Tag Archives: rock

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Justinas Mikulskis (S13) - International Tapes Mixtape

Photograph by Tomsa Urbelionis The owner of Secret Thirteen Journal Justinas Mikulskis has just recorded a new mixtape for a Brooklyn born blog called International Tapes. Blog shows interpretations of the modern mixtapes, represents artists from the underground and attempts to contextualise cassette culture in nowadays. Subtly crafted and developed mix explores variety of rock music recorded from 1981 to 2011, including essences of post-rock, industrial, punk-rock, experimental and electronics. Justinas says: “It is an intuitive and arhaic mix that … More

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Rhyton - Rhyton

Rhyton is a penetrating rock music trio in Brooklyn, United States recently formed by Dave Shuford of NNCK, D. Charles Speer, Jimy SeiTang of Psychic Ills and Spencer Herbst of Messages. Exploring depths and unique sounding trajectories of Space, Stoner, Alternative and Psychedelic Rock styles Rhyton creates it’s own vivid musical mark in the scene. “Rhyton” is a notable debut studio album which consists of 5 powerful compositions released as a CD, 12” Vinyl LP and digitally by Thrill Jockey. … More

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A Death Cinematic - The New World

A Death Cinematic is solo noise, drone project located in the USA. Artist is active since 2008 and has released 5 albums on labels such as Small Doses, Dead Accents and his own imprint Simple Box Construction. By using guitar, it’s amplifiers, musical effects and computer he explores and develops his own musical identity. “The New World” is a melancholic album which consists of 6 sentimental compositions. Released as limited edition of 150 hand-made CD copies by Simple Box Construction. … More

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Kleefstra | Bakker | Kleefstra - Griis

An album “Griis” was made by a collaborative ethereal drone project formed by brothers Jan & Romke Kleefstra and guitarist Anne-Chris Bakker in Netherlands. Since 2008 Kleefstras had worked with Machinefabriek, Peter Broderick, Gareth Davis, Nils Frahm, Greg Haines and Danny Saul and had released their music on labels such as Mort Aux Vaches, Home Normal, Rural Colors. “Griis” is a forthcoming theatrical music album, which will be released as 12″ LP and digitally on Low Point. It consists of … More

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Love, Jazz and the Devil of Markas Palubenka

Markas Palubenka is an electronic-acoustic artist from Lithuania, who presents cozy sounds with distinctive vocal. His solo career started in 2011 summer after his separation from the group Grim City. He independently released mini-album “love, jazz and the devil” and video for composition “Jazz”. Markas played at the major festivals in Lithuania thus proving his potential as a good live performer. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seaUQknzczk The artist accoutrements consists of vocal, guitar, percussion and a laptop. This is more than enough to fill … More

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S13 recommends

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVFB4-Y0OXE Belong – A walk [Kranky] Belong is a duo from America, which impels deeper experience of music. In their newest album “Common Era” one can find interlaced shoe-gaze, drone and ambient tunes. The main “expectation knife” – “A Walk” – is hiding among other works. Stunning expression of vintage and strident sound, made with deep accords of synthesizers, leaves unforgettable impression of perfect harmony while diligent monotony is expressed with indistinct drums, drowned in tense atmosphere. At the same … More

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Four Kings

Dedicated for searchers. It is like a musical poker when one is having four kings in hands. And so here it comes for your judgment four kings which are sorted according to their color and sign. Hearts – The Human Instinct “Midnight Sun” 1970 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VovO2R8ird8 Blues rock, psychedelic, masculine and emotional work with the smell of hippies era. While listening you can feel like being in Woodstock without any difficulties – the feeling of your travel through illusions of LSD … More