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Brahja Waldman’s Quintet ~ Sir Real Live at Résonance

    An accomplished musician and composer, Brahja Waldman  has made Montreal his home for over a decade now.  In addition to his Quartet/Quintet,  he also leads Friends of Freedom, contributes sax to Sam Shalabi’s Land of Kush and Simon

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Brahja Waldman’s Quintet ~ Sir Real Live at Résonance

    An accomplished musician and composer, Brahja Waldman  has made Montreal his home for over a decade now.  In addition to his Quartet/Quintet,  he also leads Friends of Freedom, contributes sax to Sam Shalabi’s Land of Kush and Simon

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Folklore Tapes ~ Fore Hallowe’en

Every Halloween, we review an album suitable for the occasion. In 2012, we chose Deison’s Quiet Rooms; in 2013 it was The Holocene’s Horror Scene. This year, the honor goes to Folklore Tapes’ cassette compilation Fore Hallowe’en, which is the

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Folklore Tapes ~ Fore Hallowe’en

Every Halloween, we review an album suitable for the occasion. In 2012, we chose Deison’s Quiet Rooms; in 2013 it was The Holocene’s Horror Scene. This year, the honor goes to Folklore Tapes’ cassette compilation Fore Hallowe’en, which is the

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Electronic Observations #5

Well, it’s been a while… rather than dwell on the gap between columns this year, let’s enjoy a raft of new electronic releases, instead. (Jeremy Bye) Boozoo Bajou ~ Hirta EP The German dubtronica duo have not exactly been prolific

EO-2014-5

Electronic Observations #5

Well, it’s been a while… rather than dwell on the gap between columns this year, let’s enjoy a raft of new electronic releases, instead. (Jeremy Bye) Boozoo Bajou ~ Hirta EP The German dubtronica duo have not exactly been prolific

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Squanto ~ Basement Tropic

Basement Tropic is Squanto‘s latest and last release. Cut from hours of live, home-made recordings, it’s a scrapbook of scribbled loops, collected musical curiosities and surreal, unbalanced melodies that appear to be under the influence. Looped layers squirm their way into the

Squanto

Squanto ~ Basement Tropic

Basement Tropic is Squanto‘s latest and last release. Cut from hours of live, home-made recordings, it’s a scrapbook of scribbled loops, collected musical curiosities and surreal, unbalanced melodies that appear to be under the influence. Looped layers squirm their way into the

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Mondkopf ~ Hadès

Mondkopf‘s Hadès was released in February but has finally hit its proper season.  This album is no secret; it has sold out at source, and one has to scour the net to track down the remaining vinyl and CD copies.  It’s worth

Hades

Mondkopf ~ Hadès

Mondkopf‘s Hadès was released in February but has finally hit its proper season.  This album is no secret; it has sold out at source, and one has to scour the net to track down the remaining vinyl and CD copies.  It’s worth

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LCNL 055: Ryan Alexander Diduck presents Miss Claire Remembers

  This all vinyl mix comes to us from Ryan Alexander Diduck, a fellow music critic writing for such outstanding publications as Fact Mag and the Quietus.  We’re also both products of McGill University’s department of Art History & Communication

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LCNL 055: Ryan Alexander Diduck presents Miss Claire Remembers

  This all vinyl mix comes to us from Ryan Alexander Diduck, a fellow music critic writing for such outstanding publications as Fact Mag and the Quietus.  We’re also both products of McGill University’s department of Art History & Communication

The Unofficial Countryside

Wist Records ~ The Unofficial Countryside

41 years ago, Richard Mabey penned The Unofficial Countryside, an ode to the tenacity of nature.  His classic essay finally has its soundtrack: seven 3″ CDs in a hand-burned wooden box.  Wist Records continues to impress by going all-out in its presentation,

The Unofficial Countryside

Wist Records ~ The Unofficial Countryside

41 years ago, Richard Mabey penned The Unofficial Countryside, an ode to the tenacity of nature.  His classic essay finally has its soundtrack: seven 3″ CDs in a hand-burned wooden box.  Wist Records continues to impress by going all-out in its presentation,