Friday, October 5, 2018

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's Sketches of Brunswick East!

Hi everyone,

Catching up with this strange Aussie psych band that put out 5 records in 2017, this one the third of them. Collaboration with the Mild High Club. It's a little more coherent than the others, less completely out of its gourd, & they prove they can do well this too!

Since the band said that Miles Davis's Sketches of Spain was part of their inspiration, this show closes with a couple of great tracks from that album :)

PeaceNstarZ,
V

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Aphex Twin's Field Day LP & Collapse!

Hi everyone,

Catching up with the great, crazed, one of a kind Richard D. James. Field Day LP is from 2017 and the Collapse EP is just released this year. Noisy, melodic, mechanical, weirdly beautiful. Not quite like anything else & the world is better for him & his music! :)

PeaceNstarZ,
V

Friday, September 7, 2018

Juno Reactor's The Mutant Theatre!

Hi everyone,

I've been a fan of Ben Watkins and Juno Reactor for a lot of years. Their new album roots in a stage show Watkins conceived. The review below gives more information on this and even some video clips.

Even with the visuals, the music is great. Music to whirl away in, forget the day & the troubles of one's own & the world for awhile. Find another kind of intensity to enjoy. Enjoy! :)

Review of Juno Reactor's The Mutant Theater

PeaceNstarZ,
V

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Grateful Dead's Grayfolded (Part 2)

Hi everyone,


Here is Part 2, "Mirrored Ashes" of this album. Something to groove to, smoke to, lie back & enjoy.

Reminder of the details:
Grayfolded is a two-CD album produced by John Oswald featuring the Grateful Dead song "Dark Star." Using over a hundred different performances of the song, recorded live between 1968 and 1993, Oswald, using a process he calls "plunderphonics," built, layered, and "folded," all of them to produce two large, recomposed versions, each about one hour long.


PeaceNstarZ,
V

Friday, August 17, 2018

Show #150! Grateful Dead's Grayfolded (Part 1)

Hi everyone!

This show has been on the air for nearly 10 years, and here it is hitting show #150! Pretty cool. Celebrating with a fat joint and Part 1 of this strange & charming record. Check out what the ol' Wikipedia says:


Grayfolded is a two-CD album produced by John Oswald featuring the Grateful Dead song "Dark Star." Using over a hundred different performances of the song, recorded live between 1968 and 1993, Oswald, using a process he calls "plunderphonics," built, layered, and "folded," all of them to produce two large, recomposed versions, each about one hour long.

Just hit your pipe, & go :)

PeaceNstarZ,
V

Friday, August 3, 2018

Jon Hopkins' Singularity!

Hi everyone,

Pitchfork said this: "Singularity is a beat-music odyssey pitched between acid house and introspective ambient bliss, constant change and eternal return, sublunary and sublime. It also combines many other opposites into thrillingly unstable wholes. The producer’s distinctive techno is coarse and granular, as if electricity were a solid you could grind in a mill, yet it flows in a graceful stream. It squelches like muck and shines like crystal. It beats like a body, but it moves like a mind."

Lotta words. And I like words. But this music is water, weird time, and being lost happy. Not much else.

PeaceNstarZ,
V

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Orb's No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds!

Hi everyone,

This is just a damned fun album, with all sorts of collaborations. It's bouncy and raucous, will make you dance round your place! :)

PeaceNstarZ,
V