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IN THE FUTURE, YOU WILL FLY LIKE A WHIRLYBIRD

posted January 24th, 2022

Drag City grandly presents Whirlybird (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (DC847), featuring all-new music by Ty Segall, created for Matt Yoka's compelling new documentary.

Released to great acclaim in Summer 2021, Whirlybird tells the story of Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard, former partners and founders of the Los Angeles News Service, deftly tracking their extraordinary and often-reckless pursuit of breaking news throughout the 80s and 90s – a time in which they pioneered the use of a helicopter to report on... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ty Segall

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MATCHESS MELTS THROUGH THE WALL

posted January 18th, 2022

With the new album SonescentMatchess takes a giant step off the wings of the psychedelic songcraft she's flown over the past decade, melting into pure psychoacoustic space with her new songs, where she and they float and mingle with all the other sounds we hear in our body; sounds that flow, the thoughts of sounds and the natural pulsing in our ears as they strain to hear more.



Sonescent 
further departs from previous Matchess recordings, where Whitney Johnson performed and sang all... (read more)

Artists in this story: Matchess

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GETTING PHYSICAL WITH A BLIND DATE

posted January 13th, 2022


Imagine infinite moments of time: songs from history, made by many fond, familiar names, then played and sung in other times by other very noteworthy individuals and slowly released into a whole new timeline, promoted exclusively on the internet with videos, works of art and guest-star cameos. Stop! You don't have to imagine anymore - now, you can have this living musical almanac in your very own home. Blind Date Party is NOW AVAILABLE on vinyl, compact disc and cassette formats.... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bill Callahan & Bonnie Prince Billy

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LIGHT ONE WITH MATCHESS

posted January 7th, 2022

The sonic sorceress we know as Matchess, whose album Sonescent comes out Feb. 25th, has crafted a demo for you, beloved reader.
 


Keeping the magic transparent, Whitney Johnson (of Matchess) says, "In this video, I build and distort an overtone series above the fundamental 64 Hz. I begin with sine waves in the 2nd to 5th harmonics in this order: 192 Hz, 256 Hz, 320 Hz, and 384 Hz. Each of these is coming from... (read more)

Artists in this story: Matchess