some stuff that never got posted because of whatever.

Adult. - Anxiety Always (2003)

debut album from Crystal Castles.

Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts (2011)

chill, Beck-produced, mostly acoustic album from the Sonic Youth frontman. features Sea Change-ish chamber arrangements.

Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky (2010)

long overdue record 14 years in the making from Michael Gira's flagship post/art/noise-punk group. your move, Kevin Shields.

V/A - The Good Thief OST (2003)

oscar-winner Elliot Goldenthal's elegant score to Neil Jordan's 2002 Bob le flambeur remake also includes tracks from Leonard Cohen, Serge Gainsbourg, Bono (covering Sinatra), and some N. African shit. don't believe this is available elsewhere.

Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring (1913)

3 essential recordings of Le Sacre du printemps: Stravinsky conducting the Columbia Symphony (1960), Claudio Abbado and the LSO ('70s), and Esa-Pekka Salonen and the LA Phil (2006).

9 Responses so far.

  1. o.g.dbd says:

    Adult and crystal castles are the same band? Might want to double check that one.

  2. ill! says:

    jesus fucking christ, dude

  3. Loving the Stravinsky! Thank you.

  4. Siva says:

    I am new to your blog, I dig it. Keep it diverse. I dl'ed the thief soundtrack just to check it out. Thanks!

  5. Anonymous says:

    adult and crystal castles? is it some sort of smug joke?
    i dot get it? theyre two different bands.

  6. ill! says:

    jesus fucking christ, dude

  7. Anonymous says:

    Killer collection. Gonna be a fun weekend.

  8. kurt says:

    Thanks for thurston, gira ( a god of innovation even if he is a young god) stravinsky is where we avantunderground types converge on classical, no bad thing, adult is CC? Hey I'll give it a go. Thanks for all the work.

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