Halfbytes’s debut, dewch draw eto heddiw, is here! It is available now for pay-what-you-want, even free, if need be. It’s a wide-ranging album showcasing the band’s experimentalism using a mix of toys and instruments and their ability to stay remarkably on with their sound.
TĀLĀ spread some love for the FACE-EATERS OF HONG KONG in a handful of interviews. Specifically, she digs the track This Jamba Juice turned me into a woman and I’d like my money back please. Wonderland, the BBC, and The Fader each rocked a TĀLĀ playlist with the song.
The track, along with the rest of the EATING FACES EP, is available here.
Halfbytes, the duo of J.S. Adams (BLK W/BEAR, BLK TAG) and Chester Hawkins (Blue Sausage Infant), will have their EP available through the Panda next week.
In the meantime, here they are from a set in Greenbelt, Maryland.
There’s something about the word afoot that is fun to say. Maybe it’s because of Sherlock Holmes. 2016 is looking to be quite the year for the Panda after a slow 2015. First up will be Halfbytes, the glitch art project of J.S. Adams and Chester Hawkins. Halfbytes’s debut will be of the Temporary Release variety. This will be followed up by another Temporary Release Program album, also including J.S. Adams: BLK TAG. From there, we’re looking at the long-awaited drone compilation Excerpts from Ten Innovative Workout Tapes.
Happy New Year!
DJ Jukie Jinx + Timmy Sells His Soul. This is the most frenetic thing we’ve released. It’s like a mix of vaporwave and Melt Banana. Other than that, the best thing to do is to listen this insane EP from two extremely creative people.
A few new releases are on the way! Oddly enough, two are by bands that capitalize their entire band names.
FACE-EATERS OF HONG KONG is up first. Their debut EP, EATING FACES EP, will be available in August on a pay what you want basis. It was recorded in Texas and DC and sounds like super crazy music from the future.
After that, we’ll have the debut of the cross-country drone band RETIREMENT. Based in DC and California, RETIREMENT does glacially-paced intense drones. Their EP is brought to you by Small Craft and STUPID CHILDREN.
We will also be releasing a drone compilation, featuring a number of great artists from DC. There will be more on this later, but it sounds awesome.
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Vents Program has made public a series of underwater recordings of whales, ships, unknown sounds, and even earthquakes. Timmy Sells His Soul, Tag Cloud, and Immanent Voiceless made tracks using only these sounds.