A duo of November releases show the strong and distinct presence by two interesting women who bring something new to the international experimental music circuit.  The contributions herein addressed a diverse range from white-noise to trance-ambient and favor longer form tracks. Their spectrum runs from linear to repetitious in noteworthy serenity; electronic and highly processed […]

Grisha Shakhnes | Being ThereUnfathomless (CD/DL) Recorded in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel the new recording from Grisha Shakhnes is uniquely set apart from other field recordings in that it is that of both indoor and outdoor sounds, contained and free. These sounds penetrate through personal space and were sometimes incidental. Shakhnes explains his making of Being […]

mHz | FormKasuga Records (SD/DL) NZ-based Iranian sound/installation artist Mo H. Zareei, here as mHz, brings a new album (via SD card) with Form. To prepare for this I warmed with an opening act of some of Chic’s greatest funk jams. Now that I am loose, it’s time to tune in wide and focused. Of […]

Coatic Sequence | Coatic PlatesFractal Meat (CS/DL) Coatic Sequence, a Manchester-based collaborative a/v duo of Darren Adcock and Tasha Whittle has just released Coatic Plates on the experimental imprint Fractal Meat. To create their tape the two built their own modular synthesizer that they lovingly refer to as Glen. Somehow the way in which they […]

Six Microphones (Robert Gerard Pietrusko) | Six MicrophonesLine/Counter Audition (DL/2xLP) Six Microphones is being co-released on Line (download) and on double milky white vinyl via Counter Audition. Massachusetts-based landscape architecture professor and composer Robert Gerard Pietrusko has created something of an anomaly of feedback for installation and it’s quite unique in terms of its minimalist […]

Benjamin Nelson | MiniaturesSenufo Editions (CD) It’s great to have the opportunity to hear the latest out on Senufo Editions, and Benjamin Nelson‘s Miniatures is all about what’s missing. Mind you, there’s plenty of surface noise, though what I hear and see on it’s ghostly coverart are a unique form of reduction through erasure. The […]

øjeRum | Without Blood The Sun Darkens Cyclic Law (CD/DL) Paw Grabowski presents an incredible limbed (wings and arms) analog collage to contemplate over the course of Without Blood the Sun Darkens, under his moniker øjeRum.  The run time, just under an hour, provides a cryptic expanse within which to lose the outside world – […]