High Scores And Records is an independent, artist-owned record label from Portland, Oregon, interested in new sounds, fun, dark spaces, and the weird line where complete avant-garde experimentation begins to meet up with pop sensibility.
Colourful Environments contains over an hour of West African music, and its title speaks to the mix’s inclusion of everything from boogie funk jamming to psychedelic rock noodling.
We’ve traveled around the world, in a sense, releasing sounds from international artists. Since we never stuck to one genre over another, our artists not only span the globe but span sonic styles and approaches.
Colombia's true sonic treasures from within, cultivated and enriched by an artistic population that is bridging the long-standing cultural divide between the nation’s European/indigenous Andean interior and its massive Afro-Colombian population along the Pacific and Caribbean coasts.
The bookers of three of this year’s House of Commons — STAY POSI NO FUTURE, GARAGE_PSYCH_DANCE, and SUX BY SUXWEST — have curated this mixtape. Though all three events are fairly different, they overlap in noise and experimental sounds.
This mixtape – the last in a series of three centered around Icelandic music – focuses on singer-songwriters and solo musicians, and explores just how far one person’s creativity can be stretched.