Unlike the acid-house meets tech-pop sound made under his birthname Matthew Dear, the Audion experience is all about noisy, 4/4 psychedelia. The Spectral Sound stalwart has already released six records, including the full-length Suckfish, which beams with sexual titles (“F*cking”, “Your Place or Mine”) and rarely strays from the 4/4 deepness and tripped-out samples that make people go nuts on the dancefloor–even post-3 a.m.
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The title says it all. This shit is cosmic; it’s actually intergalactic meditation–heavy, heavy intergalactic meditation. Featuring members from Hot Snakes and Clikatat Ikatowi, this trio is the best thing to happen to psych since Roky Erickson.
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International dance music has seen a resurgence since Jewish singjay Matisyahu stormed MTV2 and radio stations across the map. Following in his steps is Balkan Beat Box, a Brooklyn/Tel Aviv-based trio that crafts funky, gypsy dancehall like no other (does anybody else craft funky, gypsy dancehall?).Read more »
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