Archive for April, 2014

Interview: Kristoffer Rygg (Ulver)

Now that Ulver’s collaboration with Sunn O))) – “Terrestrials” – has been brought out into the light, Kris discusses the record’s dialogue with public expectation, the wilderness of improvisation and Ulver’s experiences in the world of theatre.

Review: 1982 – A/B

A two-part excursion from an improvisatory trio and wind/brass accompaniment, tracing both a journey through the sky and the inevitable descent.

Review: The Astronaut Body Four – Murder City

Two extended jams of cramped improv and total rationality blackouts.

Review: COH – TO BEAT

Rhythm takes COH and ATTN into a sub-reality airlock of lust and inconsequence.

Review: Delusi – Cataclysmia

A turbulent prophetic gateway into the claustrophobia of digital living.

Interview: Laurence Tompkins

The Slip Discs label co-founder introduces Handy: 12 shows in four cities (including an ATTN-sponsored Bournemouth date), featuring new works for six-string banjo and portable electronics.

Review: Kemper Norton – To Mahina

A re-interpretation of “Mahina” by The Doomed Birds Of Providence, and a hazy recount of the 1899 cyclone of the same name.

Interview: Fennesz

The Austrian-born musician talks about how new album Bécs completes the Mego circle that started back in 1997, and how live performance pushes his music into dangerous and exciting uncertainty.

Review: Bruno Bavota – The Secret Of The Sea

Piano and guitar capture fading memories of modern romance, in a new record on Psychonavigation.

Review: Diane Cluck – Boneset

Folk songs cast across fluctuating ribbons of thought, and Cluck’s first album in seven years.