GIUSEPPE FALIVENE “Air Chronicles” C44 (Amek Collective)
I do believe “atmosphere” is the operative word for Giuseppe Falivene’s “Air Chronicles” – the idea of it is emblazoned all over the j-c...
T. S. ROCKAFELLER
“Live, Laugh…Die” C21
Taking Musique Concrète to an overwhelmingly schizophrenic level, T. S. Rockafeller gives us “Live, Laugh…Die”, a self-smother...
JAKE ANDERSON “Memory Excellence: Selections 1989-2018” (Deathbomb Arc)
Hi! This is a review about a tape by Jake Anderson, who makes music in both Gang Wizard and Yuma Nora, both of which should be familiar ...
“Weird Person” C30
“Loose & Dirty” isn’t a fairly common description for a New Age-y artist's synth improvisations, but it fits Cool Pers...
BRIAN OSBORNE / DAN PECK split
(Tubapede / Heat Retention)
Brian Osborne is a drummer and Dan Peck is a tubist. You may know their names from the weird underbelly of NYC music scene in the aughts...
ZURICH CLOUD MOTORS “Highwire Jet Convolution EP + Catapult Sunbeam EP” (self-released)
Rock music means very little to me anymore. Wait, let me back that up: NEW rock music doesn’t matter that much to me anymore – I jus...
CARRIE FORD “Poems 1” (American Damage)
Remember poetry slams? So scary! They were too violent for me to get into, all that impromptu yelping and movement. I’m pretty delicate ...
On “F”, Barcelona’s mesmerizing ambient trio, “Aalbers”, doesn’t create a mellow “groove" so much as a playful ambiance, ...
PHILIP SULIDAE “Glass” (Verz Imprint)
This is one of those tapes that’s fingernails on a chalkboard for people who aren’t into noise. The sounds are sourced from air and venti...
PTAH “Ptah” C60 (self-released)
Ptah is the Egyptian god of craftsman and architects, so it’s sort of a surprise that he lives in Carbondale, Illinois, now. Or maybe it...
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