track for today… whirling hall of knives '06-14 (nute022)'
To mark the unfortunate demise of the label, Trensmat asked Whirling Hall Of Knives to assemble this mix – "eighty four minutes of undulationing bliss, terror and grooves" – of highlights from their 45 releases, including White Hills, Astral Social Club, The Telescopes, Cheval Sombre and loads more. Sad to see the label go, but this is a fantastic way to go.Comment on this
track for today… cremator 'electronic phase 1'
Deep rhythmic electronics with nods to krautrock, Radiophonic Workshop and John Carpenter's compositions: 'Electronic Phase 1' is one of five tracks on Cremator's Phase Électronique, available in – what else – cassette format.Comment on this
track for today… north highlands 'quitter'
The sun's out – from time to time, at least. So here's some spritely guitar alt-pop to accompany it: 'Quitter' is from North Highlands' self-titled album.Comment on this
track for today… brutal blues 'rett'
A bit of echo-heavy twisty grindcore by Brutal Blues, from their Brutal Blues album issued through Nerve Altar last year, and featuring some nice cover typography.Comment on this
track for today… perspex flesh 'ordered image'
Superlative hardcore from London's Perspex Flesh: 'Ordered Image' is from the similarly-titled six-track 12" released by Static Shock Records.Comment on this