Crystalline is a group improvisation rooted in tradition yet flowering into new, strange, and unexpected shapes. “New music” – that strange amalgam of classical, free jazz, and improvisation – requires … Continue reading
With Valley Fever, Bakersfield, CA’s Hxxs dream of a new world, conjuring it into being with beat-ific communions and synthetic sanctified calls to arms. If America is the land where … Continue reading
Tortoise & Tenon: Tortoise & RJD2 @ Soul’d Out Music Festival; 4.20.2017; McMenamin’s Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Or.
Chicago’s Tortoise elevated an at-capacity crowd with their minimalist post-everything rock ‘n roll for the second night of the Soul’d Out Music Festival. The mortise and tenon joint has been … Continue reading
it’s okay to have a body. In the April 2016 edition of Nylon Magazine, in an article titled “Body Talk”, artist Molly Soda speaks of when she first became self-conscious of her … Continue reading
Stefan Betke enters the forest on Wald, his first album under his infamous Pole moniker in 8 years, with surprising results. Electronic music, historically. is not known for looking backwards. … Continue reading
Cat’s Eyes score for Peter Strickland’s The Duke Of Burgundy is pure psychotropic orchestral pop grandeur, that will put fans of Broadcast and Stereolab into paroxysms of pleasure! … Continue reading
Portland’s Eternal Tapestry blend the pastoral and the technological, on their first ever double-LP, for psych juggernauts Thrill Jockey. For their newest, sprawling soundwork for Chicago’s Thrill Jockey, Eternal Tapestry … Continue reading