So Brooklyn's Black Dice has stepped away from DFA to further its musical endeavors with Animal Collective’s Paw Tracks imprint, but the arty trio hasn’t lost any of its magic in the transition, as suggested by some upcoming North American stops in support of the recently-released Load Blown.
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If you thought that ambient producers and obscure sound-art nerds were the only folks weird enough to worry about “sonic molecules” and “inaudible space,” the odds are, 12”s from Richie Hawtin’s Minus imprint aren’t taking up much of your crate and record shelve space. Carrying on with the imprint’s mission to hone in on the deepest (albeit the most minimal and spacious) techno available, Hawtin and co are releasing EXPANSION/contraction, a seven-track exploration into the in-between.
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Do one thing and do it well. Seems like a wise old sage or two has said something to that effect–and when it comes to reggae compilations, Greensleeves Records takes the adage to heart. From their Ganja Anthems, Ragga-Ragga-Ragga, and From Dubplate to Download collections, to their forward-thinking rhythm album sets, a Greensleeves comp or three is all a DJ needs.Read more »
Christina and Tom Carter set travel across North America with their unmistakably haunted psychedelia.
11/02 Somerville, MA: Nave Gallery
11/03 Providence, RI: Firehouse 13 Gallery
11/04 Philadelphia, PA: World Cafe
11/05 Brooklyn, NY: Death By Audio
11/06 Washington, DC: Black Cat
11/07 Cleveland, OH: Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland
11/08 Lexington, KY: Icehouse
11/09 Chicago, IL: AV-aerie
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