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CREEP ‘Animals’ (Remixed and Anticipating Full-Length)

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A few weeks back we dropped CREEP’s Solaris-esque video for their latest track “Animal” (feat. Holly Miranda).  We just got word …Read the Rest

13 Jan 2012 | More

Sentimentalist Magazine Calls Out Top Twelve Releases of 2011

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Why do the year-end lists always seem to come in tidy sums of ten, twenty-five, fifty, or a hundred? I would have gone and given you a baker’s dozen but I stopped myself at twelve, for fear of being overbearing. You know how overarching these lists can be.

26 Dec 2011 | More

Laurel Halo Remixes Planningtorock’s “Living It Out” to a Perfectly, Germanic Trippy T, Whatever That Means

We are eccentric, upper class Germanic peoples who choose to place our comforting follies in the woods. We are poetic, trippy, yet also down-to-earth, and appreciate a long, drawn out poetry. I must admit, I’d like to belong to this class…

4 Nov 2011 | More

Planningtorock Lends Vocals to Shit Robot’s ‘Answering Machine’

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Shit Robot has just released ‘Answering Machine’, his latest 12” single, out now on DFA Records, with vocals by none other than Berlin’s Planningtorock.

7 Oct 2011 | More

Austra to Release Sparkle Remix 12″; In town for U.S. Tour

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Toronto’s recent Polaris Prize nominees Austra will follow up their powerful Domino Records’ release Feel It Break with a generous remix collection, the Sparkle 12″, on July 26th digitally, and August 23rd on vinyl.

9 Jul 2011 | More

Planningtorock: In Maximising the Other Self, the Voice Comes Alive

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Planningtorock conjures such ferocious power and wonder in the songs and visuals on her latest album, W, that it seems almost sacrilege to reveal the “secular” name of the artist behind the work. While working as either songwriter, performer, video artist or producer, Janine Rostron constantly pushes the boundaries of gender to transform herself…

23 Jun 2011 | 1 comment | More

Planningtorock – ‘W’

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Planningtorock, whose music is so mysterious and compelling that it’s preferable not to mention her day-to-day name in reviews, has always summoned an androgynous and otherworldy, brooding beauty.

18 May 2011 | More

Planningtorock to Release W on DFA this May, ‘Doorway’ Video Out Now

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Planningtorock is one of those truly original artists whose work constantly blurs the barrier between art, performance and sound, with music that both haunts and soothes.

11 Feb 2011 | 3 comments | More