Author Archives: captainfreakout

Jessica Moss ~ Pools of Light

There is a warm solemnity to Pools of Light, like participating in a communal prayer, where hopes are a dream to ward off death, an ultimate end that is nonetheless a welcome fact of life. Inasmuch, at least, as it

Jessica Moss ~ Pools of Light

There is a warm solemnity to Pools of Light, like participating in a communal prayer, where hopes are a dream to ward off death, an ultimate end that is nonetheless a welcome fact of life. Inasmuch, at least, as it

Diego Lozano ~ Scopes

Scopes is a work of interactions and articulations, of a subconscious dialectic between feeling and perception, the manners in which sounds occupy the head and blaze new spaces of consciousness. Created by young Mexican composer Diego Lozano and played by

Diego Lozano ~ Scopes

Scopes is a work of interactions and articulations, of a subconscious dialectic between feeling and perception, the manners in which sounds occupy the head and blaze new spaces of consciousness. Created by young Mexican composer Diego Lozano and played by

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