♫♪  Guest Mix: Profligate - For Sleep or Driving

Donning a crown of soft metals, Profligate, the king of arrangement, proves arrangement is king, and that, time after time, timing is everything. On Abbreviated Regime, his latest dose, to be released on April 7, his birthday, Profligate biffs the signals just right and directs the listener’s attention to the center of the ring where layers of curious sounds from alien objects drape over inventions of hypnotic repetition. Slime slides down Chinese poles; tents breathe mercury.

We might also mention that Profligate’s a real “champ” when it comes to mixes. Whatever the genre, whatever the focus - Album-oriented rock (AOR), Girl Group, Neil Young, 80’s R&B (hosted by “cool cat” Goldberg) - this slugger knocks it out of the park.

With this new mix, “For Sleep or Driving,” appropriately suited for either, or, or both, he takes us, blindfolded and sipping highballs of Kentucky Dreams, on a drowsy shut-eye drive across one of those VHS covers featuring a highway and a smashed windshield, down-over basin and range, trickling past the fold-in equator into a cold eternal spread, where it’s lights-out save for a pair of bird’s eyes and some Semi’s high beams. The stunt car dives off the dock, into the ocean, drifting south and slowly sinking, leaving a trail of pork rinds and a message, written long before vaporwave, in a ZzzQuil bottle.

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Spike - Magic Table
A.O.S. - History Repeats Itself
The Leather Nun - For the Love of Your Eyes
Pierre Bachalet - Historie d’O
Berntholer - My Suitor
Depeche Mode - Introspectre
Cock ESP - Cock’s Promise (Burning Star Core Remix)
Young Marble Giants - The Taxi
Chikiss - Dusha
Shriekback - Evaporation
Lisa Fischer - How Can I Ease the Pain
Tear Garden - Tear Garden
Dip in the Pool - On Retinae (West Version)
Su Tissue - Salon De Musique
Rolf Trostel - Two Faces
Laid Back - Fly Away (Poolside Edit)
Skinny Puppy - The Centre Bullet / One Day

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CHOCOLATE GRINDER is our audio/visual section, with an emphasis on the lesser heard and lesser known. We aim to dig deep, but we’ll post any song or video we find interesting, big or small.

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