Flaming Lips – At War With The Mystics

Ten years ago the Flaming Lips were experiencing some interesting times, from a hit-and-run car crash, their drummer’s amputation due to a spider bite, and a bout of sore tongue that gave Wayne Coyne a speech impediment akin to the Seinfeld episode where Kramer is thought to be “mentally challenged” because of big shoes and […]

Junkie XL – Today

You’ve heard Tom Holkenborg’s music, you just don’t know it. Or maybe you do. Holkenberg has gone from industrial rock in Nerve in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, to the moniker Junkie XL, hanging in Hollywood and scoring for films (Team America…fuck ya!), video games (Destroy All Humans…a bird flu video game already?), and […]

Various Artists – Invaders

Imagine yourself enclosed in a space of hovering marijuana smoke with a fully packed bong in hand and sounds of sludgy, doom metal filling the space between your ears. The swelling and spinning of your head and brain overcome you while your neck bangs downward and back up in a repetitive motion. Unable to stop […]

Various Artists – Komposi003

Positron! Records “mission statement” proclaims they release “eclectic music by eccentric artists.” A statement of such magnitude generates a cautious approach. Just what is eclectic anyway? Eclectic artists’ off the top of my head quickly, I’d say: the Orb, Boards of Canada, Amon Tobin, Shpongle, and for good measure throw on some Aphex Twin, Kraftwerk […]