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Tuesday, September 24 2013

Jack Dangers: Bathyscaphe Trieste

Jack Dangers honors a deep-sea submersible with composition of low-frequency rumbles created with analog synthesizers and slowed down tape manipulations.


Sunday, August 25 2013

Revolution and Revelation: The Recitals of Gog (PopMatters Premiere)

Experimental artists have taken Luigi Russolo's vision of noise-sound and painted vivid portraits of the cost of modernity, including Arizonan darkened drone artist, Gog. PopMatters takes a look at Gog's past releases, and is proud to stream its powerful new album, Ironworks


Thursday, May 23 2013

Rory Storm: Old Songs Sung in Wolves’ Tongue

Nature can be horrifyingly violent, and human nature doubly so. Rory Storm seeks to explore rather than exploit that reality on Old Songs Sung in Wolves’ Tongue, documenting the unease we all feel when dealing with overwhelming emotions.


Tuesday, May 14 2013

Daniel Menche: Vilké

Vilké may well be a conceptual work, but there's nothing theoretical about Daniel Menche's latest album. Its impact and resonance evoke a primal and deep-set response.


Tuesday, April 16 2013

Ensemble Pearl: Ensemble Pearl

Sunn O))) make towering, thunderous metal concerned more with volume than detail. But guitarist Stephen O’Malley’s newest project, Ensemble Pearl, is all about the little things.


Sunday, April 14 2013

Life Coach: Alphawaves

Imagine if Battles had been more influenced by a cross between Sunn O))) and Black Sabbath, and you’d start to get a clear picture of what Life Coach has to offer.


Sunday, November 20 2011

Nordic Nomadic: Worldwide Skyline

Worldwide Skyline is an impressive release. Ross' musicianship is flawless, and his elegiac lyrics an absolute delight. Ultimately two EPs may have made a lot more sense, but what the hell, it's still streaks ahead of his psych-folk kin.


Tuesday, December 7 2010

Arkhonia: Trails/Traces

The virtues of "drift studies" glide with great ease and depth on Arkhonia's Trails/Traces.


Thursday, December 2 2010

Koen Holtkamp: Gravity/Bees

Koen Holtkamp blends live recordings with studio sessions to form an interesting and engaging ambient experiment.


Monday, November 8 2010

Aidan Baker: Songs of Flowers and Skin

Too slow at times, the Aidan Baker's Songs of Flowers and Skin is agreeable without being pretty or simple.


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