“Avalanche & Victory Lap”
Madvillain are long overdue for a new album. I know this because we’ve posted the above press photo way too many times to count. Now, while we’d absolutely love to see a new press photo, we’ll have to settle for this new track (or perhaps tracks?), which was stripped by GvsB from Peanut Butter Wolf’s “50-minute mix of current & upcoming Stones Throw Records for 2011.” Does this mean a new Madvillain album for 2011? Dude, maybe!!
Wires Under Tension
“Mnemonics In Motion”
South Bronx’s Wires Under Tension are releasing their debut album, Light Science, on February 8 via Western Vinyl. The duo is composed of Theo Metz and Christopher Tignor, both members of Slow Six. Check out the video for “Mnemonics In Motion,” which was created, presumably out of thin air, by Jared Bell of Lymbyc Systym.
Ullakkopalo (TMT Review), Kemialliset Ystävät’s latest album, made #33 on our Favorite Albums of 2010 list. Here’s the video for “Kajastusmuseo,” which was created by Brenna Murphy and Amy Faust, a.k.a. B. Murphy and Amy F.
Joan of Arc
“Oh Brother #2”
Joan of Arc’s instrumental LP, Oh Brother, is set for release on February 8 via Joyful Noise, according to the fine people at TMT.
[Photo: Ryan Russell]