Thomas Brinkman | RaupenbahnEditions Mego (LP/DL) Somewhere between music ethnomusicology and sociological study are Thomas Brinkman’s field recordings of 1700’s looms.  Entitled, Raupenbahn and recorded in hi definition in 2017 and 2014 (from the Central Museum of Textiles, Poland), these rhythmic noise tracks resonate profoundly in an organic ‘pre-industrial’ context.  Not only in their rhetorical […]

Kajsa Lindgren | Everyone Is HereWarm Winters Ltd (DL/CD/CS) In the (not necessarily) experimental music ambit, a recent surge of political correctness in regard to gender equality has generated mixed results. If on the one hand a few interesting talents were indeed brought to light, and old pioneers were rescued from unmerited anonymity (Else Marie Pade just […]

Leo Okagawa | Something VeiledUnfathomless (CD/DL) This is a nice introduction to the world of Japanese sound artist Leo Okagawa with regards to Unfathomless. Something Veiled was recorded mostly within a set of caves around Fukushima, made from limestone. As such it’s got this watery cavernous feel, but given the site one cannot divorce it […]

Just as the temperatures begin to cool some, the ears begin to warm to what’s coming next. Four phenomenal experimental electronic albums from around the globe all release on Friday October 25th, 2019, oh – that’s today!   Giulio Aldinucci | No Eye Has an Equal99 Chants (CS/DL) No Eye Has an Equal by Giolio […]

Dominique Vaccaro | Overlapped MemoriesTSSS Tapes (CS/DL) Field recordings meet tapeloops head on via the latest from Dominique Vaccaro on Italian tape imprint tsss tapes. Overlapped Memories is a fresh fusion of many elements, built and arranged like an assemblage of engaging and irrational principles. He tends to have hidden his sources well, allowing some […]

UŠAMI | Gemer Gothic Routemappa (CD/DL) Gemer Gothic Route is a new compilation by the adventurous avant garde label Mappa of Slovakia. For this compilation, Mappa is intending to use a place, specifically the Gemer Gothic Route, a tourist route connecting the two counties of Spiš and Gemer in Slovakia. Along the route there are […]

Laura Luna Castillo | FolksonomiesCudighi Records (CS, DL) Strings and no-input in unison – the first track, ‘I See But Say Nothing’ of Folksonomies by Laura Luna Castillo takes the listener somewhere between a carnival and a forest cove.  Tidal wafts of electronic sine waves and disguised dub are paired with soft strings – ticking […]