Gabriel Saloman ~ Movement Building Vol. 3

It starts with a static exhalation and a heartbeat drum ~ breath and beat together.  Eventually the other elements are added: droning guitar, mournful cello and yes – for this is Gabriel Saloman – military drums.  But for now we’ll have to

Gabriel Saloman ~ Movement Building Vol. 3

It starts with a static exhalation and a heartbeat drum ~ breath and beat together.  Eventually the other elements are added: droning guitar, mournful cello and yes – for this is Gabriel Saloman – military drums.  But for now we’ll have to

Dinzu Artefacts ~ Fall Batch

Eclectic tape label Dinzu Artefacts has continued to impress with the variety of its seasonal batches. The fall 2017 batch includes tapes from Jack Taylor, Matthias Urban and Fousek / Hansen / Tellier Craig, and offers a spectrum of drones from subtle

Dinzu Artefacts ~ Fall Batch

Eclectic tape label Dinzu Artefacts has continued to impress with the variety of its seasonal batches. The fall 2017 batch includes tapes from Jack Taylor, Matthias Urban and Fousek / Hansen / Tellier Craig, and offers a spectrum of drones from subtle

Gilroy Mere ~ The Green Line

What a warm and wonderful release!  Older Londoners will be especially chuffed at the release of this nostalgic album, which celebrates The Green Line of buses that connected London to its neighbors for half a century, ending in 1986. As much a

Gilroy Mere ~ The Green Line

What a warm and wonderful release!  Older Londoners will be especially chuffed at the release of this nostalgic album, which celebrates The Green Line of buses that connected London to its neighbors for half a century, ending in 1986. As much a

Sound Propositions 012: Marcus Fischer

  Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing

Sound Propositions 012: Marcus Fischer

  Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing

Leah Kardos ~ Rococochet

I thought I had the measure of Rococochet a few minutes into “Let Your Body”, a soothing opener of polyrhythmic ivories, mallets and skins that slowly unfurls to reveal increasingly vivid jazz-infused colours. Even as other, unexpected timbres join –

Leah Kardos ~ Rococochet

I thought I had the measure of Rococochet a few minutes into “Let Your Body”, a soothing opener of polyrhythmic ivories, mallets and skins that slowly unfurls to reveal increasingly vivid jazz-infused colours. Even as other, unexpected timbres join –

Guenter Schlienz ~ Peace

Pacified tones flow out of Peace. In the key of sweet love, higher notes float on translucent, ever-calm waters. Occasionally, a soft, undulating bass will accompany them, drawing near and walking beside them. Peace is more than just an absence

Guenter Schlienz ~ Peace

Pacified tones flow out of Peace. In the key of sweet love, higher notes float on translucent, ever-calm waters. Occasionally, a soft, undulating bass will accompany them, drawing near and walking beside them. Peace is more than just an absence

Páll Ragnar Pálsson ~ Nostalgia

Two orchestras, one ensemble, one quartet and one magnificent album: Nostalgia is one of this year’s boldest sets.  The album announces composer Páll Ragnar Pálsson with a string of exclamation points, and we’re convinced that once people hear his music, his international reputation

Páll Ragnar Pálsson ~ Nostalgia

Two orchestras, one ensemble, one quartet and one magnificent album: Nostalgia is one of this year’s boldest sets.  The album announces composer Páll Ragnar Pálsson with a string of exclamation points, and we’re convinced that once people hear his music, his international reputation