Category: Albums

  • Tom Furgas – Quantum Geometry Networks

    Tom Furgas – Quantum Geometry Networks

    (Digital, 1984) No.5250 The 1984 release “Quantum Geometry Networks” by Tom Furgas stands as a testament to the boundless creativity that can emerge from the most unassuming materials. This digital album, now accessible via Bandcamp, is an immersive journey into the world of ambient music, crafted with an eclectic mix of sounds that Furgas had…

  • X°=1 – The Art of K7 vol​​​.​​​#2

    X°=1 – The Art of K7 vol​​​.​​​#2

    (Digital, 2024) No.5249 GAJOOB Review by Bryan Baker, 4/7/2024: In the realm of experimental music, few projects dare to dive as deep into the essence and nostalgia of cassette culture as X°=1’s latest release, “The Art of K7” vol.​​​#2. This digital album, a profound homage to the compact cassette medium, unfolds like an intricate tapestry…

  • snacks – the cinnamon show

    snacks – the cinnamon show

    no.5247 (CD, 2002) In the landscape of modern music, where genres blend and identities often merge into a homogenous mix, Snacks’ album “The Cinnamon Show” emerges as a delightful anomaly. This 2002 release, steeped in the traditions of keyboard-based pop/soul R&B, taps into a rich vein of musical nostalgia while forging its own distinct path.…

  • Naaki Soul – Nylon Songs

    Naaki Soul – Nylon Songs

    No.5244 (CD, Digital, 2023) GAJOOB Review by Bryan Baker: Emerging from Brisbane, Australia, Naaki Soul’s “Nylon Songs,” released in 2023, strikes a chord with its unique blend of post-punk guitar sounds and emotive vocals. This album, produced and recorded by Christopher Brownbill at Underground Audio, is as much an exploration of genre boundaries as it…

  • Fentom – residue

    Fentom – residue

    No.5243 (Cassette, Digital, 2022) GAJOOB Review by Bryan Baker: Fentom’s “Residue,” released in 2022, is a masterclass in ambient music artistry. This five-song album, available on cassette and digital platforms, paints an evocative soundscape with its atmospheric electronics, field recordings, echoing piano, muffled voices, and vintage residue arpeggios. The journey begins with “where it begins,”…

  • Bel Argosy – Let’s hear it for Bel Argosy (Cassette, digital, 2013)

    Bel Argosy – Let’s hear it for Bel Argosy (Cassette, digital, 2013)

    No.5241 ARTIST/LABEL NOTES: Billy Lopez (vocals, guitar) started the band with Julian Graham (drums), Chris Cumming (bass) and Beau Alessi (lead guitar) in late 2010 after deciding it was probably a good idea to get this sort of thing out of his system before he turned 30. Fun fact: Bel Argosy rehearses in the attic…

  • Rob Skane – Into Your Soul (Cassette, 1990)

    Rob Skane – Into Your Soul (Cassette, 1990)

    No.4710 DOWNLOAD @ ARCHIVE.ORG ARTIST/LABEL NOTES: This tape was recorded and mixed In two fun-filled days at Sweetfish Studios. To be quite honest, I had enough of playing dead-end bands that couldn’t put my ideas across the way I originally intended. So, I thought I’d try it myself. Hopefully, people will enjoy listening to it,…

  • Various Artists – Dagger Tapes #3: Mommy Musn’t Know (cassette, 1990)

    Various Artists – Dagger Tapes #3: Mommy Musn’t Know (cassette, 1990)

    No.4185 “This tape is full of punk tunes in the classic thrash/growl/tumble style and loaded with energy from the likes of Grimace Abortion, Dead Horse, Big Mistake, Krack, DeKay, The Divorced, Jack Tragic and the Unfortunates, Big Satan, Catharsis, BAse Apes, Sanity Assassins, Organ Donors, Black Indian, SVOE, Off the Wall, Hellhound and Sam Black…

  • More Ephemerol – Apotheosis Pageant (Vinyl, Digital, 2023)

    More Ephemerol – Apotheosis Pageant (Vinyl, Digital, 2023)

    No.5235 GAJOOB Review by Bryan Baker: “Apotheosis Pageant” by More Ephemerol, released May 12, 2023, harks back to the classic era of indie synthpop. The LA-based duo, C. Fjerstad and Tamara Sky, have created an album that marries vintage analog and digital instruments with modern production methods, resulting in a captivating sonic experience. The ten-track…

  • Review: ‘Mann’ by The Yellow Diary

    Review: ‘Mann’ by The Yellow Diary

    The Yellow Diary, a quintet hailing from Mumbai, has been a stronghold in India’s indie rock scene for the better part of the last decade. With their pulsating pop tunes and heartfelt ballads, TYD has mastered the art of crowd engagement and emotional connectivity. Their long-awaited third EP, ‘Mann’, is no exception. ‘Mann’ is a…

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