Posts Tagged: idiosyncratics

ACL 2015: Top Ten Drone

Extended tones form the basis of Drone, a category that can be as soft as a refrigerator hum or as loud as the military plane that adopted its name.  But there’s so much more to the genre than simple extension.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Drone

Extended tones form the basis of Drone, a category that can be as soft as a refrigerator hum or as loud as the military plane that adopted its name.  But there’s so much more to the genre than simple extension.

Charlemagne Palestine ~ Ssingggg Sschlllingg Sshpppingg

For a long while now, outsider artist Charlemagne Palestine has been producing a variety of works that lay claim to a deep sense of spirituality, and Ssinggg Sschlllingg Sshpppingg grows that sense further into a psychedelic land of noise and

Charlemagne Palestine ~ Ssingggg Sschlllingg Sshpppingg

For a long while now, outsider artist Charlemagne Palestine has been producing a variety of works that lay claim to a deep sense of spirituality, and Ssinggg Sschlllingg Sshpppingg grows that sense further into a psychedelic land of noise and

Rinus Van Alebeek ~ The 19th Century

Cassettes didn’t exist in the 19th century, although the idea had been planted by Oberlin Smith in 1888.  The recorded tape was introduced in 1962, galloped strong for a few decades, descended into near-obscurity, was revived by cultists and today

Rinus Van Alebeek ~ The 19th Century

Cassettes didn’t exist in the 19th century, although the idea had been planted by Oberlin Smith in 1888.  The recorded tape was introduced in 1962, galloped strong for a few decades, descended into near-obscurity, was revived by cultists and today

James Edmonds ~ Last Dregs

After the apocalypse, all recorded music will be dusty and damaged.  Tapes will be worn and stretched.  Vinyl will be warped.  Discs will be cracked.  The remaining sounds will be muddled, distorted, diffused, existing only as fragmented works and unamplified

James Edmonds ~ Last Dregs

After the apocalypse, all recorded music will be dusty and damaged.  Tapes will be worn and stretched.  Vinyl will be warped.  Discs will be cracked.  The remaining sounds will be muddled, distorted, diffused, existing only as fragmented works and unamplified