Posts Tagged: Peter Tracy

Tujiko Noriko ~ Crépuscule I & II

I stumbled across Tujiko Noriko’s recent project, Crépuscule I & II, completely by chance. Thanks to an excited tweet from a fellow critic (usually a good sign), “Fossil Words” jumped out at me from the swirling vortex of social media,

Tujiko Noriko ~ Crépuscule I & II

I stumbled across Tujiko Noriko’s recent project, Crépuscule I & II, completely by chance. Thanks to an excited tweet from a fellow critic (usually a good sign), “Fossil Words” jumped out at me from the swirling vortex of social media,

Tachycardie ~ Autonomie Minérale

Metal and wood, sine waves and synthesizers, drum heads and patch cables: Autonomie Minérale, the newest record from Tachycardie, is about bringing “percussion and electronic composition together on the same level.” According to the man behind the project, the French

Tachycardie ~ Autonomie Minérale

Metal and wood, sine waves and synthesizers, drum heads and patch cables: Autonomie Minérale, the newest record from Tachycardie, is about bringing “percussion and electronic composition together on the same level.” According to the man behind the project, the French

NO HAY BANDA ~ I had a dream about this place

The logic of dreams turns the unfamiliar familiar. When dreaming about strange scenes and places, they often seem strangely mundane, as if you’d experienced them before during waking hours. By titling their debut album I had a dream about this

NO HAY BANDA ~ I had a dream about this place

The logic of dreams turns the unfamiliar familiar. When dreaming about strange scenes and places, they often seem strangely mundane, as if you’d experienced them before during waking hours. By titling their debut album I had a dream about this

Diane Barbé ~ a conference of critters

The jungle exerts a strange pull: something about the density and variety of life in tropical rain forests has captured the human artistic imagination throughout recorded history (and likely before). Arguably, sound is the perfect medium with which to capture

Diane Barbé ~ a conference of critters

The jungle exerts a strange pull: something about the density and variety of life in tropical rain forests has captured the human artistic imagination throughout recorded history (and likely before). Arguably, sound is the perfect medium with which to capture

Il Radioamatore ~ The Fall of Europe

The radio is out of fashion. Yet not so long ago, the static and hum of shortwave broadcasts were at the heart of many people’s everyday life, forming the main method by which news was sent and received on an

Il Radioamatore ~ The Fall of Europe

The radio is out of fashion. Yet not so long ago, the static and hum of shortwave broadcasts were at the heart of many people’s everyday life, forming the main method by which news was sent and received on an

London Sound Survey ~ From Dusk Till Dawn

Isolated from sight, smell, or touch, is there music in the sound of a place? Field recordings attempt to do with sound what many photographers do with sight: to capture a time, process, or place as it is. Although this

London Sound Survey ~ From Dusk Till Dawn

Isolated from sight, smell, or touch, is there music in the sound of a place? Field recordings attempt to do with sound what many photographers do with sight: to capture a time, process, or place as it is. Although this

Susie Ibarra and Tashi Dorji ~ Master of Time

Sometime in the 8th century, at the center of Lake Dhanakosha, an enlightened being emerged from a lotus blossom in the guise of an eight-year-old child. This was Padmasambhava, the Second Buddha, a legendary figure who is said to have

Susie Ibarra and Tashi Dorji ~ Master of Time

Sometime in the 8th century, at the center of Lake Dhanakosha, an enlightened being emerged from a lotus blossom in the guise of an eight-year-old child. This was Padmasambhava, the Second Buddha, a legendary figure who is said to have

Amirtha Kidambi & Luke Stewart ~ Zenith/Nadir

Genres are a fact of contemporary musical life: they categorize, organize, and make manageable the sea of sounds that is the current musical landscape. Traditionally, artists are meant to find a genre or a style and stick with it —

Amirtha Kidambi & Luke Stewart ~ Zenith/Nadir

Genres are a fact of contemporary musical life: they categorize, organize, and make manageable the sea of sounds that is the current musical landscape. Traditionally, artists are meant to find a genre or a style and stick with it —