loscil | EquivalentsKranky (2xLP/CD/DL) One of my most important role models growing up was none other than Alfred Stieglitz. Not only was he an incredible photographer, but also a curator, and for many years I too, as a photographic artist dabbled in the medium (of curation). The man laid so much groundwork for conceptual photography […]

Earthen Sea | Grass and Trees Kranky (CD/LP/DL) Earthen Sea is American producer Jacob Long. Making work since around 2003, this new release is grounded by its resolve to sooth, yet keep to a stimulating mix. Hints of Basic Channel fuse with an aerated set of warm ancestral beats. Earthen Sea has a clean, contemporary […]

Brussels-based composer Christina Vantzou has been releasing solo work since 2011, and N°4, like her previous efforts is now out on Kranky. It’s an instant ethereal mix of gem-like tones and heavy vibrating strings in the transition between Percussion In Nonspace and At Dawn. Most of the eleven tracks encapsulated here are around five minutes […]

Joe Colley :: Anthem: Static For Empty Life (C.I.P.) Joe Colley (Crawl Unit) releases a limited edition (500) 3″ CD clocking in at nineteen sedacious minutes. This is the type of recording that standardizes new genres somewhere ten years down the turnpike from where we are right now. Eleven minutes into this long player my […]