When I was asked to DJ for Betsey Johnson at NY Fashion Week this spring, I thought it was time I sprung for a new set of headphones. I wanted quality, but something a little more discreet than the usual RoboCop shiny plastic jobees. What I found was perfect: the new-ish TMA-1′s by AIAIAI. Designed with input from badasses like Warp’s Hudson Mohawke and tested and used by some of my favorite artists: James Murphy, Ellen Allien, Hot Chip, and others.
The new single Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass will make you want to put on some short-shorts and go disco romping through your neighbor’s garden. !!! is the band you might actually want to be in: the groove is always fresh, and the party never ends. Their new album is out now on Warp Records.
Australia’s PVT (formerly Pivot) have a new album out (Church With No Magic) through Warp Records. We have an exclusive stream of Only The Wind Can Hear You, along with a handmade cassette mix-tape from the band to give away. To enter, just leave a note under this post with the city you live in!
Australian electronic act, Pivot, have changed their name — to PVT — and have a new album on the way, to be released through the mercurial Warp Records. Their song, Window, is typical of the dense collisions of PVT’s sound. The video was directed by Clemens Habicht (Friendly Fires) and edited at the Abbey Road […]
We featured their Secret Playlist recently, and now they have a kicking new album out. With members scattered across the globe, though with roots firmly planted in Sydney, electro mavericks Pivot create lush, onimous, and beautifully porous music that seeps through your soul, steals your heart, and renders you immobile. For a good ten minutes at least, as their latest album, O Soundtrack My Heart [which we have five copies of to give away], proves We interviewed, Richard Pike, guitarist and producer from the group, and asked him whether the making of the making of O Soundtrack was a stressful or chilled experience? ‘ It was stressful at the start as the old band was falling apart. When that business got out of the way, it was a pretty easy affair. We were all focused and ready to make something great’.