"Rhyece O’Neill is an intense young man. A polemical folk singer, a producer of bass-heavy dance music, a protester, and a digital media worker for a major record label. He’s unlike anyone else in Australia’s dubstep landscape.
" Cyclic Defrost interviews O'Neill
, aka electronic/dub/dubstep producer Westernsynthetics
, and head of the Sub Continental Dub
label. You can skip the rest and hear two streaming mixes from Westernsynthetics
, 19 tracks from the Sub Continental Dub label
, plus the label's first three singles
, or continue inside for background, context, and even more music. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief
on Feb 27, 2012 -
are all names for a new wave
of earnest, authentic rock that draws its roots from The Clash, Billy Bragg
, The Pogues, Social Distortion and Bruce Springsteen. In England, its best represented by Frank Turner
, the former singer of hardcore band Million Dead.
His anthemic songs about life on the margins of fame
and the power of rock and roll
have made him famous in England, leading to an upcoming show at Wembley Arena.
He follows in the footsteps of British folk-punk pioneers Leatherface
. [more inside]
posted by Lovecraft In Brooklyn
on Oct 23, 2011 -
It’s maybe a little
early yet for year’s end retrospectives, but who cares: we’ve got 157 songs, 10.5 hours, 1.12 GB of “some of the best and most notable music from 2010... covering indie, pop, rock, punk, folk, rap, R&B, soul, dance, country, modern classical, ambient and electronic music, and in many cases, hard-to-classify genre hybrids.”
—Curated by FluxBlog’s own Matthew Perpetua.
posted by kipmanley
on Dec 3, 2010 -