Acapulco Rodriguez, host of the fine Acapulco Sweat program, will be DJing a record release party for the mighty Talibam! on Tuesday, July 10th at Zebulon Cafe (258 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn), which will also feature performances from Phillip Gayle and Brown Wing Overdrive (recent guests on Brian Turner's show).
WFMU's Jace Clayton (aka DJ/Rupture) penned an excellent overview of that most mysterious of electronic musicians, Muslimgauze (aka Bryn Jones). If his massive and ever-multiplying catalog has seemed too daunting to approach, this article in a godsend for newcomers: there are now no fewer than 180 Muslimgauze releases, with 50 of them having been released after his death in 1999. You can read the article here.
Bill Zebub (of Vortex of Chaos fame) has a new film that will be screened at the Fantasia Film Festival (Montreal) on July 10th. Stuart "Feedback" Andrews says: "Someone has finally lambasted the notoriously inept no-budget, straight-to-DVD-R horror flick. Bill Zebub's cleverly observed and hilariously self referential "Assmonster" plays out like Spinal Tap for the camcorder-Coppola contingent." More info available here.
Otis Fodder (of 365 Days Fame) has a bunch of new developments to report, including a new home for 365 Days-related archives, which is here. Otis has also announced the re-opening of Happi Tyme Records' website, which is now offering a bevy of previously unreleased Bran Flakes tracks for free download. You can check it all out right here.
Mr. Finewine and Dave the Spazz will spin the late night sounds at The Hook (18 Commerce St., Red Hook, Brooklyn) following the Young Jessie, Mighty Hannibal, Dansettes show on July 13th. It'll be the vintage R&B event of the summer, for sure! For more information, give an electronic shout in the direction of Mr. Finewine himself by using this mailform. Spazz himself will also dutifully carry on his Sunday night Union Pool DJ gig, as well as spinning the platters that matter at the McCarren Pool Ponderosa Stomp on July 15th. Info ahoy comin' at ya right here.