NEW WRITER: PLANNINGTOROCK

Planningtorock | 27/08/14

Jam Rostron, Bolton-born, Berlin-based is welcomed to the Domino Publishing family. The artist behind the multimedia recording and performance project Planningtorock, her 2014 LP 'All Love’s Legal' is both an extension of her previous work and a refinement and of its ideas and sonics. Planningtorock has always incorporated politics into her music, but this is by far her most explicitly political record yet. It follows 'W', which was released on DFA in 2011, and her 2006 debut album... Read more?

NEW MUSIC: TY SEGALL 'MANIPULATOR' (DRAG CITY)

Ty Segall | 27/08/14

Ty Segall returns with another belter after the release of 'Sleeper' (Drag City 2014) which saw Ty have a dramatic change of pace to great effect. 'Manipulator' see's the guitars turned right back up for another fantastically raucous record.

LOWER DENS

photo credit : shawn brackbill

Baltimore's Lower Dens released their beguiling debut album Twin-Hand Movement in July 2010, after chief-songwriter Jana Hunter had already released the stunning solo records 'There's No Home' (2007) and 'Blank Unstaring Heirs Of Doom' (2005). The critically acclaimed 'Nootropics' (Domino Records 2012) was a testament to Jana and the bands' growth into their distinct sound. The album title is a reference to Lower Dens' interest in transhumanism--the use of technology to extend human capabilities.  It could just as easily extend to the music itself: "Brains", with its sleek, metronomic pulse, examines our relationship to technology, in... Read »