Flavorpill Fix Episode One
Screaming Females, Double Dagger, Future Islands

Last month, we told you about The Flavorpill Fix (TMT News), a new online music show that features videos, concert footage, and exclusive interviews “meant to be consumed in order, in its entirety, like a TV show or a mixtape.” This month, we’re telling you to watch it.

The debut episode of The Flavorpill Fix is out now and features Screaming Females, Double Dagger, and Future Islands, as well as MiniBoone (hey Doug!), Hammock, and Sabrina Chap. Watch the video above and click here for more info about The Flavorpill Fix.

• Flavorwire: http://flavorwire.com

Chocolate Grinder Mix 32

“Inglitchious Bassterds”

This installment is basically a wet dream of mine come to sticky fruition. When Tiny Mix Tapes started grinding chocolate, I never dreamed I’d be able to gather Venetian Snares, Kid606, and Mochipet on a single mix, all of whom I consider to be among the biggest names in glitch. Their supporting cast is nothing to scoff at either, featuring a righteous indie rap selection from Themselves (a track likely to make Jay-Z retire for the 24th and final time) and an uppity dance floor pump from breakbeat legend Si Begg. Also, Chad VanGaalen’s Black Mold adds a certain conserved madness to the festivities, completely unlike everything he makes with a guitar, while ill.gates & adamduke’s quirky “Closet Caveman” will satisfy those eagerly awaiting a new Tipper album. Kick ass.

01. Themselves - “Oversleeping” (Crownsdown)
Start time: 0:00; Links: Anticon - Themselves

02. Venetian Snares - “Chainsaw Fellatio” (Filth)
Start time: 3:15; Links: Planet Mu - Venetian Snares

03. Kids In Tracksuits - “Zone feat. Mr. Lif” (Zone 7”)
Start time: 7:51; Links: Fluid Ounce - Kids In Tracksuits

04. Mochipet - “Godzilla New Year (Original Mix)” (Godzilla New Year EP)
Start time: 11:53; Links: Daly City - Mochipet

05. Black Mold - “No Dream Nation” (Snow Blindness Is Crystal Antz)
Start time: 15:45; Links: Flemish Eye - Black Mold

06. Kid606 - “Mash Up The Place” (Disciples Of Dread EP)
Start time: 18:34; Links: Tigerbeat6 - Kid606

07. Si Begg - “Entry Level” (24Bit Error Collection)
Start time: 23:01; Links: Si Begg

08. Magnum 38 - “Slave” (A Tribute To Grace Jones)
Start time: 28:22; Links: Tigerbass - Magnum 38

09. ill.gates & adamduke - “Closet Caveman” (Closet Caveman EP)
Start time: 32:28; Links: Muti Music - ill.gates & adamduke

10. Robot Koch - “Away From” (Death Star Droid)
Start time: 39:40; Links: Robots Don’t Sleep - Robot Koch

[Artwork: Keith Kawaii]

Zach Hill

“Green Bricks”

Zach Hill has somehow found time to record a 4-way split 7-inch with Raleigh Moncrief, Mason Lindahl, and Ellie Fortune, due in June on Life’s Blood Records. Hill’s insanely mind-blowing track will also appear on an upcoming solo album due in September, but as we always say, why buy or listen to music outside of the Chocolate Grinder?

• Life’s Blood: http://www.lifesblood.org


“The More Mystery and Romance = More Sales”

Here is a billowing piece of synthesizer cloud from Seth Graham, a.k.a QUILT. It comes from one side of an Aural Diptych series being put out on Thisquietarmy Records (home to Aidan Baker of Nadja, Elika, Apillow, Electroluminescent, Le Chat Blanc Orchestra, and more). If you enjoy any of the new ambient synthesizer revivalists like Emeralds and Oneohtrix Point Never, then this is right up your alley.

• QUILT: http://quilt.bandcamp.com/album/vague
• Thisquietarmy: http://www.thisquietarmy.com/records

Thieves Like Us

“Forget Me Not”

Thieves Like Us’ sophomore LP, Again and Again, is due July 6 on Shelflife, who will probably be most famous for releasing Thieves Like Us’ sophomore LP, Again and Again, on due July 6.

• Thieves Like Us: http://www.thieves-like-us.com
• Shelflife: http://www.shelflife.com

Damien Jurado

“Cloudy Shoes”

Aw, shucks, cloudy shoes. Nothing ever goes right for Damien Jurado! Saint Bartlett is due May 25 via Secretly Canadian. Knowing his luck, it’ll get delayed or something.

• Damien Jurado: http://www.saintbartlett.com
• Secretly Canadian: http://www.secretlycanadian.com



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