Category Archives: Experimental

Fire-Toolz ~ Eternal Home

While listening to Fire-Toolz, it is very often – almost every few seconds, in fact – that I find myself asking: how’d she manage to do it? How is it that these 56k modem-like noises fit perfectly with a Chrono

Fire-Toolz ~ Eternal Home

While listening to Fire-Toolz, it is very often – almost every few seconds, in fact – that I find myself asking: how’d she manage to do it? How is it that these 56k modem-like noises fit perfectly with a Chrono

Jacob Cooper and Steven Bradshaw ~ Sunrise

A hundred years ago, the world was caught in the grip of a pandemic.  Without TV or internet, lockdown was a lonely state.  Radio was the place to turn for comfort, and a variety of composers attempted to capture the

Jacob Cooper and Steven Bradshaw ~ Sunrise

A hundred years ago, the world was caught in the grip of a pandemic.  Without TV or internet, lockdown was a lonely state.  Radio was the place to turn for comfort, and a variety of composers attempted to capture the

Fall Music Preview ~ Experimental

The creative spirit provides energy and a sense of forward motion in a time of perceived stasis.  During the last eighteen months, these sonic innovators have been locked in their labs like Tony Stark in Iron Man. What better time than

Fall Music Preview ~ Experimental

The creative spirit provides energy and a sense of forward motion in a time of perceived stasis.  During the last eighteen months, these sonic innovators have been locked in their labs like Tony Stark in Iron Man. What better time than

Lucy Railton & Kit Downes ~ Subaerial

If you want to grab our attention, record your album in a cathedral in Iceland. We like Iceland – the music, the scenery, the people. When we cash in our dogecoin investments, all the website’s writers will visit the country,

Lucy Railton & Kit Downes ~ Subaerial

If you want to grab our attention, record your album in a cathedral in Iceland. We like Iceland – the music, the scenery, the people. When we cash in our dogecoin investments, all the website’s writers will visit the country,

Kate Carr ~ dawn, always new, often superb, inaugurates the return of the everyday

The splendid title may sing of post-rock, but dawn, always new, often superb, inaugurates the return of the everyday is more accurately described as post-music; a set of soundscapes culled from London’s Bricklayers Arms roundabout and chopped into minuscule pieces.  The album

Kate Carr ~ dawn, always new, often superb, inaugurates the return of the everyday

The splendid title may sing of post-rock, but dawn, always new, often superb, inaugurates the return of the everyday is more accurately described as post-music; a set of soundscapes culled from London’s Bricklayers Arms roundabout and chopped into minuscule pieces.  The album

Double Goocher Shop ~ The Kaplan Text

The radio play may now seem like a quaint relic of a bygone age, made obsolete by the ascendancy of television, but there is much potential still to be explored in the form. The novelty of radio initially created opportunities

Double Goocher Shop ~ The Kaplan Text

The radio play may now seem like a quaint relic of a bygone age, made obsolete by the ascendancy of television, but there is much potential still to be explored in the form. The novelty of radio initially created opportunities

Front & Follow ~ You Can Never Leave

Sadly, this is the last project we’ll ever hear from the sublime Front & Follow label, or as the label writes, “one final final FINAL project” since even this is a bonus.  But Bandcamp leaves the door ajar by saying that the

Front & Follow ~ You Can Never Leave

Sadly, this is the last project we’ll ever hear from the sublime Front & Follow label, or as the label writes, “one final final FINAL project” since even this is a bonus.  But Bandcamp leaves the door ajar by saying that the

SØVN Records ~ Music for queuing at the supermarket

When it comes to “most hated genres,” supermarket music comes in second only to elevator music. SØVN Records hopes to change all that with its 30th release, a creative compilation from across its 6-year roster.  Where else might we always

SØVN Records ~ Music for queuing at the supermarket

When it comes to “most hated genres,” supermarket music comes in second only to elevator music. SØVN Records hopes to change all that with its 30th release, a creative compilation from across its 6-year roster.  Where else might we always