Category Archives: Experimental

Various Artists ~ Matter Affect

Happy Anniversary, Esc.rec. ~ 18 years old and now on your hundredth release!  How are you going to celebrate?  We’re going to release a three-hour box set featuring artists reflecting on the pandemic, we’ll stuff the box with as many

Various Artists ~ Matter Affect

Happy Anniversary, Esc.rec. ~ 18 years old and now on your hundredth release!  How are you going to celebrate?  We’re going to release a three-hour box set featuring artists reflecting on the pandemic, we’ll stuff the box with as many

SA Recordings ~ The Hearing Experience

SA Recordings‘ The Hearing Experience was released one track a month, beginning this spring and ending today.  The series tackles a subject close to our heart: the act of listening closely, not just to music but to sound.  Across these singles, four

SA Recordings ~ The Hearing Experience

SA Recordings‘ The Hearing Experience was released one track a month, beginning this spring and ending today.  The series tackles a subject close to our heart: the act of listening closely, not just to music but to sound.  Across these singles, four

Amirtha Kidambi & Luke Stewart ~ Zenith/Nadir

Genres are a fact of contemporary musical life: they categorize, organize, and make manageable the sea of sounds that is the current musical landscape. Traditionally, artists are meant to find a genre or a style and stick with it —

Amirtha Kidambi & Luke Stewart ~ Zenith/Nadir

Genres are a fact of contemporary musical life: they categorize, organize, and make manageable the sea of sounds that is the current musical landscape. Traditionally, artists are meant to find a genre or a style and stick with it —

Felicia Atkinson ~ Image Language

Across her body of work, Felicia Atkinson has explored the gap between experience and its capture.  She creates spacious electroacoustic soundscapes drenched in landscape and imagery, fusing a variety of sonic genres from spoken word to sound collage.  Through the

Felicia Atkinson ~ Image Language

Across her body of work, Felicia Atkinson has explored the gap between experience and its capture.  She creates spacious electroacoustic soundscapes drenched in landscape and imagery, fusing a variety of sonic genres from spoken word to sound collage.  Through the

Fuji Yuki & Dimitris Tsironis ~ that sounds greek to me | Japanese & Greek Poetry of Grief

The process of translation is hypothetical, subjective, and elliptical. It prompts exchanges between languages, cultures, personal ideations, and inclinations, and demands a ‘digging deeper’ from the part of the translator who approximates the depths of a text with a searchlight,

Fuji Yuki & Dimitris Tsironis ~ that sounds greek to me | Japanese & Greek Poetry of Grief

The process of translation is hypothetical, subjective, and elliptical. It prompts exchanges between languages, cultures, personal ideations, and inclinations, and demands a ‘digging deeper’ from the part of the translator who approximates the depths of a text with a searchlight,

Various Artists ~ Peace and Plenty

Concurrent with the release of Blackford Hill’s print journal Oscillations #3 comes a 36-track compilation curated by Simon Lewin and Tommy Perman to raise funds for UNICEF’s work in Ukraine.  The cover collage is bright and colorful, the title hopeful and encouraging, an idyllic

Various Artists ~ Peace and Plenty

Concurrent with the release of Blackford Hill’s print journal Oscillations #3 comes a 36-track compilation curated by Simon Lewin and Tommy Perman to raise funds for UNICEF’s work in Ukraine.  The cover collage is bright and colorful, the title hopeful and encouraging, an idyllic

Machinefabriek with Anne Bakker ~ Wisps

Wisps is the perfect name for this mini-album.  Wisps of Anne Bakker‘s voice, violin and viola gather and disperse throughout the release. On the cover, Wytske van der Veen uses scrap paper to create disconnected collages.  Machinefabriek weaves his own wisps into the

Machinefabriek with Anne Bakker ~ Wisps

Wisps is the perfect name for this mini-album.  Wisps of Anne Bakker‘s voice, violin and viola gather and disperse throughout the release. On the cover, Wytske van der Veen uses scrap paper to create disconnected collages.  Machinefabriek weaves his own wisps into the

Liew Niyomkarn ~ I Think of Another Time When You Heard It

I Think of Another Time When You Heard It is an album about juxtaposition and contradiction. Sonically, there’s the interaction of acoustic and synthesized sounds as they’re layered atop one another. Lyrically, there’s the “you” and the “I,” and the mundane

Liew Niyomkarn ~ I Think of Another Time When You Heard It

I Think of Another Time When You Heard It is an album about juxtaposition and contradiction. Sonically, there’s the interaction of acoustic and synthesized sounds as they’re layered atop one another. Lyrically, there’s the “you” and the “I,” and the mundane