CD (Wifflefist)
Brent Gutzweit, Michael Esposito -- "Enemy" (excerpt) -- Enemy CD (Firework Edition)
Id M Theft Able -- "The Buttons Are On The Wrong Side Of The Coat, It's A Girl's Coat" -- Chants And Mantras Of Munjoy And Big Boy Cdr (Mang-Disc)
Diagram A -- "Untitled" (Track 2) -- Rotten Tracks CDR (Greenwood Electronic)
Zack Kouns -- "Untitled" (Track 6) -- The Tree Of The Elders Cdr (Self-released)
Balder- -- "Manatee Hovers Over The Elysian Fields" -- Murphy Cdr (Self-released)
Diamonds Guns Gold -- "Untitled" (Tracks 14-16) -- Untitled Cdr (Self-released)
Jean Bach -- "Bleed For Me" -- Smugglers Downloading "Genova DMS" Tapes CD (555)
Jean Bach -- "Somatic Responses" -- Smugglers Downloading "Genova DMS" Tapes CD (555)
Jean Bach -- "Tapete" -- Smugglers Downloading "Genova DMS" Tapes CD (555)
Snowsuit* -- "Desparate Attempts To Do Something Positive While Drowning In Self-Hatred" -- Snowsuit* CD (Deleted Art)
Snowsuit* -- "Fixing The Symptoms Of The Problem But Not The Problem Itself" -- Snowsuit* CD (Deleted Art)
Mincemeat Or Ten Speed -- "Neutron Booh" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
Mincemeat Or Ten Speed -- "Get Wiggly" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
tik///tik -- "Roman Hands" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3 (Deathbomb Arc)
tik///tik -- "Donkey Kick The Seals" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3 (Deathbomb Arc)
Nero's Day At Disneyland -- "Untitled" (Track 4) -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
Unicorn Hard-On -- "Fangled Manes" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
Vankmen -- "Oakland Train Stops" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
Beach Balls -- "Like A Nascar, Nascar, Nascar" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
Beach Balls -- "Funky Punch (Rehearsal Excerpt)" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
The Toilet -- "Mr Brown" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
Estuchian -- "Gabber Monster" -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
Realicide -- (Tracks 1, 3, 4, 5) -- Fruit Will Rot Vol. 3 9x3" CDr compilation (Deathbomb Arc)
Andrew Coltrane -- "Death Letter" -- Dictaphonia Vol 2 microcassette compilation (HalTapes)
Mark McGee -- "Capoeira Blitz Squad" Dictaphonia Vol 2 microcassette compilation (HalTapes)
Hanson Ono -- "Incomprehensible Frustration" -- Dictaphonia Vol 2 microcassette compilation (HalTapes)
Melissa Lovely & Justin Waters Here And Thereian Duo -- "DIY Ask DIY" -- Dictaphonia Vol 2 microcassette compilation (HalTapes)

Monday, July 6, 2009



rfts nr. ?
IRONING / MICHAEL BARTHEL - split
cassette, 40 minutes

andrew chadwick is a musician from gainesville, florida. working under the name of ironing. he's mixing tapes together, using record players and little dictaphones.
with the request of spending a simple recording, for this cassette he've giving a document of a private halloween party, playing organ and tape loops while movie "gore gore girls" was showing.

michael barthel is playing 2 tracks of bernd saleyka's project mundkrach in a simple different way.
cover is giving with a german text about how i do it. a sort of english translation with this mail:
mundkrachs to four pieces limited kindernachmittags cd, sent through the door's letter slot by bernd saleyka on 06/20/08; instantly played via dictating machine and recorded directly from it's speaker, while I am scratching a door frame. played backwards at doubled speed on a worn out four track recorder and then transferred to the master-md. it still is 06/20/08.

it also include 1 own collage of field recordings from summer 2008 incl. kids in the park, anja leaving the door, piano, and some sounds i'm not able to identified anymore.

edition of 15
5 euro

http://www.artnotcrime.net/rfts/

Order via the email on the website.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Oops. One of these was last night. Posted here for documentation:



Action Research 39:

aaronzarzutzki -- another home state visitation from our favorite electronic wunderkind. Aaron has been very active in the Chicago improv scene since moving there for school. This will be his first solo electronics set in over two years.
Weak Sisters -- noise electronics from Colorado
Skeleton Warrior -- longtime Florida splatter noise group had people dancing the last time they played Gainesville. From Sarasota, mostly.
Globular -- buzzed electronics, from Sarasota.
Deep Trench -- mutated sea bass
Frog -- blessed wonder


Thursday, June 25, 2009
8:30pm
@ The Story House
11 SE 5th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601

$5

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -





Action Research 40:

Balder- -- lovely soundscapes from Pensacola
Diamonds Guns Gold -- shimmery twinkling brightness in rhythms and textures, Gainesville
Dubbio Nil -- sound choices magnified, Gainesville
John David Eriksen -- cello and electronics, Gainesville
Ironing -- magnetic dregs and battered grooves, Gainesville
Frog -- fantasticalness

Saturday, June 27, 2009
8:00pm
The Birdhouse
Gainesville, FL

Bring gas money for Balder-. BYOB. Be nice or stay home.

Dubbio Nil review in Digitalis

from http://www.digitalisindustries.com/foxyd/reviews.php?which=4406


Dubbio Nil "Seed, Fruit, Thorn"


I can't speak for what package you may get, but my copy of Dubbio Nil's new CDR featured a seed called Poncirus Trifoliata. A seed that, once planted and cared for, will sprout the Japanese Bitter Orange tree. It's a shrub armed with vicious spines that also blooms an orange that is too bitter to eat.

An aggressive plant for an otherwise palatable release. Dubbio Nil's single track stretches over 16 minutes and leans from drone synth work, slow fingerpicked guitar, lots of open spaces, what sounds like the sound of water back to more synths.

There is a natural tension that arises in the pieces and in between the pieces, a slow but steady build that smells of heavenly bliss. There is no fault in the execution, but also very little to grab onto or stand out. The transations in the beginning are a little abrupt, but they really get into a groove past the halfway mark and especially towards the final four minutes, where the water sound merges with synths and a smidge of dissonance and make for a surrounding sound that ends the disc very strongly. 6/10 -- Andrew Murdock Livingston (16 June, 2009)

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Dictaphonia Volume 1 (with longer tracks) available for free download:

Hal McGee's first compilation of microcassette recordings released on microcassette presented as one archived file for easy download courtesy of this blog:

http://dualtrack.blogspot.com/2009/06/va-dictaphonia-volume-one-2009.html

High quality 320 kpbs mp3 files.


Tracklisting:
A01: Dave X - Keeping My Hand In
A02: Su Sous Toulouse En Rouge - Brugsmansia Tea
A03: Kathy Burkett - Dachsooka Radio Buzz
A04: Istituzioni Ambienti Naturalismo - Nastro #13b
A05: Otolathe - Unorchestratable*
A06: IWANTTOKILLEVERYHUMAN - One Dogless
A07: Mike Khoury - Solo Violin
A08: Black Beast Of Arrrghhh - Micro-Boogie
A09: Horseflesh - Hyper Flies
A10: Vagina Teeth/Jesus Teeth - The Sky And The Sea Bed
A11: William A. Davison - Garbage, Guitar And Objects 090410
A12: Homogenized Terrestrials - Air
A13: Krysten Davis - BBBBBAD
B01: Violet - Spring
B02: Fiver's Stereo - Back Woods Preacher
B03: Hal McGee - Inverse Square Ratio
B04: 3D-MAN - Untitled Guitar Solo
B05: Chefkirk - No-input For Microcassette
B06: Ironing - Microcaßettestraße*
B07: Concrete Violin - Distant Envelopment* (Dedicated To GX Jupitter-Larsen)
B08: Jeph Jerman - Metamatic
B09: Blind Umizato - Microcassette 04132009
B10: Dave Fuglewicz - Liquid Glass
B11: Big City Orchestra - Treasure For Daddy
B12: Waterdigger - Hal McGee Has Stipulations

Tracks marked with an asterisk [*] are longer versions than those which appeared on the official release.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Sum Of Your Life -- June 15, 2009

To see the below playlist in a prettier format, click here: http://www.growradio.org/playlist.php?date=128&show=5


MP3 of the show: https://s3.amazonaws.com/growradio/the_sum_of_your_life/Sum_Of_Your_Life_June_15_2009.mp3


Artist Title Album Label

Silica-Gel -- "Sum Of Your Life" -- 50) Noisy Children Party CD (Wifflefist)

Id M Theft Able -- "(Walk)" -- Secret Performance #1 CDr (Secret Mang)

Id M Theft Able -- "1. Bringer" -- Secret Performance #1 CDr (Secret Mang)

Winters In Osaka -- "Fungus Throne" -- Molded To Crawl CD (Haunted Hotel Records)

Aaron Zarzutzki -- "Untitled" -- Solo & Quartet For Clarinet cassette -- (H Tapes)

Woset -- "Untitled" (Track 2) -- When We Knew Time CDr -- (Housecraft)

Ophibre -- "Dambella Presented Via Possession" -- Dambella Presented Via Possession 3" CDr (Housecraft)

Mansfield Deathtrap Rerecordings -- "Untitled" -- Untitled cassette (Bennifer Editions)

Wetcement -- "My Sister's Bum Leg" -- In Between Machinery CDr -- (Send Help)

Wetcement -- "Newton Will Love This" -- In Between Machinery CDr -- (Send Help)

Capstan Drive -- "Live at Action Research #4, Gainesville, FL, July 21, 2007" -- Unreleased (from CDR) (None)

Green Mist -- "Untitled" -- You Can't Hit Pain Much Harder cassette (Basement Tapes)

Lord Bird -- "Untitled" -- Recycled cassette (Obelisk Sounds)

Buddy If You Like Our Music Go To The Vet -- "Freedom Is Like A Man Who Kills Himself Each Night, An Incessant Butcher Whose Knife Grows Sharp In Blood" -- Freedom Is Like A Man Who Kills Himself Each Night, An Incessant Butcher Whose Knife Grows Sharp In Blood CDr (ZH27)

Thursday, June 18, 2009

A Host For Ohters

a host for ohters
c-22 (wrn-143 june 2oo9) edition of 5o

$5 (postpaid in usa - international shipping is extra) from the link below:
http://white-rose.net/sounds.html#wrn-143

so the name of the tape is:
a host for ohters

the folks who played on the tape are:
No Limit Cycle
Hal McGee
Ironing
Distraction That Passes
Irene Moon

order from the link above -- don't wait for me to get copies!

Monday, June 15, 2009

The Sum of Your Life: June 8, 2009

Hosted by Ironing
broadcast June 8, 2009
listen live Mondays 8-10pm EST
http://www.growradio.org
contact: sumofyourlife (at) gmail (dot) com

http://www.sumofyourlife.blogspot.com

Download mp3: https://s3.amazonaws.com/growradio/the_sum_of_your_life/Sum_Of_Your_Life_June_8_2009.mp3

Playlist:

Silica-Gel -- "Sum Of Your Life" [from 50) Noisy Children Party CD on Wifflefist]
Secret Abuse -- "One More River To Cross" [from Young Pig cassette on Eager Mother]
K2, AMK, & The Haters -- "Polished Thaw (Bang Mix)" [excerpt, from Three Phenomena CD, Vinyl Communications]
Jessica Rylan -- "Long Slow Changes" [excerpt from Long Slow Changes cassette, Fargone/Icefactory]
Praew Jik -- "Tantric Synthesis" [from Providence And The Pounding Fist CDR, Smell The Stench]

Child Pornography -- "Leave A Message" [off cassette on Barf?]
SHV -- "Untitled" [from untitled self-released cassette]
Child Pornography -- "Checkers Alphabet" [from DNT compilation CDR, DNT Records]
Crown Now -- "Untitled" [excerpts from Riccochets In Crime Scene USA cassette, Zeikzak]
Laco$te -- "Pip 3" [from DNT compilation CDR, DNT Records]
Newton -- "Untitled"[excerpt, Disc 2, track 1 from Left Lung 2xCDR, Breathmint]
Mother Tongue -- "Chapter & Verse: (i) Words, (ii) Shut Their Mouths, (iii) Inside And Outside" [from A Bead To A Small Mouth compilation CD, Barooni]

Nonhorse -- "Drone Moral [excerpt, Drone Moral cassette on DNT Records]
Blurred Movements Volume 3 cassette [excerpt, Basement Sounds]
Nonhorse -- "Drone Moral [excerpt, Drone Moral cassette on DNT Records]
Pairs -- "Always" [self-released CDR]
Redglaer -- "Untitled" [from C1 on Breathmint]
Kevin Shields -- "Vacant Hobbies" [from Men Of Steel cassette on Bored Weapons]

Ordinary Machinery -- "Night Moves vs. Night Shift" [from 998 CDR from Work/Death]

Monday, June 8, 2009

Action Research #38: June 10, 2009, Gainesville, FL




Action Research 38:

Magicool Beauty Fool -- Jake/3P1L3PT1C F1T with a new project, from Greensville, SC
Lissajou -- Exultant star patterns for 1up dancing! He's freed the star of invulnerability -- it's safe to set your dancing shoes to maximum!
Diamonds Guns Gold -- shimmery twinkling brightness in rhythms and textures, Gainesville
c-c -- blistered electronic bits, Gainesville
Dozer & the Sleep -- Neal from Rabbit Punch solo, bringing blissy tension. Gainesville
Frog -- enigmatic presence


Wednesday, June 10, 2009
8:30pm
@ The Story House
11 SE 5th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601

$5 suggested donation

Sunday, June 7, 2009

The Sum of Your Life: June 1, 2009


Hosted by Ironing
broadcast June 1, 2009
listen live Mondays 8-10pm EST
http://www.growradio.org
contact: sumofyourlife (at) gmail (dot) com

http://www.sumofyourlife.blogspot.com

Download mp3: https://s3.amazonaws.com/growradio/the_sum_of_your_life/Sum_Of_Your_Life_Jun_1_2009.mp3

Playlist:

Silica-Gel -- "Sum Of Your Life" [from 50) Noisy Children Party CD on Wifflefist]
Repetophile -- "What Does It Mean To Repeat" [from The Durability of The Human Ear cassette on Wifflefist]
Repetophile -- "Food Of Death" [from The Durability of The Human Ear cassette on Wifflefist]
AMK -- "Flux Owls For Evermore" [from Volume A compilation CD, Zelphabet]
Lesson Lesson Lessen Relearn -- "Untitled" [Live Orlando 12/31/05 from Pests At The Party Palace compilation CDR, Black Lakes/Hymns]

Travis Johnson -- "How Memory Works" [Side A from How Memory Works cassette on Closet Sorcery]
Violet -- "Spring" [from Dictaphonia microcassette compilation on HalTapes]
Homogenized Terrestrials -- "Air" [from Dictaphonia microcassette compilation on HalTapes]
Jeph Jerman -- "Metamatic" [from Dictaphonia microcassette compilation on HalTapes]
Climax Golden Twins -- "Steamy Column" [from Live In The 21st Century CDR, Kabukikore]
_whale_plate_ -- "Untitled" [tracks 12-15 from Fedn Wuano CDR, Ambolthue]

Kyle H. Mabson -- "Don't Stop Believin'" [Don't Stop Believin' 3", Entropic Tarot]
Kilt -- "4/25/06" from split CDR with D.W.B., Bastardised]
Screwtape -- "(How) Will We Survive" [Goodbye Cruel World CDR on Lonely Whistle]
tik///tik -- "Moaner Face" [Windigo Psychosis 3" CDR, Entropic Tarot]
Skeleton Warrior -- "Jesus Balls" [Diversity CDR, self-released]
Rubbish -- "Angry At Noise" [We Are Untouchable 3" CDR compilation on Abelian Groups Records]
Isaac Linder -- "1 Flexi Disc Cut Up For Public Performance" [We Are Untouchable 3" CDR compilation on Abelian Groups Records]

Iovae -- "Art Damage Radio Feed" [CDR with Teeth Collection on Epicene Sound]
Sshe Retina Stimulants -- "Spicy & Gorgeous Scent Of A Cherubic Fibrillation" [Post Harmonic Insurrection 3" CDR on Chondritic Sound]
Extra Sexes -- "Horn Rimmed Mind" [Gash Bulb cassette, Skrot Up]
Unicorn Hard-On -- "Untitled 1" [from North Vs. South 3" CDR, Breathmint]
?? -- [tracks from Another Minute cassette compilation on Breathmint]
To Live And Shave In LA -- "Pull Chains Of Memphis" [from 30-Minuten Männercreme CD on Love Is Sharing Pharmaceuticals]

Id M Theft Able -- "Untitled" [excerpt from Res S Dual Mang radio show cassette on Mang-Disc]

Friday, May 29, 2009

Grey Tears: Oubliette & Obelisk Sounds blog

Seth Oubliette has started an mp3 blog:

obelisksounds.blogspot.com

The Sum of Your Life: May 25, 2009

Hosted by Ironing
broadcast May 25, 2009
listen live Mondays 8-10pm EST
http://www.growradio.org
contact: sumofyourlife (at) gmail (dot) com

http://www.sumofyourlife.blogspot.com

Download mp3: https://s3.amazonaws.com/growradio/the_sum_of_your_life/sumofyourlife_052509.MP3

Playlist:

Silica-Gel -- "Sum Of Your Life" [from 50) Noisy Children Party CD on Wifflefist]
Imagine Your Wife In This -- "Beach Boys Screaming In Hell" [self-released cassette]
Krysten Davis -- "BBBBBAD" [from Dictaphonia microcassette compilation on HalTapes]
Hal McGee -- "Inverse Square Ratio" [from Dictaphonia microcassette compilation on HalTapes]
Dave X -- "Keeping My Hand In" [from Dictaphonia microcassette compilation on HalTapes]
Skeleton Warrior -- "Sidekick Deli" excerpt [Sidekick Deli tour cassette 2007, Mark Tapes]

Dos Geniuses -- "Untitled" [from untitled CDR, self-released]
Wake Up Snake -- "Oh City Paper" [from Die A Thousand Deaths CDR, self-released]
Wake Up Snake -- "Rich Off A Riff" [from Die A Thousand Deaths CDR, self-released]
Sissy Spacek -- "Harm" [from French Record CD on Dualplover]
ALT -- "Long Now" [from 3"CDR on Burnt Sound]
Twig Harper -- "Untitled" [track 5 from Possible Last Unknowns CDR on Heresee]
Green Mist -- "Wee" excerpt [from split cassette with BBBlood on Turgid Animal]
Newton -- "Untitled" [from One Foot Planted Firmly In the New Grim Age compilation CDR on Breathmint]

Ghost Hand -- "Bell Song" [cassette on Pool Party]
Ghost Hand -- "Slaves" [cassette on Pool Party]
Peter J. Woods -- "Inanimate Portraits" [from Afterthought CDR on FTAM]
Search, Click & Destroy -- "Site Of Sacrifice" [from split CDR with _whale_plate_ on Krakilsk]
RoyAllen -- "Untitled" [from split cassette with Do Tell on Housecraft]
Argumentix -- "Johnny's Coming Over (Oil The Lamps)" [from Hoarse Whisperer CDR on Sincere Brutality]

Sanguine Piss -- "Untitled" [from One Foot Planted Firmly In the New Grim Age compilation CDR on Breathmint]
Don Campau & Hal McGee -- "Forward As Attachment" excerpt [from Hoax CDR on Lonely Whistle/HalTapes]

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The Cult Of Done

This has been posted around the internet for a couple months now. I was reminded of it today (thanks, Ian) and thought I should share it for those who haven't already seen it.

I don't agree with all of the points, but it's a good start! At least they got it done! Here's to crossing things off to-do lists!

from: http://www.brepettis.com/blog/2009/3/3/the-cult-of-done-manifesto.html

Dear Members of the Cult of Done,

I [Bre Pettis] present to you a manifesto of done. This was written in collaboration with Kio Stark in 20 minutes because we only had 20 minutes to get it done.

The Cult of Done Manifesto

  1. There are three states of being. Not knowing, action and completion.
  2. Accept that everything is a draft. It helps to get it done.
  3. There is no editing stage.
  4. Pretending you know what you're doing is almost the same as knowing what you are doing, so just accept that you know what you're doing even if you don't and do it.
  5. Banish procrastination. If you wait more than a week to get an idea done, abandon it.
  6. The point of being done is not to finish but to get other things done.
  7. Once you're done you can throw it away.
  8. Laugh at perfection. It's boring and keeps you from being done.
  9. People without dirty hands are wrong. Doing something makes you right.
  10. Failure counts as done. So do mistakes.
  11. Destruction is a variant of done.
  12. If you have an idea and publish it on the internet, that counts as a ghost of done.
  13. Done is the engine of more.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

The Sum of Your Life: May 18, 2009

Hosted by Ironing
broadcast May 18, 2009
listen live Mondays 8-10pm EST
http://www.growradio.org
contact: sumofyourlife (at) gmail (dot) com

http://www.sumofyourlife.blogspot.com

Download mp3: https://s3.amazonaws.com/growradio/the_sum_of_your_life/sumofyourlife_051809.MP3

Playlist:


Silica-Gel -- "Sum Of Your Life" [from 50) Noisy Children Party CD on Wifflefist]
Pax Titania -- "Moons of Paracynia" (Moons of Paracynia cassette on Rampart)
Chefkirk -- "Carrier Detect" [from Typical Locations CDR on Brise-Cul]
Chefkirk -- "Untitled" [from Typical Locations CDR on Brise-Cul]
Chefkirk -- "Receive Data" [from Typical Locations CDR on Brise-Cul]
Chefkirk -- "Untitled" [from Typical Locations CDR on Brise-Cul]
Chefkirk -- "Transmit Data" [from Typical Locations CDR on Brise-Cul]

Twig Harper -- "Inner Alchemy/Electric Water" [from Inner Alchemy/Electric Water 3" on Heresee]
Ben Owen -- "Untitled" [track 2 from Florida Everglades CDR in Autumn Leaves series on Autumn Records]
Suntan Band -- "This is Braintan" [cassette on Mark Tapes]

Rice屎Corpse -- "Stamp On My Balls" [from Mrs. Rice CD on Dual Plover]
Drums Like Machine Guns -- "I'm In The Shower" [from split cassingle with Br'er on Archaic Fetishism]

Twig Harper -- "Untitled" [track 2 off Possible Last Unknowns CDR on Heresee]
Jason Lescalleet -- "Untitled" [live performances 1997, 2:00 Matinee compilation CD, RRRecords]
Christopher Fleeger & Charles Engstrom -- "Adiabatic" [from Barpieces CD on Ping]

Oubliette & Newton -- Untitled excerpt [from Front Yards cassette on Breathmint]
Seth Oubliette -- Untitled excerpt [Creepier Than You cassette on Obelisk Sounds]

Boy+Girl -- "Untitled" [track 4 from Facsimile Face Plant CDR on St. Petersburg Institute of Noise]
Crank Sturgeon -- Untitled excerpt [Recycled cassette on Obelisk Sounds]

Friday, May 22, 2009

c-c and friends get reviewed

Some recent releases were reviewed by the blog of platinum content, Blibdoolpoolp, including the new Realicide monster of an album, Often, Ultra//Vires, and c-c. Below is the c-c review, taken from here: http://blibdoolpoolp.blogspot.com/2009/05/my-friends-are-best-ones.html

c-c - Muse Ick Fact or Y? (.x., ......)



You think you are equipped to tussle with the big poobah of Columbian Gabber? Well, that is one sentiment with which I cannot agree. The first song beam into your brains the entire sordid history of Dade County's lowest frequencies, then the second one serves you opiated lemonade. By round three, you are making the conga on a television cruise ship, when your tropical vacation is interrupted by marauding rap bandits. Shanghaied away to a Rio de Janeiro rave party, you are hypnotized by a trillion favela ass cheeks. A dapper jeweler offers you ice cream. The streets are swept to the tune of yr drunk uncle's organ playing. WHAT A COMMOTION!!!

Age 35

A fun project with easy rules: All ya gotta do is draw someone or something at age 35! The only two rules are that you write "Age 35" and the name of your subject on your piece. You've got it!

http://age35age35.blogspot.com

Here's mine:



http://age35age35.blogspot.com/2009/05/age-35-by-andrew-chadwick.html

I only have two months before to transition into my new form!
from http://dictaphonia.blogspot.com/2009/05/dictaphonia-microcassette-compilation.html

DICTAPHONIA Microcassette Compilation, Volume One
is now available!

25 artists
61 minutes of sound recordings made on microcassette,
released on microcassette

this is a homemade product!
featuring simple homestyle packaging

$6.00 postage paid USA and Canada
$7.00 Air Mail postage paid everywhere else
PayPal to haltapes1 @ aol dot com

1) Dave X - "Keeping my hand in" (Carterville, Illinois, USA)
2) Su Sous Toulouse En Rouge - "brugmansia tea" (St. Petersburg, Florida, USA)
3) Kathy Burkett - "Dachsooka Radio Buzz" (Lady Lake, Florida, USA)
4) Istituzioni Ambienti Naturalismo - "Nastro #13b" (Rome, Italy)
5) Otolathe - "Unorchestratable" (Tampa, Florida, USA)
6) IWANTTOKILLEVERYHUMAN - "One Dogless" (DeSoto, Texas, USA)
7) Mike Khoury - "Solo Violin" (Livonia, Michigan, USA)
8) Black Beast Of Arrrghhh - "Micro-Boogie" (St. Petersburg, Florida, USA)
9) Horseflesh - "Hyper Flies" (San Francisco, California, USA)
10) Vagina Teeth/Jesus Teeth - "The Sky and The Sea Bed" (Clemmons, North Carolina, USA)
11) William A. Davison - "Garbage Guitar And Objects 090410" (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
12) Homogenized Terrestrials - "air" (Princeton, Illinois, USA)
13) Krysten Davis - "BBBBBAD" (Tallahassee, Florida, USA)
14) Violet - "Spring" (Bethesda, Maryland, USA)
15) Fiver's Stereo - "Back Woods Preacher" (Jacksonville, Florida, USA)
16) Hal McGee - "Inverse Square Ratio" (Gainesville, Florida, USA)
17) 3D-MAN - "Untitled Guitar Solo" (Stafford, Virginia, USA)
18) Chefkirk - "no-input for microcassette" (Eugene, Oregon, USA)
19) Ironing - "Microcaßettestraße" (Gainesville, Florida, USA)
20) Concrete Violin - "Distant Envelopment (dedicated to GX Jupitter-Larsen)" (Houston, Texas, USA)
21) Jeph Jerman - "Metamatic" (Cottonwood, Arizona, USA)
22) Blind Umizato - "Microcassette 04132009" (Fort Worth, Texas, USA)
23) Dave Fuglewicz - "Liquid Glass" (Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA)
24) Big City Orchestra - "Treasure For Daddy" (Alameda, California, USA)
25) Waterdigger - "Hal McGee Has Stipulations" (Polk City and Tampa, Florida, USA)

more information, including a picture or two, upcoming at halmcgee.com

All Dictaphonia #1 contributor's copies are in the mail, and you should receive your complimentary copy soon.Participants in the project can purchase copies for reduced prices. Contact Hal McGee (haltapes at gmail dot com) for more details.

Monday, May 18, 2009

The Sum of Your Life: May 11, 2009

Hosted by Ironing
broadcast May 11, 2009
listen live Mondays 8-10pm EST
http://www.growradio.org
contact: sumofyourlife (at) gmail (dot) com
http://www.sumofyourlife.blogspot.com

Download mp3: https://s3.amazonaws.com/growradio/the_sum_of_your_life/sumofyourlife051109.MP3

Much thanks to DJ Smooth Guy for keeping the show going while I was gone!

Playlist:

Silica-Gel "Sum Of Your Life" [from 50) Noisy Children Party CD on Wifflefist]
The Collection Of The Late Howell Bend "Left of Rhombus" [from Pitter Patter Treat cassette on Friends And Relatives]
Wasteland Jazz Unit "Hand Siphoned" [from Absence Pact CDR on Outfall Channel]
The Collection Of The Late Howell Bend "Half Stash" [from Pitter Patter Treat cassette on Friends And Relatives]
The Collection Of The Late Howell Bend "Pitter Patter Treat" [from Pitter Patter Treat cassette on Friends And Relatives]
Small Pox - track 1 [from self-released collection CDR]

Pairs "8:30 Appointment" [unreleased]
Ironing "Microcaßettestraße (Long)" [unreleased, shorter version appearing on Dictaphonia microcassette compilation on HalTapes]
Id M Theft Able "04/12/07 In Zürich" [from Shh Portal Of Bleh-Shh Gobs Do cassette, Mang-Disc]
River Cow Orchestra "The Devil Actioning Off His Rejected Souls" [unreleased]

DJ Yo-Yo Dieting [from cassette on Midori]
Radio Shock "Shake It" [from Rage 158 CDR]
Unicorn Hard-On "Dovekie" [from An Investigation of Feathers And Flight cassette on Triple Rainbow]
eeee eeeee "Everyday Salesman" [from CDR on Mang-Disc]]
eeee eeeee "Suicide Machine" [from CDR on Mang-Disc]]
DJsonyplaystation [from cassette on Friends And Relatives tape]

Yellow Crystal Star "Across Awakening Dreamtime" [from self-released CD]
Colossus "Youth of the Beast" [from "Throne" cassette on Heavy Nature Tapes]
Colossus "Sublord" [from "Throne" cassette on Heavy Nature Tapes]

Fletcher Pratt Mind Gunk Vol. 4 [from cassette on Midori]
Shortwave Intercepts Volume 2 [from cassette on Ore Records]

Friday, May 15, 2009

Dubbio Nil review in Startling Moniker

from: http://startlingmoniker.wordpress.com/2009/05/02/im-planting-things-today/

I really dig Dubbio Nil’s newest mini-cdr for the Hymns label, “Seed, Fruit, Thorn.” As you may recall, I like ambient music that isn’t boring. In fact, I’m incredibly picky about it. If I didn’t like Brian Eno so much, I’d even say I dislike ambient music– which is why I’d rather say that this little 16-minute wonder is “quietly active” than ambient. It doesn’t hold my attention, but it does require it. Do you understand the difference?

My copy came with a Poncirus trifoliata seed, not exactly the most friendly plant. Known for possessing rather nasty hook-shaped thorns, I imagine it will also require more than a little of my attention! Here are two Dubbio Nil videos to keep you busy until your copy arrives in the mail:



Friday, April 24, 2009

I'm in Berlin

Flights were okay. I'm too tall to sleep properly in those seats but i did what I could. Taxi to Kristin's house was fine. Slept four hours. Am going to a show tonight with Kristin & friends. Probably going to go walk around a bit in a moment. There's a park nearby. Managed to get a blister already.

Tomorrow morning we go to Leipzig to play the first show of tour.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

The Sum of Your Life: April 20, 2009

Hosted by Ironing
broadcast April 20, 2009
listen live Mondays 8-10pm EST
http://www.growradio.org
contact: sumofyourlife (at) gmail (dot) com

http://www.sumofyourlife.blogspot.com


Download mp3: I figured out what has been causing the recorder to stop randomly, but not until I after six instances this week. You can download the mp3s of the show in six parts (with sections missing) from: http://www.growradio.org/archive/the_sum_of_your_life_podcast.rss

Playlist:
No links this week as I'm about to leave for Europe for three weeks! I'll try to attend to this when I return. DJ Smooth Guy will be hosting the show in my absence.

Clang Quartet -- "Lo, I Am With You Always" [from Crushing Carolina split tour compilation 3" CDR, self-released]
Boyzone -- "Birth Boyzone Death" [from Crushing Carolina split tour compilation 3" CDR, self-released]
Jason Crumer -- "Folk Music Is For Women" [from Crushing Carolina split tour compilation 3" CDR, self-released]

Often -- "Untitled" [from CDR on Outfall Channel, Spill Number 14]

Irene Moon -- tracks from Floralaldehyde 12" [Begonia Society]

Jesi Langdale -- "Om, I Ca't emember The Mantra" [from ETC. on Shark Bite Tapes]
Jesi Langdale -- "I Wanna Know Your Morse Code [from ETC. on Shark Bite Tapes]
Violet & XV Parowek -- "Link Three" [from collaboration CDR on Zeromoon]
Violet & XV Parowek -- "Smoked Sausage" [from collaboration CDR on Zeromoon]
Insects With Tits -- "Untitled" [track 2 from CDR on 804 noise]

Ironing -- live at Transitions, Tampa October 2006 [unreleased]
Burzee -- from "Lava Blah Blah" cassette [self-released]
This Is My Condition -- "Jitterbug Stomp" from Cut Loose LP [self-released]
Wake Up Snake -- "Never Saw Blood" [from CDR, self released]
Dead/Bird -- "The Cinder Block Wall" [from split 7" with Newton on Breathmint]

XDUGEF "Pervert" [from Bosslady CDR on Canned Beef Records]
XDUGEF "Bats In The Anal Cave" [from Bosslady CDR on Canned Beef Records]
Green Mist "Untitled" [from split cassette with Filthy Turd on Trench Knifed]
Michael Geudreau "noceur" [from Bogatiri split CD, live in Russia on Zeromoon]

Glitterate, unicornize, rainbowify

http://www.cornify.com/

Multiply your world by unicorn glitter rainbows! Post results in comments! YES!

Monday, April 20, 2009

Dubbio Nil & Bearses reviews

A couple new reviews of recent releases on my microlabel, Hymns:

From
Auxiliary Out:


Bearses – The Prettiest Girl I Ever Saw [Hymns]
Not sure if this band’s name is pronounced like “bare-zees” or “bee-arses” but that’s beside the point. This 3incher, from Florida label Hymns, is a crumpled up mass of static spread across five tracks. There are samples of stuff buried deep down but they’re mangled beyond recognition by incredibly thick, saturated distortion and pitch shifting. Near the send of the first track a bit of carribean dance/pop stuff (maybe?) is barely audible through the muck leading into flashes of slowed radio DJ babble, heavily rhythmic crunching distortion and garbled vocal tones in the second piece. It’s nice having bands like Bearses to remind us just how much a fuck-ton of fuzz can morph one sound into something entirely different——namely magnanimously crusty squalls. The third track brings up the curtain a bit letting shards of distortion interact with the source material (a slowed down, rambling folk tune) instead of smothering it. It’s a well-placed melodic break in the middle of the record. The fourth track is interesting as well. There’s plenty of distortion but bits and pieces of gongs, bells and ethnic percussion poke through at certain intervals. The fifth track uses a lot hi-pitched freakouts amongst sloshed zombie slurs——a nice little kick in the teeth to remember them by.

For people, like me, who keep the radio dial placed equidistantly between stations or for fans of listening to records at the wrong speed played through twelve Metal Zones.

From Vital Weekly #673:

DUBBIO NIL - SEED, FRUIT, THORN (3"CDR by Hymns)
Along with this release comes a small plastic bag with a seed in it and there is a small text on the cover about grass, explaining (?) the title, and the webaddress of the band, but that website is hardly a place for extensive researching. So whatever he or she does, its about organic matter, I'd say. Producing sound with perhaps organic matter, being transformed through some sound effects, or perhaps even on a computer - its a bit hard to tell here. Its one piece that lasts about sixteen minutes and its not bad at all. It sort of reminded me of early Small Cruel Party or Yeast Culture - although: who'd be remembering that after all those years? Drone like, mysterious, vague, but also quite nice to hear. It leaves lots of room to think and interpretate things your way. Sometimes that's nice enough. A small gemm this one. (FdW)
Address: http://www.myspace.com/hymnslabel

Dubbio Nil made a lovely video for the first portion of his track: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W_55dJ0zzE

Slaughterin' Slobbersville

I will be venturing overseas to Europe this week to take part in Slaughterin' Slobbersville, a vaudeville styled tour based on the theme of "Traveling side show re-enactments of the Genetic Mutant Civil War of 2024." I'll be joining a whole crew of talented people in a van for two and a half weeks as we travel to the following places:

  • 25 April Leipzig, Germany - Skala Leipzig
  • 28 April Munich, Germany - Lothringer 13
  • 30 April Krems, Austria - Donau Festival
  • 01 May Rotterdam - the WORM
  • 02 May Hasselt, Belgium - Kunstencentrum
  • 03 May Hamburg, Germany - Golden Pudel
  • 04 May Amsterdam, Netherlands - OCCII
  • 05 May TBC
  • 06 May Brussels - L’Ecurie
  • 07 May Wetzlar, Germany - Franzis
  • 08 May TBC
  • 09 May Utrecht - Vecht Club

Kevin Blechdom, Irene Moon and others have poured a lot of hard work into making this happen. There will be a lot more hard work and fun to come! If you're anywhere nearby these shows please come out and say hello. It should be quite an interesting show.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Esau Mwamwaya & Radioclit - The Very Best Mixtape

Recommended mixtape from Malawi artists Esau Mwamwaya & Radioclit. I wouldn't call it "the very best" mixtape, but I would wholeheartedly recommend tracks 1-3, 8, 9, & 14.

They made it available for free download:

http://fairtilizer.com/radioclit/the_very_best.zip

Lots of reappropriated M.I.A. involved here (best remix of "Boyz" ever??) but reaches well beyond that, too.

(Big thanks: I found this through Dutty Artz site, which you should be watching if you like stuff like this, along with DJ/rupture's Negrophonic blog... and a bunch of others I'll post some other time!)

The Sum of Your Life: April 13, 2009

Hosted by Ironing
broadcast April 13, 2009

listen live Mondays 8-10pm EST
http://www.growradio.org
contact: sumofyourlife (at) gmail (dot) com


Download mp3 in two parts:

Part 1 (First 18 minutes, cuts off before the end of the Carl Kruger & Chefkirk track):
http://www.mediafire.com/?z4tzwmyyyyw
Part 2 (from midway through the Work/Death track to the end. The end of Beach People gets cut off):
http://www.mediafire.com/?cnzizjtmghn


Playlist:

Silica-Gel
"Sum Of Your Life" [from 50) Noisy Children Party CD on Wifflefist]
Carl Kruger & Chefkirk "Unexpected End Of Formula" [mp3 for free download on Meatronic]

Realicide "The Shit Punks Hate" [live 12/16/06 @ Ken-Doll House, Nashville, TN from split CDR with Evolve & Capital Hemorrhage on Realicide Youth]
Realicide "Bury Them All" [live 12/16/06 @ Ken-Doll House, Nashville, TN from split CDR with Evolve & Capital Hemorrhage on Realicide Youth]
Kyle H. Mabson [part of the Burger cassette on I Just Live Here]
Tracks 8-11 from Found Sound Volume 3 [Sounds From The Pocket]

Hal McGee "Magnetic Personality" [excerpt from Magnetic Personality CDR [HalTapes]
Wojt3k Kucharczyk "Untitled" [tracks 2-4 from Birds Were Beyond My Control, a "private mikimal release" distributed by mik.musik]
Work/Death "Ruptural Strictures" [side A from Ruptural Strictures tape on Arbol]

Insect Deli "Fresh Fruit Salad" [from Tomorrow's Luncheon Stains CDR on Terry Plumming]
Insect Deli "Catalina Tossed Salad" [from Tomorrow's Luncheon Stains CDR on Terry Plumming]
Insect Deli "Veal Piccata" [from Tomorrow's Luncheon Stains CDR on Terry Plumming]
Insect Deli "Chicken Portabello Mushroom & Cheese Ravioli W/ Basil Tomato Sauce" [from Tomorrow's Luncheon Stains CDR on Terry Plumming]
Oubliette "Hill Scabs" [from A Grey Clyo Winter CDR on Cut Hands]
Mr. Natural "Hirl Deviant Histone" [from split CD with The Haters and Bassifondi Orchestra on Gender-less Kibbutz]

Blue Shift [from side B of the Worn Charmer cassette on I Just Live Here]
Kevin Shields "Apparently" [from The Death of Patience CD on Deathbomb Arc]

Beach People "Life's A Beach" [from The Ocean]

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Phasers 2 Stunna April 14, 2009 broadcast

April 14, 2009
broadcast on growradio.org
by DJ Smooth Guy

Download mp3: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?0tlzbz2knfn

Crysalis - 'I Never Dance'
Club Queen K-Swift - 'Ain't None Y'all Safe'
MIA - 'Boyz (The Very Best Remix)' -- [Esau Mwamawaya & Radioclit]
Lady Saw - 'Jealous (Benny Hill Riddim)'
Eddy Huntington - 'U.S.S.R.'
Audion - 'Just F*cking'
ELO & Olivia Newton-John - 'Xanadu'
Goblin - 'Tenebre'
The Droids - '(Do You Have) The Force'
Meco - 'Star Wars & Other Galactic Funk'
Crystal Waters - '100 % Pure Love'
Strada - 'It's The Monkey!!!'
D.D. Sound - 'Hawaii Calls Me Home'
Alden Tyrell - 'Hills of Honolulu'
Alizee - 'Jen ai Marre'
Paul Parker - 'Right on Target'