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Q&A: Jorge Elbrecht On What Producers Really Do, What Ariel Pink Is Really Like, And How Mainstream Pop Has Reached A State Of Idiocracy

For the better part of the past dozen years, Jorge Elbrecht has had a hand in creating some of the most beautiful, forward-thinking, and occasionally abjectly weird music to infiltrate the world of contemporary indie rock. In the mid 2000s, Elbrecht first began releasing music with Lansing-Dreiden, a highly conceptual art and music collective (and […]

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No Joy – “Hollywood Teeth”

Montreal shoegazers No Joy are a few weeks away from releasing More Faithful, their grand and urgent new album. The two songs we’ve already posted, “Everything New” and “Moon In My Mouth,” are both winners. And now they’ve shared a dizzy rush of beauty called “Hollywood Teeth,” a blur of guitar effects that whirls up […]

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No Joy – “Moon In My Mouth”

Montreal shoegazers No Joy have fleshed out quite a bit as a band since Jasamine White-Gluz and Laura Lloyd founded the doom-dreamy duo. On their third full-length More Faithful, they’re joined by drummer Garland Hastings and bassist Michael Farsky (formerly of Dirty Beaches’ live band). In an interview about one of the new songs off […]

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No Joy – “Everything New”

Montreal’s No Joy will release a third full-length LP titled More Faithful this June. The record follows 2013’s breakthrough Wait To Pleasure. No Joy recorded More Faithful alongside Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti member Jorge Elbrecht, splitting their studio time between Brooklyn and a farmhouse in Costa Rica. “Everything New” is the album’s trance-inducing first single. […]