May 2012 marked the 15th anniversary of Constellation. This label mixtape draws from the past couple of years, and offers a pretty comprehensive picture of what we’ve been up to as of late.
Brooklyn indie poppers MS MR have just started a series of mixtapes called Track Addict. This is the first.
This mixtape is a celebration of that shift in spring lunar energy -- of moving from listlessness into all things pleased, expansive, energized, and increasingly feminine.
Russian photographer Stansislav Markov is the first to work with REDEFINE in an audio-visual experiment of highlighting the musical inspiration that strikes one’s soul just as powerfully as visual cues might.
“It’s effectively a bunch of drones, glitches and sound collages, but there’s real variation in there; some amazing textures, tones, rhythms and melodies. Plus a Malian kora/cello duet, a bagpipe solo and an improvisation by a five-year-old elephant.” - Hanetration
A 23-track mixtape to celebrate two unofficial SXSW showcases taking place the same evening in 2012, designed to facilitate inner and outer harmony through dance rhythms and psyche-altering compositions.
Field Hymns was started on my birthday — August 30th, 2008, in Portland, Oregon. Why I decided to do that, I have no idea; I must have thought I was making more money than I was at the time, which makes sense as I have a terrible head for math as well as poor decision-making...
This year, a playfully untraditional MP3 blog called LYFSTYL and an experimental psychedelic film company called Synesthesiae Films decided to create Celestial Summer, a compilation inspired by free ambient sounds released by NASA in decades past.