Remaining anonymous is important to the founder of Headphone Commute, one of the most influential independent magazines covering electronic, experimental and instrumental music. This anonymity affords the mysterious ‘HC’ the luxury of staying true to the writer’s opinion and acts as a safeguard to prevent the ego getting in the way of the one thing that counts: music. After 6 years, 500 reviews and over 200 interviews, HC decided to expand and contribute to PopMatters. HC is currently an official media partner for Songkick Detour, Decibel Festival and Mixcloud. You can follow more musings and finds on Facebook or Twitter @H_C
Monday, January 5 2015
Utrecht's experimental music festival takes over the college town for a weekend in November.
Tuesday, December 2 2014
Mute Records continues to surprise with the latest signing of the Acid, a genre-bending super sound.
Sunday, November 16 2014
The Swedish duo explores the protagonist's journey through the post-war torn landscape in a soundtrack for an imaginary film.
Tuesday, November 4 2014
“Music is like sculpture. It’s like trying to capture a moment of ultimate momentum, and distill it forever. An invincible, sealed capsule of sound.” -- Clark, August 2014
Monday, October 20 2014
Richard Chartier returns with another exploration of post-modernist exploration in detached existence of suburban pink-hued glamour.