22-year old Austin Peralta passed away yesterday. Official reports haven’t been released as to the cause of death. Son of skateboard legend Stacy Peralta, this super talented guy was a musical force to be reckoned with. He had two CDs out in Japan by age 16. Still budding, his prowess earned him respect from jazz [...]
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With Outmind, he explores how these found sounds and more familiar beats can work together, producing music that exists in a realm in between, oscillating between ambience and rhythm, structure and space. Texture-heavy west coast hip-hop runs deep (“International feat. Dogbite”). Delicate and gauzy ambience (“Group Tea feat. Flying Lotus”) flows into heady dubstep-leaning beats.
September 21st, 2011 · No Comments
Toki has grown as an artist since Midnight Menu: the songs here are more focused and narratives more articulated. Even so, the production is where her maturation is most evident. Each song is packed with thrumming details that are clear without being cold, distinguishable without overwhelming the listener.
September 12th, 2011 · No Comments
The Cosmogramma Outakes is as the title promises: a collection of stems and fragments culled from Cosmogramma, sometimes offered stripped away of their original context, sometimes represented and re-imagined by Brainfeeder labelmates Teebs, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, and Matthewdavid.
July 26th, 2011 · No Comments
Strangeloop‘s gorgeous a/v project Fields is out today on Brainfeeder! He’s also got a gallery show at Gus Harper Studios celebrating the release with Fields prints, drawings, sketches, paintings, and video installations. The exhibit only runs til the 30th so make sure you check it out ASAP. See below for some of the stunning work [...]
July 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments
Brainfeeder audio-visual artist Strangeloop’s latest Fields is a beautiful and mesmerizing experiment in sound and image. He celebrates its release with a gallery exhibit at Gus Harper Studios this Saturday, and speaks here about being in a metal band, what the real apocalypse looks like, and the DMT trip that showed him his rhythm. This interview by Lainna Fader.
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Tokimonsta is a piano-student-turned-producer who makes beats for Brainfeeder. Her new Creature Dreams EP is out now and fans of her All City and Art Union releases will be happy to know that she picks up where she left off. Toki speaks now about girls, touring, and the danger of knowing too much. This interview by Kristina Benson.
April 28th, 2011 · No Comments
Endless Planets is the 20-year-old’s first album released stateside, and one that more readily recalls jazz history written by Charles Mingus and Max Roach than records spawned in the alternate reality of Madlib’s Yesterdays New Quintet. More often than not, Endless Planets laces up its desert boots and treads the same territory as McCoy Tyner’s Sahara.