Sonic Week 8.3.16: Numb Rat Tap

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You are a diamond, dulled only by lethargic rays and generic proposals.

Beatport’s Summer Sol by Sol Selectas

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Sol Selectas Records, the NYC electronic label specializing in tribal dance music, deep house, and folkloric rhythms, released the ultimate summer movement & chill playlist on June 21. Featuring multi-cultural sounds and samples from producers all around the world, Summer Sol runs over 2 hours through the dives of foreign, melodic soundscape, inviting us to sizzle … Continue reading

Best of Soundcloud 2015 | Sonic Week Stardom

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Nosferatune ‘likes’ and Sonic Week bests have led us here, to our end of year 2015 favorites collection. Call it the Ultimate Sonic Week Playlist, as it contains loads of future beats and hip hop diamonds, a handful of vocally dominating indie-folk gems, modern piano stories, harmonies stacked to kill — all with that Chicago … Continue reading

Sonic Week 11.12: Rilke Curve

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“It seems to me that almost all our sadnesses are moments of tension, which we feel as paralysis because we no longer hear our astonished emotions living. Because we are alone with the unfamiliar presence that has entered us; because everything we trust and are used to is for a moment taken away from us; … Continue reading

Sonic Week 10.26: Skippin’ Charm Trip

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This Sonic Week Playlist is curated by John Staughton, man of the months & writer extraordinaire, creator of literary launcher Sheriff Nottingham & so much more. Elevate your listening with his words beside each tune — maybe you’ll recognize the feeling. We’re all sonic explorers. Enjoy this true beauty treat. Pleading waves of sound tug your … Continue reading

Sonic Week 8.25: Burning Up

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Must cook if we want to eat. Let the world be simple again. I am constantly chasing the itch to self-discover, to learn from potential negatives by never accepting their definition as such as the definitive point of anything. The point is no point is known, and to consider each point a point is to lose the … Continue reading

Sonic Week 7.9: Welling Weight

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Pressure is more than a thought at blue dawn, more than the wet weight of coffins on an overlooked night, more than simple sadness or veiled stimuli. It is not simple and it has no concern for you. It is a hounding beat that spins around the corners of your tea and simple pleasant. It … Continue reading

Title: Memories

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Sparkle and simplicity; pleasant layers build out the girth of this Cosmonostro spirit collection by Toon Janssens, the Belgian producer better known to the world as Title. Memories is his first big batch of fresh music this year, home on the label that’s gaining incredible fan love for putting out some of the weirdest and wildest genre-bending beauty … Continue reading

Sonic Week 5.23: Sugar Time

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No one will bring back the years; no one will restore you to yourself. Life will follow the path it began to take, and will neither reverse nor check its course. It will cause no commotion to remind you of its swiftness, but glide on quietly. It will not lengthen itself for a king’s command … Continue reading

Sonic Week 4.6: Layered State

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His dreams, as they looked to her beside him, were full of mismatched anxiety. Fears rearranged under flickering eyelids, former relationships and failures weaving the texture of his subconscious mind. There are active functions shifting in these observable moments between sleep and waking. As sleep initiates his escape from common reality, dreams ping push him through the deep-eyed … Continue reading