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    THE FOLLOW UP TO THE APRIL RELEASE By WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL xXx JAYYEAH titled SHUT MY EYES Ep. It was an interesting listen, very short, but also very sweet. A folky dark electronic bass hip hop exploration on a 4 Track Ep.

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    STREAM: http://bit.ly/1NXC6v7  DL: http://bit.ly/1DNXgMS

    ABERCROMBIE AND ME (THE SECOND RELEASE, 2015). Some of the tracks of this Emotional Trapstyle LP much like NIGHTFALL (PROD. LEDERRICK) 03:08, offer a sort of oppositivity to their own style. The instrumentals trickling, as a vox transformer astronauts the scranton rappers voice, it becomes so melded its harder to hear Wicca. Which bummed me out. I recommend playing a bit louder if you can, or prefer to enjoy music in that way. The only solution I could think of – The album shines so bright with 4. GO WITH YR HEART (FEAT. MACKNED) (PROD. DØVES) such solid samples, in the sense that the emotional impact which they connect with their lyricism is pure, and their creative intent remains intact in less ways than I would have liked, I don’t get the same energy of feel from the rest of the album like I do with track 8. SADDEST DAY ON SATURN (FEAT. MACKNED) (PROD. JAYYEAH). The integrity of the emotional fierceness of the instrumental and the lyrics from both artists featured on the track

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    The highlight of the album is an cloudy electro-trapstyle track called 9. STEER ME (FEAT. BABY TEAR$) (PROD. FROZENGANG) witch sort of reminds me of the Black Smurf Toonami Ep, that came out last year. Was a relentlessly hypnotic and hyperraw. The second have of the tape offers the desired side effect I was seeking. There is this very futurist horror core element I found in the album artwork, and especially in track 10. I’M LEBRON (PROD. JAYYEAH). We would have liked to see more of that heavy energy in the beginning, but if that is a foreshadowing of the future of Wicca Phase LP’s, I am a hopeful listener.

    Until next time, NVRMNDUS


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  • A while back I had the opportunity to sit down with a very relevant & quite interesting individual. Many of you may be familiar with Tedy Brewski, a few of you might not, so I suggest the two of you get familiar. The artist musician/producer Tedy Brewksi is hailing from Michigan, but origins suggest he fell out of his mother somewhere in Hartford, Connecticut. A black rapper, a black artist. A revolutionary to the punk / hip hop genre, creating a unique realm for his sound, and visual counterpart for himself. If you follow his music, you may have been aware that since 2012 he has been really rocking the public microphone. Taunting society with a new release about every year Give or take when he has used Monikers to drop additional material on us. Take a look below at his most recents, and spend sometime listening to his material, you wont be disappointed. I promise.

    NN: Let me start by asking how you are, and what you have been doing for the past two months ?

    Tedy Brewski: I’m doing pretty good, in an optimistic mood about the future. In the past two months I’ve just been working part time and making new tunes. I’m a substitute teacher I just sit there and surf the net lolol. After work I usually either do recording sessions for my boys or veg out. Life is cool tho no complaints. Right now we are in the dead of the winter, everyday in the suburbs is shoveling and ice chipping, life kinda sucks but its cool too. I’m chillin.

    NN: What came of the end of 2014 for you ? 

    Tedy Brewski: At the end of 2014, (around Thanksgiving) I put out this album called Black Friday under the alias Typical Black Punks. It’s an experimental album, a huge jumble of modern sound with genres from the past.

    Black Friday is a record by Connecticut-based artist Tedy Brewski released under the monikerTypical Black Punks. The name, a double entendre, denotes a concerted effort on Tedy’s part to create music that was influenced by the punk music he’d been listening to of late, as well as explicitly convey the project’s theme of race in the United States.”

    “The record doesn’t look back to punk music, it circles back around in time and then time-warps back to the present forcing the past to come with it.”

    NN: What plans have you made since then for your music, or your art ? 

    Tedy Brewski: Right now its early in 2015, I’m getting back into the internet scene and trying to work with as many artists as possible in order to grow artistically and reach new audiences.

    NN: Albums, Possible Video Release Dates ? 

    Tedy Brewski: I think my next one is going to be called Wipe Out Mixtape. I’ve done a bunch of random songs over the past month and I wanna bring back some wavy shit once the weather gets nicer. Most of the time my albums have some kind of cohesive story or theme. What I have right now is random as hell. I’ve been building a team locally in Connecticut with some friends and we plan on putting out a bunch of videos. Its interesting because I became such an internet based artist because my local scene was so weak when I first started making music. Over the last year the local scene has grown so much it’s exciting to see inspired creative people going in.

    NN: Do you plan on traveling , or touring within this year ?

    Tedy Brewski: It’s all about connections and whether the stars align. It wouldn’t be surprising if I do some shows in New York and DC this spring and summer. I’m currently located in Connecticut and I want to help build this scene. I’m really open to anything and I want to work with anyone who is down. Realistically, I could probably use a larger following before I can start touring seriously. I’m actively seeking management so we can turn up to a new level. Regardless, I’ve got a pretty flexible schedule and performing is in the game plan just no confirmed shows at this moment.

    NN: What was the last most important work that you completed – How well do you believe it was received ? 

    Tedy Brewski: Typical Black Punks was my last project and maybe my most important. Musically it challenges everything you would expect from some random internet rapper. Socially the project crosses cultural boundaries and tackles political issues. I think it was pretty well received. Most people dug it. I was disappointed no one really challenged me about my stance on some issues. I’m going to try harder next time to piss people off. I think its one of those projects that people will slowly stumble on to.

    NN: When you began your project, did you expect the turn out you have received so far ?

    Tedy Brewski: I really didn’t know what to expect. I figured some people would be like wtf is this and turn it off. I think I’ve got a core fanbase who are just down for whatever I do and then there are the people who are still not convinced. If I can get ten, fifty or a hundred new people who are down with me with whatever I put out then I am happy as fuck.

    NN: When did you know you wanted to begin this project ? 

    Tedy Brewski: I made a song called Lost In The Wave under the alias Typical Black Punks in like 2012. I wrote it off as just some one time thing. At some point in 2014 my friend Black Kray put out this remix of Boys Don’t Cry by The Cure and I was like damn people really wanna hear this kinda shit. So after that I was hell yea I gotta try and do this album but I still didn’t do it. Later on in the year I had this really shitty job and I was like fuck this and I stopped going to work and I just made that shit in like a month. Shit was hella fun got intense, learned about alot of music and payed homage to hella counter culture.

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    NN: What do you want to convey, or what have you also found that you do convey in frequently in your materials ? 

    Tedy Brewski: I want to let people know that they can do whatever the fuck they want if they put in the work. I wasn’t born some musical prodigy, I can’t play any instruments with proficiency but I have a dedication to going ham. Like if you listen to my music and think I’m mad good thats only cuz I’ve spent mad hours going ham and I’m sure you can do the same at whatever you choose. I hope that that message is being conveyed with my music.

    NN: What reflects the least, what should be focusing on ? 

    Tedy Brewski: My goal is to uplift people and bring people together. I might say some ratch shit or sum non conscious shit sometimes but the end goal is self understanding and spiritual growth and hippy shit like dat.

    NN: How many releases have you successfully produced ? 

    Tedy Brewski: I started putting out mixtapes and albums in 2010. Since then I have put out 10 releases that I can think of. The last two were entirely produced by me which is an awesome feeling. There would probably be more albums and mixtapes but some of the ideas just fall apart during the creative process.

    NN: How do you feel being called a #NVRMNDKID or that you’re one of the #NVRMNDCRU ? 

    Tedy Brewski: A #NVRMNDKID is probably someone who is open-minded and willing to experiment. Someone who is sexy as fuck with hella steeze so yea I’m cool with being a #NVRMNDKID. I’m lovin’ the CRU. Much love ya’ll.

    Peace signs and Dollar signs.

    Thrive & Prosper

    NVRMND

     www.tedybrewski.bandcamp.com
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    www.twitter.com/TEDYBREWSKI
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  • Just 5 days until Noah 23 drops this massive release he has been hinting toward via his social media, down below we have an unbelievable track listing. Its 33 tracks long, and regardless how ethereal that is alone, its unheard of really for this many artists to be on this tape at once!  Set to release this coming Saturday, the 23rd. Noah 23 along side the onslaught of artists on this monumental feature. Witch may very well break the game. fortunately. Any zag we pull down into the neither world to listen to this may jeopardize the upper crust of mainstream culture, causing a shift into this Void Wave masterpiece.

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    I have got a NVR GIFT for you brought to you by Noah 23, Pictureplane, & Dylan Ross. A track called RUNNING THRU YR HEAD ft. DYLAN ROSS (PROD. BY PICTUREPLANE)

    The newest kids on the block aren’t as “NU” as you’re thinking. When grind long enough zag, everything can feel like forever, in your mental. Just something to consider is the fact that these players have been logging in more hours than lumber jack made of your adolescent meebo instant messenger. Anyone who supports this kind of entertainment I’m sure to be really expecting something that this album actually delivers on. I haven’t heard the entire thing but get ready for this great production – some flows so icy & relentless (even) on a colossus mega deck, & to mention, there will be a physical release. Where we find many a unique flow from artists like the main zag Noah 23 but spanning across the crypt with unlock-able listens

    “So is here the official track list. It is insanely monstrous and also comes with instructions on listening in 2 pieces. Side (B) begins on track 16.” – NOAH 23

    NOAH23 “PEACOCK ANGEL OFFICIAL TRACKLIST

    1. INTRO {FR<>ZE}
    2. YIN YANG PINKY RING {LEDERRICK}
    3. IBOGAINE {YVNG BVCK}
    4. PROMETHAZINE PROMETHEUS ft. SPZ CHAOTE, TRINITI & MACKNED {SPZ CHAOTE}
    5. THUNDER & RAIN ft. DAIMON MILES {FRESH KILS}
    6. BENJAMIN BUTTON {CALIS}
    7. DARK CRY$TAL ft. $UICIDE BOY$ {WAAVE GAWD}
    8. RUNNIN THRU YR HEAD ft. DYLAN ROSS {PICTUREPLANE}
    9. PINK CHUCKS ft. PEPPER BOY {BLVCK HXVRT}
    10. TERENCE MCKENNA ft. LXOR {MOTEM}
    11. DANCE WITCHA ft. STASH MARINA {MAXDADDY}
    12. WOLF ANGEL {DJ COUTZ}
    13. DMT ft. LESS {NOBLONSKI & MORBIDLY O BEATS}
    14. NUCLEAR HEAT ft. BARACUDA {BENDER} SCRATCHES BY DJ SO NICE
    15. WEED CRUMBS ON MY BLACK PANTS ft. TRIPPY THA KID {LEDERRICK}
    16. NOAH MOTION ft. NO EMOTION GOLD MASK {NATTYMARI}
    17. CANT DISGUISE ft. SHADY BLAZE {JAMERSON}
    18. TIDAL WAVE ft. MAIN ATTRAKIONZ {RELLIM}
    19. FALLEN PARADISE ft. YUNGJZAISDEAD & YUNG XELA {YUNG JZA}
    20. SIDEWALK {NOK FROM THE FUTURE}
    21. YOU COULD BE MY WIZ {ELAQUENT}
    22. ON A MISSION ft. DIZZY D {DEBARS}
    23. HOW MANY ft. SWAG TOOF {SPZ CHAOTE}
    24. PHANTASY {KHALIL NOVA}
    25. PLAGUE BOYZ ft. .CULT {YAWNS}
    26. FENG SHUI {SHMX}
    27. ΩMEGA CHIPS ft. WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL {KHRIST KOOPA}
    28. LAVA LAMP ft. SUPA SORTAHUMAN {KEYBOARD KID}
    29. STAY GOLD ft. NXMX GXLDXX {FR<>ZE}
    30. PENDULUM SWINGS {SLAVA MANE}
    31. ELECTRIC JAZZ CIGARETTES {MYSTIC PHONK}
    32. MY DADDY WENT TO PRISON & MY LITTLE BROTHER DIED {THATS CREEP}
    33. CONCERING THE UFO SIGHTING NEAR HIGHLAND {88 ULTRA}


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  •  Past Transmissions From An Urban Futurist

     Album Art by Chino Amobi

    Aural Sects published Madden‘s New 4-Track ‘EP’ tilted Past Transmissions From An Urban Futurist. These are collected transmissions from different times and spaces. This album is represented by four pieces made in the human tradition of storytelling and collage. The Iamu Urme project, created by MADDEN, uses intuitive senses and feel energy to express the innermost search of understanding and channel it on to the urban landscape of the dance floor. A fusion of Deep/Tech-House, Experimental-Dance, Pop-Electronic, & Witch House

    ENDJOY +/-


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  • The english Hip-Hop/Rap artist who goes-by Compulsive, currently living in Gothamberg, Sweden whom I had the privilege of getting to have a sit down with, just over the weekend to elaborate on his current projects as an artist in not only one major endeavor but being the other half to the group OUF. We have a ‘Q & A’ down below, where you can find out more about this artist, be sure to check out the soundcloud embeds to get a better sense of what Compulsive has to say in his music.

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    (B.E.S.C. ALBUM COVER)

     

    NN: Born and raised in Sweden ?

    Compulsive: I’ve lived 14 years in England, five in Sweden, half a year in Cali and half a year in Norway haha – haven’t set foot in England in four years though.

    NN: Oh so you were actually born in England ?

     Compulsive: Yeah, born in England homie

    NN: Why so much traveling , you have to be in your early twenties ?

    Compulsive:  I’m actually 19 [haha]. I had an interesting childhood.

    NN: How did you get started curating this type of music ?

    Compulsive: Well, I’ve been rapping since 13, got into it through the sacred art of battle rapping via written text online – then tried rapping over beats and was wack for a long time until I finally started getting good, [haha] Nowadays me and mine just get fucked up and make crazy shit [haha]

    yeah this is the opening track for my upcoming project – “Before Everything Started Changing“, a 15 track EP.

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    NN: When do you expect to have the tape ready for release? 

    Compulsive:  The goal is a June/July release. Aiming for to release a short film showcasing three of the songs from the tape and the story around them, since they’re all connected before the release – so it’s all dependent on when the short film drops to be honest

    NN: What will the short film be called and will it be released before or after the album?

     Compulsive:  It’s going to be called Darling, releasing it before the project drops

    NN:  So, can you explain to me the background of the Tapes name. Before Everything Changed, What changed, and when did it change ?

     Compulsive: Well – once a guy loved a girl, and once a girl loved a guy. The project is more or less based around the feelings I had during (and after) this relationship I had with this girl. It wasn’t exactly a happy relationship, so the tape is kind of dark, [haha].

    So I guess everything started changing, I began work on the tape a few months after I turned 18, so it’s about embracing maturity – adulthood is a bitch – about embracing emotions; and a lot of bitterness. I also kind of fell into the industry at the same time, getting to know A&R’s, working in some major label studio’s and just chilling with some people I’m blessed to know – while at the same time I was in this fucked up relationship.

    Change” is a huge theme in the project. There’s three tracks on this tape that are back to back with each other, Eternity (which is a love song I made to this girl for her birthday – I guess it was me just trying to reconcile our differences for a day) – Bitter (A song I made a month and a week or two afterwards, we had broken up and she had found another guy to get together with in the space of four days – so it’s exactly what the title says, the bitter diss song of a confused man) and December, which is all about me trying to find myself in the aftermath of everything and is the most vulnerable track on the project.

    NN: The lore itself seems to be quite dark, is that what is to be expected of the entire tape, including the Video Feature “Darling”? 

    Compulsive: Darling, is going to be a showcase of these three songs and the story around them, kind of highlighting the relationship, the suicide attempts, the struggle and all the fucked up things that happened. The three songs are based around the last month or two of the relationship – although the project is littered with references to it all – and trying to show what came before the songs to give some more context to them all. Since it’s something so dear to me, I’m going to make sure everything in the short film is based entirely in reality and what happened, no artistic licenses.

    NN: I hope you have found a way out of this dark place, in terms of day-to-day life, and can use that energy to manifest amazing music. Would you say you had any advice for those who find themselves in similar situations? 

    Compulsive: I’m out of that dark place now; which is nice. Well, I’d say leave that bitch, spark up some good kush and chill with your homies for a while; because if you’re ever in the same boat I was in – you’re going to need it.

    NN: Who is producing your music currently?

    Compulsive:  A variety of names pop up, there’s a remix of Fire Squad on there, my close friend Dseize does three songs, PelleGooMarOgiWes Pendleton and a few other names

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    NN: Who makes up O U F?

    Compulsive: As for O U F; it’s a duo between me and the producer of For BDK – Isolas. 

    NN: When did O U F form, and how did that become a reality?

    Compulsive: We were introduced to each other by an A&R at Warner who thought we’d work together well and we did – we made a track together called Kill You and from there decided to work together more under the name O U F (Our Underground Firm) It’s a mutual side project fuelled by our love of experimenting with new styles and sounds – a more commercial, accessible yet new and fresh sound. We like to do things that haven’t been done before but in a way that it’s accessible even to those who aren’t fans of rap.The topics recently have been a little dark; a little drug and sex inspired – but that’s just where I was at that point in my life; we’re working on an upcoming project that will be a little more personal and a little more Crisis and less Right After


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  • little_3

    Little Princess was a San Franciscan, Power Violence x Grindcore band. Composed of all female members, who are all Japanese. Forming in 1997, their #Herstory consists of course from their own point of view, exclaiming they are not from Earth. Them being Aliens & all, according to them, they came from a planet known as Punchin’ Pring (Which I believe means ‘Small Pudding), & although they look like ordinary Japanese girls, it was said they are simply human being impersonators, much like a body snatcher – or something of the like, from an episode of the X-Files. In their attempts to make money (as a band) to pay for a faulty engine in their mother ship, needed to return to their home planet, & eradicate their own enemy & nemesis, known as Madam Cactus.

    [They were asked by an interviewer, Who exactly  their enemy was]

    [Who is your enemy?]

    [Ayu: Her name is Madam Cactus, she is from the same solar system as us & she is pillaging the planet of Puchin Pring. She has cactus thorns everywhere, she is a scary woman.]

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    They were also asked for any additional information

    [What else do you want people to know about you?]

    [Kyo: Well, many people seem to think we are Japanese girls, but don’t think that, because we are not. If you listen to us speak very carefully, you can tell that we are not Japanese girls but are from Puchin Pring.]

    Opposite to their own reality, they could be seen as Female-Fronted-All-Japanese-Power-Violence-Trio. While in the States, during a summer vacation assimilated in the Bay Area, & forged a hella stellar band. As such, they recorded, later to have produced a 7″ titled “Song Collection” (the playlist at the end of the article). A very rare, & limited release, with estimates around 200-250 copies. They did also have two additional song releases on a pair of compilations titled, “BLLLEEEEAAAUUURRRRGGHHH! – A Music War” & “Cool Beans! #7 San Francisco And Bikes Issue”.

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    Female fronted bands can get you into some hairy situations, especially with such profound belief systems. The hardcore music scene is totally hit or miss when it comes to the bands “who try to hard”, & the ones “who just don’t get it”,  really make these women shine.

    The 8 Track ‘EP’ “Song Collection” featured what some might expect from a Grindcore/Power Violence Mash-Up, the #Grinding & the #Violent tracks finish with applauding & giggling, from the band to & of themselves. The each track ends in a hilarious manner, offering a bit more humor than what is normally associated with these genres, less of a political agenda, or a nihilistic memoire of all the things the front man is too privileged to enjoy any longer, since we find less egotistic behavior we are expected to be taking seriously, it showcases a bigger & better sense of community. Your audience’s clapping to show their support & in turn teaching one another how to respect each other & get along with one another. For three girls to come to the Bay & start a band, play some shows, & sell about 100 records, that is not bad, and I encourage this sort of thing.

    I like when confident women don’t bullshit you. Here is an interview they did back in the day; #Coolbeans This ladies rock! NVRMND †


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