Posts Tagged: Kota

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part Two

We conclude our coverage of Kotä Records’ Spring Batch with three electronic releases and one field recording set.  But which is the future sound of Russia?  One thing’s for sure: the Moscow label has presented a plethora of choices. d.

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part Two

We conclude our coverage of Kotä Records’ Spring Batch with three electronic releases and one field recording set.  But which is the future sound of Russia?  One thing’s for sure: the Moscow label has presented a plethora of choices. d.

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part One

Moscow’s Kotä Records unveiled 20 releases in its first eight years; now the label has released seven albums in a day, one digitally and six on tape.  This is a crazy and cool idea, and we’re all for it.  The

Kotä Records ~ Spring Batch Part One

Moscow’s Kotä Records unveiled 20 releases in its first eight years; now the label has released seven albums in a day, one digitally and six on tape.  This is a crazy and cool idea, and we’re all for it.  The

Brinstaar + Bred Blondie ~ Dream of Stone

The stone dreams of becoming a sculpture, while the music dreams of becoming a composition.  These dreams merge on Dream of Stone, which began its life as the accompaniment to an exhibition, and is now available in digital form. One can hear

Brinstaar + Bred Blondie ~ Dream of Stone

The stone dreams of becoming a sculpture, while the music dreams of becoming a composition.  These dreams merge on Dream of Stone, which began its life as the accompaniment to an exhibition, and is now available in digital form. One can hear

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album art can draw listeners to music, or push them away.  The best album art enhances the overall presentation, while the worst detracts from it.  In some cases, we’ve reviewed albums because of the art, while in others we’ve declined.

ACL 2015: The Year’s Best Album Covers

Album art can draw listeners to music, or push them away.  The best album art enhances the overall presentation, while the worst detracts from it.  In some cases, we’ve reviewed albums because of the art, while in others we’ve declined.

Silk Saw ~ Imaginary Landscapes

Москва’s Kotä Records continues on a roll with the resurrection of Brussels duo Silk Saw, an act which seems to exist outside of time and space.  It’s been nine years since the release of 8 Reports, and the new album picks up right

Silk Saw ~ Imaginary Landscapes

Москва’s Kotä Records continues on a roll with the resurrection of Brussels duo Silk Saw, an act which seems to exist outside of time and space.  It’s been nine years since the release of 8 Reports, and the new album picks up right

Burstbot ~ Memory Imprints

A listener approaches an album in one of two ways: informational (what’s it about and where is the artist coming from?) and visceral (how does the album look and sound?).  When the two are combined, the former may influence the

Burstbot ~ Memory Imprints

A listener approaches an album in one of two ways: informational (what’s it about and where is the artist coming from?) and visceral (how does the album look and sound?).  When the two are combined, the former may influence the

Fernando Visockis ~ Gopchang Leftovers

An unusual album from Kotä Records, Gopchang Leftovers incorporates multiple styles and focuses on none.  The album was conceived during a residency in Seoul, but even that doesn’t explain the diversity on display.  Until one listens all the way through, one cannot

Fernando Visockis ~ Gopchang Leftovers

An unusual album from Kotä Records, Gopchang Leftovers incorporates multiple styles and focuses on none.  The album was conceived during a residency in Seoul, but even that doesn’t explain the diversity on display.  Until one listens all the way through, one cannot