Category Archives: Experimental

Aries Mond ~ Gaps and Shortcuts

“Would some people be crazy enough to throw sand to the sky and take pictures until something happen(s)?”  This is the question asked of Aries Mond concerning cover artist Claire Droppert, who tags the image, “creatures are born in frozen moments of weightlessness.”

Aries Mond ~ Gaps and Shortcuts

“Would some people be crazy enough to throw sand to the sky and take pictures until something happen(s)?”  This is the question asked of Aries Mond concerning cover artist Claire Droppert, who tags the image, “creatures are born in frozen moments of weightlessness.”

trajedesaliva ~ Ultratumba

Ultratumba (Afterlife) is a study in contradictions that begins with the Goya-esque paint of Emile Legarde. The cover portrait is ugly yet alluring, disturbing yet entrancing, with what most would call “pretty” colors (cerulean blue) used to portray a dysfunctional family.

trajedesaliva ~ Ultratumba

Ultratumba (Afterlife) is a study in contradictions that begins with the Goya-esque paint of Emile Legarde. The cover portrait is ugly yet alluring, disturbing yet entrancing, with what most would call “pretty” colors (cerulean blue) used to portray a dysfunctional family.

Erin Demastes ~ Thing Music

How much fun is Erin Demastes having?  For Thing Music, The LA-based artist arranged objects by color, then recorded them.  Her obsessive-compulsive technique has a simple appeal that makes us want to try it at home.  The irony of these abstractions is that

Erin Demastes ~ Thing Music

How much fun is Erin Demastes having?  For Thing Music, The LA-based artist arranged objects by color, then recorded them.  Her obsessive-compulsive technique has a simple appeal that makes us want to try it at home.  The irony of these abstractions is that

Wobbly ~ Popular Monitress

It’s common to wonder how some event or other would be completely different had any of the conditions that produced it been slightly different. In a world where techno-buzzwords abound, where accessibility to the realms of computing led not towards

Wobbly ~ Popular Monitress

It’s common to wonder how some event or other would be completely different had any of the conditions that produced it been slightly different. In a world where techno-buzzwords abound, where accessibility to the realms of computing led not towards

Jen Kutler ~ Sonified Physiological Indicators of Empathy

Empathy has been in short supply over the past few years, shrinking from public discourse and political decisions.   An empathetic president is now facing a potentially cantankerous Congress as right-wingers continue to build their coalitions.  More people want empathy shown to

Jen Kutler ~ Sonified Physiological Indicators of Empathy

Empathy has been in short supply over the past few years, shrinking from public discourse and political decisions.   An empathetic president is now facing a potentially cantankerous Congress as right-wingers continue to build their coalitions.  More people want empathy shown to

V/A ~ Test Transmission

On the one hand, Pandemic Time is a terrible time to launch a journal.  On the other, people are begging for new content.  So when Blackford Hill announced the inaugural issue of Oscillations, we couldn’t help but be excited.  After all,

V/A ~ Test Transmission

On the one hand, Pandemic Time is a terrible time to launch a journal.  On the other, people are begging for new content.  So when Blackford Hill announced the inaugural issue of Oscillations, we couldn’t help but be excited.  After all,

Francisco López ~ Two-Headed Snake

Until recently, sound artist Francisco López has been known for his hundreds of solo releases; that’s about to change with the digital debut of label Two-Headed Snake.  Each album pairs López with a second artist (the two-headed snake), and offers two tracks,

Francisco López ~ Two-Headed Snake

Until recently, sound artist Francisco López has been known for his hundreds of solo releases; that’s about to change with the digital debut of label Two-Headed Snake.  Each album pairs López with a second artist (the two-headed snake), and offers two tracks,

2021 Winter Music Preview ~ Experimental

What happens when experimental musicians are locked inside for months on end?  Given the extra time in their sonic laboratories, some come up with even more creative experiments.  This winter, we’ll be hearing the results of lockdown as filtered through

2021 Winter Music Preview ~ Experimental

What happens when experimental musicians are locked inside for months on end?  Given the extra time in their sonic laboratories, some come up with even more creative experiments.  This winter, we’ll be hearing the results of lockdown as filtered through