Category Archives: Experimental

Maja S.K. Ratkje ~ Vannstand

Vannstand begins with what sounds like underwater breathing, a quiet back and forth surrounded by something that feels vast and yet is made up of but a few tones and noises. The sensation of a great multiplicity coming into being

Maja S.K. Ratkje ~ Vannstand

Vannstand begins with what sounds like underwater breathing, a quiet back and forth surrounded by something that feels vast and yet is made up of but a few tones and noises. The sensation of a great multiplicity coming into being

Francesca Ter-Berg ~ In Eynem

This is turning out to be an incredible spring for cello music.  Today we are spotlighting the debut EP from klezmer specialist Francesca Ter-Berg, who is also half of the duo Fran & Flora.  Ter-Berg offers a unique take on the

Francesca Ter-Berg ~ In Eynem

This is turning out to be an incredible spring for cello music.  Today we are spotlighting the debut EP from klezmer specialist Francesca Ter-Berg, who is also half of the duo Fran & Flora.  Ter-Berg offers a unique take on the

Blackford Hill ~ Transmissions / Volume One

Simon Lewin’s recently founded Blackford Hill label continues its amazing run of releases with the charity compilation Transmissions / Volume One.  All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. The 2CD hardback edition is a treasure, with 32 pages of extras

Blackford Hill ~ Transmissions / Volume One

Simon Lewin’s recently founded Blackford Hill label continues its amazing run of releases with the charity compilation Transmissions / Volume One.  All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter. The 2CD hardback edition is a treasure, with 32 pages of extras

Roxane Métayer ~ Éclipse des ocelles

Multidisciplinary artist Roxane Métayer’s debut album is like a dream of ageless folk music, every droning harmony an intuitive insight of the natural world as it has bloomed and died again and again under a timeframe more mineral than organic.

Roxane Métayer ~ Éclipse des ocelles

Multidisciplinary artist Roxane Métayer’s debut album is like a dream of ageless folk music, every droning harmony an intuitive insight of the natural world as it has bloomed and died again and again under a timeframe more mineral than organic.

Spring Music Preview 2021 ~ Experimental

Creativity is one of humanity’s greatest assets.  If not for the imagination, our world would grow stagnant and dull.  Art is a counterbalance to forces that blunt and degrade the mind and spirit.  We’re fortunate to be part of an

Spring Music Preview 2021 ~ Experimental

Creativity is one of humanity’s greatest assets.  If not for the imagination, our world would grow stagnant and dull.  Art is a counterbalance to forces that blunt and degrade the mind and spirit.  We’re fortunate to be part of an

Hara Alonso ~ Somatic Suspension

Somatic Suspension, like its title suggests, is a product of its time. An examination of detachment and stillness. Full of unease. Deeply personal. Without the movement demanded by our socialising, our commutes, our routines, we have been sedentary. Blessed with

Hara Alonso ~ Somatic Suspension

Somatic Suspension, like its title suggests, is a product of its time. An examination of detachment and stillness. Full of unease. Deeply personal. Without the movement demanded by our socialising, our commutes, our routines, we have been sedentary. Blessed with

Mattia Loris Siboni ~ Quiet Area suite

Mattia Loris Siboni asks, “how many types of silence exist?”  The framework is reminiscent of Deborah Underwood and Renata Liwska’s The Quiet Book, which explores quiet ~ and silence ~ as multi-nuanced entities.  One suspects Siboni would enjoy The Quiet Book, as the

Mattia Loris Siboni ~ Quiet Area suite

Mattia Loris Siboni asks, “how many types of silence exist?”  The framework is reminiscent of Deborah Underwood and Renata Liwska’s The Quiet Book, which explores quiet ~ and silence ~ as multi-nuanced entities.  One suspects Siboni would enjoy The Quiet Book, as the

Machinefabriek ~ With Drums

In prior years, we’ve described Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) as prolific, creative, visionary, and a host of other terms ~ but this is the first time we’ve described one of his releases as fun.  When label and artist proclaimed that With Drums “doesn’t sound

Machinefabriek ~ With Drums

In prior years, we’ve described Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) as prolific, creative, visionary, and a host of other terms ~ but this is the first time we’ve described one of his releases as fun.  When label and artist proclaimed that With Drums “doesn’t sound