If you're smart enough to keep tabs on synthesist Joseph Raglani's recorded output, it's easy to forget that his newest, Real Colors of the Physical World, is the first proper followup to his 2008 Kranky release, Of Sirens Born. That was the album that, by dint of its own appreciable arc and through ... More >>
In this unprecedented edition of Nitpick Six, we narrow the scope and focus on the stellar work of local musicians this year. Here are the six best beats by local artists in 2012. Let us know your favorites in the comments, and we'll sample them, chop them up and throw down some 808 drops.
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In celebration of the completion of their 53rd season, the New Music Circle will be hosting a local showcase today, May 11 at the William A. Kerr Building. Curated by NMC concert programmer Jeremy Kannapell, the evening's schedule includes performances from local acts including: Joseph Raglani, Kevi ... More >>
Joseph Raglani is one of St. Louis' pre-eminent synthesists, an instrumental musician whose releases, under various guises, recalls elements of ambient sound-scapes, minimal krautrock rhythms and heady experimental jams. As part of Bryter Layter, he crafts dreamily organic tones that reveal themselv ... More >>
Josh LeviKevin Harris of Floating LaboratoriesSaint Louis might be the last place standing for the emerging American artist -- and no one knows that better than Kevin Harris. The Floating Laboratories founder has been a resident of St. Louis for just under five years -- and during this time, ... More >>
Local psychedelic dream wizards Joseph Raglani and Jeremy Kannapell have created a video for ambient drone heroes Emeralds. Created by the pair under the creative direction of Spooky Action Palace's Michael Ferrer, the clip combines essential elements of '60s-inspired acid trips and liquid projectio ... More >>