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massdist on 01/18/2018 at 10:33PM

The NO PEDDLERS Discography Now Up On The FMA

No Peddlers is Colin Langenus and Jonah Rapino.

No Peddlers is the first band either of us ever released original music with.

For over 20 years, we have continued to make tapes, cdrs, and movie, as well as founding and managing Mass Dist.

This marks the first time No Peddlers' music has all been available together online.

Warm is our first tape from 1994. It contains the first songs we ever wrote. Pretty straight ahead acoustic guitar and violin.

Corn Smugglers was a double cassette mostly put together by Jonah. It still has the folk roots but things are getting weirder. Our friends liked this one a lot.

Dueling Psychos is a wonderful mess. 48 songs featuring all of our friends. In retrospect, more about the community than the music.

Live 97 we were in our punk folk mania period.

Finding 2000 is a movie Jonah made about a road trip we took in 1999 where we kept running into Elvis. This is the soundtrack featuring music we scored years later along with handheld street recordings from our trip.

X Members 1 and 2 is where we broke up but made solo albums together

and

Rap Album - the best album ever!

THANKS FOR LISTENING!

MASS DIST, baby...

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murmurintemporel on 01/17/2018 at 04:17AM

New Release : Zeffon - The Sun Departs

The Sun Departs by Zeffon (USA).
An audio journal dedicated to the preservation of my life story.

Zeffon - "Dark Hill" (05:59)
Zeffon - "Dark Hill" (05:59)
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ckutmusic on 01/16/2018 at 03:11PM

Tamayugé Live on Chaud Pour Le Mont Stone January 11, 2018

Tamayugé, the duo of Tamara Filyavich (electronics) and Maya Kuroki (voice) joined Francis Letourneau on Chaud Pour Le Monte Stone on January 12, 2018.

The performance is a great example of the kind of work they've been doing around the city; combinging raw electronics and post-lingual vocal improvisations. 

 

 

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murmurintemporel on 01/16/2018 at 04:17AM

New Release : Walt Thisney - Galactic Voodoo

Galactic Voodoo, a new album of Walt Thisney (Portugal).
Walt Thisney selects and mixes music for the mind and body in the same quantities that emerges from encounters between the past and the present, drawing beauty of the commonplace, wiping, polishing it, giving it life again...

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massdist on 01/11/2018 at 09:41PM

The Two Usaisamonster Improv Tapes Now Up On The FMA

Usaisamonster was a band for 9 years. When it started there was a lot of jamming but over time it became soley focused on composition.

The songwriting became more and more complex and progressive and the improv completely went out the window.

We became better at songwriting than improvisation but I'm glad we scraped together these two jam tapes.

USAISAMANTRA is 2 live recordings from 2007. We never jammed live at this point but decided to for these two gigs.

KITES IS A MUDBOY is 2 colab recordings, one with Kites and one with Mudboy. It was just about trying something new with friends.

Thanks for listening!

MASSDIST

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rosso on 01/11/2018 at 11:11AM

New Player in the Works

We have received many bug reports and feature requests concerning the audio players on the FMA site.  This includes the in-page player (play buttons on the webpages) and our outdated flash-based pop-out playlist player.  I am currently developing a brand new html5 pop-out playlist player for the site and am working to remove the last traces of flash from FMA, which includes portions of the image and audio uploaders.  I hope to have all of this completed by Jan. 31 so keep watching here for updates!

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cheyenne_h on 01/10/2018 at 08:33AM

Lonely Hearts Music Challenge

For the next month or so, we're opening a submission page for songs about love, longing, and how to celebrate Valentine's day your own way! If you've never submitted a song to FMA before, now's your chance! We are accepting submissions from now until Tuesday, February 13th. Your song must meet the following criteria: 

  • **thematically consistent with Valentine's Day, love, candy, longing, roses, chocolate, going on dates, or disdain thereof (in title OR lyrics - can be instrumental)
  • **less than 5 minutes long
  • **licensed CC BY-NC
  • **marked if inappropriate for all audiences

You can submit a song (as long as you're logged in to our site) by clicking on the "Submit Track" button on the Lonely Hearts Challenge page

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thetwinatlas on 01/08/2018 at 05:13PM

LAZY SALON on FMA

Lazy Salon on Free Music Archive

The 2017 output from New Jersey’s LAZY SALON is now on the FMA.  ‘Invisible Like Peace’ was the project’s debut full-length originally released in March of last year, and the 3-song ‘Trisset’ EP was released in September.  (the first 3 EP's from the project are also on FMA)

These instrumental tracks weave elements of electronic, ambient, beats/rhythm, shoegaze, post-rock & modern psychedelia with an emphasis on texture, repetition, rhythm and hypnotic melody.

LAZY SALON is producer/multi-instrumentalist Sean Byrne, formerly of The Twin Atlas and drummer with Lenola, Mazarin, BC Camplight and others.  

 

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Bozoo on 01/08/2018 at 02:07PM

[D!HR-35] Wankers United - Polygon Soup

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For its 35th release, Da ! Heard It Records plunges your head into a broth of funk ideas.

A shark fin floats in Wankers United’s polygon soup. Out from the depths, the creature imagined by Elise Kobisch-Miana that illustrates this new album seems to be attracted by the surface after a very long sleep. Truth be told, in this new production, both references and fresh ideas abound. 
Great master of skweee in France through his label Mazout, Thomas Lanza has always had a taste for electronic kludges and syncopated rhythms, which were inherited from his hip hop background. After trying his hand at this style on a number of compilations, he released his first album on American label Ausland in 2017 and serves it again with Da ! Heard It Records with a series of pieces as the pièce de résistance.

In the kitchen, one finds with pleasure everything that gives his usual productions their charm, but prepared here with the desire to respect traditions. Immersed in a bath of acid and electro old school, the ingredients of this elaborate recipe will remind sensitive music lovers of the original flavors, somewhere between Cybotron and the beautiful hours of the Warp label. The result, beyond the skweee that he regularly cooks up, rather leans towards a playful IDM that was rid of the superfluous.

Developing the evolution of the sound arrangements with precision throughout the pieces, Thomas leaves no room for chance in his joyous blend, and he demonstrates that, over the course of more than fifteen years, he has acquired solid experience in the field. No stranger to Luke Vibert, whose influence is obvious here, he nevertheless spices up his melodies with a lovely oriental touch and yet shows, if more showing was needed, that life is good in Saint-Ouen.

Tape (K7) , Flac, Ogg, MP3 : https://www.daheardit-records.net/en/discography/dhr-35#release
MP3 : http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Wankers_United/Polygon_Soup/

 
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massdist on 01/04/2018 at 10:55PM

Bi G K discography now on the FMA

Bi G K was / is a band comprised of 2 friends - Michael Troutman (Weirding Module, Awesome Color, Violent Ramp, etc) and myself, Colin Langenus.

Being buddys and DIY guys, we knew that the best way to hang out was to start a band. 

We made 3 tapes over a couple years - 2007 or so, not sure, it's a blur.

Taking inspiration from early Wolf Eyes, Shuggie Otis, and Rupert Holmes, we'd come up with a simple joke, in a Michigan fashion, and then hammer on it.

In retrospect it blows my mind that on top of all the other musical things we were up to then we took the time to do this but we were good and we were having a blast.

It's all we could do.

The 3 incredible tapes are:

Live At Tommys Tavern - originally a split with Monogamous Octopus

Making Love After Midnight - which came in a purse

and

Strawberry Island - a Shuggie Otis tribute

You won't be sorry 

MASS DIST

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