01100001 S.T.A.R.D.U.S.T. Subsidiary
Arcadia Campus: Virtual Tour
Arcadia Campus: Virtual Tour Course Syllabus
Instructor: J01100001 S.T.A.R.D.U.S.T. Subsidiary
Course Website: https://01100001.bandcamp.com
This course will take you through your first days here at Arcadia Regional Campus. You will be given your dorm rooms, course books, and student IDs. There are mandatory sit-ins for each of Arcadia Regional Campus’ facilities – these facilities are the number one ranked in the Federation and feature their top Professors. This course was designed by highly informative and interactive bots for optimal retention. By the end of the tours, you will have obtained the high-level cognition required to study here at Arcadia Regional Campus. The grading scale is irrelevant here as our high-performance environment was programmed to only accept students whose genetic makeup was bred for unending advancement. Congratulations and Welcome to Arcadia Regional Campus. Press play and begin.
• J01100001 S.T.A.R.D.U.S.T. Subsidiary: https://01100001.bandcamp.com
Sam Hatzaras / noino
So, you mean to tell me that Oxtail Recordings, one of my favorite tape labels to emerge over the last year or so, who up until now has exclusively dealt with noise/synth/experimental/etc. releases, has offered up a split tape filled with beats and collages? Well, hot dog!!! Am I lucky or what?!
Hell, you’re all lucky too, because Oxtail doesn’t just exists for my ears; they are for the people’s ears. And while I’m more partial to the noino side of the split, both sides are killer and highly, highly flippable. Copies are still available from Oxtail (along with the Rhucle tape from the same batch), and the whole dang thing is streaming below for your pleasure. Get at it:
• Sam Hatzaras: http://www.discogs.com/artist/2731510-Sam-Hatzaras
• noino: https://noino.bandcamp.com
• Oxtail Recordings: https://oxtailrecordings.bandcamp.com
Guest Mix: Mondkopf
Always out to lunch
Paul Régimbeau is the SHAPE-affiliated French producer behind Mondkopf, who has been releasing music under the nom de plume since 2006 on labels such as Perc Trax and Asphalt Duchess. Hadès, his last album as Mondkopf, was released last year on his own In Paradisum imprint, and it saw the producer enhancing his sonic narratives with propulsive rhythms, vivid dynamics, and terrorizing harshness. Régimbeau’s latest project is called Extreme Precautions, where he unexpectedly (though seamlessly) trades in abrasive techno for blast beat-influenced dramatics, tearing through 11 untitled tracks on I.
The guest mix that Régimbeau graciously made for us, titled Always out to lunch, further articulates his interest in the materiality of sound, exploring contrast through masterful pacing and varying degrees of dissonance. Like his music, it’s dark and moody, reorienting suspense and tension as ends unto themselves rather than as the couriers they’re so often internalized to be. Artists include Emptyset, Lorenzo Senni, Tod Dockstader, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe/Ariel Kalma, and Peder Mannerfelt.
Régimbeau will be performing at two upcoming SHAPE-sponsored events: Schiev Festival in Brussels (November 5-8) and the Némo biennale in Paris (January 2016). He’ll be premiering his new duo Autrenoir at Schiev and a piece called “Spero Lucem” at Némo. (Note: the previously-reported RIAM gig is now cancelled.)
Stream the mix below, and subscribe to our podcast here.
[00:00] Emptyset - “Absence”
[04:10] Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe & Ariel Kalma - “Gongmo Kalma Love”
[09:00] Pearson Sound - “Glass Eye”
[12:50] Peder Mannerfelt - “Flagellation”
[14:30] Jahiliyya Fields - “Narrow Cross”
[16:40] Asolaar - “Lord H. Mohawk”
[20:10] Shivers - “Brood”
[22:20] Franck Vigroux - “Fichier”
[24:45] Tod Dockstader - “Two Fragments From Apocalypse (First Fragment)”
[26:15] Lorenzo Senni - “PointillistiC”
“Making $99 R/T Hawaii (Mini Documentary)”
Oh, you didn’t get the trip advisory alert on new airline Media Jeweler tossing out $99 R/T Hawaii flights? Big deals. Full deals. All the deals you can sink your teeth into below:
Oh, w-uu-t? Media Jeweler done-did a “Making $99 R/T Hawaii (Mini Documentary)” on YouTube?? That’s fucking RIGHT. And “Mini” is the best word to describe this Friday-night flick, as it shows the inspirations and atmospheres Media Jeweler experienced during the inception-to-completion process of $99 R/T Hawaii. It’s a total chill zone that is getting me amped up to go out and hang with some pals, but perfect for that nap-catch-up after work, before the festivities of Friday. Unless you’re sticking around the homestead tonight and are in for a real burner of a visual experience, then you can grip some popcorn and get settled for the ride, thanks to Fire Talk Records, below (BIG SCREEN IT):
I don’t get political. But as far as I would, “Migrant” is fairly interesting in terms of the Times. Or BBC, whoever you read. And as a soundscape (although an antiquated term), Call Super takes “Migrant” from a very sterile and clear cut beat and minor backing sounds into a forest of ethernet and photosynthesis. There’s a growth that occurs within the travel time of these seven minutes that is constantly working with and alienating the listener in the purest of sonic-modality. It’s completely visceral on an interpretive way, but one that requires attention and adaptability, because once your moving, and don’t know it, someones gotta explain what’s going on exactly.
Go on a journey with Call Super’s “Migrant” via Houndstooth, below: