In dodgy times, Seattle's Sublime Frequencies has emerged as one of the few non-dance take-interest-on-sight labels. Makes sense, as the no-frills archivist spirit upheld in importing the rich pop landscape of Southeast Asia through field recordings and radio sweeps isn't exactly top priority, even in the "world music" market; it's kooky WFMU material rather than the polished anthropology Nonesuch trades in. The recordings aren't clean, the documentation is slim, but the... More >>>