Neither/Neither – New Album

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About Neither/Neither
We live in dangerous times. We are blinded by control vectors that separate us from reality. And The Black Dog returns with a viral antidote: an album of de-programming material which they’ve called Neither/Neither.

This record continues the work they started with Further Vexations and Radio Scarecrow. Burroughs was right: we are now living in a world that is nothing short of a total information war. We are neither one thing nor another, endlessly on the fence in the face of an onslaught of disinformation. Non-linear hypermedia systems are openly used to control us, their operation being totally exposed, mocking our impotence, yet complete in their power. We are all proles now; all are expected to maintain a mental state of Neither/Neither, of uncertainty and inaction. Even in a world where anyone can be an instant expert on any subject in a single click, we find that all our knowledge is a mere replay of someone else’s script.

We are surrounded and occupied by systems of platitude generation that are empty and self-referential. All is surface and all is hollow. From the Tories’ election propaganda to David Icke, they’re all the same, all meaning filtered to nothing by a lack of substance, science and humanity. Falsehood becomes reason, no matter how ridiculous the proposition. They stand for nothing so they can have no questions to answer.

False prophets and the modern day snake oil salesmen parade their viral vampirism, grasping for our time, money and headspace. Even our ridicule becomes fuel for their trade as they turn ignorance and psychopathic exploitation into received wisdom and public opinion. Ask any sideshow psychic; repeat pure Barnum bunkum enough times and you can seize the psychology of the masses. Rumours become truth then they become action and policy that in the cold light of the day make no-sense at all. No one’s sure where they heard it but they have. The spectral offer of change, which actually sustains the stasis of confusion. They spin us on a ball of confusion and as long as they have us in a state of Neither/Neither they will always maintain control. Fight Back!

Neither/Neither shows the world The Black Dog is reflecting.

Radio Dogma #38

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All the best stuff in one place so you don’t have to bother looking.

The Black Dog – Radio Dogma #38
Featured Artist: Heartthrob

01. Heartthrob – A Fete Worse Than Death – ISNISNT
02. Heartthrob – Does Your Car Know – ISNISNT
03. J.Tijn – Pick Your Battles V1 – Naked Naked
04. Manni Dee – Symbiotic – Leyla
05. Bedlam – Bumerang – Bare Hands
06. Velvet Underground – Candy Say – EMI
07. Walls – Urals – Free Downwload
08. Gab Oswin – New Soul – GabCat Records
09. Altstadt Echo – Modern Cathedrals Pt. 1 – Modern Cathedrals
10. Lokier – Gate Masters (South London Ordinance Remix) – HAKT Recordings
11. Leman & Dieckmann – Stomp (David Durango remix) – Caduceus Empirical
12. Alva Noto – Xerrox Helm Transphaser – Raster Noton

Radio Dogma #37

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Back on the selections, here’s what we’ve been loving for the last two weeks.

The Black Dog – Radio Dogma #37
Featured Artist: David Morley

01. David Morley – Empire’s End – David Morley
02. David Morley – Rising – David Morley
03. Mark Broom – Energy – Beard Man
04. Funk D’Void – Soul Slap – Soma
05. Dan Curtin – Selfish (Featuring Habida) – Turquoise Blue Recordings
06. Exercise One – Vertigo – Exone
07. Northern Structures – The Cut – Sonic Groove
08. Nehuen – Learning Hologram – Classicworks
09. John Heckle – Wet Noises – Midnight Shift
10. Shake – Frictionalized – Frictional
11. Funkstörung – So Simple (Feauring Jamie Lidell)
12. Cale Parks – Appalachia – HAKT Recordings

Radio Dogma #36

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Bit of everything this week, some great releases we’ve selected, all gold.

The Black Dog – Radio Dogma #36
Featured Artist: Maxime Dangles

01. Prof. Delacroix – Cupid – Bad Animal
02. Company Is Family – Naomi – 3b Records
03. Invisible Members – Fifth Time Lucky – Boe Recordings
04. Paul Nazca – Kill The Hype – A-Traction Records
05. Cosmin TRG – Uzura – Fizic
06. DAVEM – St. Isidor – Goodvibes records
07. Maxime Dangles – Amsterhodes (Original Mix) – Skryptom Records
08. Maxime Dangles – Rough (Original Mix) – Skryptom Records
09. Voltaic – Basel – Asylum Confidential
10. Johnny Superglu – Red Masks – Plynt Records
11. Drum Club – Follow The Sun – Butterfly Records
12. Submerse – Trip – Project: Mooncircle