Tim Hecker ~ Konoyo

Tim Hecker‘s Virgins was our #1 album of 2013, while 2016’s Love Streams was never picked up for review ~ the tonal differences were so great that they caught our reviewers off guard.  We missed the abrasion, the jutting edges, the jagged wrecks of

Tim Hecker ~ Konoyo

Tim Hecker‘s Virgins was our #1 album of 2013, while 2016’s Love Streams was never picked up for review ~ the tonal differences were so great that they caught our reviewers off guard.  We missed the abrasion, the jutting edges, the jagged wrecks of

Kammerflimmer Kollektief ~ There are actions we have neglected and which never cease to call us.

We regret to inform you that the title of Kammerflimmer Kollektief‘s new album is so long that we don’t have space for a review.  Just kidding!  The album is incredibly succinct given the extended nature of the name.  This is the

Kammerflimmer Kollektief ~ There are actions we have neglected and which never cease to call us.

We regret to inform you that the title of Kammerflimmer Kollektief‘s new album is so long that we don’t have space for a review.  Just kidding!  The album is incredibly succinct given the extended nature of the name.  This is the

Ulises Conti ~ Los efimeros

The last time we encountered Ulises Conti was four years ago, with the release of a playful piano “sound alphabet” ~ one song for each letter, with a couple bonuses thrown in.  On Los efimeros, he’s changed his style so drastically

Ulises Conti ~ Los efimeros

The last time we encountered Ulises Conti was four years ago, with the release of a playful piano “sound alphabet” ~ one song for each letter, with a couple bonuses thrown in.  On Los efimeros, he’s changed his style so drastically

Michael Lightborne ~ Sounds of the Projection Box

What a great record.  And thank God it’s vinyl, because this is the only way to hear Sounds of the Projection Box, which is at once an homage to antiquated technology, a requiem for days gone by and a reflection of

Michael Lightborne ~ Sounds of the Projection Box

What a great record.  And thank God it’s vinyl, because this is the only way to hear Sounds of the Projection Box, which is at once an homage to antiquated technology, a requiem for days gone by and a reflection of

Bus Gas ~ Immortal Yeller / Amulets ~ Mountains Past

Spring Break Tapes‘ double cassette is the type of release that makes one happy to own the physical product.  A series of cards, some die-cut and others clean, are included in the snug case so that one may create one’s

Bus Gas ~ Immortal Yeller / Amulets ~ Mountains Past

Spring Break Tapes‘ double cassette is the type of release that makes one happy to own the physical product.  A series of cards, some die-cut and others clean, are included in the snug case so that one may create one’s

Max Cooper ~ One Hundred Billion Sparks

Max Cooper is already having a great year.  Fresh from the success of his multi-media Emergence album and tour, he’s released his first mix compilation, Balance 30, and contributed a remix to one of the year’s finest albums, Floex and Tom Hodge’s A Portrait of

Max Cooper ~ One Hundred Billion Sparks

Max Cooper is already having a great year.  Fresh from the success of his multi-media Emergence album and tour, he’s released his first mix compilation, Balance 30, and contributed a remix to one of the year’s finest albums, Floex and Tom Hodge’s A Portrait of

Drifting in Polar Seas

Toronto’s Polar Seas label returns this month with a pair of evocative albums, one ambient and one modern composition.  Mathieu Lamontagne‘s Obsolescence Programmée is a soft meditation on disposable culture, while Mikael Lind‘s Strings and Clusters detaches and reassembles violin, viola and cello phrases until they

Drifting in Polar Seas

Toronto’s Polar Seas label returns this month with a pair of evocative albums, one ambient and one modern composition.  Mathieu Lamontagne‘s Obsolescence Programmée is a soft meditation on disposable culture, while Mikael Lind‘s Strings and Clusters detaches and reassembles violin, viola and cello phrases until they