The sludge maestro returns with a new album out next month.
From Boards of Canada to Hall & Oates, High Tides drop a summer mix in advance of their excellent forthcoming debut album on Tobacco's Rad Cult imprint.
Introducing High Tides, the new band on Black Moth Super Rainbow's Rad Cult Imprint
  Willie Schube originally recorded this post on a 4-inch reel.  The press release announcing Tobacco’s first album in four years, Ultima II Massage, ends like this: “No happy ending.” Sounds about right. At it’s best Tobacco’s music sounds like psychedelia run through a garbage disposal. I mean this in the best way imaginable. The […]
I never heard Dorosote’s original “Emerald Building.” In fact, I’d never heard of Dorosote until Tobacco posted this remix, “inspired by the original.” There’s a crucial difference between splintering and re-assembling the bones of a track and re-interpreting its feel in your own fucked-up fashion. Tobacco, the mastermime behind Black Moth Super Rainbow opts for […]
The Top 50 Albums of 2012 December 24, 2012
On a Previous Episode of the Passion of the Weiss: The Top 50 Albums of: 2011; 2010; 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 50. House Shoes – Let it Go [Tres] No best album list is complete without something from Detroit. Nowhere else is as no frills and unvarnished. It operates as a palate cleanser to remind […]
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File this video somewhere between The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Westside Story, A Clockwork Orange, the story of Hansel and Gretal and The Barber of Seville. Black Moth Super Rainbow living up to the bleakness and kaleidoscopic color of their name — as always. Too weird to live, too rare to let those haircuts persist. […]
I caught Tobacco’s DJ set at the Low End Theory a few weeks back. The one-liner that popped into my head was a UFO burning down a Gingerbread house while the witch chants outside. There is an alien and sinister quality to the vocoder wails and an inherent sugary grit to the melodies.  This is […]