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Exclusive: ALEK FIN An Mynda (In Studio)

Posted by Jon M

Photo by Tim Navis

Following a three year hiatus after the release of his debut EP Mull, producer and musician Adam Finkel, who goes by pseudonym of ALEK FIN, returns with his latest effort Án Mynda; a five track EP of which he has shared an intimate live rendition of the title track, Án Mynda, exclusively with ISO50:

This video was filmed in my old studio space where Jeff, Mike and I built and crafted the live show behind closed doors for years. Grateful to have that space preserved on film and finally give everyone a look into what we’ve been working on.

– Adam

Credits:

Directed, filmed and edited by Travis & Taylor Keaster
Mixed by Jason Sharp

You can listen to Án Mynda HERE

Album Art by Alloy Studio

Also, if you’re in Los Angeles, be sure to check out ALEK FIN live at The Mint on January 25th.

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Artwork by Alloy Studio

RJD2 remixes Apogee

Posted by Jakub

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Excited to announce Awake Remixes! The album will be out digitally January 15th and on vinyl May 20th. It’s the first vinyl release since 2014. Preorder the blue colored vinyl now in the ISO50 shop shop.iso50.com/products/awake-remixes

Tycho Awake Remixes

A1. Awake (Com Truise Remix)
A2. Montana (Christopher Willits Remix)
A3. L (Dusty Brown Remix)
A4. Dye (Nitemoves Remix)

B1. See (Beacon Remix)
B2. Apogee (RJD2 Remix)
B3. Spectre (Bibio Remix)
B4. Plains (Baio Remix)
B5. Montana (Few Nolder Remix)

TYCHO. DJ SET. TOUR DATES.
02.10 Denver, CO @ Club Vinyl *
02.11 San Diego, CA @ Bang Bang *
02.12 Tucson, AZ @ Gem & Jam Festival
02.13 Los Angeles, CA @ Exchange LA * #
02.16 Miami, FL @ Bardot *
02.17 Washington, DC @ Flash *
02.18 Brooklyn, NY @ Output *
02.19 Chicago, IL @ The Mid *
02.20 Detroit, MI @ Populux *
03.04 San Francisco, CA @ 1015 Folsom w/ Nitemoves, Dusty Brown
03.05 San Francisco, CA @1015 Folsom w/ Few Nolder, Christopher Willits

* – w/ Nitemoves
# – w/ Autograf

A free gift from Benoît Pioulard

Posted by Jakub

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Dick Bruinsma



With the rush to catch up after the holidays make some time for this slow motion beauty Benoît Pioulard is giving away, your mind will thank you and you if you have time, thank him.

Recorded at La Berceuse (Seattle, WA) on 31 December 2015
with guitar and tape
Photograph taken in Haslett, MI on 7 December 2015

Support Benoît Pioulard

The Most Refreshing Musicians of 2015

Posted by Jakub

2015
Lists this year are all over the place, a lot of main stream rap, a ton of half baked selections, really good techno and a happy surprise to see a lot less of the soft boy beat stuff that clogged up the festivals, which makes me overwhelmingly happy. Here’s a few musicians that most of you know but made my year very enjoyable because of a DJ set, live set or a very well done short documentary about them, enjoy!

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10 Hodge
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9 D.K. aka 45 ACP
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8 Falls
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7 Shura
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6 Legowelt
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5 Joey Anderson
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4 Nina Kraviz
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3 Bambounou
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2 CFCF
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1 Palmbomen
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Baio remixes Tycho

Posted by Jakub

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Excited to announce Awake Remixes! The album will be out digitally January 15th and on vinyl May 20th. It’s the first vinyl release since 2014. Preorder the blue colored vinyl now in the ISO50 shop

Tycho Awake Remixes

A1. Awake (Com Truise Remix)
A2. Montana (Christopher Willits Remix)
A3. L (Dusty Brown Remix)
A4. Dye (Nitemoves Remix)

B1. See (Beacon Remix)
B2. Apogee (RJD2 Remix)
B3. Spectre (Bibio Remix)
B4. Plains (Baio Remix)
B5. Montana (Few Nolder Remix)

Bibio Shares A Sketch

Posted by Jakub

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Its always perfect to have a musician share his or her ideas while albums come out or they’ve been MIA, there’s this honesty that lingers in the detail and melodies that makes you wonder if the LPs are a bit too built up or too much to express a clear idea compared to a song that isn’t tied to anything.

Improvised drone piece. Hohner D6 Clavinet, 80s delay/looper.

Hatchback Wasted Brain Mix

Posted by Jakub

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Probably like the 5th mix on the blog from Hatchback and the great guys at Dream Chimney, which doesn’t feel wrong in any way. I thought this mix was actually already up for some reason but I couldn’t find it. Dive into it, info below and close your eyes and imagine the cold weather is just air conditioning in your ocean view loft on Honolulu in 1991.

Mix of the Week #76 is a mix of unreleased Hatchback tracks in honor of the first ever limited vinyl release of Hatchback’s 2008 debut album ‘Colors of the Sun’ on Be With Records. A blissed-out 80-minute opus, its assured kaleidoscopic sound can only be described as ‘Cosmic-Krautrock-Disco.’

Double LP available now: bewithrecords.com/product/hatchbac…2lp-bewith009lp/

Wasted Brain: Hatchback Sessions 1999-2009

It’s something of a personal milestone to welcome Colors of the Sun to vinyl, so to celebrate the occasion, I dug into the archive to make a mix of unreleased material from the years leading up to and slightly beyond my first album. It means a lot to me that the Dream Chimney is hosting this mix, because the only place these tracks really ever existed outside of my iPod was on Track of the Day. It was really The Dream Chimney community, particularly Ryan Chimney and Clunkified (hugest thanks Sentrall), that kicked my jams off of the internet and onto a record. Also it wouldn’t been possible without the creative support of so many other Chimneys, especially Sorcerer, Elf, Carousel, Electronimo, and Home Chime. You guys are all kind buddies forever. Putting this together brought back a lot of sweet memories of my days in the Bay Area, in particular that sun-baked apartment in the trees above Lake Merritt. These tracks have likely remained unreleased for good reason, but I hope its worth a listen for old times sake.

Tracklist:

clear my sky – 2002
the fox – 2005
white tigers – 2008
i call her molecule – 2000
plums – 1999
doppelgänger – 2004
player piano – 2004
sunstroke 76 – 2001
pelican flamingo – 2007
theme from weldon vermont – 2003
7:32 a.m. – 2003
spaceship earth – 2009
MODLBOI / modern man – 2004