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Archives for October 2019



posted October 10th, 2019

Russ Waterhouse's forward thinking, radical conceptions of sound, space and composition have uniquely marked his work, as one half of the shape-shifting duo Blues Control and, more recently, as a solo artist. With the imminent release of 1 Minute 2 Midnight, Russ will be taking his primary instrument, the mixer, to select east coast cities. Russ's performances modulate and extend his 1M2M material, drawing field records, synthesizer, guitar and effects into new proportions. As powerful of a recital of experimental practices as the album is, it's a... (read more)

Artists in this story: Russ Waterhouse



posted October 8th, 2019

"In good faith" is a term of candor, abstract but comprehensive. It means 'we trust you', but what does it mean today, when our current events are sung to us by actors who insist we can't trust nothing? The second single heralding the first new Bonnie 'Prince' Billy album in years is called just that "In Good Faith." Here, the foundational principles of abiding belief and pursuit of righteousness are considered as part of the eternal miracle of our life on earth. Joan Shelley sings... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy



posted October 7th, 2019

Fripp and Eno. Simon and Garfunkel. Belle and Sebastian. All imprecisely perfect duos pitting creative force against steadfast chemistry, with cohesion radiating from every sound. Bill MacKay and Katinka Kleijn operate in this rarefied air, with a goal in mind - taking the music, elevating the changes through levels of controlled chaos, letting it spread out and breathe through them with a clear, path beyond: to symmetry, and the peak! 

One of the most stunning examples of this process can be found on Bill... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bill MacKay and Katinka Kleijn



posted October 4th, 2019

It's been three weeks since Alasdair Roberts released The Fiery Margin - if you haven't taken the time to listen to this "profoundly moving" album (The Guardian's words, not ours!), what's with you? Locate your inner moth and and succumb to the flame, matey! Ali's music is soulful and deep, steeped in tradition, literature and scripture, even - with words immemorial dating back from this world all the way to the olde one. How better to help us understand the new-world weirdness in which we're... (read more)

Artists in this story: Alasdair Roberts



posted October 2nd, 2019

Face it, the last ten years or so have been a BLUR - so much shit going down, good and bad - and a lot of music too. It doesn't look like its gonna get any easier for ANYBODY to get their bearing, so Ty Segall and Sea Note have gotten together a special box to help you reorient your head, no matter where you are!
This one's for the freak, the fan, the head. Pig Man Lives is a stack of... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ty Segall