Music

Tucker Theodore's debut, To Make the Sun Hurt, established a cultish following for the reclusive Olympia songwriter and soundscape artist. On his latest, 2017's Lady Hope, he takes his sound experiments even further. A psych-folk epic, Lady Hope is a wild hour-long ride through inner darkness and personal mythology.

With appearances from Allen Karpinski (The Six Parts Seven) and Madeline Johnston (Sister Grotto, Midwife)...[ continued ] Tucker Theodore- Skin

The latest album of forward-thinking electronics from Phoxii. Life Eating Death Feeding's broken and reconstructed tracks—tracks that blend techno, breakcore, IDM, and chiptune in previously unknown ways—further asserts Phoxii as living in a musical universe that's entirely her own.

Cassette contains material not available digitally. Plus: Hidden in one of these 100 tapes is a Golden Ticket...[ continued ]

Like Like, by Portland's Advrb, is an album in ten vignettes. Relationships, almost relationships, last frost walks, A.A. Milne recitations. Lyric-driven jangle pop in the lineage of Jonathan Richman, Jason Anderson, and Eleanor Friedberger.

On autumnal goldenrod-colored cassettes, with cool reversible covers.

Released on Antiquated Future Records. Listen on[ continued ] Advrb- Frenzied Spring

Last one + sale due to minor shelf wear! Attention Ursula K. LeGuin fans! A soundtrack to the world of Earthsea, as imagined by Colleen Johnson (Silver Shadows, Upside Drown) and Smoot (Maple Rabbit).

Cover artwork by Mary Evans and screenprinted by Michael Dellinger. Mastered for tape by Evan Hashi. A benefit for the Transgender, Gender Variant & Intersex Justice Project...[ continued ]

The third album from The Washboard Abs finds them reinventing themselves yet again. After the bedroom-folk of Have U Scanned Ur Club Card? and the short, full-band bursts of Recurring Chasms, Lowlight Visions is both a continuation of their pop prowess and a revelation: a fully-realized vision by a band at the height of its powers.

A complex indie-pop album, steeped in jazz and art-pop influences, Lowlight Visions confronts the declining health of a partner and the possibility of loss...[ continued ] The Washboard Abs- Never Finds You

The latest from Tucker Theodore is an album of ten instrumentals in two movements that pushes his singular psych-folk sound into a near post-rock expansiveness. Like all his records, it's wild and unruly and impossible to put in any box. Brilliant. Transcendent.

Released on Antiquated Future Records. Listen on Bandcamp...[ continued ] Tucker Theodore- Movement 9 (High Descend)

Sale! Seattle noise-folk weirdos Appalachian Yard Art nod to early Sentridoh, generations of psych-folk, moments of Natural Snow Buildings. Melding their psych-folk and garage rock sides together effortlessly.

On clear cassettes. Comes with digital download. Listen on Bandcamp...[ continued ] Appalachian Yard Art- Gavin

High-quality experimental mood pieces for trumpet, violin, synthesizer, drum machine, and flute. 

Released on Life Like. Listen on Bandcamp.

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Hazy, ambient dream-pop from the Ukraine. Really, it's just such a pleasure. An album to get lost in.

The second release on the decidedly excellent This & That Tapes label. Listen on Bandcamp.

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Sale + last copy! Fabulous queer lo-fi glam pop from Violet Mice.

Released on Athletic Tapes. Listen on Bandcamp.

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