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SPD#024: Golden Death Music

Golden Death Music is the solo musical endeavor of Michael Ramey, who writes, records and produces all of the music. Demonstrating a penchant for analog synthesizers, odd time signatures and vocal harmonies, Golden Death Music combines…
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SPD#023: The Bellybuttons - I Guess / Red Wing

The Bellybuttons are a four-piece formed in Glasgow in 2013. They create fuzzy slacker-pop with the focus being on catchy melodies and a lo-fi aesthetic. Snotty and satirical lyrics create a melancholy sound which is wrapped up in bouncing…
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SPD#022: The Noise Tigers - Another Town / In Your Eyes

The Noise Tigers are a noise pop band from Vienna, Austria. They make dream pop for introverts. Their sound is influenced by post-punk, new wave, 8-bit and the warm fuzzy cloud of shoegaze. Their debut EP, 'Waking Up', a record that takes…
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SPD#021: Stereovoid - A Scream in the Void / African Assasin

Stereovoid is an Athenian three piece band obsessed with post illusory music, spacetime monkeys and other evergreen activities. Being influenced by a fluctuation of genres they never cease surprising you as a listener of good music. Simplicity…
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SPD#020: Lo-Shi - 目は犀 / 体は熊

Lo-shi is a French instrumental duo formed in Tokyo at the beginning of 2012 and consisting of Gotal (guitar, drum machine, sampling) and Ralouf (theremin, synthesizer). Their approach to music is essentially artless and improvisational,…
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SPD#019: Velvet Morning - Octocity / Clouds Come First

Velvet Morning is a project of 19 year old singer songwriter Samuel Jones. Hailing from a seaside town called Leigh-on-Sea Sam deals with exploring sounds he describes as ‘Smooth Psychedelia’. The sound of Velvet Morning was born from…
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SPD#018: Chickn - Die to Make a Living / Missed Me a Lot

Chickn is a band from Athens, Greece formed in 2012 by Shelly (vocals), Nico (drums) and Kay (guitars) for a specific reason that they cannot recall. After making their first rehearsals and rough recordings that could be described as minimal/…
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SPD#017: hEllolisTENER - New Hustle / Normal

hEllolisTENER ,born Miles Maxwell, grew up in a small town outside of philadelphia. he learned to create because noone liked him. in his world he is king. he makes music obsessively, even in his dreams he is making music. a large number…
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SPD#016: doo doo doo - jb 007 / a chinesinha

doo doo doo is a fresh experimental pop music band from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After the first album, "Casa das Macacas", released independently in late 2012 and hailed by critics, the band returns with the EP Duplo A, a launch in partnership…
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SPD#015: The Snow Twins - Over the Line / Amnesia (We Were Getting So Close)

The Snow Twins: A duo in which guitar and drums mix and oppose themselves, summoning reminiscences that reverb crudely. The Snow Twins doesn’t restrain to the modern musical archetype: metronomic rhythms, complex harmonies and charming…
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SPD#014: Desert Mountain Tribe - Take a Ride / Riders to the Sea

Emerging late in 2012 out of the ever-relevant cultural undergrowth of London town itself, Desert Mountain Tribe is a threefold onslaught of psychedelic rock heart and soul. Arguably a genre which has noted a massive depletion in prominence…
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SPD#013: The Heavns - Gravitas / Exile Elixer

The Heavns: The Heavns is a project by singer songwriter Vid Glass. His first release, "HEAVNS" was in February 2013, his follow up, "De Novo EP", released in August, is a departure from his previous work incorporating a more psychedelic…
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SPD#012 - Barbara's Straight Son

  «All of the true things that I am about to tell you are shameless lies». (First sentence of the Book of Bokonon) Barbara's Straight Son started as a duo based in Athens.The founding members are Nikos Haldoupis and Fotis Velentzas.…
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SPD#011: Das Ding - Triffid Farm / We Can Rebuild Him

  Das Ding say: 'I started recording in 1981, with a lot of borrowed equipment. It was fun to do, and everyone was doing music, so me and my friend Johan started a cassette label. We made some tapes, did some gigs, but things moved…
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SPD#010: Kingdom of the Holy Sun - Her Sweet Delight / In the Realms of Light

About Kingdom of the Holy Sun: Guido Anselmi started the band last February 2012 in Seattle, WA. He writes all the tunes and arrangements. The idea behind the band was to somehow combine disparate and contrasting influences such as…
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SPD#009: ice_eyes - Under the Hood / Inches Below

  About Ice Eyes: 2012 was the birth-year of Athens-Greece based music project ice_eyes, conceived by Spiros A. and Anastasios T. The story so far: this release launches a series of official web releases, though various previously…
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SPD#008: Hibou - Glow / Hollow

From Hibou: These two songs contrast each other quite entirely. In "Glow", the lyrics came first which rarely happens with me, and from there I was able to reflect the melody & structure of the song solely on the words themselves.…
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SPD#007: Future - Youth Conspiration / Citizen

About Future: Drenched in full guitar feedback, reverberating vocals and fractured drums, Future is deafening noise pop that has been described as a"sonic wall of sound". The Parisian duo combines cold melodies and atmospheric chords…
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Sunday Tapes #09: Chinese Basement

Download Full Session + Cover Art Band Links: Myspace // Facebook Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday.
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SPD#006: Fad TMB - Head Down / Axle Rot

  About Fad TMB: As footwork rose to international blog-prominence in 2010, then-high-schooler Dro Carey became, like so many electronic and dance music enthusiasts, completely entranced and enamored with the raw energy of the music…
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SPD#005: .message - Alpha / Theta

About α / Θ : In these two tracks we explore the connection between futurism and traditional forms of expression, using sound as a medium for new experiences. The youth says "everything is disputed", the news say "everything's collapsing",…
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Sunday Tapes #08: Pan Pan

Download Full Session + Cover Art Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday. About Pan Pan: Pan Pan makes his music in his…
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SPD#004: Moodive - Almost Gone / Innards

A few words from Moodive: This double single is a trip into darkness. I wanted to experiment with elegance and obscure landscapes. Almost Gone captures the moment before the abandonment of a beloved person.. The voice is begging this…
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SPD#003: Le Page - Ileana / Closure

Dreams and memories of sunny places combined with darker ones fill our minds. This cold and scary place (that's what it was in the beginning) seems a lot more friendly lately. We've been here for a long time so it is our home now. Photographs…
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SPD#002: Melt Mountain - Blossom Dream / Painted Root

Lost in a hazy morning atmosphere, Melt Mountain’s conceptual retrospect, passed through smooth layers of lucency, provides for an unceasing impetus towards the long gone aria of shapes and colors. A blissful journey into subliminal…
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Lost Girl | Soundtrack

EP/mini Soundtrack for the medium-length film by Nikos Pastras, Lost Girl (Χαμένο Κορίτσι). Lost Girl by Nikos Pastras will participate at the Athens International Film Festival. The film was mixed at Sonic Playground with…
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SPD#001: Bonebrokk - Parallel World / Into the Void

"Parallel World / Into The Void" is the second release by Bonebrokk, following his debut self-released EP "Stop Thinking Start Acting". In this double A-side single, Bonebrokk finds himself exploring an adventurous world of his own creation. Showing…
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Sunday Tapes #07: A Victim of Society

Download MP3 + Cover Art Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday. About the Band: A Victim Of Society is a lo-fi project out…
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Sunday Tapes #06: Nikos Erinakis und die Haken

Download MP3 + Cover Art Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday. About the band: Nikos Erinakis und die Haken undertake the…
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Sunday Tapes #05: Space Blanket

Download MP3 + Cover Art Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday. About the band: Space Blanket is an electronic music duo from…
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Sunday Tapes #04: .message

Download MP3 + Cover Art Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday. About the band: ".message" is an electronic duet comprised…
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Sunday Tapes #03: Microondas

Download MP3 + Cover Art Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday. About the band: MicroondaS are a toy band based in the unsanitary…
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Sunday Tapes #02: Gloire Carton

Download MP3 + Cover Art Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday. About the band: After the breakup of Couch Potatoes in 2007…
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Sunday Tapes #01: The Rattler Proxy

Download MP3 + Cover Art Sunday Tapes are unique half-hour sessions, featuring a variety of bands. They are recorded live at the Sonic Playground studio, usually on a Sunday. About the band: The Rattler Proxy were formed 8 months ago.…