Author Archives: thenewobjective

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writer | traveler | sound organizer | contrarian | concerned citizen

Shida Shahabi presents Early Autumn [mix]

Shida Shahabi is a pianist and composer on the 130701 imprint, like the author of our last mix, Dmitry Evgrafov.  Early Autumn is timed to coincide with the release of Homes, Shahabi’s debut album. Mainly featuring an old Swedish upright

Shida Shahabi presents Early Autumn [mix]

Shida Shahabi is a pianist and composer on the 130701 imprint, like the author of our last mix, Dmitry Evgrafov.  Early Autumn is timed to coincide with the release of Homes, Shahabi’s debut album. Mainly featuring an old Swedish upright

Dmitry Evgrafov presents “The Comforting One” [mix]

And we’re back with a mix from Dmitry Evgrafov, a self-taught pianist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. Based in Moscow, where Evgrafov studied Sound Design, his work deploys electronic means to augment his intimate piano playing  with lush string arrangements, drawing comparisons

Dmitry Evgrafov presents “The Comforting One” [mix]

And we’re back with a mix from Dmitry Evgrafov, a self-taught pianist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. Based in Moscow, where Evgrafov studied Sound Design, his work deploys electronic means to augment his intimate piano playing  with lush string arrangements, drawing comparisons

Giulio Aldinucci ~ Disappearing In A Mirror

Disappearing In A Mirror follows last year’s Borders And Ruins, both on Karlrecords, and together they form an intense and complimentary diptych of ambient drone sound design. While Giulio Aldinucci‘s earlier record explores the relationship between peoples and territories and

Giulio Aldinucci ~ Disappearing In A Mirror

Disappearing In A Mirror follows last year’s Borders And Ruins, both on Karlrecords, and together they form an intense and complimentary diptych of ambient drone sound design. While Giulio Aldinucci‘s earlier record explores the relationship between peoples and territories and

Sound Propositions 015: Lawrence English

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing copy

Sound Propositions 015: Lawrence English

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing copy

LCNL 0100: 36 presents ACL100 mix!

When I first decided to launch a mix series, back in 2011 just before Richard, Jeremy, and I decided to leave TSB to found ACL, there certainly was no shortage of options.  And while it is certainly true that the

LCNL 0100: 36 presents ACL100 mix!

When I first decided to launch a mix series, back in 2011 just before Richard, Jeremy, and I decided to leave TSB to found ACL, there certainly was no shortage of options.  And while it is certainly true that the

UnSound Propositions: Previews of Unsound 2018 ~ Presence

In advance of PRESENCE, the 2018 edition of the renowned UNSOUND festival in Kraków, Poland, Joseph Sannicandro reflects upon this year’s theme, the history of the festival, and previews some of this year’s highlights. The very human drive for increased communication is

UnSound Propositions: Previews of Unsound 2018 ~ Presence

In advance of PRESENCE, the 2018 edition of the renowned UNSOUND festival in Kraków, Poland, Joseph Sannicandro reflects upon this year’s theme, the history of the festival, and previews some of this year’s highlights. The very human drive for increased communication is

LCNL 099: Fabio Perletta presents Japanese Composers II [mix]

Italian microsound maestro Fabio Perletta presents an exquisite and elegant sequel to his 2017 mix for Secret Thirteen. Both mixes solely feature composers and musicians from Japan. Fabio freely intermixes a variety of genres and time periods, producing a stunningly complex

LCNL 099: Fabio Perletta presents Japanese Composers II [mix]

Italian microsound maestro Fabio Perletta presents an exquisite and elegant sequel to his 2017 mix for Secret Thirteen. Both mixes solely feature composers and musicians from Japan. Fabio freely intermixes a variety of genres and time periods, producing a stunningly complex