Author Archives: captainfreakout

Brett Naucke ~ EMS Hallucinations

Total absorption into the work. Complete dedication to a piece of art to the point of self-alienation. That is how the novelist Gustave Flaubert wrote about “artistic hallucination”, when the world begins to double, to reproduce itself before a perception

Brett Naucke ~ EMS Hallucinations

Total absorption into the work. Complete dedication to a piece of art to the point of self-alienation. That is how the novelist Gustave Flaubert wrote about “artistic hallucination”, when the world begins to double, to reproduce itself before a perception

Madeleine Cocolas ~ Ithaca

Ithaca is a tranquil, expansive phantom. It is more than just a place, it is also a web of emotional states and historical traces where the twists of grand myths meet the common patterns of everyday life. Madeleine Cocolas wrote

Madeleine Cocolas ~ Ithaca

Ithaca is a tranquil, expansive phantom. It is more than just a place, it is also a web of emotional states and historical traces where the twists of grand myths meet the common patterns of everyday life. Madeleine Cocolas wrote

Maze & Lindholm ~ A River Flowing Home to the Sea

It’s always intrigued me how the indeterminacy and noise of the sea could be so calming to many, while the musical equivalent, whether in the form of an ambient or even noise album, could often elicit a contrary reaction: the

Maze & Lindholm ~ A River Flowing Home to the Sea

It’s always intrigued me how the indeterminacy and noise of the sea could be so calming to many, while the musical equivalent, whether in the form of an ambient or even noise album, could often elicit a contrary reaction: the

Wife Signs ~ Beneath the Weight of Care

The current worldwide pandemic has detonated many a discussion around care, about what it means, about who should or should not enact it, about the loss, the warmth, the worth, even the commotion that ensues from a myriad small acts

Wife Signs ~ Beneath the Weight of Care

The current worldwide pandemic has detonated many a discussion around care, about what it means, about who should or should not enact it, about the loss, the warmth, the worth, even the commotion that ensues from a myriad small acts

No Chance to Get Lost: An Interview with Mukqs

Over the course March and April of this year, the Chicago-based experimentalist Mukqs released a series of EPs that showcase a wide diversity of approaches to electronics, each album coming to develop a life of its own. Given the project’s

No Chance to Get Lost: An Interview with Mukqs

Over the course March and April of this year, the Chicago-based experimentalist Mukqs released a series of EPs that showcase a wide diversity of approaches to electronics, each album coming to develop a life of its own. Given the project’s

Christine Ott ~ Chimères (pour ondes Martenot)

Among the myriad futures waylaid by the unidirectional discourse of technological progress lies that of early electronic instruments that promised new worlds different to those we got. Such is the case of the ondes martenot, developed throughout the 20th century

Christine Ott ~ Chimères (pour ondes Martenot)

Among the myriad futures waylaid by the unidirectional discourse of technological progress lies that of early electronic instruments that promised new worlds different to those we got. Such is the case of the ondes martenot, developed throughout the 20th century

Fire-Toolz ~ Rainbow Bridge

It is quite easy to associate excess with transgression, with the dismantling of boundaries and the overcoming of any and all stability. But excess can also mean waste, and waste does not necessarily reflect the magnitude of the operations of

Fire-Toolz ~ Rainbow Bridge

It is quite easy to associate excess with transgression, with the dismantling of boundaries and the overcoming of any and all stability. But excess can also mean waste, and waste does not necessarily reflect the magnitude of the operations of

Michael Vallera ~ Window In

To look in is to look out: the world is a vision rooted upon our imagination and our experience, or so believed a few early Romantics. The “window” of painting and then photography was not really a look into how

Michael Vallera ~ Window In

To look in is to look out: the world is a vision rooted upon our imagination and our experience, or so believed a few early Romantics. The “window” of painting and then photography was not really a look into how