In theory, the Yolks’ nothing-new-under-the-sun approach to loud three-chord rock should have been merely good. Yet I couldn’t stop pointing my eyes and ears at the stage. If they’re taking drugs, I want to know what.
SXSW DAY 5: KING TUFF, GUANTANAMO BAYWATCH, HELIOTROPES, BELIEFS, ROKY ERICKSON, GAL PALS, JACUZZI BOYS, HOTT MT, MMOSS, TEENAGE BURRITOS, PEACH KELLI POP, THE YOLKS, NIGHTMARE BOYZZZ, PHARAOHS
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Ale Cohen (Pharaohs/Dublab) and Matt Gangi are making music together as Ivory Fields. Now here’s an unexpected union that seems real nice from what we hear so far—their styles pulling each other into a fun new shape, like a balloon that is suddenly a dog with a waggly tail. Want to imagine the conversation that [...]
March 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments
Here are some great tunes to get your body revved up for life courtesy of DJ duo Young Adults. Young Adults is spinning at FEVER party #2 at Los Globos on Tuesday, March 27. As part of a nearly endangered breed of all-vinyl mixologists, Young Adults let the records play in this ADD-riddled digital age. [...]
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MP3: Pharaohs “Lilith” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] During this spooky meditation, close your eyes and imagine a metal ball spinning inside a wheel, the sound slowed-down, amplified, and up close. Perhaps it’s a roulette table in outer space and occasionally someone moans or places a bet. Then dolphins swim by… Pharaohs is [...]
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Alejandro Cohen wants to put you to sleep. Today, Ale and friends from L.A.-based collective dublab will take over the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur to create an night of ambient music event aptly titled “Tonalism”—a term Ale appropriated from late-19th-century painters who tried to capture the mood of nature by representing it with misty atmospheres. This interview by Drew Denny.