The Melvins, Omar Rodríguez-López, Teri Gender Bender form Crystal Fairy, share debut song — listen — Consequence of Sound

Four members of some of the heaviest bands around have come together to form a new supergroup. Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover of The Melvins, At The Drive-In’s Omar Rodríguez-López, and Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes have joined forces as Crystal Fairy. The seed of the group was planted when Le Butcherettes opened a…

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Album Review: Nicolas Jaar – Sirens — Consequence of Sound

America is flush with loud warnings. It’s noisy and chaotic, a crumbling facade of rights and wrongs and gun wounds; that grows all the more apparent as the presidential election inches closer. During his DJ set at Big Ears this past March, Nicolas Jaar capitalized on that governmental unease. Wall Street calls boomed and a…

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Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge announce debut album as NxWorries, share “Lyk Dis” — listen — Consequence of Sound

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A few weeks prior to dropping breakthrough solo album Malibu, Anderson .Paak combined forces with Kendrick Lamar and Joey Bada$$ producer Knxwledge for Link Up & Suede, their first EP as NxWorries. Now, less than a year later, the collaborative duo is reconvening for a new release, its full-length debut album. Titled Yes Lawd, it’s due out…

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Aphex Twin announces Cheetah EP, due out July 8th — Consequence of Sound

In September 2014, Aphex Twin’s Richard D. James returned after 13 years with a brand new full-length album in Syro. In the time since, he’s kept the music flowing with his 2015 EP, Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2. A number of unreleased tracks also surfaced on SoundCloud by a user thought to be James. On July 8th, James…

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Four Tet remixes Rihanna’s “Kiss It Better” — listen — Consequence of Sound

Last week, producer Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, reached one million followers on SoundCloud, and celebrated the occasion by releasing a brand new song. Now, just days later, he’s back with another project. Like fellow beatsmith Kaytranada, Hebden has given Rihanna’s “Kiss It Better” the remix treatment. Kay’s reworking made the ANTI highlight burn brighter and faster than before. Rather…

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Clams Casino announces debut album, shares hypnotic new song “Blast” — listen — Consequence of Sound

Photo by Timothy Saccenti Electronic and hip-hop producer Michael Volpe, better known by his stage name Clams Casino, has announced his full-length debut titled 32 Levels. The album arrives on July 15th from Columbia. 32 Levels marks Volpe’s second label-released effort following his Tri Angle Records Rainforest EP in 2011. He has since self-released three instrumental mixtapes, the most recent…

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