Author Archives: sjwrogers

Ian Wellman ~ The House that Ate Itself / Kin Leonn & Hiroshi Ebina ~ Faraway Vicinity

How do you know when you are home? Home might be a specific building, or a hometown, or a region. It might mean be a feeling of oneness we experience in nature, with family, or anywhere we belong. We may

Ian Wellman ~ The House that Ate Itself / Kin Leonn & Hiroshi Ebina ~ Faraway Vicinity

How do you know when you are home? Home might be a specific building, or a hometown, or a region. It might mean be a feeling of oneness we experience in nature, with family, or anywhere we belong. We may

Amy Cutler ~ Örö Tape: Fieldtrips of the Damned / Marina Rosenfeld & Ben Vida ~ Vertice

What is the purpose of recorded sound? As music lovers, we live and breathe it. But what is its raison d’être? Recordings transport us into distant places or timeframes. They prompt emotional and intellectual responses. The aural can complement visual

Amy Cutler ~ Örö Tape: Fieldtrips of the Damned / Marina Rosenfeld & Ben Vida ~ Vertice

What is the purpose of recorded sound? As music lovers, we live and breathe it. But what is its raison d’être? Recordings transport us into distant places or timeframes. They prompt emotional and intellectual responses. The aural can complement visual

Phil Struck ~ Schleswig​-​Holstein Aufnahmen

“All great art is born of the metropolis”, wrote the modernist poet Ezra Pound. He was wrong though. Cities have a lot to offer artists. The invigorating rush of the new; the stimulating shock of the exotic; the freedom of

Phil Struck ~ Schleswig​-​Holstein Aufnahmen

“All great art is born of the metropolis”, wrote the modernist poet Ezra Pound. He was wrong though. Cities have a lot to offer artists. The invigorating rush of the new; the stimulating shock of the exotic; the freedom of

Residual Drifter ~ Isolation Booth / Loss of Being

We often use “dark”, “warm”, and similar descriptors to help classify abstract music. Perhaps “utopian” and “dystopian” are equally useful. Some sounds have the power to conjure idyllic visions, showing us how the world might be. John Hassel and Brian

Residual Drifter ~ Isolation Booth / Loss of Being

We often use “dark”, “warm”, and similar descriptors to help classify abstract music. Perhaps “utopian” and “dystopian” are equally useful. Some sounds have the power to conjure idyllic visions, showing us how the world might be. John Hassel and Brian

Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York ~ Entity

Satoko Fujii has been a presence in avant-garde jazz since the late 1990s. She has released albums prolifically, as a solo pianist, or in duets and ensembles. Her most remarkable achievements have been as leader and composer for big bands.

Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York ~ Entity

Satoko Fujii has been a presence in avant-garde jazz since the late 1990s. She has released albums prolifically, as a solo pianist, or in duets and ensembles. Her most remarkable achievements have been as leader and composer for big bands.

Roedelius ~ Selbstportrait Wahre Liebe

Imagine creating one image of yourself now, and another after forty years. How different would they be? Inevitably, a lot would have changed. Not just your body, but your sense of identity; your way of looking; your approach to the

Roedelius ~ Selbstportrait Wahre Liebe

Imagine creating one image of yourself now, and another after forty years. How different would they be? Inevitably, a lot would have changed. Not just your body, but your sense of identity; your way of looking; your approach to the

Luca T. Mai ~ Heavenly Guide / Weston Olencki ~ Solo Works

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. So wrote John Donne in 1623. “Music makes the people come together”, sang Madonna a few centuries later. Such

Luca T. Mai ~ Heavenly Guide / Weston Olencki ~ Solo Works

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. So wrote John Donne in 1623. “Music makes the people come together”, sang Madonna a few centuries later. Such

JC Leisure ~ Mutations For / The Kendal Mintcake ~ (always in a straight line, from centre to edge)

Think back to the music you enjoyed as an adolescent. You can probably recall the artists, the treasured albums. But also, the media you were using. Did you grow up in the analogue age or the digital? For some, that

JC Leisure ~ Mutations For / The Kendal Mintcake ~ (always in a straight line, from centre to edge)

Think back to the music you enjoyed as an adolescent. You can probably recall the artists, the treasured albums. But also, the media you were using. Did you grow up in the analogue age or the digital? For some, that