Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin throw a party and run a label in Brooklyn, both under the name, Mister Saturday Night. They’re putting out some amazing records, like this one from Japanese producer Jun Kamoda. Have a listen to it below! I also posted a couple of my other favourite past releases as well: General Ludd “Woo Ha” and Atlus “Gum”, both cruuush on the dancefloor. Feel free to share any other music suggestions with me on Twitter!
This is soooo cooooool. In an effort to make learning about music more accessible, Chrome Music Lab allows people to create and manipulate sounds right their browsers (without any plug-ins)! While intended to spark curiosity and inspiration for Music in Our Schools month, the site is for anyone, of any age, interesting in exploring how music works. Try it out here.
My buddy Tele Fresco recently moved down to LA and is making music with his roommate Swish under the name Onda. I’ve had their remix of THEY.’s “Back It Up” on repeat.
It turns out the rumors about Radiohead recording the theme song for the latest James Bond film were true after all. The film ended up with Sam Smith’s “Writing’s On The Wall” but this weekend Radiohead shared their rejected track “Spectre”. I haven’t seen the film so I couldn’t tell you if it goes with it at all, but it’s a beautiful song. Have a listen to “Spectre” below and download it while you can!
I think it’s safe to say these are the most deluxe mixtapes ever made. Music blogger Brandon Bogajewicz’s concept behind the Vinyl Moon project is simple: Subscribers get a new mixtape mailed to them each month, on limited edition vinyl, with beautiful packaging by a new different designer.
So if you’re a music lover, today’s your lucky day! We have two prizes for Booooooom readers: 1 set of volumes 1-3 (sold out) and 1 three-month subscription to Vinyl Moon. All you have to do is leave a comment below with the name of a song that you think Brandon should include on an upcoming mixtape! I’ll let him pick 2 winners on December 18th.
Artist and experimental musician Graham Dunning’s Mechanical Techno Demonstration is exactly what it sounds like! Dunning demonstrates his incredible hand-made method for making techno music: layering locked records, analogue synths, even mechanically triggered percussion. Watch how it all comes together below!
Great track by Slovenian, post-pop band, Your Gay Thoughts. “Among the Lull” is the first single off their album, The Watercolors (out on King Deluxe January, 2016). Check it out below!