Tabs Out | New Batch – Unifactor

New Batch – Unifactor 9.19.17 by Ryan Masteller What is it about Cleveland that brings out the weirdest in people? The Mistake on the Lake is home to a variety of micro-micro subscenes and disparate artists, a northeastern link in an Upper Midwestern chain of fertile ground for the cultivation of the most out-there musical […]

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Tabs Out | Rinus van Alebeek – The Gracious Depression

Rinus van Alebeek – The Gracious Depression 9.12.17 by Ryan Masteller Life can’t be contained within the mere confines of a plastic cassette tape, but we sure can try to cram it in there! Berlin’s (or Poland’s now?) Rinus van Alebeek, Renaissance sound artist and curator, abstract poet, man about town, does his best throughout […]

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Tabs Out | Midori Hirano and Kris Limbach – The Last Day On Earth

Midori Hirano and Kris Limbach – The Last Day On Earth 7.7.17 by Ryan Masteller “The Last Day on Earth” is a literal message in a literal bottle, the plastic recycled, heat-warped, then sliced to fit a cassette tape. Can I get serious with you for a minute here? “The Last Day on Earth” gets […]

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Tabs Out | Reece Cox – Broca’s Talking Candle

Reece Cox – Broca’s Talking Candle 9.5.17 by Ryan Masteller “Broca’s Talking Candle” is a handy artifact in Final Fantasy IX that you can use while searching for lost treasure with your Chocobo… Wait, is that right? That’s not right. Sure, it SOUNDS like something straight out of FFIX, but “Broca’s Talking Candle” is actually […]

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Tabs Out | Ant’lrd – Cherubian

Ant’lrd – Cherubian 8.29.17 by Ryan Masteller The Ant’lrd way is the way of continental drift, where masses slowly take form before stasis gives way movement, almost imperceptible at such a grand scale. I once likened Colin Blanton’s tunes to hurricane-sized atmospheric disturbances, visible from a great distance, slow-moving, but enormous and overwhelming. And even […]

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