Crucial Listening #55: Claire Rousay

Review: Asunción + ihä – Lof

The strange glow at the back of the room.

Review: Yasuyuki Uesugi – Blocking Information In My Brain Causes Lethargy

The howl of an untouched equipment chain.

Review: Léa Boudreau – Chaos contrôlé

Exquisite collage for circuit-bent toys.

Review: Atariame – Completeness

Acoustic songs woven by dream reasoning.

Crucial Listening #50: Ingrid Plum

Choral jet engines, childhood dictaphones, not giving a fuck. The vocalist, composer and improviser discusses three important albums.

Review: Sex Funeral – Forgotten, hardly written

Time refraction in the basement.

Review: Yiorgis Sakellariou – Nympholepsy

With vocalist Savina Yannatou playing source material, Sakellariou explores the muddling of bodily autonomy and divine influence.

Review: en creux – PHASE

Fierce and fresh no-input improvisations for MXR Phase 90 pedal and a Tapco MIX 260 FX mixer.

Review: Sebastian Maria – L.L.

Experimental electronics as a piping hot thwack, stripped of the mediation of meaning.

Review: Saphileaum – Samosi

Walking upward through the clouds and beyond.