Category Archives: Experimental

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part One

Moscow’s Kotä Records unveiled 20 releases in its first eight years; now the label has released seven albums in a day, one digitally and six on tape.  This is a crazy and cool idea, and we’re all for it.  The

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part One

Moscow’s Kotä Records unveiled 20 releases in its first eight years; now the label has released seven albums in a day, one digitally and six on tape.  This is a crazy and cool idea, and we’re all for it.  The

Stephen Cornford ~ Constant Linear Velocity

Consumer Waste is the perfect home for an album inspired by obsolescent technology.  Constant Linear Velocity began life as an installation (see this article on Fluid Radio), but after moving from country to country, the installation was lost; now all that

Stephen Cornford ~ Constant Linear Velocity

Consumer Waste is the perfect home for an album inspired by obsolescent technology.  Constant Linear Velocity began life as an installation (see this article on Fluid Radio), but after moving from country to country, the installation was lost; now all that

Richmond Avant Improv Collective ~ Lamentations

We love when labels put a little extra love into their releases.  Arachnidiscs offers Lamentations as a boxed set of “sound, vision and text,” including a set of photo cards and a series of short writings.  Then there is the CD, an

Richmond Avant Improv Collective ~ Lamentations

We love when labels put a little extra love into their releases.  Arachnidiscs offers Lamentations as a boxed set of “sound, vision and text,” including a set of photo cards and a series of short writings.  Then there is the CD, an

V/A ~ Anthology of Contemporary Music from Africa Continent

One of the common end-points of modernity as we now live it is the notion that there is no alternative. And yet, if you even but glimpse at the world of post-colonies you will find a myriad forking paths of

V/A ~ Anthology of Contemporary Music from Africa Continent

One of the common end-points of modernity as we now live it is the notion that there is no alternative. And yet, if you even but glimpse at the world of post-colonies you will find a myriad forking paths of

Spring Music Preview 2019 ~ Experimental

Experimental artists love to collaborate.  This spring we’ll encounter more team-ups than a Marvel movie. This is a great sign for the industry, and it serves as a larger parable of hope: at the same time as many are erecting

Spring Music Preview 2019 ~ Experimental

Experimental artists love to collaborate.  This spring we’ll encounter more team-ups than a Marvel movie. This is a great sign for the industry, and it serves as a larger parable of hope: at the same time as many are erecting

Felicity Mangan ~ Stereo’frog’ic

Sound artist Felicity Mangan has launched various interesting projects under the idea of “archiving garden sounds”, utilizing field recordings of Australian animals and their interactions with flora. One of these projects is Quadra’frog’ic, which plays on quadraphonic setups by means

Felicity Mangan ~ Stereo’frog’ic

Sound artist Felicity Mangan has launched various interesting projects under the idea of “archiving garden sounds”, utilizing field recordings of Australian animals and their interactions with flora. One of these projects is Quadra’frog’ic, which plays on quadraphonic setups by means

Merzouga ~ De Rerum Natura / Dance of the Elements

De Rerum Natura / Dance of the Elements begins with glissando bass tones and an electronic field of a thousand little raw, swarming blips and noises, creating what is simultaneously a vast and dense soundscape. Based upon the first-century BC

Merzouga ~ De Rerum Natura / Dance of the Elements

De Rerum Natura / Dance of the Elements begins with glissando bass tones and an electronic field of a thousand little raw, swarming blips and noises, creating what is simultaneously a vast and dense soundscape. Based upon the first-century BC