Posts Tagged: Helen Scarsdale Agency

Stelzer/Murray ~ commit

Commit is the third collaborative release from veteran noise/experimental musicians Howard Stelzer and Brendan Murray.  Since 2017 the two have been releasing recordings which document an intuitive fusion of their respective sonic palettes; Stelzer’s mangled tape, distorted signals, and sound

Stelzer/Murray ~ commit

Commit is the third collaborative release from veteran noise/experimental musicians Howard Stelzer and Brendan Murray.  Since 2017 the two have been releasing recordings which document an intuitive fusion of their respective sonic palettes; Stelzer’s mangled tape, distorted signals, and sound

Jo Montgomerie ~ from industry home

from industry home begins with a curious story, a blast from the past, the pre-history days before our site was a site.  Back then, Boomkat was all the rage, and the young Jo Montgomerie was tasked with creating all those little snippets that

Jo Montgomerie ~ from industry home

from industry home begins with a curious story, a blast from the past, the pre-history days before our site was a site.  Back then, Boomkat was all the rage, and the young Jo Montgomerie was tasked with creating all those little snippets that

ACL 2019 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

Streaming is king.  Fewer physical editions are produced than ever before.  And yet, the tactile experience offers something special to the recipient: a feeling that the experience is real.  Our ten 2019 selections include half a dozen formats, evidence of

ACL 2019 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

Streaming is king.  Fewer physical editions are produced than ever before.  And yet, the tactile experience offers something special to the recipient: a feeling that the experience is real.  Our ten 2019 selections include half a dozen formats, evidence of

V/A ~ On Corrosion

The drone release of the season is finally here: ten tapes in a wooden box, featuring nearly seven hours of music.  This has been a labor of love for the Helen Scarsdale Agency as it celebrates its 50th release.  On

V/A ~ On Corrosion

The drone release of the season is finally here: ten tapes in a wooden box, featuring nearly seven hours of music.  This has been a labor of love for the Helen Scarsdale Agency as it celebrates its 50th release.  On

Cristopher Cichocki ~ Desert Drone Cycle

The phrase desert drone implies the harshness of humidity, the undulating hum of the elements, the seeming sameness of the soundscape: the visual reflection of the expression drone on and on.  In the hands of Cristopher Cichocki, it also implies the presence of

Cristopher Cichocki ~ Desert Drone Cycle

The phrase desert drone implies the harshness of humidity, the undulating hum of the elements, the seeming sameness of the soundscape: the visual reflection of the expression drone on and on.  In the hands of Cristopher Cichocki, it also implies the presence of

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

While each of our categories travels around the world, only this one sounds like a passport book.  From the beaches to the mountains, Belgrade to Tibet, these artists unpack their listening devices and head into the wild.  Sometimes this means

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Field Recording & Soundscape

While each of our categories travels around the world, only this one sounds like a passport book.  From the beaches to the mountains, Belgrade to Tibet, these artists unpack their listening devices and head into the wild.  Sometimes this means

Stelzer/Murray ~ Connector

Brendan Murray and Howard Stelzer are two experimental vets from the Boston scene that have merged their musical talents for the first time — amazingly, considering their long friendship — to produce Connector. The potency of Stelzer and Murray’s music

Stelzer/Murray ~ Connector

Brendan Murray and Howard Stelzer are two experimental vets from the Boston scene that have merged their musical talents for the first time — amazingly, considering their long friendship — to produce Connector. The potency of Stelzer and Murray’s music

ACL 2015: Music for Haunted Houses

Why are we publishing our first year-end list two months early?  The answer should be obvious: it’s Halloween week!  This follow-up to last year’s Music for Haunted Houses feature covers the best haunted house music released this year.  Now prepare to be scared!

ACL 2015: Music for Haunted Houses

Why are we publishing our first year-end list two months early?  The answer should be obvious: it’s Halloween week!  This follow-up to last year’s Music for Haunted Houses feature covers the best haunted house music released this year.  Now prepare to be scared!