Category Archives: Experimental

The League of Assholes ~ IM PEACH The Sequel

Today ~ this very moment, at the time of publication ~ approximately a million American youth are marching in Washington and other locations around the country, protesting the inability of the United States President and Congress to protect their lives.

The League of Assholes ~ IM PEACH The Sequel

Today ~ this very moment, at the time of publication ~ approximately a million American youth are marching in Washington and other locations around the country, protesting the inability of the United States President and Congress to protect their lives.

2018 Spring Music Preview ~ Experimental

Some of the most creative sounds come from this section, ranging from the intriguing to the out of this world.  This season’s crop includes improvisation, electro-acoustic works and all-out noise.  If you’re in the mood to hear something a bit

2018 Spring Music Preview ~ Experimental

Some of the most creative sounds come from this section, ranging from the intriguing to the out of this world.  This season’s crop includes improvisation, electro-acoustic works and all-out noise.  If you’re in the mood to hear something a bit

Pecking at Borders with Corvo Records

Corvo Records‘ mission is best expressed by the label’s animated logo: a black vinyl disc blinking beside a record player’s arm. As Corvo’s owner Wendelin Büchler explains, the icon shares the profile of a black-faced bird (in Italian, corvo means crow):

Pecking at Borders with Corvo Records

Corvo Records‘ mission is best expressed by the label’s animated logo: a black vinyl disc blinking beside a record player’s arm. As Corvo’s owner Wendelin Büchler explains, the icon shares the profile of a black-faced bird (in Italian, corvo means crow):

Keiji Haino & SUMAC ~ American Dollar Bill – Keep Facing Sideways, You’re Too Hideous To Look At Face On

There’s perhaps a common thread to the overtly poetic names of the tracks in Keiji Haino & SUMAC’s collaboration, a thread that intertwines anger and passion in that characteristically playful Haino way, in which a measure of silliness opens up

Keiji Haino & SUMAC ~ American Dollar Bill – Keep Facing Sideways, You’re Too Hideous To Look At Face On

There’s perhaps a common thread to the overtly poetic names of the tracks in Keiji Haino & SUMAC’s collaboration, a thread that intertwines anger and passion in that characteristically playful Haino way, in which a measure of silliness opens up

Grant Evans ~ Ergot Dogs

Adversary seems an unusual name for a husband and wife team, but Rachel and Grant Evans make it work.  Their latest batch of cassettes includes one release by each (Rachel recording as Motion Sickness of Time Travel) and one recorded

Grant Evans ~ Ergot Dogs

Adversary seems an unusual name for a husband and wife team, but Rachel and Grant Evans make it work.  Their latest batch of cassettes includes one release by each (Rachel recording as Motion Sickness of Time Travel) and one recorded

Jeroen Diepenmaat ~ Tak / Eli Gras ~ Grass Velvet

If you enjoy creative presentations, look no further than the esc.rec. label, whose latest releases are as unique as they come ~ physical editions that speak of permanence and impermanence, while providing reminders of the enduring appeal of touch.  Granted,

Jeroen Diepenmaat ~ Tak / Eli Gras ~ Grass Velvet

If you enjoy creative presentations, look no further than the esc.rec. label, whose latest releases are as unique as they come ~ physical editions that speak of permanence and impermanence, while providing reminders of the enduring appeal of touch.  Granted,

Folklore Tapes ~ Calendar Customs Box Set

In the digital era, it’s harder than ever to find physical releases that work wonderfully as gifts.  There are plenty of great LPs, tapes and discs around, but they lack that sense of wow.  Folklore Tapes has been bucking the trend

Folklore Tapes ~ Calendar Customs Box Set

In the digital era, it’s harder than ever to find physical releases that work wonderfully as gifts.  There are plenty of great LPs, tapes and discs around, but they lack that sense of wow.  Folklore Tapes has been bucking the trend