Francisco Meirino | The Ruins Misanthropic Agenda (CD/DL) Taken from multi-channel recordings that play like waves traveling from right to left cyclically Francisco Meirino opens his latest, The Ruins, with a twerky set of frequencies on Exposition. What sounds like sorting static becomes a vibrating central nervous system. Instructions: “Continuous playback recommended“. In this deeply […]

Gerritt Wittmer | Creation Stories Misanthropic Agenda (CD/DL) Simultaneously released with Houston-based Gerritt Wittmer‘s I Believe LP comes a disc of mixes by Richard Durham, Francisco Meirino, Names, G9 and Wittmer himself – called Creation Stories. Oh, and there is a thirty-fine minute piece that is unmarked on the package by an unknown artist as well, […]

Ensemble d’oscillateurs | 4 Compositions Line (DL) Under the artistic direction of Nicolas Bernier the Montréal-based Ensemble d’oscillateurs delivers some compelling sonic sinewaves. On États altérés the lows are so sunken it makes the floor quake a little. This work, composed by Xavier Ménard (2017), it reminds me of dial-up tones for internet access that […]