Houston's Small Chair is back with an airy, wistful cut of dreamy loneliness that would sound right at home soundtracking a romantic moment in a Gregg Araki film (and if you know me, you know I adore myself an Araki film). Stream "Our mural at the park" on Apple Music. Catch them live this Saturday... Continue Reading →
There are way too many versions/mixes/edits/what have you of this song out there, but I have a solid feeling even the most obsessive of music collectors haven't heard of this mix of BLT in particular. (Wow, I really just abbreviated Bizarre Love Triangle to a sandwich.) Exclusively released on the soundtrack album for "Married to... Continue Reading →
Today's the only day you can blast this and enjoy maximum holiday cheer, get to it. You'd better watch out, you better not cry, come on everybody, it's time to celebrate!
This is so hypnotic and oddly cute. I am also extremely stoned so this shit is hittin'.
2018 has been a fairly interesting year in terms of music, I spent a lot of time searching for new artists and expanding my palate, constantly being impressed by the quality of music being put out. I'm not going to be ranking any of these albums against each other, as I feel they all brought... Continue Reading →
Most people know KanaHana for her numerous roles as any one of their favorite anime 'waifus' of choice (Check her MyAnimeList page, she's the voice of many popular anime girls of the last several years), or for her signature sweet and adorable voice that flutters through the rapidfire delivery of the rap like verses in... Continue Reading →
released 2004, contemode. The summer of 2004 was sunny, shiny, and littered with tons of great pop albums that signified a revival of the niche and counter cultural Shibuya-kei genre. Pizzicato Five and Salon Music were long gone and inactive, and a new generation of torch bearers had arrived on the scene, complete with retro... Continue Reading →
released 2018, u-desper records. Illustrious japanese shoegazers Coaltar of the Deepers return with the Rabbit EP, their first EP titled-after-an-animal in nearly 12 years! I'm sure you're wondering whether a new release from such a legendary force in the J-alt scene is a good starting point for beginning your dive into their discography (assuming you're... Continue Reading →
Dr. Usui's (recently of Otocompo and XXX of WONDER) longtime electronic retro-pop unit Motocompo's underrated 2007 LP "Chiptop Lips" has been reissued with four bonus tracks! Make sure to pick it up, this is one of the more obscure gems of the late 2000s j-tek boom. Purchase on CDJapan!