ALBUM REVIEW: Elder – Omens

Did you daydream as a kid? Just stare off into nothing and let your imagination run wild? I did. A lot of my early childhood was spent amazed at what my mind could cook up with if I had a lack of books or toys, and before my soul was captured by music. Laying on my back in the grass, seeing shapes in the clouds or constellations at night, that was pure happiness as a kid. I never really stopped chasing that vibe as an adult, because I still drift off and let my brainwaves go crazy. Expect nowadays my field is my headphones and a turntable, and the clouds my mind is chasing down are inside of my eyelids, and not the sky. If you are looking for the ultimate “drop out, tune in, and turn on”  soundtrack for 2020, it is definitely going to be Elder’s new opus, Omens (Armageddon Shop/Stickman Records). Continue reading

Download Moog and Korg iOS and Android Apps for FREE

As every brand and band tries to mobilize against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to get ahead of the pandemic and the fallout from it, some brands are helping us live and combat boredom from quarantines. According to a post at Resident Advisor, both legendary Keyboard brands Moog and Korg have made their popular iOS Apps for iPhone and iPad avaialble for FREE right now! Moog has waived charges for its Minimoog Model D iOS app for iPhone and iPad. Released in 2018, the app captures the original circuitry and look of the influential Minimoog, which was first released in 1970. Kor’s Kaossilator apps for iOS and Android. “Schools, workplaces, and meetings worldwide have been requested to close by their respective governments and so many people are studying and working from home,” Korg wrote on its website. “To help you with a musical way to occupy your mind we have decided to make the Kaossilator app for iOS and Android free of charge for a limited time (iOS version: through March 31, 2020. Android version: From March 13 to March 20, 2020).” Continue reading

Domkraft – Flood

Here are some tips on how best to enjoy Domkraft’s Flood (Blues Funeral). If you have some rich Kush lying about then you may partake. It’s not essential, but I find it to be of great assistance. The following items, however, are vital. Find the comfiest chair in your apartment, an Acapulco shirt and a decent set of headphones. Don’t say I never did anything for you. Continue reading