Albums

Listen to Olga Bell’s “Perm Krai” from her upcoming release “Krai”

Listen to Olga Bell's "Perm Krai" from her upcoming release "Krai"

Pitchfork is streaming Olga Bell’s first single from “Krai” called “Perm Krai.” Listen to it here. Did I mention it’s entirely in Russian? Did I also mention that it’s performed by some of the shredderiest shredders in NYC? Did I also also mention that Olga is a total genius shredder?! The nine movement piece is [...]


Stream “Pantomime Jack” from Ed Schrader’s Music Beat’s upcoming LP

Stream "Pantomime Jack" from Ed Schrader's Music Beat's upcoming LP

Pitchfork is streaming “Pantomime Jack” from Ed Schrader’s Music Beat’s upcoming release on Infinity Cat titled “Party Jail.” Recorded, mixed, and mastered at Machines with Magnets. Listen here. Aaaaand, you should probably follow Ed on Twitter and find his old sports columns.


Listen to “In The Hollows” from Nat Baldwin’s upcoming LP

Listen to "In The Hollows" from Nat Baldwin's upcoming LP

Head over to Stereogum to listen to a preview of the title track from Nat Baldwin’s beautiful new LP “In The Hollows,” out this Spring on Western Vinyl. Recorded and mixed at Machines with Magnets this past summer. Nat will be performing at MWM this Spring while supporting the release! We’re psyched about it, you should [...]


The Body, “I Shall Die Here.”

The Body, "I Shall Die Here."

RVNG Intl. announces the release of The Body’s “I Shall Die Here” a collaboration with The Haxan Cloak recorded and mixed at Machines with Magnets. Read the Pitckfork blurb here.


Pitchfork Advance, The Body’s “Christs, Redeemers”

Pitchfork Advance, The Body's "Christs, Redeemers"

Stream The Body’s terrifying LP “Christs, Redeemers” via Pitchfork Advance.


Javelin’s Hi Beams, OUT TODAY!


Black Pus “All My Relations” Up For Pre Order!

Black Pus "All My Relations" Up For Pre Order!

Well here are a bunch of awesome and semi-related facts: Black Pus recently graced our studio with his hyper-athletic and nu-avante stylings, which we promptly immortalized. Thrill Jockey is putting out the results. Said results, entitled All My Relations,  is currently available for PRE ORDER, aka surprise Christmas to yourself come mid-March before the actual [...]


Stream Fang Island’s ‘Major’

Stream Fang Island's 'Major'

Stream Fang Island’s ‘Major,’ recorded during the winter of ’11 / ’12 at Machines with Magnets. Pawtucket denizens frequenting the News Cafe may recognize these angelic mugs. Stream the record from NPR here.


FANG ISLAND – MAJOR

FANG ISLAND - MAJOR

Recorded at Machines with Magnets, Fang Island’s ‘Major,’ released on Sargent House this July 24th.


BATTLES feat. GARY NUMAN – MY MACHINES

BATTLES feat. GARY NUMAN - MY MACHINES

Battles’ newest video from their album Gloss Drop,  featuring Gary Numan––recorded at Machines with Magnets.    


Battles (feat. Gary Numan) – My Machines OUT NOW!

Battles (feat. Gary Numan) - My Machines OUT NOW!

Battles second single from their acclaimed Gloss Drop, ‘My Machines,’ featuring Gary Numan is out now. There are limited quantities due to the fire at the PIAS/SONY warehouse in London which has significantly affected many indie labels’ stock including our friends at Warp Records.


The Body / Braveyoung Collaboration 12″

The Body / Braveyoung Collaboration 12"

The Body and Braveyoung have finished their four song collaboration, it’s scheduled to be released by At A Loss Recording on September 27th with vinyl to follow in early 2010, if we make it to early 2012. Get into it, while you can!


Battles unveil Gloss Drop artwork

Battles unveil Gloss Drop artwork

If you were in Austin this week at SXSW you were probably wondering about that big pile of pink on a billboard on I-35… now you know. Battles unveils Dave Konopka’s artwork for their upcoming record Gloss Drop. Billboards are popping up in NYC, Austin, and Nairobi with the image, read more at Drowned in Sound [...]


Battles announce GLOSS DROP

Battles announce GLOSS DROP

Battles announces the release of their new LP GLOSS DROP featuring Matias Aguayo, Gary Numan, Kazu Makino, and Yamantaka Eye. Out on Warp Records June 6th/7th.


Psychic Paramount II

Psychic Paramount II

Out now, the sophomore release from the Psychic Paramount: Review from NY TIMES By BEN RATLIFF Published: February 18, 2011 “…This is instrumental power-trio prog-rock for those who never had time for Rush and find the Mars Volta a bridge to nowhere; it’s greasy and physical and incredibly loud. This New York band’s new album, [...]


Monotonix/Megasus/Pujol February 6!

Monotonix/Megasus/Pujol February 6!

It’s all true, beloved Magnites. Israeli party crashers Monotonitx go head to head with local slashers Megasus to manifest the greatest dual record release show-down the world has ever known. Monotonix will have their new LP “Not Yet” in tow, and Megasus, in typically aesthetic form, will be unveiling their new 5″ mini-record replete with [...]


Big Bear releases “Under the Beach”

Big Bear releases "Under the Beach"

Joyful Noise Recordings has “posthumously” released Big Bear’s “long lost” follow-up to their 2005 release on Monitor. “Under the Bridge” was recorded at Machines with Magnets many, many moons ago and mastered at Peerless Mastering by Jeff Lipton. We will miss you Big Bear! You can play football in our parking lot any day!


Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, “White Lighter”

Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons, "White Lighter"

Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons kicked off their string of record release shows last Friday at a packed 201––Boston and NYC are to come. This is the first record we’ve worked on (that we know of) that’s used kickstarter.com to fund much of the record! It’s a great concept, get into it! This record [...]


MANWOMANCHILD Full Length out Now!

MANWOMANCHILD Full Length out Now!

Stream MANWOMANCHILD’s full length here:  http://album.manwomanchild.org/ Recorded and mixed at Machines with Magnets. Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering. Here’s an interview with Dave:  http://www.windycityrock.net/2010/11/q-manwomanchild.html


Pitchfork Listen: Fang Island Team With Andrew W.K.

Pitchfork Listen: Fang Island Team With Andrew W.K.

Fang Island has a limited edition 7″ featuring Andrew WK and the music of Joe Buzzell––check it! Fang Island ft. Andrew W.K.: “Patterns on the Wall” “Earlier this year, Fang Island released a BNM’ed self-titled album full of triumphant endorphin-rush guitar rock. On their cover of Joe Buzzell’s “Patterns on the Wall”, the track above, [...]


Pitchfork Review: The Body All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood [At a Loss; 2010] 8.5

 Pitchfork Review: The Body All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood [At a Loss; 2010] 8.5

The Body are drummer Lee Buford and guitarist Chip King, two robust, bearded Arkansas boys living in Providence, R.I. In press photos, they brandish automatic weapons, some of which are triumphantly splayed on the table that stretches across the gatefold package of their second album, All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood. Buford [...]


The Body reviewed in The New York Times

The Body reviewed in The New York Times

“The Body is a two-man, highly conceptual, sort of extreme metal, sort of noise band from Providence, R.I. It has made one of the best introductions for an album I’ve heard in years. “


New Battles Track for Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

New Battles Track for Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

Battles produced a track @ MWM for the new Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack. You can check it out here


Fang Island Review

Fang Island Review

“Brooklyn’s Fang Island describe their aesthetic as “everyone high-fiving everyone.” So it’s appropriate that the band’s website features a video of them jamming out with kindergartners and another with Andrew WK– people so caught up in having a good time that you sometimes wonder if they’re bullshitting you. What helps Fang Island steamroll past cynicism [...]