Cardi B Made An ASMR Video 

I recently just learned what ASMR is, finally, after years of willfully and blissfully ignoring it. It's not exactly what I thought! I knew that it was, like, relaxing sounds, but I was imagining something like whale calls and Grouper and not weird videos starring young girls whispering into microphones and cracking their knuckles. The … More »

Greece’s music rights sector in turmoil as head of copyright office steps down 

Greece’s scandal-hit authors’ rights sector has just been plunged back into crisis. The country’s major CMO, AEPI (the Hellenic Society for Protection of Intellectual Property), was investigated by the country’s Public Prosecutor in March 2017 after widespread allegations of corruption. Ernst & Young audited its 2011-2014 finances and found that during the period AEPI had … Continued

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Raime launch new label RR with a three track release 

Tom Halstead and Joe Andrews release 12" We Can’t Be That Far From The Beginning

London-based duo Raime aka Tom Halstead and Joe Andrews have released their second offering of 2018 and with it comes the launch of their new label RR. The three-track EP follows on from Am I Using Content Or Is Content Using Me?, released on Mumdance's Different Circles label in the summer, and comes as a 12" available in standard and clear vinyl.

We Can’t Be That Far From The Beginning is out now via Bandcamp. Listen to the ghostly number “In Medias Res” below, featuring dialogue taken from various YouTube clips. .

Nick Zammuto – “Tonight We’ll Go For A Ride” 

Nick Zammuto We The AnimalsNick Zammuto, formerly one-half of the beloved sonic collagists the Books, composed the score for the film We The Animals. The movie was directed by Jeremiah Zagar and is an adaptation of a novel by the same name written by Justin Torres, and it follows a group of young kids growing up in … More »

Lend Me Some Sugar: 8 Takes On The Modern Standard “Hey Ya!” 

Andre 3000 of OutKastPredicting the future of music is a dicey bet, even when you extend the footprint back a quarter-century. Ask me now what songs of the past two-and-a-half decades are going to keep getting covered and sampled and versioned and interpolated and otherwise made memetic long after we're gone, and I doubt I'd have a better … More »