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Billy Gomberg
Days


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Ernest Gonzales
Been Meaning To Tell You


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Carlos Giffoni / Lasse Marhaug
Lesbian Brunch


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Friday Group
Crystal Eunuch Reversal


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Firewire
Tribute To Manzini


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Vault of Blossomed Ropes
Vault of Blossomed Ropes

Vault of Blossomed Ropes is a rather well named project thoughtfully exploring electroacoustic avenues, but with the rare addition of vocals murmuring (and sometimes gibbering) actual lyrics; although they are, literally, all Greek to me. This self-titled album, with its six tracks, is released by the Triple Bath label.
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Eyes Like Saucers
Parmalee, Tribute To A Dog


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Evan Dorrian
Self Titled


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Dokaka
Human interface


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Robert Curgenven & Richard Chartier
Built Through


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Continental Film Night/ Tellerman
Tinhorn Home Companion Vol 1


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CO
Comoc


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Richard Chartier
Recurrence


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Richard Chartier/ Boca Raton
Kapotte Muziek


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Carl Oesterhelt & Johannes Enders
Divertimento Fur Tenorsaxophon und Kleines Endemble


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Kim Cascone
Anti-musical Celestial Forces


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Kim Cascone
The Knotted Constellation (Fourteen Rotted Coordinates)


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Candlesnuffer
Mimosa


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S. Araw
Gazebo Effect

Stoned psych-jammer Cameron Stallones’ Sun Araw project appears here in a new and evolved form, as the S. Araw “Trio” XI. Gazebo Effect presents four sides of their explorations, utilising various synths, computer programs and a ‘midi-guitar’ to produce strange shimmery soundscapes. An odd (e.g. good) collection indeed.
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Joe Evans and Craig Burston
Systems out of Chance


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MIke Bullock
Mild Disappearances


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Arthur Russell
Corn

Corn is the first music from Arthur Russell’s diverse catalogue to be released in seven years. The album is made up from nine tracks that were recorded between 1982 and 1983. The direction Russell had taken at this time won’t surprise too many fans as songs from these sessions have appeared on 2004’s Calling Out Of Context. Fans will also be desperate to get their hands on this for the closing track, Ocean Movie, touted as one of Russell’s most beautiful pieces.

Benni Hemm Hemm
Murta St. Calunga


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Armchair Traveller
Schoene Aussicht


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A'qui Avec Gabriel
Itsukushimi No Ame No Naka De


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Hand of Stabs
Amphipod Gunvessel

Hand of Stabs fill this c60 cassette with the same improvised ambience that they have used to fill a wide variety of interesting spaces in and around their native Kent. The oddness of some of these places (burial grounds, abandoned schools etc.) seems to have infused into the music, a very positive thing. Amphiphod Gunvessel is released by Kitchen Dweller.
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MHFS
The Grey Lynn Homeless Set


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Jac Berrocal, David Fenech, Vincent Epplay
Antigravity

Available on 12” vinyl LP with full colour reverse board sleeve and printed inner bag or CD, on Blackest Ever Black. To help Blackest Ever Black raise the bar yet again they’ve brought in french avantgard trumpeter Jac Berrocal. Sucking you into his film-noir Dale cooper/Bohren und der Club of Gore musique contréte world. Dark and twistedly romantic, his trumpets swirls into an almost 8-bit like crunching.
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Baby Dee
I Am A Stick

Baby Dee finds serial percussionist Alex Neilson (Death Shanties, Trembling Bells) and a band also including Joe Carvell, Victor Herrero and Jordan Hunt working with Dee herself, to bring her piano-led songs to higher levels of intimate-but-grandiose odd-cabaret. I Am A Stick is out on Tin Angel Records.

Petrels
Flailing Tomb

The Petrels sound is a huge one, shooting high into the sky and falling down all around the listener. Flailing Tomb, his latest, is influenced seemingly by a little bit of everything under the sun: sonically, it contains a large choir in addition to the usual Petrels pallette. Released on 180g vinyl and on CD by the Denovali label.

Melanchoholics
Solar Cafe

Available on digipak CD on Eibon Records (500 copies) or hand numbered 180g red vinyl on Deafborn (400 copies). Found sound and drone swamped plucked post rock guitars soundtrack-like album from the aptly(and excellently) named Melanchoholics. With sub frquencies and darkened tones competing with each other, put it somewhere between Labradford and Earth.
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Eugene Ward
Paint en Pointe

Originally the soundtrack to five months of modern dance exhibition in Sydney, the music on Paint en Pointe is both abstract and catchy. Heavily percussion driven, Eugene Ward, also known as Dro Carey / Tuff Sherm, will treat you to the perfect environment to experience your own expressive dance in.
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William Basinski
Cascade

‘Cascade’ is the first new album release in over two years from classically trained musician and composer William Basinski. New York based Basinski has been working in experimental media for over thirty years, utilising ancient technologies to create haunting, melancholic soundscapes through tape loop compositions of long forgotten instruments. ‘Cascade’ is an oscillating undercurrent built out of a solitary, broken piano loop which is deconstructed through a process of feedback loops for the bonus track ‘The Deluge’.

Various
Dendrology

The people of Winchester don’t get masses of opportunities to see experimental music, but the occasional series of ‘Ology’ gigs make up for that by being extremely high calibre. This Dendrology CDr showcases one of those great line-ups, with Robert Curvengen, Plurals, Jennifer Allum and Stereocilia.
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Bruce Ditmas
Yellow Dust

Progressive pop synthesist Bruce Ditmas began life as a teen prodigy jazz drummer in Miami Beach where he was raised until he was relocated to New York where he eventually met up with vocalist Joan La Barbara (later Mrs Morton Subotnick). La Barbara encouraged Ditmas in his experiments in heavy electronic rhythms and the potential of musical technology. ‘Yellow Dust’ is a compilation from Ditmas’s solo Moog/drum albums from 1977 using a Mini-Moog, an Arp 2600 and a variety of other processed, percussion instruments.

Berangere Maximin
Dangerous Orbits

Available on CD or double vinyl LP on Crammed Discs. Jeeez! Name dropping alone should grab you if you like any kind of drone or sound art. Berangere Maximin studied under Denis Dufour (GRM, and himself a pupil of Pierre Schaeffer), first album released on John Zorn’s Label, and on to collaborations with Fennesz, and Rhys Chatham. Needless to say, this is honed skill in sound collage and other worldly atmospherics.
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Tyondai Braxton
HIVE1

Available on CD vinyl LP on Nonesuch. Former Battles frontman Tyondai Braxton is probably fed up of being described as such, after all he has many more “strings to his bow”. Having had many compositions played all over the world he has returned with his first solo outing since 2009. Whilst Central Market and his earlier work were vocal and string arrangement focus, Hive1 is a much more synthetic beast.

Tim Catlin & Machinefabriek
Whorls

Australian native Tim Catlin and Machinefabriek, aka Dutch sound artist and musician Rutger Zuydervelt have collaborated for the third time to bring Whorls into the world. Whorls is an effervescent and captivating collection of droning guitar and ambient soundscapes. Whorls is available on heavyweight vinyl LP on Low Point.
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Gomila Park
Ununoctium / Gomila Park

Gomila Park, the newest output function for Carl Michael von Hausswolff (who recently also released one hell of a singular record with Leslie Winer) and Martin Rössel, is unpredictable to say the least. This self-titled release on the Ununoctium series is no exception, and the 12”’s three tracks from heavy rock to experimental electronics.
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Dirk Serries & Rutger Zuydervelt
Buoyant

Rutger Zuyderveldt, minimal drone expert extraordinaire, also known as Machinefabriek and Piiptsjilling, once again teaming up with a crazy sound explorer: this time it's Dirk Serries, known for Microphonics. Together they have created Buoyant, four tracks have that deep, all-encompassing heavy slowness we’ve come to love.

LabField
Bucket of Songs

Starting with a collection of sounds, Labfield slowly organizes their tracks, throwing in crazy, whispering, stalking, are-they-really-there? vocals over an otherwise pleasant polyrhythmic beat. Bucket of Songs features improv-scene favorites David Stackenals, Ingar Zach as well as new member Giuseppe Ielasi and offers tastes from all over the avant-garde taste pallet.
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Nurse With Wound and Graham Bowers
Mutation.. The Lunatics Are Running The Asylum

Steven Stapleton’s wandering band of un-merry weirdoes / wyrdoes are here found collaborating with Graham Bowers. Mutation… The Lunatics Are Running The Asylum (a typical Nurse With Wound album title if ever I saw one) contains the post-industrial mysticism we’ve come to expect from the group, with a particular theme of insanity this time around. On Red Wharf.
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Jarboe and Helen Money
Jarboe and Helen Money

Jarboe, formerly the eerie female side of Swans, teams up with Helen Money, the go-to avant-cellist of the out-rock underground. Truly, an exciting combo. Certainly this self-titled debut is heavy: Money’s distorted strings are often enormous. But Jarboe has a powerful way of cutting through noise with her eerie presence… On Aurora Borealis.
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Exhaustion w/ Kris Wanders
Exhaustion w/ Kris Wanders

Scrappy no wave punx Exhaustion are friends with a saxophonist, named Kris Wanders, and here lies the inevitable conclusion of their acquaintanceship: a self-titled LP of music that goes slower and more patient. These are carefully considered improvisations, in a way, bringing together different styles and making space they can both exist in.

Zu
Cortar Todo

‘Cortar Todo’ is the new full length album by Italian, experimental instrumentalists Zu, released on California based, independent label Ipecac Recordings. Recorded in the heart of the Bologna countryside in the summer of 2014 the album features a host of guest artists including Italian guitar maverick Stefano Pilia, known for his collaborations with Mike Watt, David Grubbs and Rokia Traore and keyboard player Joey Karam of The Locust.
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Group of the Altos
R U Person Or Not

Twelve piece avant-garde rock band from Milwaukee, Group Of Altos make their music by huddling together when drunk or angry or excited about thunder. They build themselves into a frenzy of expression through loud humming, heavy beats and blown out guitars. The result is a an instrumental intensity of beautiful human sound.

Sage Taylor
Parallels & Rhythms EP

‘The Parallels & Rhythms’ EP is Portland composer Sage Taylor’s second release on Dutch label Shimmering Moods Records. The A side is a perfectly flawed and serene work of ambient, blissed out peacefulness while the two B sides are both warm and hazy summer time tracks. Very limited edition with no repress.
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Hiiragi Fukuda
Seacide

Two sides of cool improvised jams from Hiiragi Fukuda, one with guitar and one with a monophonic synth. A fun and playful sound, grabbed with whatever equipment was to hand, that also digs deep into spacey vibes. Seacide was first sighted on a limited cassette, so this proper vinyl / CD release on Trouble In Mind is most welcome.

Ricardo Donoso
Sarava Exu

Available on 180 gram 12” vinyl LP with special 3D print in various colors with download code included, as well as CD digipak. Brazilian composer Ricardo Donoso who currently lives in Boston draws on his disparate compositional projects of Scuba Death and Ehnahre to create these violently evolving dark pieces which you could neatly file alongside Demdike Stare and Raime.
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Das Sombreros
The Lamp

Estranging music in all meanings of the word is the forte of Das Sombreros. They specialize in sounds that you may recognize, vaguely, like a bad dream you had last night and forgot about, but can’t quite place. And while you’re trying to figure out what happened and what didn’t, you are surprised by something new. That is The Lamp.
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Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson
Live At L' Etrange Festival 2004 - The Art Of Mirrors (Homage To Derek Jarman)

Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson was a musical legend, one of the original members of Throbbing Gristle and an innovative musician in his own right. This live recording is an homage to the short film by Derek Jarman. The Art of Mirrors. Recorded before the end of Coil in 2004 and captured here on double vinyl.
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Yannick Dauby
Penghu Experimental Sound Studio Vol. 1

French sound composer Yannick Dauby spent several months in Peng-Hu (located in the Taiwan strait) composing this record which documents the environment using sounds of underwater fauna, waves shortwave radio and sounds collected from harbours. He used analog electronic instruments to create a haunting sketchbook of his time on the island. Like previous records (one where he collected the sound of frogs) it will appeal to fans of unusual sound collages.  
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Matana Roberts
Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens De Couleur Libres

The first instalment of Matana Roberts' 'Coin Coin' series is an edited 60-minute suite from a 90-minute live performance. Complete with 14 accompanying musicians at Montreal's legendary Hotel2Tango venue, Roberts blends avant-garde/spiritual jazz with spoken word and jazz poetry. There's heady psychedelic grooves in there, improvised sections, gentle instrumentals and numerous musical mood swings. 'Gens De Couleur Libres' is the beginning chapter of one of the most exciting series in modern jazz.
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Matana Roberts
Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile

The second part of Matana Roberts' projected twelve-part jazz tapestry is an extremely confounding and yet gorgeously structured work, based around four-pronged suites of free jazz, operatic vocals, smooth spoken word narratives and gospel chants. The record rises and falls around these passages of music to show the personal and political implications of civil rights and racism in America. 

William Ryan Fritch
Revisionist

Available on CD, and vinyl LP presented in a bound jacket alongside matte printed artwork limited to 300 copies. William Ryan Fritch pushes his highly cinematic blend of modern classical and world music which, in a strange way, is simultaneously pleasant and overbearing. Suits the Lost Tribe Sound label down to a T!  
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Takagi Masakatsu
World Is So Beautiful


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Scott Ogden And Malcolm Hearn
Make


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Petri Hagner
Man With A Video Camera


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Shijingren
Treasure


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Albatrosh
Night Owl

We could just say Rune Grammofon and let your imagination run wild from there, but that'd be misleading: Albatrosh actually make jazz, and while 'Night Owl' is their second record on the experimental Norwegian label, it's their fifth on a long, steady career built on tenacious compositional structures and a melodic approach to playing.

Hannis Brown
Severe Insomnia


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Stone Baby / Chapels
Split


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Toymonger
Animal Kingdom


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Alistair Crosbie/ BM/ Divine Coils/ Family Battle Snake
Split


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Plastic Palace People
From The Host of Late-Comers

Jim O’Rourke keeps on slipping them out, sneaking releases like this one out underneath your very nose… Plastic Palace People is the name of his long-term duo with Christoph Heeman, and the two collaborate so well that who’s making which sounds is hard to say… As enigmatic and enticing a piece of audio as that painted cover suggests.
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Full Blast & Friends
Sketches and Ballads

This group comes together on the orders of one Michael Wertmueller, the part-composer, part-drummer who makes Full Blasts what it is. The & Friends part is thanks to the contributions of saxophonist Peter Brötzmann and e-bassist Marino Pliakas as well as clarinet player Ken Vandermark and additional percussionist Dirk Rothbrust. 'Sketches And Ballads' is equal parts loose and disciplined, moving between more prepared arrangements to lightning-fast blastbeats and moments of free-form. 

Maurizio Bianchi / M.B
Untitled 1980 / Untitled 2013

CD on Important Records. Gritty industrial noise produced from a single Korg MS20 synthesizer by Italian pioneer Maurizio Bianchi. Recorded and originally released in 1980 this release contains the original recordings as well as four new compositions, recorded in 2013, based on the original material.
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Acolytes
Acolytes

Difficult to pin down debut album from Acolytes. With guest appearances from D. Aird (Vindicatrix) and D. Bolger (The Pheromoans), Acolytes mixes tribal rhythms with 8-bit bleeps and stop-start song structures to intriguing effect. If Ensemble Economique was born in London. Out on Vinyl LP from Alter.
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Pan & Me
Ocean Noise

Pan & Me is in fact Christophe Mevel, a dark ambient artist who has previously made some seriously droning, evil jazz as part of the Dale Cooper Quartet. His solo project takes more from neo-classical than from jazz, bringing in electronic elements more formally to create a variety of sustained sounds, be they ambient pieces, field recordings or guitar abstractions. 'Ocean Noise' is his second record and suggests he's a man of many soundscapes. 
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The Thing with Thurston Moore
Live

The thing with Thurston Moore is that he's fairly tall. The Thing with Thurston Moore is a collaboration between the lanky, non-ageing Sonic Youth controller and the madcap Scandinavian free-jazz monsters. Whilst on tour they popped into Thurston's local Cafe Oto and invited the mopheaded guitar mangler on stage to make a right old racket.  
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Phil Julian
Trace

Someone let abstract-electronics-expert Phil Julian into the EMS (Elektronmusikstudion) studio in Stockholm! I can only dream of the delicious range of sound machines one might find in a proper electroacoustic music studio like that… This LP on Harbinger Sound is the result of two weeks in residence at the EMS, and it sounds quite frankly gorgeous.

Kabutogani
Bektop


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Robert Curgenven
They Tore the Earth and, Like a Scar, It Swallowed Them

This vital emotive and academic work, entitled 'They Tore the Earth and, Like a Scar, It Swallowed Them', collects field recordings that document colonialism around Australia over the last twelve years, with instrumental work supplied by Robert Curgenven's arrangements trough pipe organ and guitar feedback. The tensions and violences of Australia's politics and landscapes are brought into full view in this startling experimental work.

Richard Dawson
Nothing Important

'Nothing Important' is the new record from Newcastle's great warped folkie, Richard Dawson. You never know what you're going to get with this maverick -- huge, boisterous vocal chanting or ornate guitar compositions -- but this record sees him stretch out into the long-form, offering a rare few tracks that document vignettes about life in sixteen minute bursts. 'Nothing Important' includes a song about the first time Dawson got pissed. Wicked. It's kinda like the super avant-garde version of 'Benji'.

The Ski-A-Delics
Snow Bunny Bobby Katz and the Aspen-Aspirin

Now for something completely different.....a band from late '80's Boston who played ski's. Yup you read that right. Ski's. By stringing piano wire to the ski and mic-ing it up they managed to produce music from their sports implements coming up with a wholly unusual sound that sounds rather electronic in a funny kinda way. 
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tem
jacktapes

Wow! This is a collection of tracks a father made for his son, each year of his existence from birth onwards. Initially made to commemorate the childs birth, dad kept it going and will presumably keep it going until one of them dies. Thing is, the track I'm listening to is absolutely gorgeous. The warmest of warm electronica. Sweet as a nut. 
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Dalglish
Dorcha Aigeann

Here's something that will sell out quickly. Chris Douglas's Dalglish project has long been a go to for visionary future thinking electronics and as our Ant says in a previous review "Just reading the words Dalglish and vinyl in the same sentence is enough to make hardcore electronic music fans salivate". The label describes this release as  "a web of splintering percussive patterns, arrhythmic textures and amorphous forms, titled in an asymmetrical variant of Scots Gaelic". Run of 300 copies. -On clear vinyl with white label. Enclosed in silkscreened PVC cover containing thumb cut slit.-Includes transparent film insert. -Contains two locked grooves at the conclusion of Side A and Side B. 
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Safer Tropics
Dream Boys EP

Here's a folk from Leeds who knows and love a few different genres and likes to make his own version of a couple of them under the same cover of darkness. This lo-fi bundle of joy, also known as 'Dream Boys', collates dream pop chords with droning samples and noisy, clipping distortion. It sounds thoroughly organic in every one of its incarnations.
  • Genre(s):
  • Experimental / Avant-garde / Sound Art / Field

Sonore
Cafe OTO

This is a recording of Peter Brotzmann, Ken Vandermark and Mats Gustafsson all blowing horns at Cafe Oto in April 2011 culminating in a particularly windy night across north-east London. Originally broadcast on Jazz on 3. I wonder if anyone in the audience was shushed as happened to me the last two times I attended Cafe Oto?  

Greg Gobel
Impermanence

Here is an album of experimental sound art from this Madrid based multi instrumentalist who has produced an ambitious album veering around between genres. He deals with love, death and all that shit across the course of these 14 songs. From the soundclip I'm listening to, he makes a right old racket too. Terrifying stuff.

Hadakanacht
Hadakanacht

A dejected cheese board of unease on this collaboration from Hadakanacht. This self-titled release of one part Merseyside to one part Sweden is pretty grim. It's overflowing with suspense and worry, sounding at times like a twisted nursery rhyme. The pair mix elements of lo-fi aesthetics with an expansive orchestral back drop. Out on cassette tape from Rest Relax Records.
  • Genre(s):
  • Experimental / Avant-garde / Sound Art / Field