181 / Cuckoo Spit: Sweet Tooth

Dreamy, saccharine vocals clash with socially acerbic lyrics in this misanthropic single written especially for the Holiday Season.

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170 / Cardigan of Wasps – Goreshit Roadkill

Insane, damaged, schizophrenic. Cardigan of Wasps takes a turn for even darker waters in the filthy noise-industrial mechanical monstrosity Goreshit Roadkill. The five unconventional remixes on this EP hack the original song to pieces, reassembling its remaining flesh and bones into beautiful depictions of ugliness.

Sakura Swarm: concept, composition, synth, bass, mix, artwork, additional percussion
o terceiro invisível: percussion, additional ambience
Dr. Decker: plugs & pedals, arpy stringed instruments, chuggy bits
April Anthrax: saliva
Studio Ersatz: ear-splitting noise

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167 / high dart – 809

high dart went part way back to the roots and part way to space. The sound of 809 is spacey-rough,
trippy and sometimes there’s a little glint of well-camouflaged cheesiness. and guitars!
while the LP emerged, a lot of synths were oscillating. what else should they have done?
So, 809 is a four dimensional object. To us nothing but a lot of time slices. It can be seen as a tram that takes you down a 40 minute long route through 11 zones inside the abstract. Sometimes it appears spooky, especially if you spend enough time at the terminus of 809.

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153 / Cuckoo Spit: Daisy Chain

What’s Christmas without a Christmas single? Cuckoo Spit and Katarrhaktes bring you a frosty, tongue-in-cheek ditty inspired by a seasonal classic along with a bonus remix. Why is Sister Susie sitting on a thistle? Take a listen and find out!

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142 / Isotherme: Enjoying The Undertow

Enjoying The Undertow is Isotherme’s first single for Fwonk* and displays a penchant for weaving multiple melodies within a song’s structure.

Electronic sounds bubble and splash as if in water. Each melodic line and counter-line represents a creature of the sea. Fish travel by. Dolphins jump. E-bowed guitars mimic whale calls. The bass line is the ocean floor. Mermaids swim in the lightness of the percussion. And the sea itself is heard in the lush pads which envelop the entire piece.

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BUB010 / Aural Lab: The Sequence

The debut EP from this experimental three-piece combines the lush vibes of synths and cool tones with rock influences. The Sequence comes across like electro folk – turn the lights off and the music up.
credits: written and produced by N. Shaffer, C. Ritchie and F. Montignani (2010). Mastered by John Sutherland at Distorted Science. Artwork by Derek Pearson

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