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writer | traveler | sound organizer | contrarian | concerned citizen

LCNL 081: “Location Materials” compiled by Karl Fousek

  Montreal modular synthesist Karl Fousek takes us on a tour through his personal cassette collection. No stranger to tapes himself, since 2014 Karl has released three tapes on Phinery and assorted tapes on other labels.  Last summer his trio

LCNL 081: “Location Materials” compiled by Karl Fousek

  Montreal modular synthesist Karl Fousek takes us on a tour through his personal cassette collection. No stranger to tapes himself, since 2014 Karl has released three tapes on Phinery and assorted tapes on other labels.  Last summer his trio

LCNL 080: Dorian Williamson’s Northern Solace

Suddenly 80 mixes seems like quite a lot.  I’m really pleased to hit another significant milestone, after 5 years of ACL and this mix series, I love that I can still be surprised with each new installment.  This mix comes

LCNL 080: Dorian Williamson’s Northern Solace

Suddenly 80 mixes seems like quite a lot.  I’m really pleased to hit another significant milestone, after 5 years of ACL and this mix series, I love that I can still be surprised with each new installment.  This mix comes

LCNL 079: Luminance Ratio’s Honey Dream

Luminance Ratio is an Italian psychedelic drone supergroup whose sound has consistently evolved over each new release. The four musicians come together to push each other to explore sounds and styles removed from their other endeavors.  Inspired by their most

LCNL 079: Luminance Ratio’s Honey Dream

Luminance Ratio is an Italian psychedelic drone supergroup whose sound has consistently evolved over each new release. The four musicians come together to push each other to explore sounds and styles removed from their other endeavors.  Inspired by their most

ACL 2016: Sound Propositions

2016, eh…? I say this every year, but I find it increasingly difficult to put these kinds of year-end retrospectives together.  The December rush often means a lot of records get left behind, some newer records get overvalued while those

ACL 2016: Sound Propositions

2016, eh…? I say this every year, but I find it increasingly difficult to put these kinds of year-end retrospectives together.  The December rush often means a lot of records get left behind, some newer records get overvalued while those

LCNL 078: Jilk’s Slumber Party mix

  Our first mix of 2017 comes from Jilk, a Bristol collective  whose music is shaped from collaged found-sounds, glitch cuts and clicks, and deep ambient soundscapes. A perfect eclectic mix to get lost on in these difficult winter months. 

LCNL 078: Jilk’s Slumber Party mix

  Our first mix of 2017 comes from Jilk, a Bristol collective  whose music is shaped from collaged found-sounds, glitch cuts and clicks, and deep ambient soundscapes. A perfect eclectic mix to get lost on in these difficult winter months. 

Andrew Pekler ~ Tristes Tropiques

Andrew Pekler returns with a heady solo album full of beautiful electronic vistas and tropically-inspired ethnographic hallucinations.  In searching for the blurry border between the familiar and the foreign, Tristes Tropiques is the direct descendant of the “coffee-coloured” Fourth World

Andrew Pekler ~ Tristes Tropiques

Andrew Pekler returns with a heady solo album full of beautiful electronic vistas and tropically-inspired ethnographic hallucinations.  In searching for the blurry border between the familiar and the foreign, Tristes Tropiques is the direct descendant of the “coffee-coloured” Fourth World

Glauco Salvo ~ 5 Haiku

A compact suite in five parts for banjo, e-bowed zither, and electronics, it is nonetheless the environmental sounds that are the heart of 5 Haiku. Drawing metrical and formal inspiration from its poetic  namesake, 5 Haiku is given shape by Glauco Salvo’s

Glauco Salvo ~ 5 Haiku

A compact suite in five parts for banjo, e-bowed zither, and electronics, it is nonetheless the environmental sounds that are the heart of 5 Haiku. Drawing metrical and formal inspiration from its poetic  namesake, 5 Haiku is given shape by Glauco Salvo’s