Yair Etziony | Ensemble (False Industries: CS/DL)Shasta Cults | Shasta Cults (Important Records: LP/DL) It’s always one of my favorite opportunities to follow-up on an artist’s work who I have heard somewhat recently to find any new motivations in their trajectory. Last year I reviewed Yair Etziony‘s Albion Remixes which I particularly enjoyed for its […]

Funeral Souvenir | La Noche del AnhídridoVerlag System (LP/DL) This re-issue of an original 1987 six track quintessential Spanish industrial noise tape is further fueled with a peppering of other re-issues.  Totaling ten tracks, the additional tracks are taken from compilation releases from 2009-2011. With cover art re-contextualizing Ed Clark’s original photo of Graham W. Jackson […]

We’ve scoured the most interesting sounds being emitted of late and have come up with eleven short gems to stir things up. This week featuring new work from: K.Pierco, Paul Weller, Jan Willem Troost & Henry Vega, submeet, Sádon, Mute Duo, Li Yilei, Chantal Dumas, Can Can Heads, Joe Colley and our friend Darren McClure. […]

John Tilbury | The Tiger’s MindCubus Records (CD/DL) The premise to the new composition The Tiger’s Mind by John Tilbury (b. 1936, ) is a mouthful and cannot go without stating: “an inspirational text (‘score’) where improvising musicians can find hints, pointers, images, metaphors, which can draw them into an unfamiliar orbit where they can […]

Rites of Fall | Towards the Blackest SkiesLeidforschung (LP/DL) The latest from Warsaw-based solo project Rites of Fall is Towards the Blackest Skies, and its both harmonic and edgy in its dark passages and little nuances brought by guest performers: Jan Wierzbicki (double bass) on the opener Afterflesh. Elsewhere on the record you can also […]

Post Scriptvm | Variola VeraTesco Organisation (LP/DL) Since the late 80’s Tesco Organisation has been releasing music with an edge. This is the first time I’ve seen one of their releases hit my desk, this by Post Scriptvm, the Russian-American act that has been at it since the late 90s. This is their eleventh full-length […]