Tag Archives: ambient

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Album Premiere: Dallas Acid’s Spa Hunter LP is an ASMR Wonder

I apologize in advance to anyone who is just learning about autonomous sensory meridian response from this piece. Once you start looking up examples of it on YouTube, you’ll never escape the black hole. The sensation is inexplicably pleasurable, described on Wikipedia as being “low-grade euphoria,” brought on by soft stimuli, such as whispers or […]

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Interview: Ought’s Tim Darcy Pushes New Boundaries on Solo LP, Saturday Night

Drawing from his deep reservoir of talent, Tim Darcy is a Renaissance man by any estimation. He is best known as the lead singer for the Montreal-based rock band, Ought, whose last album came out two years ago. It was around this time that Darcy began the process of writing for his debut solo record, Saturday Night, […]

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Recommended: Keep Shelly In Athens push boundaries with new album “Now I’m Ready”

Photo Credit: Niki Topouslidou With each new release Athens, Greece duo Keep Shelly In Athens continue to push their own boundaries just a little bit further than before and that’s certainly the case with their sophomore full length Now I’m Ready, released October 16th via Los Angeles label Friends of Friends. While downbeat electronic is still the primary […]

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An interview with The Vitals — New EP, new “Pigskin ” video, UK Tour

Los Angeles trio The Vitals have concocted a magical elixir of atmospheric rock infused with both dreamy and heavy sonic elements that make up their latest release, a four-track EP entitled Gold Night. When asked about what the band does in their time away from music, singer/guitarist Kate Strand divulges: “There isn’t much time left […]

Win Tickets to Shigeto at The Echoplex – Oct. 4

Shigeto hits The Echoplex stage on Friday, October 4, a stop on the Ghostly International Tour.  Shigeto aka Zach Saginaw grew up living and breathing music, with influences like Motown and Jazz.  His music is a bridge between past and present, showcasing an array of beautiful, zen-like electronic sounds, heard on his newest album No […]

Elephant & Castle —Transitions — Album Review

Elephant & Castle (aka David Vincent Reep) has just released his debut album with a little help and support from, Los Angeles’ very own, Low End Theory godfather—Daddy Kev. Elephant & Castle delivers his very own unique style of ambient trance to add to your down-tempo record collections. While the past few years have been flourishing with stellar […]

FREE MP3 Download: Baths Offers New Album “Mend” as Part of His Geotic Project

Rising beat modulator, Baths (aka Will Wiesenfeld) is giving away yet another album for FREE (or you can be kind and donate any denomination). Baths is one of LA’s hottest acts and is quickly taking over the indie beat scene with his eccentric lo-fi beats, sounds, samples and rhythms. Just a couple weeks ago we […]

“Houseboat” by Sleep Whale – Album Review

From the moment the “Houseboat” starts, you know you are going on a journey. These North Texans will take you on a trip through ambient swirls and electronic twirls amidst gentle tinkering strings and echoed vocals. This is not your usual good ol’ boys from the South. Experimental and mostly instrumental, Sleep Whale’s debut is […]

Brian Eno: 77 Million Paintings

Iconic musician/producer, Brian Eno, will exhibit his “77 Million Paintings” multimedia installation at Cal State Long Beach’s University Art Museum from Sept. 12-Dec. 13. Using sophisticated computer software and audio boom boxes, this project features constantly changing images and musical compositions which challenge the notion that the artist must be in control. In conjunction with […]

“Ciao!” by Tiga – Album Review

“Ciao!” by Tiga – oh yeeeeah, now that’s what I’m sayin’! This shit takes me back to my high school rave days when Electric Daisy and Juju Beats were all the craze (Does that shit still go on?)! This kick ass Montreal DJ we know as Tiga, releases his second album with the help of […]

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