Montreal Psych Fest takes over La Vitrola this weekend


Montreal Psych Fest is back for a third year, finding a familiar home at l’Esco and at this summer’s new venue on The Main, La Vitrola. The weekend of mystic grooves starts tonight (see the whole lineup on Facebook).

Here’s “Talk” by local trippers The Backhomes, they’re headlining Sept. 12.


For something a little dancier, here’s Les Marinelles with their self-titled LP. They’re playing La Vitrola on Sept. 13.

Get a goth tutorial from Wreck and Reference


Watch some stuff get painted black (that’s literally all that happens in this video) with a “tutorial in goth” from L.A. noise duo Wreck and Reference. The song is “Bankrupt” off their LP of weird, dark experiments Want, which came out in June on Flenser Records.

They’re putting out an eight-minute sample-based project titled Spill/Fill next week, too. It will be available for free download starting September 15 on their Bandcamp page.

Photo by Diana Lee Zadlo

Photo by Diana Lee Zadlo

KBT Broadcast: Episode 2

00:00 Salt – Institute
Palm Bay – Roberta Bondar
 Wings of Saturn – Squalor
15:25 Talk Spot
15:56 Old Growth – Year of Glad [Interview]
On Firm Ground – Kurvi Tasch
24:42 Psychotronic Techniques – Small Teeth
Inch of Dust – Future Islands [Interview]
31:55 Talk Spot – Spotify: More like iTunes or Napster?
Negative Zeros – Teenager
40:40 Sunburn – Tera Melos [Interview]
44:15 I’m a Bug – METZ
45:28 Talk Spot
47:24 minipops 67 [120.2][ source field mix] – Aphex Twin
52:00 Future Love – Coyote

Killer Baby Tomatoes airs live Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on CJLO.

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Listen to the first track from Aphex Twin’s ‘SYRO’ LP


The track’s called “minipops 67 [120.2][ source field mix]” and it’s the opening track of Aphex Twin’s new LP SYRO, his first proper record in over a decade. “minipops” is beautifully complex yet somehow accessible. It’s a sign of good things to come.

SYRO is coming out September 23 on Warp Records. Here’s the full tracklistrevealed via the Deep Web last month.

01. minipops 67 [120.2][ source field mix] [aka the manchester track]
02. XMAS_EVET10 [120][thanaton3 mix]
03. produk 29 [101]
04. 4 bit 9d api+e+6 [126.26]
05. 180db_ [130]
06. CIRCLONT6A [141.98][syrobonkus mix]
07. fz pseudotimestretch+e+3 [138.85]
08. CIRCLONT14 [152.97][shrymoming mix]
09. syro u473t8+e [141.98][piezoluminescence mix]
10. PAPAT4 [155][pineal mix]
11. s950tx16wasr10 [163.97][earth portal mix]
12. aisatsana [102]