First essential release of 2010: the new split 12" from Roy Montgomery and Grouper. Grouper's side features 3 gauzy, thoroughly beautiful/hypnotic new songs and a field recording, and the physical 12" (which may or may not already be sold out everywhere/try here) comes with an…
pure shores
Sincerely Yours just posted up this clip for the "KJJ edit" of Avner's "Bed för Mig," which is essentially a cover by JJ, I think, but you never know with these people. The only info they've offered up is "the eye goes blind when the mind a…
EPs + Singles of 2009
Not all of the best music we heard this year was restricted to the long-player format. These are our favorite EPs + singles of '09, released in various vinyl/tape/digital formats.

01 Memory Cassette | Call & Response 7" (Acephale)      mp3: 02 Animal Collective | Fall Be Kind (Domino)03 …
life of leisure

Washed Out's new 6-song Life of Leisure EP is available digitally now at Mexican Summer. You can also pre-order the vinyl 12" here; limited to 1000 copies (800 black vinyl/200 purple haze).
wolf cub / moth
Here's the new Burial + Four Tet 12" in its entirety: I think the general consensus here (despite the lack of any detailed information whatsoever on the release) is that this is not a split, but that both tracks are in fact collaborations. Worth buying for the longer track alone; labeled &quo…
new burial: “moth”
Burial + Four Tet are set to release a highly anticipated split 12" called Moth/Wolf Cub next month on Kieran Hebden's TEXT label. Info about the split has been hard to come by, but Juno is now streaming previews of both tracks, and they both sound amazing...