Category Archives: Experimental

Hugh Marsh ~ Violinvocations

The first thing people will ask upon hearing this album is, “Where’s the violin?”  Trust us, it’s there.  But Hugh Marsh has spent decades defying expectations, and he’s not about to change now ~ especially because it’s been a decade

Hugh Marsh ~ Violinvocations

The first thing people will ask upon hearing this album is, “Where’s the violin?”  Trust us, it’s there.  But Hugh Marsh has spent decades defying expectations, and he’s not about to change now ~ especially because it’s been a decade

Elliot Cole ~ Nightflower

Obey it sentence syntax understandable a make must to. Make any sense? Quickly read, it’s garbage; slowly read – more than once – its meaning probably emerges. In so doing, that meaning is actually jeopardized – turns out a sentence

Elliot Cole ~ Nightflower

Obey it sentence syntax understandable a make must to. Make any sense? Quickly read, it’s garbage; slowly read – more than once – its meaning probably emerges. In so doing, that meaning is actually jeopardized – turns out a sentence

Machinefabriek ~ With Voices

Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) is one of the most prolific recording artists around, but he’s also one of the finest.  With Voices is already his second album of the year.  Last year he released an average of an album a month; at

Machinefabriek ~ With Voices

Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) is one of the most prolific recording artists around, but he’s also one of the finest.  With Voices is already his second album of the year.  Last year he released an average of an album a month; at

Diego Lozano & Roberto Tercero ~ Carraca

Carraca refers to the ships with which emerging European states started their centuries-long process of plundering the rest of the world, successors to the caravel and the predecessors of the better-built galleons of the seventeenth century. The piece that bears

Diego Lozano & Roberto Tercero ~ Carraca

Carraca refers to the ships with which emerging European states started their centuries-long process of plundering the rest of the world, successors to the caravel and the predecessors of the better-built galleons of the seventeenth century. The piece that bears

GNOD (R & D) ~ Vol. 3

Experimental art must prevent its experiments from becoming mere formulas. Gnod is a Mancunian psychedelia outfit which has spent over a decade shuttling between kosmische, ambient music, stoner rock, and related genres. Their back-catalogue is bold and varied: on 2008’s

GNOD (R & D) ~ Vol. 3

Experimental art must prevent its experiments from becoming mere formulas. Gnod is a Mancunian psychedelia outfit which has spent over a decade shuttling between kosmische, ambient music, stoner rock, and related genres. Their back-catalogue is bold and varied: on 2008’s

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Experimental

We love the experimental genre, because we’re never quite sure what we’re going to get.  This season it’s an album in which plastic is the only instrument, others that experiment with vocals in completely different manners, and a whole lot

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Experimental

We love the experimental genre, because we’re never quite sure what we’re going to get.  This season it’s an album in which plastic is the only instrument, others that experiment with vocals in completely different manners, and a whole lot

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Experimental

Musically and geographically, these albums are all over the map.  This year’s picks include an album comprised of other albums, a band whose instruments are made from vegetables, a score to a film about lives erased under Stalin and a

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Experimental

Musically and geographically, these albums are all over the map.  This year’s picks include an album comprised of other albums, a band whose instruments are made from vegetables, a score to a film about lives erased under Stalin and a