Monday, September 29 2014
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.
Friday, September 26 2014
Producer Jimmy Tamborello puts together a pleasant but modest set of textured beats and ambient sounds for his fourth studio album.
Monday, April 28 2014
More human than human.
Thursday, October 31 2013
With Guitar Sounds, I tend to feel like I am gazing into Schneider TM's record collection rather than his brooding, Teutonic brain.
Wednesday, October 9 2013
Noise may antagonize, subvert, transcend or annoy, but one person's noise is almost always another's music.
Thursday, August 22 2013
More extreme than punk, industrial music revolted against the very ideas of order and reason: it sought to strip away the brainwashing that was identity itself. It aspired to provoke, bewilder, and roar with independence.
Wednesday, June 19 2013
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.
Sunday, June 9 2013
Returning after almost an eight-year absence, Boards of Canada release an album that is an excellent springboard for new initiates as well as giving longtime fans an album worthy of their previous artistic peaks.
Thursday, June 6 2013
Is Noise, an underground music made through an amalgam of feedback, distortion, and electronic effects, Japanoise? Is it even music at all?
Hval's newest album is another eroding soliloquy on the body and the mind.