Category Archives: Electronic

V/A ~ The Flow of Water / The Burn of Fire / The Breath of Air

Copenhagen recording artist jjjacob kicks off his new katharsis label with a compilation trilogy.  The albums offer an elemental trip through the emotions of quarantine, from the need for peace to expressions of anger to a yearning for hope.  Each is released

V/A ~ The Flow of Water / The Burn of Fire / The Breath of Air

Copenhagen recording artist jjjacob kicks off his new katharsis label with a compilation trilogy.  The albums offer an elemental trip through the emotions of quarantine, from the need for peace to expressions of anger to a yearning for hope.  Each is released

No Chance to Get Lost: An Interview with Mukqs

Over the course March and April of this year, the Chicago-based experimentalist Mukqs released a series of EPs that showcase a wide diversity of approaches to electronics, each album coming to develop a life of its own. Given the project’s

No Chance to Get Lost: An Interview with Mukqs

Over the course March and April of this year, the Chicago-based experimentalist Mukqs released a series of EPs that showcase a wide diversity of approaches to electronics, each album coming to develop a life of its own. Given the project’s

Christine Ott ~ Chimères (pour ondes Martenot)

Among the myriad futures waylaid by the unidirectional discourse of technological progress lies that of early electronic instruments that promised new worlds different to those we got. Such is the case of the ondes martenot, developed throughout the 20th century

Christine Ott ~ Chimères (pour ondes Martenot)

Among the myriad futures waylaid by the unidirectional discourse of technological progress lies that of early electronic instruments that promised new worlds different to those we got. Such is the case of the ondes martenot, developed throughout the 20th century

V/A ~ Music Activists 2020 (From Home)

One may take to the streets to be an activist, or in the time of social distancing, one may do so at home.  While InFiné’s latest set is of a general nature, it highlights the power of music to make

V/A ~ Music Activists 2020 (From Home)

One may take to the streets to be an activist, or in the time of social distancing, one may do so at home.  While InFiné’s latest set is of a general nature, it highlights the power of music to make

Iszlai ~ Jazzamped

We have a soft spot in our hearts for bouncy, happy, intelligent releases, and Jazzamped is one of them. While jazz is indeed one of the flavors, Iszlai‘s music is better categorized as sample-based, head-nodding instrumental hip-hop.  A wide variety of instruments and

Iszlai ~ Jazzamped

We have a soft spot in our hearts for bouncy, happy, intelligent releases, and Jazzamped is one of them. While jazz is indeed one of the flavors, Iszlai‘s music is better categorized as sample-based, head-nodding instrumental hip-hop.  A wide variety of instruments and

Castles in Space ~ The Isolation Tapes

The Isolation Tapes scores a rare hat trick.  Not only is Castles in Space’s new compilation of excellent quality throughout ~ 63 tracks in 5 hours ~ it’s also a charity release and a historical document. The rules were simple: record

Castles in Space ~ The Isolation Tapes

The Isolation Tapes scores a rare hat trick.  Not only is Castles in Space’s new compilation of excellent quality throughout ~ 63 tracks in 5 hours ~ it’s also a charity release and a historical document. The rules were simple: record

Inventions ~ Continuous Portrait

Continuous Portrait is the sonic version of recessive genes.  This is not the type of album one might expect from an ambient artist (Matthew Cooper) and part of a post-rock band (Explosions in the Sky’s Mark T. Smith). But it makes

Inventions ~ Continuous Portrait

Continuous Portrait is the sonic version of recessive genes.  This is not the type of album one might expect from an ambient artist (Matthew Cooper) and part of a post-rock band (Explosions in the Sky’s Mark T. Smith). But it makes

Ricardo Donoso ~ Content

The quote that accompanies Ricardo Donoso‘s latest album comes from former hostage Terry Waite, who when asked what he had learned from his captivity, answered “Contemporary humanity has lost the ability to engage in productive solitude.”  The quote is all the

Ricardo Donoso ~ Content

The quote that accompanies Ricardo Donoso‘s latest album comes from former hostage Terry Waite, who when asked what he had learned from his captivity, answered “Contemporary humanity has lost the ability to engage in productive solitude.”  The quote is all the