Category Archives: Experimental

V/A ~ At Home With … (songs for solitude)

For the past six weeks, Brazil’s La Petite Chambre Records has been releasing a weekly two-track EP in response to the crisis. Each release contains the same image of a lonely house, but with a different filter, making this series a sibling to

V/A ~ At Home With … (songs for solitude)

For the past six weeks, Brazil’s La Petite Chambre Records has been releasing a weekly two-track EP in response to the crisis. Each release contains the same image of a lonely house, but with a different filter, making this series a sibling to

Kate Carr ~ Where to begin

One of the most unexpected revivals during the COVID crisis has been letter writing, as people have yearned for a more personal touch than an email, text or Instagram post.  Personal phone calls are also on the rise, as well

Kate Carr ~ Where to begin

One of the most unexpected revivals during the COVID crisis has been letter writing, as people have yearned for a more personal touch than an email, text or Instagram post.  Personal phone calls are also on the rise, as well

Luca T. Mai ~ Heavenly Guide / Weston Olencki ~ Solo Works

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. So wrote John Donne in 1623. “Music makes the people come together”, sang Madonna a few centuries later. Such

Luca T. Mai ~ Heavenly Guide / Weston Olencki ~ Solo Works

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. So wrote John Donne in 1623. “Music makes the people come together”, sang Madonna a few centuries later. Such

JC Leisure ~ Mutations For / The Kendal Mintcake ~ (always in a straight line, from centre to edge)

Think back to the music you enjoyed as an adolescent. You can probably recall the artists, the treasured albums. But also, the media you were using. Did you grow up in the analogue age or the digital? For some, that

JC Leisure ~ Mutations For / The Kendal Mintcake ~ (always in a straight line, from centre to edge)

Think back to the music you enjoyed as an adolescent. You can probably recall the artists, the treasured albums. But also, the media you were using. Did you grow up in the analogue age or the digital? For some, that

Beatriz Ferreyra ~ Echos +

There’s a memorial aspect to acousmatic sounds that can lead towards a conceptual end-point usually avoided by Schaefferian humanism: the severing of the sound from its source is a kind of death. Echos + is an in-depth exploration of their

Beatriz Ferreyra ~ Echos +

There’s a memorial aspect to acousmatic sounds that can lead towards a conceptual end-point usually avoided by Schaefferian humanism: the severing of the sound from its source is a kind of death. Echos + is an in-depth exploration of their

Spring Music Preview 2020 ~ Experimental

If you’re looking for something different this spring, the experimental section is the place to find it!  This is the home for improvised jazz, electro-acoustics, glossolalia, abstraction, dissonance, the hard to categorize and the just plain weird.  If it doesn’t

Spring Music Preview 2020 ~ Experimental

If you’re looking for something different this spring, the experimental section is the place to find it!  This is the home for improvised jazz, electro-acoustics, glossolalia, abstraction, dissonance, the hard to categorize and the just plain weird.  If it doesn’t

OOIOO ~ nijimusi

Opening with one minute of cathartic hardcore and ending with seven minutes of Beatlesque art rock, YoshimiO’s experimental outfit OOIOO finds an organically unique stride on nijimusi. The Boredoms’ drummer has spent decades carving out a specific psychedelic sound forged

OOIOO ~ nijimusi

Opening with one minute of cathartic hardcore and ending with seven minutes of Beatlesque art rock, YoshimiO’s experimental outfit OOIOO finds an organically unique stride on nijimusi. The Boredoms’ drummer has spent decades carving out a specific psychedelic sound forged

Silent Strike & Makunouchi Bento ~ Ghostophonia

Ghostophonia is a tribute to Romanian music, a mix of classic and modern styles, simultaneously nostalgic and forward-looking.  The heart of the release is a series of wax cylinders recorded by Béla Bartók a century ago, capturing the folk music of Banat,

Silent Strike & Makunouchi Bento ~ Ghostophonia

Ghostophonia is a tribute to Romanian music, a mix of classic and modern styles, simultaneously nostalgic and forward-looking.  The heart of the release is a series of wax cylinders recorded by Béla Bartók a century ago, capturing the folk music of Banat,