Category Archives: Rock, Post-Rock, Folk & Jazz

CORECASS ~ V O I D

Hamburg’s CORECASS (Elinor Lüdde) is impossible to pigeonhole.  Her chosen name sounds like that of an industrial act and is similar to that of an established metal band (Carcass).  Her template mutates from release to release, encompassing rock, electronics, modern composition, gothic

CORECASS ~ V O I D

Hamburg’s CORECASS (Elinor Lüdde) is impossible to pigeonhole.  Her chosen name sounds like that of an industrial act and is similar to that of an established metal band (Carcass).  Her template mutates from release to release, encompassing rock, electronics, modern composition, gothic

Thisquietarmy x Away ~ The Singularity, Phase I

Sometimes albums drop in December without making a sound, as the world is busy with other things.  But The Singularity, Phase I is so loud and so powerful that it’s bound to make an impact, like the crater left by a

Thisquietarmy x Away ~ The Singularity, Phase I

Sometimes albums drop in December without making a sound, as the world is busy with other things.  But The Singularity, Phase I is so loud and so powerful that it’s bound to make an impact, like the crater left by a

Gizeh Records ~ We Hovered With Short Wings

Gizeh Records celebrates its 100th release with a compilation of 21 exclusive tracks.  We Hovered With Short Wings is an inviting window to the past and potential future of the label. It’s astonishing to hear that Gizeh has been around since

Gizeh Records ~ We Hovered With Short Wings

Gizeh Records celebrates its 100th release with a compilation of 21 exclusive tracks.  We Hovered With Short Wings is an inviting window to the past and potential future of the label. It’s astonishing to hear that Gizeh has been around since

Selfless Orchestra ~ Great Barrier

The 2020 news cycle has been dominated by politics, protests and the pandemic, to the extent that we’ve almost forgotten about all the other important issues.  For example, the Great Barrier Reef is badly in need of protection, ravaged by

Selfless Orchestra ~ Great Barrier

The 2020 news cycle has been dominated by politics, protests and the pandemic, to the extent that we’ve almost forgotten about all the other important issues.  For example, the Great Barrier Reef is badly in need of protection, ravaged by

David Lord ~ Forest Standards Vol. 2

If the bridge between Radiohead and David Lord feels easy enough to cross, it’s only because of the unorthodox application of traditional songwriting. These are standards, afterall. There’s a tongue-in-cheekiness to the straightforward regimen of one player soloing over repeating

David Lord ~ Forest Standards Vol. 2

If the bridge between Radiohead and David Lord feels easy enough to cross, it’s only because of the unorthodox application of traditional songwriting. These are standards, afterall. There’s a tongue-in-cheekiness to the straightforward regimen of one player soloing over repeating

Folklore Tapes ~ Tales of the Monstone

Folklore Tapes has been relatively quiet this year, but the label was not going to miss Halloween, especially when sitting on a tale boasting bunnies, the occult and the plague.  The 12″ Tales of the Monstone is offered in another elaborate package

Folklore Tapes ~ Tales of the Monstone

Folklore Tapes has been relatively quiet this year, but the label was not going to miss Halloween, especially when sitting on a tale boasting bunnies, the occult and the plague.  The 12″ Tales of the Monstone is offered in another elaborate package

VeldHans ~ The Becalming

“An Englishman and an American in Amsterdam” joined forces during the pandemic to produce VeldHans.  The album sounds like the warmth of a fire, a glass of spirits and an open story book.  Jonathan Brown (Dusty Stray) and Stuart Cullen (Pilote)

VeldHans ~ The Becalming

“An Englishman and an American in Amsterdam” joined forces during the pandemic to produce VeldHans.  The album sounds like the warmth of a fire, a glass of spirits and an open story book.  Jonathan Brown (Dusty Stray) and Stuart Cullen (Pilote)

SPAZA ~ UPRIZE!

Black Lives Matter.  While this statement has always been true, in recent history it has reached the public consciousness at certain juncture points: the 60s and today in the United States, and 1976 in South Africa. UPRIZE! is a film about

SPAZA ~ UPRIZE!

Black Lives Matter.  While this statement has always been true, in recent history it has reached the public consciousness at certain juncture points: the 60s and today in the United States, and 1976 in South Africa. UPRIZE! is a film about