Author Archives: captainfreakout

The Bug vs. Earth ~ Concrete Desert

Inspired by JG Ballard’s writings, Concrete Desert does feel like one more nail in the coffin of the architectural dreams of mid-20th century modernism, if only because it sounds like vast, empty spaces lifelessly baked by the sun, that ancient

The Bug vs. Earth ~ Concrete Desert

Inspired by JG Ballard’s writings, Concrete Desert does feel like one more nail in the coffin of the architectural dreams of mid-20th century modernism, if only because it sounds like vast, empty spaces lifelessly baked by the sun, that ancient

Sult / Lasse Marhaug ~ Harpoon

Thanks, perhaps, to Melville’s Moby-Dick, the Harpoon easily elicits images of open sea hunting and a grand existential confrontation with nature made strange by the roar of storms and the inhuman scales of oceans. The improv trio Sult and extreme

Sult / Lasse Marhaug ~ Harpoon

Thanks, perhaps, to Melville’s Moby-Dick, the Harpoon easily elicits images of open sea hunting and a grand existential confrontation with nature made strange by the roar of storms and the inhuman scales of oceans. The improv trio Sult and extreme

Skullflower ~ The Spirals of Great Harm

One of the commonplaces of noise is that of excess, and one of the paths such a concept opens up and which is not often explored is that of the wealth implied in an overabundance of sonic material. The Spirals

Skullflower ~ The Spirals of Great Harm

One of the commonplaces of noise is that of excess, and one of the paths such a concept opens up and which is not often explored is that of the wealth implied in an overabundance of sonic material. The Spirals

The McCormick Percussion Ensemble ~ Marimba Concerti with Percussion Orchestra

The marimba, an African-origins instrument typical of Central America (it’s the ‘national instrument’ of Guatemala) was introduced to the classical world by European modernists in the first half of the 20th century as a function of a brand of shocking

The McCormick Percussion Ensemble ~ Marimba Concerti with Percussion Orchestra

The marimba, an African-origins instrument typical of Central America (it’s the ‘national instrument’ of Guatemala) was introduced to the classical world by European modernists in the first half of the 20th century as a function of a brand of shocking

Keiji Haino / Jozef Dumoulin / Teun Verbruggen ~ The Miracles of Only One Thing

With an arcane name typical of Keiji Haino works, this collaboration involving Belgian improvisers Jozef Dumoulin (Fender Rhodes & electronics) and Teun Verbruggen (drums & electronics) draws together live and studio cuts that help create a sense of visceral, yet

Keiji Haino / Jozef Dumoulin / Teun Verbruggen ~ The Miracles of Only One Thing

With an arcane name typical of Keiji Haino works, this collaboration involving Belgian improvisers Jozef Dumoulin (Fender Rhodes & electronics) and Teun Verbruggen (drums & electronics) draws together live and studio cuts that help create a sense of visceral, yet

Harry Bertoia ~ Clear Sounds/Perfetta

There’s a marked element in the design schools born from the Arts & Crafts movements of the late 19th century that actively seeks to harmonize the natural with the artificial, and which is easily seen in the kinds of furniture

Harry Bertoia ~ Clear Sounds/Perfetta

There’s a marked element in the design schools born from the Arts & Crafts movements of the late 19th century that actively seeks to harmonize the natural with the artificial, and which is easily seen in the kinds of furniture

Rutger Zuydervelt ~ Astroneer OST

A sense of naïve wonder. A sentimental poetic that reflects upon discovery, whether of new spaces or perhaps even new sensations, as the vantage-point of an adventurous imagination. The music of the ‘last frontier’ that is found among the stars

Rutger Zuydervelt ~ Astroneer OST

A sense of naïve wonder. A sentimental poetic that reflects upon discovery, whether of new spaces or perhaps even new sensations, as the vantage-point of an adventurous imagination. The music of the ‘last frontier’ that is found among the stars