Today marks the 107th anniversary of the maestro’s birthday, yes we honor the memory of Mr. John Cage long after his passing in the early 90s. I was very fortunate to have met him briefly at an exhibition of his two-dimensional work (including drawings and leaves as collage. Tomorrow also marks the release of RAIC‘s […]

One of my deepest passions is music + sound (and other noises), so when asked by Concrete Shelves to talk about my (ever-evolving) collection I could have literally rattled on for hours on end. In fact, while growing up collecting records was likely my replacement ‘addiction’ for other potential devices. Because I’ve relocated countless times […]

A dozen years ago while working on adapting my visual installation work with commissioned soundtracks by various international composers I had the pleasure of working with the incredibly talented Robin Rimbaud (Scanner). For one of my installations I paired his with a young video artist, Ryan Jeffery (no based in LA) who previously presented at […]

Peter Wullen Shapes (Gipsy House Recordings; DL) The latest from Belgian artist Peter Wullen is the trance-inducing ambient Shapes and it’s the debut from smalltown Texas imprint Gipsy House Recordings. This is his fourth full album, and first since 2015. Yours truly did the cover image, so though it would be a conflict of interest […]

Ambient lovers rejoice. In the spirit of deep-listenership, here’s a recent interview with Brisbane-based Mike G. (aka Mike Watson, or the other way around) of Ambient Music Guide. You can check him out on Mixcloud, Twitter and also on his podcast. Even within the somewhat niche field and sub-genres of ambient music, AMG and Toneshift.net […]