TRIPLE BILL: Included here are three September 2019 releases, all by female artists. All truly interesting, to say the least. But, then, there are different levels of ‘interesting’ and how the listener may interpret it. Floating Spectrum is actually Taiwan-born, Berlin based, Mei-Fang Liau, and A Point Between (Temporary Residence) is her debut album. Liau’s […]

Streifenjunko | Like Driving Sofa (LP/CD) The Norwegian duo Streifenjunko of Espen Reinertsen (saxophone) and Eivind Lønning (trumpet) have been working together since 2005 and are about to release (11/2) their latest effort, Like Driving.  The album is made up of three full-size tracks, starting with Everything We Touch is Electric. They use their traditional […]

Håvard Volden | Space Happy SOFA Music (LP/CD/DL) This recording consists of eleven tracks, simply numbered I through XI, one spacier than the next. Space Happy by Oslo-based experimental electric guitarist Håvard Volden is flavored with cosmic dust and syncopated drone. The acoustics are a unique abstract space rock, a nu-musique concrète, rising, falling, drifting. […]

The trio collaborating herein breaks down as follows: John Tilbury on piano, Keith Rowe responsible for guitar and electronics, and Kjell Bjørgeengen conducting live video. On Sissel (SOFA, 2018), an album (CD, LP) released on May 25 and named for Bjørgeengen‘s wife who passed away only weeks before recording the record, the three conjure a […]