Son Raw refused to use the word Grimegaze in this post… but not in this byline. Yesterday, I briefly touched on the defeatism of cleaned up, revivalist dance pop so it’s encouraging to hear a free project that flies in the face of that approach so thoroughly as to stand as an obvious counterpoint. London […]
Son Raw is dreader than dread. Of all of Keysound Records’ qualities, and there are many, perhaps the most notable is the label’s hunger for progression. While artists and labels on both sides of Dubstep’s noise/dance divide have responded to larger audiences by smoothing out their rough edges and generally becoming more accessible, the house […]
HGLDT reflects on the void November 13, 2012
Son Raw keeps a full fridge. When I last spoke to HGLDT (in the back of a rather smoky car on a deserted Canadian highway for those keeping score), he laid out as concise a mission statement as any for his new record: the tempo’s changed, there’s a few extra drums but what matters to […]
It’s a little strange to play this song at 10:30 a.m. on a Tuesday morning at the demise of July, but no one is paying for my trip to Plastic People nor my Molly. What’s wrong with you people? Is everyone not on dope. Here, we have Four Tet remixing his former boys from school, […]