Tabs Out | New Batch – Astral Spirits

New Batch – Astral Spirits 8.21.18 by Ryan Masteller As you should be aware at this point, if an Astral Spirits batch shows up in your mailbox, you stop what you’re doing, no matter what it is, and turn your full attention toward that new batch. (In my case it was helping my father-in-law carry […]

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Tabs Out | Giant Dwarf – Kicking Bones

Giant Dwarf – Kicking Bones 8.20.18 by Ryan Masteller For local baseball action, I’m forced to suckle at the nasty teat of the Miami Marlins (ugh), as their AA affiliate in Jacksonville, the Jumbo Shrimp, is the only team within reasonable driving distance. It’s not an inspiring hometown nine – I mostly scour the opposing […]

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Tabs Out | New Batch – Inner Islands

New Batch – Inner Islands 8.17.18 by Ryan Masteller Hear the song that wrote itself. The one that emerged organically, fully formed from the oxygen in the depths of a human lung, from the carbon exhalations gobbled up by plants on their continuing path of photosynthesis. It is all around and in the air and […]

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Tabs Out | Andrea Pensado – As Within So Without

Andrea Pensado – As Within So Without 8.16.18 by Ryan Masteller Andrea Pensado chops some junk all up. She’s not like the normal cut-and-paste producers, mind you – Pensado’s style is all tension and little release, no easy way out of this. Static and voice are surgically scalpeled together, then apart, then together, then FUCKING […]

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Tabs Out | Sangam – Departure

Sangam – Departure 8.15.18 by Ryan Masteller UK drone and minimal electronic artist Sangam lays it on thick with “Departure,” an “Arcane Environment of Pure Emotion [sic],” the caps sic’d because they’re unnecessary in a normal setting and are only used because they’re in service of the arcane environment of pure emotion. For emphasis. Emphasized, […]

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