Machinefabriek with Anne Bakker ~ Oehoe

“Today is a great day to buy music,” writes Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek).  “Not only mine.”  Not only is Bandcamp waiving their normal fees today, but many artists and labels are donating their own proceeds.  If you purchase any Machinefabriek release

Machinefabriek with Anne Bakker ~ Oehoe

“Today is a great day to buy music,” writes Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek).  “Not only mine.”  Not only is Bandcamp waiving their normal fees today, but many artists and labels are donating their own proceeds.  If you purchase any Machinefabriek release

Silk Saw ~ Nothing Is Finished / Everything Starts

Only a few days ago, I wrote that I had been far less interested in harsh music as of late.  Then the protests, riots and looting began.  Now I’m in the mood!  So today’s review covers a dense album from

Silk Saw ~ Nothing Is Finished / Everything Starts

Only a few days ago, I wrote that I had been far less interested in harsh music as of late.  Then the protests, riots and looting began.  Now I’m in the mood!  So today’s review covers a dense album from

V/A ~ Music Activists 2020 (From Home)

One may take to the streets to be an activist, or in the time of social distancing, one may do so at home.  While InFiné’s latest set is of a general nature, it highlights the power of music to make

V/A ~ Music Activists 2020 (From Home)

One may take to the streets to be an activist, or in the time of social distancing, one may do so at home.  While InFiné’s latest set is of a general nature, it highlights the power of music to make

Luke Howard Trio ~ The Shadow EP

In this unprecedented year, some things never change. In this case, it’s us reviewing a Luke Howard record ~ although despite this being their fourth release, we haven’t until now covered the trio that one of our favourite pianists fronts.

Luke Howard Trio ~ The Shadow EP

In this unprecedented year, some things never change. In this case, it’s us reviewing a Luke Howard record ~ although despite this being their fourth release, we haven’t until now covered the trio that one of our favourite pianists fronts.

Touch: Isolation

The Touch: Isolation project is one of the best things to emerge from lockdown.  The project began as a means of providing income to furloughed musicians, but quickly developed into a real-time reflection on the COVID-19 crisis.  The first phase is now

Touch: Isolation

The Touch: Isolation project is one of the best things to emerge from lockdown.  The project began as a means of providing income to furloughed musicians, but quickly developed into a real-time reflection on the COVID-19 crisis.  The first phase is now

Coen Oscar Polack ~ Haarlemmerhout

One of the small joys of quarantine has been the daily legal walk.  In my area, this means heading north past deserted shops, south to the bay or east to a series of small parks.  Coen Oscar Polack‘s latest excursion

Coen Oscar Polack ~ Haarlemmerhout

One of the small joys of quarantine has been the daily legal walk.  In my area, this means heading north past deserted shops, south to the bay or east to a series of small parks.  Coen Oscar Polack‘s latest excursion

Iszlai ~ Jazzamped

We have a soft spot in our hearts for bouncy, happy, intelligent releases, and Jazzamped is one of them. While jazz is indeed one of the flavors, Iszlai‘s music is better categorized as sample-based, head-nodding instrumental hip-hop.  A wide variety of instruments and

Iszlai ~ Jazzamped

We have a soft spot in our hearts for bouncy, happy, intelligent releases, and Jazzamped is one of them. While jazz is indeed one of the flavors, Iszlai‘s music is better categorized as sample-based, head-nodding instrumental hip-hop.  A wide variety of instruments and