Archive for February, 2018

Crucial Listening #20: Julia Wolfe

Glacial orchestras, floaty head voices, critique among friends. The New York composer discusses three important albums.

Radio: Resonance Extra – Episode 14 (27/02/18)

Stephen McEvoy of the FLUF label discusses self-restraint, tinnitus and time in reverse. Also: a playlist of grubby guitars.

Review: Sam Price – Rubicon

Drums and electronics as one. Tangled wiring and restricted movement.

Review: Mech – Sub-Clouds

Soft throbs of dub. A stagnating mist.

Crucial Listening #19: Norman Westberg

Laughing coats, booing the Blockheads, roller-skate disco. The New York guitarist discusses three important albums.

Review: OOAME – Milanese Nwas

Artificial wildlife. Upending an infinite crate of colour and chime.

Review: Plinter – Gino

The farts, hallucinations and passing of a young cat.

Review: Obasquiat – Strugatsky

A crateful of improvisation and collage, experienced through the lens of the bass guitar.

Interview: African Ghost Valley

The prolific improvisatory duo discuss landing the spaceship, freedom in the Black Bunker and their new album “Colony”.

Review: Erik Levander – Couesnon

Vintage clarinet dispersed across weather systems.