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June 1st, 2012
Alec Koone just posted this to the Balam Acab Soundcloud page, marking a pretty significant shift from the woozy, cavernous soundscapes of last year’s Wander/Wonder LP. “Ass Pop” lives up to that title, squeaking, hopping and um, barking at a pace we rarely hear from Koone.
November 7th, 2011
Balam Acab gives Twin Sister’s latest single a sublime overhaul, ricocheting backwards masked vocals, twinkling synths, immense bass lines and shuffling polyrhythms into a cavernous chamber of sound. Not sure it would go as well with the original’s creepy video, but this remix really deserves its own video. Click here to give it a listen.
October 24th, 2011
We’re a week away from Halloween and getting into the spirit is indie blog Gorilla vs. Bear, which has compiled a spooky mix of music. The tracklist includes recent tracks by Balam Acab, Panda Bear, Colin Stetson, Oneohtrix Point Never, Grouper and that much-talked about Burial/Massive Attack collabo. Below is the stream, but you can [...]
August 23rd, 2011
For “5 After 5″ we bring you the five best tracks released into the world today via the World Wide Web. Click on ‘em and enjoy! Lady Gaga “Yoü & I (Wild Beasts remix)” Crooked Fingers “Typhoon” jj “You Don’t Know How Much It Would Hurt Me if You Said You Were In Love With [...]
July 13th, 2011
Shabazz Palaces “Daytrotter Sessions” The War On Drugs “Come To The City” Toro y Moi “Saturday Love” Wugazi 13 Chambers Balam Acab “Apart”
June 7th, 2011
Beirut have announced a new album, Rip Tide… Download a new mixtape by dub-pop masters Peaking Lights… Damon Albarn is talking about his new opera, Doctor Dee… Witch house purveyors Balam Acab are prepping their debut album… Best Coast, How To Dress Well, The Rapture, Tallest Man on Earth, Active Child and jj w/ Ne-Yo [...]