Posts Tagged: Linear Obsessional

NE Trethowan ~ Grammostola

Grammostola is an album of mysteries.  The title refers to a branch of the tarantula family, while the samples are taken from old Finnish choral records, but neither fact is apparent without reading.  It’s refreshing to encounter the artist’s quote that “it’s

NE Trethowan ~ Grammostola

Grammostola is an album of mysteries.  The title refers to a branch of the tarantula family, while the samples are taken from old Finnish choral records, but neither fact is apparent without reading.  It’s refreshing to encounter the artist’s quote that “it’s

Longstone ~ リサイクル risaikuru

リサイクル risaikuru is Linear Obsessional’s first vinyl release, an elaborate package that includes two photos and copious liner notes.  It’s the best release the label has ever offered (out of 56 releases), and due to its subject matter, it’s an important

Longstone ~ リサイクル risaikuru

リサイクル risaikuru is Linear Obsessional’s first vinyl release, an elaborate package that includes two photos and copious liner notes.  It’s the best release the label has ever offered (out of 56 releases), and due to its subject matter, it’s an important

Interview: Linear Obsessional’s Richard Sanderson on ‘For Syria’

  Since the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire after the First World War, the Middle East seems to have been unable to regain any sense of stability.  Internal conflicts, imposed borders, powerful oligarchs and outside interventions have resulted in a

Interview: Linear Obsessional’s Richard Sanderson on ‘For Syria’

  Since the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire after the First World War, the Middle East seems to have been unable to regain any sense of stability.  Internal conflicts, imposed borders, powerful oligarchs and outside interventions have resulted in a

Richard Sanderson ~ Air Buttons/Button Box

Here’s a sentence one won’t encounter too often:  “Richard Sanderson has produced another album of melodeon improvisations.”  In general, we don’t hear many combinations of diatonic button accordion and electronics.  That simply means that it’s rare.  But for air button

Richard Sanderson ~ Air Buttons/Button Box

Here’s a sentence one won’t encounter too often:  “Richard Sanderson has produced another album of melodeon improvisations.”  In general, we don’t hear many combinations of diatonic button accordion and electronics.  That simply means that it’s rare.  But for air button

Electronic Observations 2013 #2

It’s that time again – I’ll be honest, this would have been a lot earlier if February had a sensible number of days like the other months.  Or maybe if I hadn’t been sidetracked by Autechre’s radio shows which dominated

Electronic Observations 2013 #2

It’s that time again – I’ll be honest, this would have been a lot earlier if February had a sensible number of days like the other months.  Or maybe if I hadn’t been sidetracked by Autechre’s radio shows which dominated

Weatherglass ~ Contractions for Ophelia

Contractions for Ophelia is a drone album with a dedication.  The Ophelia of note is not the spurned lover of Hamlet, floating down the river, but the granddaughter of the artist, floating in the womb.  Some of the music here accompanied

Weatherglass ~ Contractions for Ophelia

Contractions for Ophelia is a drone album with a dedication.  The Ophelia of note is not the spurned lover of Hamlet, floating down the river, but the granddaughter of the artist, floating in the womb.  Some of the music here accompanied

The Last Four Out ~ A Linear Mix

With 18 free albums released in their first season, it’s clear that the Linear Obsessional netlabel loves music as much as we do.  But how to make people aware of it?  We suggested a mix ~ and guess what!  A

The Last Four Out ~ A Linear Mix

With 18 free albums released in their first season, it’s clear that the Linear Obsessional netlabel loves music as much as we do.  But how to make people aware of it?  We suggested a mix ~ and guess what!  A