“Reprobate” [live on Norwegian TV]

S-M 2: Abyss In B Minor is released March 23 in 4AD.

• Serena-Maneesh:
• 4AD:

Toro Y Moi


Toro Y Moi is releasing Causers of This next Tuesday (February 2) on Carpark.

• Toro Y Moi:
• Carpark:

Animal Collective

ODDSAC (trailer)

Animal Collective’s ODDSAC (directed by Danny Perez and Animal Collective) premieres tonight at the Sundance Film Festival, but you can check out a trailer for the movie here:

• Animal Collective:

Joanna Newsom


As we recently reported over at TMT News, Joanna Newsom’s triple LP, Have One On Me, is due February 23. Check out the track “‘81” streaming at Drag City (in the upper-right corner).

• Drag City:

Florent Ghys

“Clignotants” and “Coma Carus”

French composer Florent Ghys has created some videos to coincide with the release of his new EP, Baroque Tardif: Soli, released today, digitally and physically, on the venerable Cantaloupe Music, home to the equally venerable Bang On A Can family. Check them out. NOW.


“Coma Carus”:

• Florent Ghys:
• Cantaloupe:


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