Pitchfork loves Pictureplane, George&Caplin album art/info, I am the Dot cassette release
Pictureplane (aka Travis Egedy) got some more love from indie bible Pitchfork last week. The new media titan called Egedy a "Denver house music mastermind" while pimping his latest free mix, a 41-minute mix which includes selections from Crystal Castles and Rihanna and serves as an intro of sorts to his new, every-other-Sunday residency at the Meadowlark. It kicked off last night, so if you weren't there, your next chance to check it out will come May 30.
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Behold the album art for the new George&Caplin release. The two-disc album is coming in June and offers both a "regular" disc (titled Secluded Malls & Scenic Byways) full of traditional songs and a second disc (titled Requiem for an Encyclopedia) made up of loopable sonic snippets, meant to be played via shuffle, infinite repeat or, if you've got the patience to program a "remix" via your CD player's controls, in a customizable, unique configuration.
I am the Dot's excellent Rare Creatures EP is getting a limited-edition release on Buckingham Pie Group, a cassette tape label based out of Golden. Yes, you read that right: Cassette. The release comes on a handmade, transparent, blue cassette with full color artwork. You also get a bonus track ("Quantum Thoughts") that wasn't on the digital version of the EP, and a free download of said digital version in case, like everyone else, you threw out your cassette player years ago. You can own it for just $5, but hurry: There are only copies of it up for grabs via the website (no word on how the other seventy will be distributed).
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