Author Archives: JB

Odeko ~ Rose Tinted Vision Implant

There was an episode a few years back of What’s In My Bag?, the YouTube series from Amoeba Records that features musicians picking out records in the store, in which Dan Deacon goes on a mini-rant after picking up The

Odeko ~ Rose Tinted Vision Implant

There was an episode a few years back of What’s In My Bag?, the YouTube series from Amoeba Records that features musicians picking out records in the store, in which Dan Deacon goes on a mini-rant after picking up The

Laurence Pike ~ Distant Early Warning

The name may be only vaguely familiar but there is a good chance you will have an album (or at least a song) in your collection on which Laurence Pike plays. His regular gig as one-third of PVT (previously Pivot)

Laurence Pike ~ Distant Early Warning

The name may be only vaguely familiar but there is a good chance you will have an album (or at least a song) in your collection on which Laurence Pike plays. His regular gig as one-third of PVT (previously Pivot)

Earth House Hold ~ Never Forget Us

Brock Van Wey – as you probably know – is a prolific producer of dubby, ambient music as bvdub, with a bunch of lengthy albums crafted over the last twelve years. A Strangely Isolated Place – again, as you probably

Earth House Hold ~ Never Forget Us

Brock Van Wey – as you probably know – is a prolific producer of dubby, ambient music as bvdub, with a bunch of lengthy albums crafted over the last twelve years. A Strangely Isolated Place – again, as you probably

Cavern of Anti-Matter ~ Hormone Lemonade

A band break-up, although it’s a fraught experience for the people involved, does not have the same ripple effect that is caused by, say, a couple in your social circle splitting up – you don’t have to work out who

Cavern of Anti-Matter ~ Hormone Lemonade

A band break-up, although it’s a fraught experience for the people involved, does not have the same ripple effect that is caused by, say, a couple in your social circle splitting up – you don’t have to work out who

Abyss X ~ Pleasures of the Bull

Knossos, on the isle of Crete in the Mediterranean, has been called the oldest city in Europe – it was, for a time, the centre of Minoan civilisation and the reasons for its collapse have been lost to the ages.

Abyss X ~ Pleasures of the Bull

Knossos, on the isle of Crete in the Mediterranean, has been called the oldest city in Europe – it was, for a time, the centre of Minoan civilisation and the reasons for its collapse have been lost to the ages.

phon.o ~ Slow As Fog

Carsten Aermes has been steady but not exactly profile-raising prolific when recording as phon.o – he’s produced a run of almost annual EPs since 2000 on labels that are certainly eye-catching – 50Weapons, Tectonic, Bpitch Control and Shitkatapult – but

phon.o ~ Slow As Fog

Carsten Aermes has been steady but not exactly profile-raising prolific when recording as phon.o – he’s produced a run of almost annual EPs since 2000 on labels that are certainly eye-catching – 50Weapons, Tectonic, Bpitch Control and Shitkatapult – but

Matthewdavid ~ Time Flying Beats

The object clasped by the mysterious figure (a rollerball-playing ninja?) on the cover of Matthewdavid’s latest release is a clue to what we can expect: it’s a Dr Sample from BOSS, who helpfully describe it as a “compact, easy-to-use portable

Matthewdavid ~ Time Flying Beats

The object clasped by the mysterious figure (a rollerball-playing ninja?) on the cover of Matthewdavid’s latest release is a clue to what we can expect: it’s a Dr Sample from BOSS, who helpfully describe it as a “compact, easy-to-use portable