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From medieval plainchant to cold psychedelia, the Tokyo-based trio Hontatedori (Tetuzi Akiyama, Moé Kamura, and Taku Unami) deal in crystalline settings of aphoristic song.

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THE PLANETS ALIGN FOR THE RETURN OF ESPERS

posted August 13th, 2018

Espers' meshing and merging of synergistic elements and cosmic reverberations construct a trans-formative experience for all involved, but for the past several years, the only way to be experienced as such was by listening to their amazing records.  Whelp, that's about to change! The original group (Greg Weeks, Meg Baird, Brooke Sietinsons, Helena Espvall, Otto Hauser) are coming back together for a string of special performances in and around their old stomping grounds on the East Coast. Espers... (read more)

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STREAM BPB 2012

posted August 13th, 2018

More adventures for what we may call the Babblers Band (Ben Boye, Van Campbell, Emmett Kelly, Danny Kiely, Will Oldham and Angel Olsen), under the auspices of Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. There were two songs from the WOLFROY GOES TO TOWN batch of constructed jammers for which there was neither time nor psychological space to complete during the WOLFROY sessions. However, everybody knew how to play the songs and wanted to track them, so Oldham booked time at David... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Dawn McCarthy & Bonny Billy

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THE SILENCE TOUR JAPAN!

posted August 10th, 2018

While Masaki Batoh is currently featured on Bandcamp, his prime moving progressive/psychedelic/classic rock outfit, The Silence, is set to tour all across the wonderful cities of Japan! By the heavens, if you've been fortunate to encounter Batoh in concert in any of his incarnations, you've learned something about the hammer of the gods. The Silence are perhaps the most intense of the bunch - check Nine Suns, One Morning - the most primal and authentic in their rock n' roll temple worship, an attribute that... (read more)

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CIRCUIT DES YEUX ACROSS CONTINENTS

posted August 8th, 2018

Following riveting performances at Pitchfork Festival and Pickathon, Circuit des Yeux continue to advance the Reaching For Indigo tour across land, water, and through the air. Today, we're pleased to reveal Haley Fohr and Co. will extend their reach across multiple continents in the coming months! After a few exclusive dates in North America, including presentations of the live score to Salomé in New York and Chicago, September sees CdY touching down in Medellin, Colombia, for the first Circuit des Yeux performance in South America.... (read more)

Artists in this story: Circuit des Yeux