Lux Prima (translating to “First Light”) was an album created to “find a place” not a “sound”, according to Danger Mouse. This is a beautiful album for a couple reasons. First, Karen O’s voice is absolutely stunning here and matches the refreshing feeling of every track. Second, the album is definitely experimental, with soft, mind-bending...
Album Review: Dylans “Settlers Adrift”
‘Settlers Adrift’ is the second full length album by Richmond/San Francisco based band Dylans; and a 24 minute ride through a dark twisted tunnel of emotions, featuring hysterically beautiful guitar riffs and gorgeous melodies cutting through a deep musical momentum that is sure to get you headbanging. Released just two years after their...
ALBUM REVIEW: Signor Benedick the Moor (SB the Moor) – El Negro
On 7 February 2019, the emerging enigmatic artist Signor Benedick the Moor dropped SPIRIT REALM.FINAL, a new full length LP through the Deathbomb Arc label. In anticipation for this release, the famed label recently sent us SB’s first album- 2014’s El Negro.
SB is an experimental artist originating from...
The Body and Thou: You, Whom I Have Always Hated Review
If you’re lurking within the depths of experimental music, it won’t take long
before you’re enclosed in complete darkness. The end of a cavern, seemingly leading
nowhere — but it’s far from being a dead end: it’s where those with heavy souls are
tunneling out new passages into the abyss...
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Review: KDVS DJs’ favorite release of 2014
Towards the end of the year we asked several KDVS DJs about their favorite release of 2014. In no particular order, here is the list accompanied with a few words from a few KDVS DJs.
Show Review: San Jose chiptune takes The Colony (Slime Girls, Yulia, Bad Future, Shoujo Kitten, Little Tents @ the Colony 12/6/14)