Not every band can chant "Afrika Bambaataa" multiple times over some drum beats and successfully call the endeavor a song, but that's just another reason to like the outrageous Brazilian baile-punksters in Bonde Do Role. And come December 4, said track, whose actual name is "Marina Gasolina," will be released as a new version on Domino.
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It seems seems that the droney ambient realm has experienced a creative output boost of late, with exclusive live performances and records from the likes of Oren Ambarchi, Sunn 0))), The Burial Chamber Trio, and a heap of other non-Southern Lord-affiliated acts. Now New York's iconoclastic duo Growing is adding to the population boom with upcoming records for its new label home–The Social Registry. Read more »
If anyone knows how to deliver a disc of quality tunes and simultaneously educate the populace about global conflict, it's Waxploitation. Causes 1: Darfur is not the first time the label has curated a compilation that raises funds and awareness about the Darfur conflict, but it has upped the ante, so to speak, by commissioning a slew of artists to contribute rare and exclusive material to the project. Read more »
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