Posts Tagged: Todd B. Gruel

CC ~ AM

Haunted by what never was—and yet will always be—AM gathers ghostly sounds from radios commonly used in Cold War espionage. Copy or not, CC plays crackerjack sleuth to perfection. Across 30 short tracks, armed with antenna for magnifying glass, the

CC ~ AM

Haunted by what never was—and yet will always be—AM gathers ghostly sounds from radios commonly used in Cold War espionage. Copy or not, CC plays crackerjack sleuth to perfection. Across 30 short tracks, armed with antenna for magnifying glass, the

Patkus ~ Alyosha

For those caught in thunderstorms without a coat, science suggests that one weighs more when soaked through with rain. And yet, what if the same tears from bruised clouds could bridge body and spirit? In a flash baptism by blizzard,

Patkus ~ Alyosha

For those caught in thunderstorms without a coat, science suggests that one weighs more when soaked through with rain. And yet, what if the same tears from bruised clouds could bridge body and spirit? In a flash baptism by blizzard,

Slow Heart Music ~ This Body Is Not Me

When was the last time we moseyed through a dream without a worry—when not bushy-tailed prey dodging Id-fanged phantoms stomping, snorting, nipping at our heels—or drifted through a dream without a fancy—when not some hungry hunter foraging for elixirs (sweet

Slow Heart Music ~ This Body Is Not Me

When was the last time we moseyed through a dream without a worry—when not bushy-tailed prey dodging Id-fanged phantoms stomping, snorting, nipping at our heels—or drifted through a dream without a fancy—when not some hungry hunter foraging for elixirs (sweet

Yannick Dauby ~ Wā Jiè Méng Xūn

What’s Amphibia Anura to some, is Salientia to others.  If the taxonomy sounds obscure, perhaps their common call may help: “ribbet, ribbet” (or “kreck-ek, kreck-ek,” depending on one’s field guide).  Herpetologists rejoice, sound artist Yannick Dauby’s frog-centric album, Wā Jiè

Yannick Dauby ~ Wā Jiè Méng Xūn

What’s Amphibia Anura to some, is Salientia to others.  If the taxonomy sounds obscure, perhaps their common call may help: “ribbet, ribbet” (or “kreck-ek, kreck-ek,” depending on one’s field guide).  Herpetologists rejoice, sound artist Yannick Dauby’s frog-centric album, Wā Jiè

Noon ~ Disquiet

America, you are fat, famished, and fleeting.  Now gloating, now moaning your cabinet shift—Earth’s mantle rumbling four letter words—are we consumed by an age of terror apprised of its errors?  Or are we gasping for air earned in appraisal of

Noon ~ Disquiet

America, you are fat, famished, and fleeting.  Now gloating, now moaning your cabinet shift—Earth’s mantle rumbling four letter words—are we consumed by an age of terror apprised of its errors?  Or are we gasping for air earned in appraisal of

Dan Joseph’s Electroacoustic Works: Birdwatching in Levi’s with John Cage

Who’s Afraid of Electroacoustic Music? prevails as the industry response to electronic-oriented works within the classical music world. When used as a tool by the daily consumer, technology stands unquestioned; but when used as a compositional method by the daring composer,

Dan Joseph’s Electroacoustic Works: Birdwatching in Levi’s with John Cage

Who’s Afraid of Electroacoustic Music? prevails as the industry response to electronic-oriented works within the classical music world. When used as a tool by the daily consumer, technology stands unquestioned; but when used as a compositional method by the daring composer,

Tandem Tapes: A New Noise in the Underground

Based out of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tandem Tapes represents a new voice in the fringe world of cassette labels. Pairing up experimental sound artists with similar sensibilities across limited-run releases, Tandem Tapes showcases current work from vast parts of the globe,

Tandem Tapes: A New Noise in the Underground

Based out of Jakarta, Indonesia, Tandem Tapes represents a new voice in the fringe world of cassette labels. Pairing up experimental sound artists with similar sensibilities across limited-run releases, Tandem Tapes showcases current work from vast parts of the globe,