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Nature Sounds Of New Zealand

Posted by Jakub

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Every year I become slightly more new age aka my library of nature sounds expands. I found this nice collection of field recordings coming out of New Zealand, if you guys have any links of large collections of nature sounds please share them in the comments below, i’m always looking to buy or add to modest stack of sounds.

Nature Sounds Of New Zealand on Soundcloud

Bibio + R Zone + Sonns + Jets

Posted by Jakub

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And we have lift off, jesus christ that might be the best Bibio song ever made.

R-Zone started as an anonymous trio that release vinyl without labeling who did what. Follow them on Soundcloud if you want to hear a sample of the other 7 releases.

Remixing The Field must be a tough task because its just soo beautiful loop based already but Sonns pulls it off nicely with in and out tones and giving each portion from the original a time to shine.

Machinedrum and Jimmy Edgar along with Jamie Lidell cover that oddball Boards Of Canada Midas Touch single.

ColorVision 10: Videos That Must Be Seen

Posted by Jakub

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Midlake: Loving this video and single, I hope this band keeps it together somehow, would be a shame if they quit.


Blonde Redhead: Some serious music as the first single from the new Blonde Redhead. The treatment though touches on Monty Python’s Holy Grail, just sayin’/


Washed Out: I grabbed this from his Instagram, seems to be a few new songs?


Nils Frahm: I know i’m addicted, for those that missed the premiere of this video, I thought i’d post it for you.

Top 5 Overlooked Albums Of 2013: #2

Posted by Jakub

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I knew right away that i’ve fallen in love with an album when I can’t even get past the first 2 songs because i’ve put them on repeat. Go deep with this one, its a very rewarding listen.

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Real Lies + Trust + Barfod + White Rainbow

Posted by Jakub

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Real Lies have grabbed the essence of what I adore about music from England and how do revival of a retro sound.

1:24 and on, I can’t get enough of that wild girl voice. Trust is back and I couldn’t be happier.’Joyland’ will be released by Arts & Crafts on March 4, 2014.

What amazing vibes from the new Tomas Barfod / Nina K. single. Its like a less flashy Little Dragon with pop touch that doesn’t force anything. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

White Rainbow throws out a release here and there on his bandcamp, he’s been veering away from hypnotic which i’m curious to hear the rest of this record will sound like, either way i’m always a fan.

Reuben Wu Distant Suns Chicago Exhibition

Posted by Jon M

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If you are in the Chicago area, make sure to stop by the Schneider Gallery for blog favorite Reuben Wu’s latest exhibition titled Distant Suns. Opening reception night is this Friday, January 10th, and will run through March 1st 2014, alongside Lynn Saville.

Some words from the gallery on Reuben’s work:

Somewhere between 1970s concept album art, expeditionary imagery, and Surrealist painting is where Reuben Wu’s photographs steadfastly sit. His are pictures made in the real world, however, through collapsing time and merging processes, the real is transformed into the surreal, evoking a response simultaneously familiar and foreign. The photographs amplify the strangeness of place and speak to Wu’s individual experience within it.

Schneider Gallery
230 West Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 988-4033