Archive for August, 2017

Review: As Above | So Below – The Unassumed

Freewheeling improvisatory duet between oud (Tamara Rayan) and banjitar (Andrij Radio).

Interview: Jelena Glazova

The Latvian composer and poet discusses autobiographical sound and existential justification.

Review: Scot Ray + Vicki Ray – Yar

Sibling improvisation for prepared piano and slide guitar.

Interview: Midwife

Denver’s Madeline Johnston discusses nocturnal nature, transcendental slowcore and her new album, “Like Author, Like Daughter”.

Interview: Aluk Todolo

The French trio discuss tarot narratives, mystification and their new record, “Archives Vol. 1”.

Crucial Listening #5: Jon Mueller

Year-long fixations, psychedelic culture and dramatic minor keys. The Wisconsin-based composer/percussionist discusses three important albums.

Review: Stef Ketteringham – More Guitar Arrangements

The scrambles and spasms of body music. Guitar, voice, bass drum, four-track.

Review: Quimper – Wake Up Gastone

Microbial flow, soft electronics, candlelit privacy. We probably shouldn’t be talking about it.

Interview: Yiorgis Sakellariou

The electroacoustic composer discusses intellectualism and impulse within composition, the decision to press record and new album Stikhiya.

Review: Stoscha – Klink

A shapeshifting, time-warped electronic music compilation from the Stoscha label.