Today’s Mix of the Day comes via EB favorite Nicolas Jaar. This 20 minute recording comes from his remarkable live performance at September’s EB Festival Budapest 2012 and it brims with an easy NYC cool (and plenty of, um, sax appeal). Enjoy.
What’s that? You want to know what’s been going in our ears this week, reverberating our cochleas and sending broader vibrations throughout our bodies and by extension our audio-addled souls? That’s a coincidence: here’s this week’s Editor’s Choice. – more
I moved to Berlin recently, and while I’ve fallen in love with it there are a lot of things I miss about New York City. The way it smelled on a hot summer day; that oddly compelling combination of hot concrete, trash, exhaust and street-food. Sweat and perfume blending in equal notes. The cheap Bushwick – more
Listen to Metope’s upcoming second album, Black Beauty – released on his own Areal Records imprint. Best listen at 4 am. Minimal ick hör Dir trapsen. – more
Awesome Tapes from Africa is, as the name suggests, a literally awesome blog that shares cassette rips of African and Middle Eastern music that have been procured from dusty shacks and music stalls across the African continent. Having run the blog since 2006, when most people were still struggling to understand what the platform was – more