Virtuality #8

Another round of hot picks straight off the internet grill…

1. The Melt – Compilation Vol. 1

Our fam The Melt based out in Los Angeles, headed by Kloud and Moiety just released their first compilation album and second official release. It’s already been getting lot of good, deserved press so we won’t try to top what’s already being written about it, but gently remind you that this needs to BE ON YOUR COMPUTER. IT’S A FREE DOWNLOAD AND IS CHOCK FULL OF BIG CHOONS W/ CONTRIBUTIONS FROM ASTRO CREW OBEY CITY, LORD RAJA, THE RANGE AND FRIENDS. Ok?


2. Alex Burkat – Shower Scene

Beautiful strings/old-school NY house vibes on this one from Alex Burkat. Shower Scene EP comes out tomorrow on Mr. Saturday Night, and will be released on vinyl as well as digital. Catch Alex playing at the Mr. Saturday Night party this Saturday at House of Yes, Brooklyn.


3. Bones&Money – Black Diamond (Moist Ghost remix)

New heater from the Yung Tastegod Moist Ghost, who assumingly went deep into the virtual hunting environment strapped with night vision goggles and full body UnderArmourâ„¢ to take down this big game remix for the killer Black Diamond remix EP, out now on Tuff Wax.


4. Kixnare – Red LP

Kixnare‘s Red LP drops on Monday 3/18 on Warsaw label, U Know Me Records. Grab the big first single “Gucci Dough” as a free download below and preview the album on U Know Me’s soundcloud.


5. Stefan Blomeier & Claire – Worlds Beside Worlds

A heady lo-fi/hi-fi banger with elements of early Chicago acid house from Elise (Claire) of ATL’s inimitable Featureless Ghost, on a split with Stefan Blomeier to be released March 31st on Instructional Media. The split release will be available on cassette (available now for pre-order) and is dubbed by I.M. as “9 hot tracks of physical, spiritual and virtual trips”. Check the track and also a beautiful fuzzed out promo vid below.