Birmingham-based keyboard wizard, producer, and DJ Byron the Aquarius first came up our radar back in 2016 through his High Life EP released on Theo Parrish’s venerable Sound […]

Bei Ru is an LA-based producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist who’s collected vinyl records for years. His collection mirrors elements of his releases, characterized by a fusion of […]

A look into the young label behind the first-ever official reissues of Les Rallizes Dénudés and Hiroshi Yoshimura’s Surround. Temporal Drift is an independent record label launched by […]

Rahill shares five favorites with us in anticipation of her debut headlining show on May 14th at Gold Diggers in East Hollywood. Iranian-American singer-songwriter Rahill first caught our […]

Eilon Paz shares five selects from John Abercrombie, Cannonball Adderley, Kutiman, Quincy Jones, and King Britt. Eilon Paz is a publisher, photographer, collector, selector, and the eyes and […]

Piano-cello duo Salenta + Topu share five favorites ahead of their live performance this Friday at In Sheep’s Clothing HQ. “Two old souls creating music not of this […]

Join us this Friday at Sound & Vision for a listening party and solo performance from Anenon aka Brian Allen Simon. Anenon is the ongoing solo studio and […]

Join us 2-5pm today at In Sheep’s Clothing NYC for a listening session dedicated to Efficient Space! Few labels command our attention as consistently and completely as Michael […]

Listen to our end-of-year now sound selections in mixtape format. Hopefully we’re not dating ourselves too much with this thought, but does anyone else miss gifting mixtapes to […]

A near hour-long showcase style documentary on Lloyd Barnes’ legendary Bronx-based reggae label. One of the most iconic reggae labels around, Wackies was founded in 1976 by Prince […]

Join us for a labels we love listening session at In Sheep’s Clothing NYC dedicated to Now-Again Records. Now-Again Records is a Los Angles based imprint that specializes […]

Loveshadow’s sophomore album II is out now via Dark Entries. Two of our favorite DJs / musicians from the Bay Area, Anya Prisk and Izaak Schlossman make up […]

Join us for a listening session today 2-5pm featuring favorites from Ontario-based label Séance Centre. Founded in 2017 by Brandon Hocura and Naomi Okabe, Séance Centre is an […]

The Music from Memory and Rush Hour affiliate plays Sound of Make Believe this Saturday in Los Angeles. Madrid-born, London-based DJ & record collector John Gómez is known […]

Josh Dibb aka Deakin shares five favorites with us in celebration of Animal Collective’s new album. Animal Collective’s Avey Tare, Panda Bear, Deakin, and Geologist meet genius producer […]

Brilliant Corners’ Aneesh will be playing the Sound of Make Believe party this Saturday, September 23rd! Aneesh, along with his brother Amit, are founders and owner of the […]

Join us September 18th from 2-5 p.m. at In Sheep’s Clothing NYC for a listening session dedicated to EM Records! While building our in-house collection at In Sheep’s […]

The Gondwana Records boss shares five essential favorites. Manchester-based trumpeter, bandleader, and composer Matthew Halsall has a new album coming out tomorrow! Inspired by the breathtaking sea views […]

Join us for a dedicated listening session today 2-5pm at In Sheep’s Clothing NYC. The Chicago-born, Los Angeles based label Numero Group recently celebrated it’s 20th anniversary. Founded […]

Join us for a krautrock listening party this Friday at the JACCC private Japanese garden. Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Irmin Schmidt: The core members of visionary […]

The Akron-based “Lemon friends” have a new album coming soon on London’s Last Resort. In Akron, Ohio, four friends get together every Tuesday with gas station snacks and […]

Ecoustics guides us through the history of recorded playback from Edison’s Phonograph to Thorens and Technics. Almost 145 years have elapsed since Edison’s Phonograph was patented. Since then, […]

Phi-Psonics sophomore album ‘Octava’ is out now via Matthew Halsall‘s Gondwana Records. Longtime friends of In Sheep’s Clothing, Phi-Psonics is a rising jazz group from Los Angeles, led […]

Rare grooves from Armenian selectors Zach Asdourian and Anaïs Gyulbudaghyan. Discotchari is a new project from LA-based record selectors Zach Asdourian and Anaïs Gyulbudaghyan. Named after a song […]

An animal themed mixtape to go along with our new wine collab! It’s been a little while since we made a mix so we’re jumping at the opportunity […]

Quality speakers don’t have to cost a fortune. Ecoustics shares eight budget speaker options from $60 – $499. We don’t need to tell our readership that inflation has […]

A new mix series from your friends at In Sheep’s Clothing. Happy New Year! Wow, it’s February already. It’s been a little quiet on the playlist front here […]

Mirage Loudspeakers are coming back. The storied Canadian brand has been reborn and we’re really excited to see if the M-1 is returning. If you are old enough […]

South African kwaito, bhangra, dancehall, Nigerian digi-roots, and more from Toronto’s Gripbuster, Kool Ty. Gripbuster is an online record shop run by Toronto’s Kool Ty, one half of […]

Deep cut anime and video game soundtrack selections from Motion Ward’s Ura. Los Angeles-based experimental electronic label Motion Ward continues to be on a roll, albeit at a […]

Don’t buy a vintage turntable until you read this. Here’s what you need to know. Do vintage turntables really offer a better listening experience than modern tables below $2,000? There […]

German rave classics and modern dance grooves from Kompakt Records’ Perel. Annegret Fiedler aka Perel has come a long way since her early years singing and playing in punk […]

Garage house, balearic grooves, boogie, and more from local DJ Xica Soul. One of our favorite selectors in town, Daniela Zepeda aka Xica Soul knows how to make […]

What you need to know about understanding frequency response curves of loudspeakers. Here’s an essential archival article from Paul Diacomo, a brilliant writer and longtime Polk Audio executive […]

ISC’s John Jones speaks to the “bubblin’ up” production trio from Chicago. At In Sheep’s Clothing, we’ve quickly become fans of the Chicago three-piece outfit Purelink. Their first […]

Synth-pop, indie, and dubwise downtempo from NYC based DJ Yibing! About a month ago, I got a chance to catch New York based DJ Yibing play a poolside […]

It’s been almost two decades since Sun Ra, the enigmatic artist who reported Saturn as his birthplace, left our planet and yet – the cosmic jazz pioneer’s Afrofuturist […]

Watch the first part of a two-part doc portrait of the unorthodox Jazz piano great, featuring live performances at the Village Vanguard and intimate BTS footage of 1967 […]

There is no equality without access to comprehensive reproduction health care. Another dark day in America last Friday as the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade eliminating the […]

Pachyman comes through with 5 selects prior to his appearance at This Ain’t No Picnic festival. Los Angeles-based musician, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and all around dub champion Pachy García […]

Crates LA is back for another record pop-up this Saturday 1-7pm at In Sheep’s Clothing Records. In anticipation of the record sale this Saturday, Crates LA has sent […]

Baba Stiltz “In L.A.” is available now exclusively at In Sheep’s Clothing Records and Public Possession. Stockholm-based musician, singer, and producer Baba Stiltz is bringing it “home,” in […]

Our good friend Lauren Fay is covering our monthly playlist slot with another of her classic themed playlist. “Slow ‘n’ easy daytime drifts with a Hawaiian twist (+ […]

Our friends lost their home, musical equipment, and countless records in a tragic fire. If you frequented our residency at Neuehouse this past summer, you might’ve attended a […]

Buying tip: Aldo Ciccolini’s essential recordings are easily found, exquisitely pressed and helped define a musical movement. In 1956 at the dawn of the hi-fi age, the Italian […]

Peak Oil’s Brian Foote and Brion Brionson chat ’90s raves, indie rock, and faceless techno bollocks. In the early ‘90s, rave culture exploded across the United States. Generator […]


Today we take a look at the mighty eighty-plus pound broadcast turntable – Elektromesstechnik’s 927 and its compact kid brother, the EMT 930.  Massive, industrial, monochromatic, and most […]


In celebration of his 82nd birthday today, here is a retrospective on Eberhard Weber, the eminent bass innovator, ECM mainstay, and ISC favorite. It’s hard to define the […]

Key moments and tracks from On-U Sound’s premier dub group. You could spend the rest of the winter researching producer, musician and On-U Sound founder Adrian Sherwood – […]

Cosmic soul, breezy soft rock, and latin funk from Crates LA. Crates LA is a blog and music channel dedicated to uncovering obscure and unknown songs across a […]

The great Jeff Parker shares five diverse selections from psychedelic jazz to visionary hip-hop. Jeff Parker is a musician that deals in many worlds. Equally adept at soloing […]

A rare pre-Hats interview with The Blue Nile on Deirdre O’Donoghue’s SNAP! radio show. As avid Blue Nile fans, we’re constantly scouring the internet for anything (interview, documentary, […]

Early live versions of Souvlaki and Just for a Day. “It doesn’t seem like the crowd is aware that they’re in the presence of greatness,” notes one commenter […]

Coffee, books, sandwiches, and dub! The year is finally coming to a close and boy, has it been one: Lockdowns, social distancing, vaccines, variants, worlds opening and closing […]

Join us New Year’s Eve for a special In Sheep’s Clothing set supporting DIIV. Shoegaze and dream pop have been making their way back into our collective consciousness. […]

Five crucial selections from Tokyo’s Toshihito “Dubby” Maeyama. Toshihito “Dubby” Maeyama is one of the most revered record collectors in Tokyo. Having worked at legendary record store Cisco […]

72-minutes of Stereolab live in Danbury, Connecticut. In 1994, Stereolab was hitting a creative peak. They’d just released “Mars Audiac Quintet,” their heavy-duty Krautrock-inspired fourth album, and five […]

Another strange year in the books. In 2021, we finally begin to crawl out of this once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. It hasn’t been a smooth transition by any means, but […]

Synthesized Satie for home listening, the dance floor, and beyond. You’ve heard groundbreaking French composer Erik Satie’s slow, existential sounding pieces in numerous films, shows, animations, and documentaries. […]

Haunted jazz, voodoo dub, devil’s dance, and ghostly guitars. What makes a song spooky? Does the spook come from particular melodies or instruments – eerie synthesizers, ghostly strings, […]

Film noir, exotica, and cinematic sounds from our friend Lauren Fay Levy aka Lost & Sound. Hey friends, back with another playlist! If you’ve been following along, you […]

The British shoegaze movement wouldn’t have existed without Alan McGee’s aesthetic in the years before the ‘90s explosion. Before bands including My Bloody Valentine, Ride, Slowdive, Swervedriver and […]

Exploring contemporary projects and shifts in a futurist utopia with releases from Arushi Jain, Brian Eno, Laurie Spiegel, and Kuniyuki Takahashi. Since its origin, ambient music has been […]

Multi-instrumentalist, drummer (CMON, Drugdealer), and NTS radio host Josh da Costa shares five gems. CMON (Confusing Mix Of Nations) is the studio project of Josh da Costa formerly […]

Contemplating summer with moody guitars, sunset electronics, and vanishing ambience. Hello friends! It’s been over a full month since we’ve started our dedicated listening residency at Neuehouse. Apologies […]

Five “fingertracks” from Andrew Hogge aka Lovefingers. It is without exaggeration to say that Andrew Hogge, aka Lovefingers, is one of our absolute favorite selectors. His pre-social media, […]

LA based music archivist and investigator Sonrisita shares iconic records from her life and collection. Melissa Dueñas aka Sonrisita joined us as a guest selector at our ongoing […]

A round up of 10 performances from the great Brazilian singer/guitarist. It was no accident that Brazilian singer and composer Gal Costa was born to enrapture audiences around […]

Abstract, experimental electronic music from one of our favorite local labels. Shimmering. Foggy. Warm. Hypnotic. These are all words that have been used to describe the abstract electronic […]


A new “electronic travelogue” full-length from Toronto-based C.R. Gillespie arrives today via Séance Centre. We’ve been closely following the introspective, highly conceptual sonic works of Colin Roy Gillespie […]

Thousand-year-old Mongolian music traditions meet folk and jazz on Squama Recordings’ latest. An undeniable magic inhabits the melodies and sounds of our youth. Lullabies, folk songs, the music of […]

“Organic music” hero Don Cherry plays himself in an odd but brilliant French sci-fi short. The narrative structure of this lesser-known short film by French filmmakers Jean-Noël Delamare, […]

Ten absurdly beautiful plinth designs. The physical experience of playing vinyl helps listeners rationalize elaborate customizations, from record shelves to speaker stands. One of the most gratifying, and […]

Released by Mute and Spoon Records, ‘Live in Stuttgart 1975’ is available to stream today. Looks like listening for today is sorted! Here’s one and a half hours […]

“The asymmetric relationship between those who give orders & those who must obey is always demonstrated by who controls access to the soundscape.” Our friends at Radio Alhara […]