Public Picks from buffaBLOG

by / Jun. 3, 2015 12am EST

Darksleep – Obviate (LP)
Recommended If You Like: Oneohtrix Point Never, Ford & Lopatin

The vaporwave artist’s latest album was recently released through the electronic tape label, Business Casual. Obviate finds Andrew Sobotka distancing himself from his previous Miike Snow, electropop leanings to develop a darker and more experimental sound.

Mink – After Hours (EP)
RIYL: Bleached, Best Coast, Inquiring Mind

The posthumous final (and best) release from the Steak & Cake trio was dropped this past Memorial Day. The three-piece had featured members of Mallwalkers, Tony Rocky Horror, and RED HEAT.

Dean Chatham — “Enrollment” (Video)
RIYL: Common, Mos Def, Talib Kweli

Dean Chatham, member of the Black Sol hip hop collective, premiered the music video to his encouraging track “Enrollment.” Chatham delivers motivational verses while backed by Saint Opal, [ez amädi], and the rest of the budding unit throughout the clip.

VWLS – Soft Block (EP)
RIYL: Logan Locking, Eluvium, Kevin Cain

Multi-platform artist Bobby Griffiths self-released the latest collection of ambient drone under his VWLS moniker last week through record/media label, Bad Drone Media.

 Local Show Pick of the Week 
Who: Queen City Music Lottery #2
Where: Sugar City
When: Saturday, June 6 @ 5pm
Cost: $5