Deep musical compilations persist in pleas for Beirut

Beirut remains a city in pain following the August explosion in its port. A new crop of music compilations has arrived benefiting independent relief efforts, including from Lebanese and Arabic artists.

Blackout Tuesday began as a call to action; corporate misuse is silencing activists

It started at a major label as a call to the music industry, but now everyone from music gear makers to artists and media is joining in. And “#BlackoutTuesday” is even squeezing out Black Lives Matter information and organizing. So what just happened, and is there a constructive way to participate? TL:DR please whatever you […]

Peter Kirn - June 2, 2020

Underground techno labels: a Bandcamp guide

It’s not quite the summer of love, but maybe it can be the summer of underground music downloading. Let’s start with techno.

Peter Kirn - May 1, 2020

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