Post Tagged with: "Not Not Fun"

x.y.r. :: Labyrinth (Not Not Fun)

But topography, albeit figuratively, still figures as Labyrinth‘s decaying synth and faded sonorities eponymously model meandering inner zones with ‘six misty, mystic chambers of dreams, drones, delirium, and phased percussion, spiraling in slow, sacred arcs.’  On Labyrinth, his vinyl debut for LA Exotic Moods Enhancers Not Not Fun, retro-futurist synth seer x.y.r. ‘coaxes hushed auras of keys, metronomes, […]

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Sand Circles :: Motor City / Motor City Remixes (Posh Isolation)

Overall, a midnight feast of pad wash and beat clunk indulgence with enough wow, flutter and tape hiss to make an old ’80s Dolby-hater happy. Sand Circles‘ Motor City gets a reissue courtesy of Posh Isolation, the Copenhagen blog-turned-label curated by Christian Stadsgaard and Loke Rahbek (aka Damien Dubrovnik, cf. Lust For Youth). Kudos to LA’s Not Not Fun (cassette, […]

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KWJAZ :: KWJAZ (Not Not Fun)

An uneasy-listening analogue bubblebath, more remnants of the recent past but stretched, dubbed and arranged with consummate skill into delicious alienations of the familiar. Another very successful underground cassette forced above ground by the sheer groundswell of approbation. Not Not Fun has re-issued both vinyl and compact disc versions, the latter featuring both twenty-two minutes […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: August shimmers and fades mix

The latest mix from albient, the mix-meddling / audio-fiddling arm of igloomag Contributing Editor Alan Lockett‘s expressive enterprise, hosts 19 audio-dreamscenes commemorating summer’s turn. A set of static-soaked electronics and beat-pocked ambience, washed-out synthwave and woozy glitch-hop, conjoining in a celebration of shimmer and fade. The latest mix from albient, the mix-meddling / audio-fiddling arm […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Slings the Wooze Mix

20 exponents of blurred and blissed ambience, washed out synthwave and reverb-drenched electronica selected and strategically slung into a document of daze, a hymn to haze. Slinging the Wooze is Igloo Contributing Editor, Alan Lockett, aka albient for mix-meddle and audio-fiddle. The theme, vaguely programmatically, is of blinking re-emergence from Winter’s stunned chill, bleary peering […]

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Maria Minerva :: Cabaret Cixous (Not Not Fun)

It is difficult to parse Minerva’s lyrics since they melt in the mix and fuse into whole plastic with the music, thereby eliminating any mind/body problem. Cabaret Cixous is a transcendent listening experience. Maria Minerva has the potential to be one of the most entertaining and relevant artists of the very near future. Instead of […]

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