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QBiM Q+A >> NO MUSEUMS

June 18th, 2015  |  by  |  published in QBiM Q+A | Leave A Comment »

QBiM Q+A >> NO MUSEUMS

All secrets are revealed! No Museums submits to a QBiM Q+A!

NO MUSEUMS • The Malcontents

May 5th, 2015  |  by  |  published in QBiM SPiNS | Leave A Comment »

NO MUSEUMS • The Malcontents

“I tried to be hi-fi,” go the lyrics to “Mosquitoes”, and indeed, in their own way No Museums (and their previous incarnation Twin Library) reproduced a unique and true sound of their own from album to album. For their latest release The Malcontents, No Museums sound restless and in transition: “I’d settle for something / That could take me away,” they […]

NO MUSEUMS “Mosquitoes”

March 5th, 2015  |  by  |  published in New Music | Leave A Comment »

NO MUSEUMS “Mosquitoes”

  Just a brief recap on the No Museums story so far: No Museums is a band from Edmonton AB who used to be called Twin Library. Twin Library released a lot of gloriously feedback-drenched music in a very short period of time, a lot of it featured on Quick Before It Melts. They also covered Platinum […]

SONGS: 2014 Volume 5 (and 6!)

December 19th, 2014  |  by  |  published in 2014 in Review, Lists | Leave A Comment »

SONGS: 2014 Volume 5 (and 6!)

**If you had technical difficulties downloading or playing back Volume 1, please delete the files from your computer and re-download the .zip file here.** **If you had technical difficulties downloading Volume 5 (i.e. there was nothing in the zip folder), please re-download the .zip file here. All music should now be added.**   2014 was […]

NO MUSEUMS “The Mountain Slowing Down”

October 1st, 2014  |  by  |  published in New Music | Leave A Comment »

NO MUSEUMS “The Mountain Slowing Down”

Our favourite Edmonton noiseniks Twin Library are now known as No Museums. A statement as official as it’s going to get from the ever-enigmatic band announced the change thusly: “Bled from the same charcoal as Twin Library, No Museums is perhaps a little scrappier, a little faster, a little familiar. The basement is the same as before. The […]

DiSC of the WEEK: Various Artists, DOMINIONATED

June 30th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Discs of the Week, FEATURES | Leave A Comment »

DiSC of the WEEK: Various Artists, DOMINIONATED

Come on, how could I not make the first ever compilation commissioned by Quick Before It Melts DiSC of the WEEK? In many ways, it’s been my disc of the year, since the whole project started back in February, 2014. In the last few months, as the cover songs started arriving, the reality of what I’d undertaken set in.  My every […]

DiSC of the WEEK: Twin Library Historical Tumblers

April 21st, 2014  |  by  |  published in Discs of the Week | Leave A Comment »

DiSC of the WEEK: Twin Library Historical Tumblers

At the tail end of 2013, Edmonton AB’s Twin Library closed out their album They Were Marked As Targets with a song called “There’s Always An End”.  It could have been the last thing the band ever released.  They would have left an impressive and prolific canon of work dating back to when they began playing music […]

Songs: 2013 Part 4

December 20th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Lists, MiXTAPE | Leave A Comment »

Songs: 2013 Part 4

As each day of posting these mixes goes on, I find that I have less and less to say about them, which is probably for the best.  I should just let the music speak for itself. But maybe you have something to say?  Maybe you wish to contribute something to the discussion about yours and my […]

MUSiC ALLiANCE PACT: October 2013

October 15th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Music Alliance Pact | Leave A Comment »

CANADA: Quick Before It Melts Twin Library – There’s Always An End Edmonton, Alberta’s Twin Library are chemists, experimenting and tweaking the formula that results in their incredibly sophisticated and sonically rich songs. They are prolific recorders and their latest release, They Were Marked As Targets, is their finest collection of unconventional pop yet. Click […]

TWIN LIBRARY Lowways

March 18th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Discs of the Week | Leave A Comment »

I love Bandcamp, I think it’s a great music delivery service, for fans and artists alike.  I get a lot of links to albums on Bandcamp on a daily basis, and a lot of them don’t exactly cut the mustard.  For the most part, that’s become the rule rather than the exception, but every once […]


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