Author Archives: captainfreakout

W00dy ~ My Diary

Have you ever danced in your room with music you feel only you know how to move to? That’s the kind of ecstatic energy that My Diary exudes at every turn, its fast beats a kinetic celebration of self-knowledge, of

W00dy ~ My Diary

Have you ever danced in your room with music you feel only you know how to move to? That’s the kind of ecstatic energy that My Diary exudes at every turn, its fast beats a kinetic celebration of self-knowledge, of

Frode Haltli ~ Border Woods

The kind of happy moods and dancey sections that populate Border Woods recall the manner in which Henry Flynt referred to a “folk creature” in a manifesto from 1980: essentially it is one that wishes to ride and further the

Frode Haltli ~ Border Woods

The kind of happy moods and dancey sections that populate Border Woods recall the manner in which Henry Flynt referred to a “folk creature” in a manifesto from 1980: essentially it is one that wishes to ride and further the

Julian Loida ~ Wallflower

Wallflower shares with other vibraphone albums the delicate textures and the sweet, soothing tones that build up harmonies that seem to calmly whisper. But there’s something different too, something that distances it from the works of Masayoshi Fujita or other

Julian Loida ~ Wallflower

Wallflower shares with other vibraphone albums the delicate textures and the sweet, soothing tones that build up harmonies that seem to calmly whisper. But there’s something different too, something that distances it from the works of Masayoshi Fujita or other

Fahmi Mursyid ~ One Instrument Sessions

As part of the One Instrument Sessions, this EP has Indonesian artist Fahmi Mursyid explore, with each track, a single instrument of his choice. Mursyid, interested in traditional Indonesian music, makes experimental forays that meld the “organic” sounds of each

Fahmi Mursyid ~ One Instrument Sessions

As part of the One Instrument Sessions, this EP has Indonesian artist Fahmi Mursyid explore, with each track, a single instrument of his choice. Mursyid, interested in traditional Indonesian music, makes experimental forays that meld the “organic” sounds of each

*Press A* ~ Hell Is Other Demons, A Plague Tale: Innocence

The Algorithm ~ Hell is Other Demons Darkwave’s always hand-in-hand with its brighter sister synthwave, brooding in some unlit corner, intoning some weird occult meme curse. Hell is Other Demons fulfils the image perfectly by means of both atmospheric and

*Press A* ~ Hell Is Other Demons, A Plague Tale: Innocence

The Algorithm ~ Hell is Other Demons Darkwave’s always hand-in-hand with its brighter sister synthwave, brooding in some unlit corner, intoning some weird occult meme curse. Hell is Other Demons fulfils the image perfectly by means of both atmospheric and

Microtub ~ Chronic Shift

Microtub’s proposition is unique: to record, inside an empty water tower, two musical pieces in just intonation performed by a tuba trio – hence the microtonal reference of the group’s name. There’s a few timely interventions by analog synthesizers (one

Microtub ~ Chronic Shift

Microtub’s proposition is unique: to record, inside an empty water tower, two musical pieces in just intonation performed by a tuba trio – hence the microtonal reference of the group’s name. There’s a few timely interventions by analog synthesizers (one

Several Wives ~ Göldi fell

Dreams, confessions, and references to deadly Biblical women form the ethereal imagery of Several Wives’ Göldi fell, its pensive, hypnotic drones evoking those symbolist 19th century paintings in which orientalism is a gateway to the edges of reason, to a

Several Wives ~ Göldi fell

Dreams, confessions, and references to deadly Biblical women form the ethereal imagery of Several Wives’ Göldi fell, its pensive, hypnotic drones evoking those symbolist 19th century paintings in which orientalism is a gateway to the edges of reason, to a