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Merzbow Monday: Merzbow – Aodron review (Automation Records)

Imagine: You are watching The Wizard Of Oz synched up with the Dark Side Of The Moon alternate soundtrack. When the EMS Synthesizer’s cyclonic sequencer of “On The Run” syncs … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Merzbow Monday: Merzbow – Aqua Necromancer (Alien8, 1998)

Disruptive Rhythm Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous. – Yehudi … Continue reading

December 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Happy Solstice! Hermione Harvestman – SOLIS : A Sonic Solstice Ritual for Winter Witches & Third Speaker in the Locus Tempus (1979)

Warm Synths For A Long, Cold, Dark Night When you think of midwinter rites and rituals, you likely think of yule logs, ancient hymns, spiced eggnog, holly, ivy, fairy lights. … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Merzbow Monday: Merzbow – Kakapo (Oaken Palace)

Heavy Noise For A Heavy Bird Being so tuned into the world, with so much information at our fingertips and the ability to see macro structures at work, it can … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Merzbow Monday: Merzbow and Gareth Davis – Atsusaku review

Atsusaku, the collaboration of “king of noise” Merzbow and avant-bass clarinetist Gareth Davis, is 40 minutes of burning wind, crumbling static, squealing feedback, klaxons, and sirens. It’s like walking through … Continue reading

November 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ambient Classics: Celer – Discourses Of The Withered (2008, 2012 reissue, Infraction)

75 minutes of ethereal, drifting ambient drone, Discourses For The Withered introduced the essential (than) husband-and-wife duo of Celer to a wider audience. Perfect for staring out the window, full … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Macro/Micro: Sun Ra & Merzbow – Strange City (Cold Spring)

Both Merzbow¬†¬†and Sun Ra’s “music” deal with large scale forces, extending beyond the limits and confines of The Human, towards a more thorough understanding of: The World We Live In; … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dark Ambient Classics: :zoviet*France: – Eostre (Red Rhino, 1984)

:zoviet*France’s 5th Lp is like a hymn to the rising sun, from some alien dimension. Atonal feedback, unintelligible chanting, scraping static and dismembered zithers form a strange ritual that is … Continue reading

November 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Music For Dark Skies & Ominous Portents: April Larson – Undergrounding In A Storm (Arell)

Louisiana’s April Larson delivers 20 minutes of graceful, sparking anti-gravity drones for the mail art imprint Arell. I. Storm Tower I wasn’t sure if I’d done it intentionally, not even … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Soothing Words For Modern Living: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & Bitchin’ Bajas – Epic Jammers And Fortunate Little Ditties (Drag City)

Let Will Oldham ease yr worries & cares, w/ this new meditative jammer w/ Bitchin’ Bajas! Modern life can be hard and confusing at the best of times, what with … Continue reading

March 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

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