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New Albums - April 2016

What's the word folks! I missed the first Warriors/Thunder game and I'm sad but it's ok cause my wife's got cookies in the oven! Lesss go!
Biota
The Central Valley
A world-wide collective that bridges the gap between art and science through film (see the Central Valley specific episode here). Comp features contributions from Fresno bands the Babbling Crooks, Dirty Limbs, and Sleeve.

Dandelion Massacre/I Kill Cameron (Hanford/Fresno/Modesto/Sacramento, CA)
Gin, Cigarettes, and Summertime Sadness
Singer/Songwriter Phoebe Masteller-Defiance beefs up her traditionally ukulele-centric songs with some help from the Dandelion crew.  A match made in folk punk heaven.

Fiend/Endless Demise (Fresno, CA)
...and for what? split 7"
Three songs amounting to literally two and a half minutes of hellish growling, jack hammer drumming, and apocalyptic guitar shredding.

Jalinche (Fresno, CA)
Taco Loops: Sounds of All Nations
The hardest working campesino in the Valley keeps the beats coming on this, his third beat tape of the year.
Leaving Austin (Visalia, CA)
That Feel Good
Feel good country that feels good. Eh? EH!?

Neon the Unknown (Fresno, CA)
s/t
Otherwordly electronic musings from a disciple of the Church of Sahab.  Speaking of which...

Sahab (Fresno, CA)
West Coast Dreams
Drive
The ever prolific Sahab pulls a Beyonce and releases not one but TWO surprise albums in one day. Gas up the Delorean and time travel to these bad boys son!
Slumbering, Partying and Attacking (Sleepy Ghost Records)
Drums and bass, but METAL. The 2nd release from burgeoning Valley label Sleepy Ghost Records is a weird one, but kind of invigorating by virtue of its sheer audacity. Definitely worth a spin.

Truly Artistik (Sanger/Fresno, CA)
Petrichor, The smell After it Rains.
The singer from Magikal Orgasmic Funk Overload (MOFO) goes solo on this Kooleidoscope produced effort. 

TSON (Fresno, CA)
Sleepage
Sinister beats from one of the best there is. "Drug Timing" is a particular favorite because it made me trip balls without the help of any hallucinogens. That's some good shit homie!



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