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Monday, November 17 2014

Roll the Dice: Until Silence

The Swedish duo explores the protagonist's journey through the post-war torn landscape in a soundtrack for an imaginary film.


Friday, November 14 2014

Kevin Drumm: Wrong Intersection

As Kevin Drumm steers you through the Wrong Intersection, you can't help but get the feeling that that's where he belongs.


Thursday, November 6 2014

Grouper: Ruins

It’s as if she took a previous Grouper album and stripped everything away, down to the bones, down to dust.


Monday, October 27 2014

The Heliocentrics and Melvin Van Peebles: The Last Transmission

The Heliocentrics and Melvin Van Peebles create an ambitious, "cosmic" effort with collaboration The Last Transmission.


Thursday, October 16 2014

Pharmakon: Bestial Burden

Bestial Burden really knows how to work a mood, and beat that sense of claustrophobic misery right into the ground.


Monday, October 6 2014

Jason Ajemian: Folklords

The spirit of Mingus is alive and well in Jason Ajemian's band recording for Delmark. Oh, and let's not forget about Monk and Sun Ra.


Monday, September 29 2014

Sun Ra and His Arkestra: In the Orbit of Ra

On In the Orbit of Ra Sun Ra collaborator and Arkestra member Marshall Allen presents a portrait of the jazz legend every bit as complicated and strange as a cross-section of his reality could possibly be.


Monday, April 28 2014

Kangding Ray: Solens Arc

More human than human.


Thursday, October 31 2013

Schneider TM: Guitar Sounds

With Guitar Sounds, I tend to feel like I am gazing into Schneider TM's record collection rather than his brooding, Teutonic brain.


Wednesday, June 19 2013

Annihilations Return: Locrian, and the Beauty in Decay

Many bands aim to evoke the feel of humanity's end, but few bring portentous visions of decay quite like experimental/avant-metal trio Locrian.


Jenny Hval: Innocence is Kinky (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jun.13]
Barn Owl: V (Reviews) [5.Jun.13]
Daniel Menche: Vilké (Reviews) [14.May.13]
Zomes: Time Was (Reviews) [25.Apr.13]
Naytronix: Dirty Glow (Reviews) [8.Oct.12]
Hermit Thrushes: Mystery Ocean (Capsule Reviews) [29.Nov.11]
The Jazzfakers: Two (Capsule Reviews) [10.Nov.11]
Savaging Spires: Savaging Spires (Capsule Reviews) [31.Oct.11]
REIGNS: The Widow Blades (Capsule Reviews) [25.Oct.11]
Evangelista: In Animal Tongue (Reviews) [16.Oct.11]
Thrice: Major/Minor (Reviews) [29.Sep.11]
Emanuele Errante: Time Elapsing Handheld (Capsule Reviews) [24.May.11]
We Are the City: High School EP (Capsule Reviews) [8.May.11]
Colourmusic: My ____ Is Pink (Reviews) [26.Apr.11]
Ami Dang: Hukam (Capsule Reviews) [5.Apr.11]
Fake Babies: We Started Blues (Capsule Reviews) [3.Mar.11]
Elk: Let’s Get Married (Capsule Reviews) [13.Feb.11]
Subtle Lip Can: Subtle Lip Can (Capsule Reviews) [8.Feb.11]
Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven: Fleeting Music (Capsule Reviews) [2.Feb.11]
Bruno Letort: Lignes (Capsule Reviews) [25.Jan.11]
Directorsound: Two Years Today (Capsule Reviews) [4.Jan.11]
Arkhonia: Trails/Traces (Capsule Reviews) [7.Dec.10]
Koen Holtkamp: Gravity/Bees (Capsule Reviews) [2.Dec.10]
NYMPH: NYMPH (Reviews) [8.Nov.10]
Marcus Fjellström: Schattenspieler (Capsule Reviews) [27.Oct.10]
Polar Bear: Peepers (Capsule Reviews) [2.Oct.10]
Various Artists: Ninja Tune XX (Reviews) [19.Sep.10]
Burning Star Core: Papercuts Theater (Capsule Reviews) [20.Jul.10]
Autechre: Oversteps (Reviews) [31.Mar.10]
Jerry Leake: Cubist (Capsule Reviews) [8.Mar.10]
Mike Cooper: Rayon Hula (Capsule Reviews) [25.Feb.10]
Richard Youngs: Under Stellar Stream (Capsule Reviews) [18.Jan.10]
Caethua: The Long Afternoon of Earth (Capsule Reviews) [4.Nov.09]
Kiila: Tuota Tuota (Reviews) [23.Sep.09]
Various Artists: Fabrique (Reviews) [30.Aug.09]
AGF: Words Are Missing (Capsule Reviews) [21.Apr.08]
Alog: Amateur (Reviews) [10.Oct.07]
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