Yesteday, Dntel posted about a new EP entited Dustmite on his Soundcloud. He stated: "This is some of the noisy stuff i was working on in 2009 and 2010. It was going to be under the Dustmite name but there ended up being someone else using that name and then i never finished the project anyways. I still like some of it , though, so some of the more finished tracks will appear here as a Dntel ep."
Domino offshoot Ribbon Music is releasing Black Dice's forthcoming sixth studio album, Mr. Impossible. To quote the press statement on the album's preorder page: "Bridging a divide between the thrashings of punk and trance music, Mr. Impossible takes itself serious, breathes with melody and revels in a let loose , wild out , fuck off good time. Sound nuts? Well, it's not. This is easy to enjoy fun for all frontier music!" Mr. Impossible drops April 10th in the US, and April 9th everywhere else.
Above is a video directed by the band for their song "Pigs" from the forthcoming album. PreorderMr. Impossible on vinyl.
01. Pinball Wizard 02. Rodriguez 03. The Jacker 04. Pigs 05. Spy Vs. Spy 06. Outer Body Drifter 07. Shithouse Drifter 08. Carnitas 09. Brunswick Sludge (Meets Front Range Tripper)
Nicole Miglis has just released her first official solo EP. With the exception of the whimsical opening "Don't Need Money", these are a handful of songs Gainesville has been lucky enough to familiarize themselves with over the past couple years. On her band Hundred Waters' Facebook, Nicole writes:
"Yesterday I finished my first EP. It’s a collection of songs I wrote from 2008-2010 that took some gentle nudging to believe in.
If you have 18 minutes to spare, I think it moves best in one sitting.
love and appreciation, nicole"
For their debut show, Hundred Waters opens for Tycho at Double Down in Gainesville on Tuesday, January 24th.
Dustin Wong announced his new album, Dreams Say, View, Create, Shadow Leads will be released on February 20th, 2012 through Thrill Jockey. Dustin created a video for the closing track of the album, "Diagonally Talking Echo".
1. Ice Sheets on Feet Prints 2. Feet Prints on Flower Dreads 3. Abstract Horse Slow Motion 4. Tea Tree Leaves Retreat 5. Triangle Train Stop 6. Toe Tore Oh 7. On/In the Way 8. Pink Diamond 9. Purple Slipped Right 10. Route Through Eyebrow 11. Sprinkle Wet Toes 12. Pencil Drove Hill Moon 13. Evening Curves Straight 14. Back Towards Night 15. Space Tunnel Graffiti 16. Diagonally Talking Echo
"When I begin to explore and to build a song through a series of pedals, I begin with the tuner. It helps keep my guitar's pitch consistent. An octave pedal and the distortion pedals allows me to change the textures and colors of the guitar. The delay pedal determines the tempo and the pattern. Once these sounds are determined, it then gets replicated and repeated through a loop pedal. Repeating that process, I lay different sounds and melodies on top. After the loop pedal comes the envelope filter that changes the color of the sounds but in a different way, more like a blend or like a dye. At the end of this chain of pedals awaits another delay pedal that corresponds to the delay pedal before the looper, further accentuating and changing the patterns of the loop.
I see all these pedals as a kind of textile factory. The sheets and colors are determined then the patterns are laid on top, one layer after another until it becomes a fabric mille feuille. Once that cake looks done it gets replicated again through another delay pedal. I can keep building these sounds on top each other and decide whether I want to take half of the cakes slices or not, if i do, I can gaze at the symmetrical void of what I have taken.
I changed the recording process for Dreams Say, View, Create, Shadow Leads from the process used for Infinite Love. In Infinite Love I recorded every layer as a separate track dividing them up throughout the stereo-field, but in Dreams Say… it was all mostly recorded live with a few overdubs moving around in the stereo-field. The presentation of songs are also different, Infinite Love was presented as a whole, and in Dreams Say… I decided to have titles for each song or idea. In a way the physical documentation and the presentation of the idea got switched. Just like choosing how to see a light through a prism. Whether to see the fragmented light into the prism and out to the single ray of light or the other way around."