All Hail Brandi Haker, new editor of USOUNDS le internacional. Our outgoing editor, E. Redson, is leaving us to manage a new publication based in Los Angeles.
Brandi comes to us from KEXP in Seattle, and has written for Pitchfork, GQ, Owleyes, and was the former assistant Editor of Knife Collector.
If you’re a pro or an amateur, we’re expanding our photo section and would love to post your live pix. Please send them directly to our general email box: usounds ATSYMBOL g mail DOT com
Fancy yourself an artist or just like fooling around with other people’s music?
The Chemcial Brothers, in conjunction with Acid Planet, have launched a remix contest…
The following interview was originally published on USOUNDS in 1998, but was first published on September 30, 1991, in a now defunct French magazine published by Henri Lenouve called “Les Penses.” Due to popular demand, we’ve rerun the interview in this issue. The translation is not perfect (we let our intern, Ricky Santari, who’s taken French I and II at the local community college, do the translating). Ric was not available for consultation.
1. Junior Boys, Last Exit
2. M83, Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts
3. The Go! Team, Thunder Lightning Strike
4. The Walkmen, Bows and Arrows
5. Air, Talkie Walkie
6. Phoenix, Alphabetical
7. All Night Radio, Spirit Stereo Frequency
8. Cessna, Terminus
9. Autolux, Future Perfect
10. Frausdots, Couture, Couture, Couture
You are invited to join our new music email list. About once a month, we’ll let you know about new music releases as well up and coming new bands. You can expect a mix of bands from indie labels, unsigned bands, info about new albums, and general info about bands on the scene around the world.
USOUNDS is seeking scene reports from all around the world. If you have information about the music scene where you live, please let us know and w’ll publish it: USOUNDS @ gmail (dot com)