XYZ – Artificial Flavoring

XYZ artificial flavoring lp mono tone records 2018XYZ is the trans-Atlantic collaboration between American Ian Svenonius and Frenchman Memphis Electronic. You might recognize Mr. Svenonius’ effort to free Arthur Lee with his former group, the Make-Up, or his more recent work with Chain & the Gang or Escape-ism, the same way you might recall Mr. Electronic’s time with NON!, the Dum Dum Boys or Die Idiots. Continue reading “XYZ – Artificial Flavoring”

Baston – Alamo 7″

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I am not sure what’s going on in France at this point, but Croque Macadam Records in Montrouge has been churning out some great stuff. Their latest is this two-track 7″ from Rennes-based band BASTON. Continue reading “Baston – Alamo 7″”

The Squids – Wizard of Loneliness EP

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Formerly known as Heroes & Heroines, THE SQUIDS just released a new 5-song EP that was tracked and mixed 100% analog. On Wizard of Loneliness they pick up right where they left off from their debut 7″ titled Two Weeks, continuing their run of glimmering garage pop. Continue reading “The Squids – Wizard of Loneliness EP”

Friday’s Find: Ketamines – You Can’t Serve Two Masters

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After their 2012 debut Spaced Out, the KETAMINES are back with their brand new full-length You Can’t Serve Two Masters. The album comes courtesy of Southpaw Records in the United States and Mammoth Cave Records in Canada, coming in a short run with the first 100 copies on pink vinyl. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: Ketamines – You Can’t Serve Two Masters”

Friday’s Find: The Rich Hands – Dreamers

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THE RICH HANDS hail from San Antonio, Texas. The trio released their first 7″, Heartbreaker,” last year, followed by a second 7″ earlier this year titled “Bad Girl.” Now they’re back with their debut long-player Dreamers, released by Detroit-based label Fountain Records, who also put out the bands first two singles. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: The Rich Hands – Dreamers”