Archive for September, 2012

Review: Mutamassik – Rekkez

A truly multi-cultural mesh of Egyptian percussion, breakbeat and musique concrete.

Review: David Michael – The Slaughterhouse

An unflinching account of a day in a working slaughterhouse in rural Alabama.

Review: Darsombra – Climax Community

An expansive audio/visual experience, hauling together elements of doom, drone and soundscape into a hallucinatory vortex.

Review: Christian Bouchard РAutomacité

A collection of works recorded between 2006 and 2011, presented in rich and overwhelming surround sound.

Review: Paulo Chagas + Wilhelm Matthies – Lark [markings]

A collection of improvised duets for homemade instrument and woodwind, based on interpretations of graphics scores drawn by the musicians themselves.

Live: CoH @ BE OPEN Sound Portal in Trafalgar Square, London, 19/09/12

As part of the London Design Festival 2012, Sound And Music and BE OPEN present an exhibition of five commissioned sound works in the heart of Trafalgar Square. ATTN went to experience the contribution of CoH (aka Ivan Pavlov).

Review: Leo Abrahams + Oliver Coates – Crystals Are Always Forming

Slip Discs resume their pursuit of electronic/acoustic experimentation with a diverse, quick-shifting collaboration between cello and electronics.

Review: Russell Haswell – FACTUAL

The English nO!semaker continues a particularly prolific run of releases with a set of one-time takes of analogue and digital electronics.

Review: Lawrence English – For / Not For John Cage

The Australian sound artist celebrates 100 years of John Cage with a new album based on his influence.

Interview: Pain Jerk

In the second part of our TUSK FESTIVAL PREVIEW, Kohei Gomi (aka Pain Jerk) talks about his new collaboration with Anla Courtis, the importance of “peak-level volume” and his upcoming performance at the festival itself.