"Revenge of the Smoke Ghost Pt1"
Just so we're clear, this track doesn't appear in this same form on Distraction. Rather, it comes from a digital bonus collection packaged with the record that features "extended session" segments -- that is, the longer jams that were chopped up to make the 96 pieces of the album proper.
"Revenge of the Smoke Ghost Pt1" is a dark and gloomy new wave groove that's almost six minutes in length, with a pulsing baseline blanketed in a dense wash of reverb-soaked keys. It's entirely instrumental and features drummer Jakob Thiesen from Whisper Room, Nadja, Students. Not much happens over the course of the track, and we're guessing that this is one of the "psychedelic grooves" that the album promises to offer.
The Spectrum of Distraction will be available as a double CD and digital download on January 17 via Robotic Empire.
StreamsJun 26, 2015
Portland experimentalist Kyle Bates dropped Soon Asleep, his latest solo album under the name of Drowse, earlier this month through the APNE...
StreamsJun 05, 2015
Björk"Stonemilker" (interactive video)
Ever wanted to take a walk on the beach with Björk? Now's your chance, since the Icelandic oddball has shared an interactive video for the V...
StreamsApr 15, 2015
Cloud Nothings'Here and Nowhere Else (In Wingdings)' (remix album stream)
Cloud Nothings' outstanding 2014 album Here and Nowhere Else was a raw rock juggernaut, but now all of the songs have gotten synthesized rem...
StreamsMar 16, 2015
If you wanted to know the full story behind the eye-popping artwork for the upcoming physical edition of Björk's Vulnicura, some slick new v...
StreamsJan 22, 2015
Panda BearLive at Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York (concert stream)
Panda Bear released his outstanding album Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper this month, and now the Animal Collective member known as Noah Le...
StreamsJan 14, 2015
Panda Bear"The Preakness" (Motorik Demo)
Back in 2011, Animal Collective's line of shoes brought us a new Panda Bear track called "The Preakness." A new version of that same song ap...
StreamsJan 06, 2015
Panda Bear"Acid Wash"
As previously reported, experimental electronic pop prince Panda Bear has been unfurling tracks from his upcoming Panda Bear Meets the Grim ...
StreamsDec 11, 2014
Four Tet"Parallel Jalebi" (Hudson Mohawke remix)
LuckyMe is counting down the days to Christmas with its musical advent calendar, and the latest freebie to emerge is a Hudson Mohawke remix ...