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Listen: Hydrated And Humane: Not Not Fun and 100% Silk sampler

July 2015

Listen to selected sounds from recent releases by the Los Angeles based labels Not Not Fun and 100% Silk, with tracks by White Poppy, Beat Detectives, Night Court, Bobby Draino and Bobby Browser

Britt and Amanda Brown started Not Not Fun in 2004, releasing short run cassette editions of their own collaborations as well as work by Silver Daggers, My Sexual Dad and others. The label went on to spawn a sub-label, 100% Silk, and released music by the likes of LA Vampires, High Wolf, Rangers, Pocahaunted, Ducktails, Peaking Lights, Matrix Metals, Maria Minerva, Sun Araw and many others.

Listen to tracks from recent releases on both labels above.

01
White Poppy
"Exotic Realms"
from Natural Phenomena
(Not Not Fun)

02
Beat Detectives
"Battery Life"
from Climate Change
(Not Not Fun)

03
Night Court
"Hector's Crew"
from Law & Order
(Not Not Fun)

04
Bobby Draino
"Donaggio Strings"
from Sunset Silk (compilation)
(100% Silk)

05
Bobby Browser
"Manchester"
from Club Spinning EP
(100% Silk)

Amanda, Britt and associated Not Not Fun artists were profiled by Simon Reynolds in The Wire 327 (and you can check out an earlier, associated NNF sampler here)

Comments

Sensational sampler, my Boomkat crate is now full.

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