Category Archives: Experimental

Sam McLoughlin ~ Folklore of Plants Vol. II – The Venefic Garden

Last Fall, Folklore Tapes launched their Folklore of Plants series with a multi-media collection of flora-related material.  Volume II zeroes in on one specific subset: poisonous wort.  Sam McLoughlin showed his affinity for the subject on the first volume with an entry on the psychedelic henbane.

Sam McLoughlin ~ Folklore of Plants Vol. II – The Venefic Garden

Last Fall, Folklore Tapes launched their Folklore of Plants series with a multi-media collection of flora-related material.  Volume II zeroes in on one specific subset: poisonous wort.  Sam McLoughlin showed his affinity for the subject on the first volume with an entry on the psychedelic henbane.

Attilio Novellino & Collin McKelvey ~ Métaphysiques cannibales

Matteo Castro’s mysterious cover art draws us into the release.  We’re already curious; what kind of music will this be?  As the two side-long tracks unfold, they defy prediction by resisting trajectory.  The album is acoustic and electronic, live and

Attilio Novellino & Collin McKelvey ~ Métaphysiques cannibales

Matteo Castro’s mysterious cover art draws us into the release.  We’re already curious; what kind of music will this be?  As the two side-long tracks unfold, they defy prediction by resisting trajectory.  The album is acoustic and electronic, live and

Ricarda Cometa ~ Ricarda Cometa 2

“Down with Memory as a source of custom”, said Brazilian modernist Oswald de Andrade in his Cannibalist Manifesto, “[and] personal experience renewed”. No remembrance, no history, which is to say no death, should inform the practice of life, an all-consuming

Ricarda Cometa ~ Ricarda Cometa 2

“Down with Memory as a source of custom”, said Brazilian modernist Oswald de Andrade in his Cannibalist Manifesto, “[and] personal experience renewed”. No remembrance, no history, which is to say no death, should inform the practice of life, an all-consuming

The women of pan y rosa discos

Many labels make an effort to raise the profile of female electronic musicians, but pan y rosa discos goes all out.  Of their fifteen releases so far this year, eight are by women.  Their music demonstrates an incredible variety of styles and

The women of pan y rosa discos

Many labels make an effort to raise the profile of female electronic musicians, but pan y rosa discos goes all out.  Of their fifteen releases so far this year, eight are by women.  Their music demonstrates an incredible variety of styles and

Rudi Arapahoe ~ A False Memory of a Sports Party

“Just be yourself”. This commonplace answer to many an existential query implies an absolute knowledge of the self, as if it was an unchanging object we’ve extensively and definitively investigated at some past point in time. And yet we change,

Rudi Arapahoe ~ A False Memory of a Sports Party

“Just be yourself”. This commonplace answer to many an existential query implies an absolute knowledge of the self, as if it was an unchanging object we’ve extensively and definitively investigated at some past point in time. And yet we change,

Mukqs ~ 起き上がり

Mukqs’ latest effort, entitled 起き上がり, which is Japanese for “the rising” or also “to erect”, seems to raise the ageless myth of language fragmentation in a time when the matrix of a shared language does not come from the lofty

Mukqs ~ 起き上がり

Mukqs’ latest effort, entitled 起き上がり, which is Japanese for “the rising” or also “to erect”, seems to raise the ageless myth of language fragmentation in a time when the matrix of a shared language does not come from the lofty

Paul Nataraj ~ You Sound Like a Broken Record

This is one of the coolest projects we’ve encountered all year.  Seeing these slices of vinyl makes us feel jealous, wistful and humble.  This PhD project has already been displayed at an art center in Glasgow and a symposium in

Paul Nataraj ~ You Sound Like a Broken Record

This is one of the coolest projects we’ve encountered all year.  Seeing these slices of vinyl makes us feel jealous, wistful and humble.  This PhD project has already been displayed at an art center in Glasgow and a symposium in