Threads from Mexicali to Amman, mix and sampler with FAX’s Facade Electronics

If you need sonic architecture to hold emotions beyond words, look no further to this poignant sampler by the underrated Facade Electronics, the label by FAX out of Mexicali, Mexico. It’s brought together by feeling as much as something superficial like genre. I had the same sense of connections to producers I care about in contributing a mix this fall.

LA x Berlin celebrates the sunnier Berlin connection in sound

For music to blossom, artists needs more than isolation. And Berlin and Los Angeles have increasingly been a corridor for inspiration and cross-fertilization. From Kyoka to Khadija, Rainbow Arabia to Daniel Troberg, Los Angeles x Berlin gives a window into that exchange.

Peter Kirn - January 20, 2023

Grab these unhyped releases on Bandcamp Friday and retune your mood

Let’s try something different today. I’m pencil-dropping releases sent in my feed and from my followers, but not randomly – truly some great, largely undiscovered gems to transform your mood when you need it most. We still need food, but music is essential sustenance, too. I got a lot more of these, but tried to […]

Peter Kirn - August 6, 2021

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