Video: Random Axe – “Chewbacca”

Download: Blu – “Steel Remains Raw”

So good. Blu’s “Steel Remains Raw” here.

Video: Kid Sister & Riff Raff – “Hide & Seek”

More like Kid Sister & Ali G.

Streaming: New War – Ghostwalking 12″

Ex-Shoplifting members have formed New War, and you can listen to their dark, synth-heavy post-punk 12″ for free here.

Tavel: Backpacking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

This past July, I went backpacking with some friends in the White Mountains. It was hot as hell and we ran out of water. Ready my account here.

Video: Carnivores – “Second Impulse”

Stream: Shark Vegas – “Pretenders of Love”

I’m reviewing the new Fac. Dance compilation for Blurt, a collection of 1980s Factory Records rare mixes that comes out next month. Listen to a cut off the comp, the Berlin group Shark Vegas’ Miami Vice-style “Pretenders of Love” here.