Tabs Out | Pleasure Brothers – The Accident & Ecstasy

Pleasure Brothers – The Accident & Ecstasy 2.25.16 by Jacob DeRaadt According to Cantankerous Records’ website, Pleasure Brothers is the defunct moniker for Sydney, Australia’s Tony McKey, who specializes in a very peculiar sort of nauseating minimal tape loop action that calls to mind the more minimal elements of Dog Lady Island and Aaron Dilloway. […]

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Tabs Out | Derek Baron – Palmillas

Derek Baron – Palmillas 12.22.15 by Jacob DeRaadt A loose, free-associative collage of field recordings made on a trip through Mexico City and Guanajuato, in January 2015. This is the sounds that tourists’ ear takes in, with intermittent interference from recording device and atmospheric conditions of recording space. There are lengthier, airy drones that serve […]

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Tabs Out | An Interview With Crank Sturgeon

An Interview With Crank Sturgeon 11.23.15 by Jacob DeRaadt Crank Sturgeon is the multi-disciplinary visual and sound artist Matt Anderson, who currently resides in Western Massachusetts. His discography is among the most prolific of American sound artists, his performances incorporating elements of improvisational comedy, homemade electronics, and jarring junk noise. Positioned in a unique space […]

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Tabs Out | Anthems For Disaffected Mutants – An Intro To Video Nasties

Anthems For Disaffected Mutants – An Intro To Video Nasties 11.16.15 by Jacob DeRaadt Video Nasties are one of the first bands that I encountered upon moving to the remote college town of Portland, Maine. After seeing their songs performed live, it’s nice to hear a definitive album version of those lunk-headed party anthems for disaffected mutants […]

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Tabs Out | MMMOOONNNOOO – The Act in Between

MMMOOONNNOOO – The Act in Between 10.7.15 by Jacob DeRaadt Industrial techno is a genre spawned by the later-era work of acts like Cabaret Voltaire and Belgian EBM outfits like Front 242. Techno and industrial share a bloodlink of cold rhythms reflecting the mechanized, organized chaos that the urban cosmopolis exudes. This sonic virus has […]

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