Archive for October, 2013

Review: Yannick Dauby – 蛙界蒙薰

A fascinating collaboration between modular synthesiser improvisation and field recordings of frogs.

Review: The Doomed Bird Of Providence – Blind Mouths Eat

A venture into the bleaker side of Australian colonial history, trudging through pastoral folk terrain.

Review: Ryoji Ikeda – Supercodex

Ikeda completes his Raster Noton trilogy with another exploration of the potentials between “sound and data” and “data and sound”.

Review: Revglow – Sound Post Tension

An album of ethereal trip-hop mantras that beckon the infinite into being.

Review: Melt Banana – Fetch

Their first proper studio effort since 2007, and an immaculate arranged explosion of colour and power.

Review: Abandon – S/T

The three-piece stride out of the murk with renewed clarity of thought.

Review: Antlered Man – This Devil Is Them

Eight rickety jams from a band that always look set to break.

Review: Sly & The Family Drone – Unnecessary Woe

A Hampshire-founded surge of momentum, rhythm and tape manipulation.

Review: Matana Roberts – Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile

A free jazz-informed flow of frailty and constantly rekindled momentum.

Review: Benjamin Finger – Listen To My Nerves Hum

After the turbulence of 2011’s “For You, Sleepsleeper”, Finger embraces the wonder of standstill.