Tuesday, July 14, 2020

From the Archives: Album review: Oval – ‘Dok’ and free streams...

The other day, thanks to a friend, I took a trip down memory lane listening to some early music that would later come to...

Free Live stream: Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories'

More than half-way through the new Daft Punk album, and I feel it's just Daft Punk lite. The inventive beats have mostly been supplanted...

Poetry and electronica find cozy home in Rick Holland and Old...

It was a longtime coming, but more than a year since poet Rick Holland shared his first step beyond his collaboration with Brian Eno...

My review of David Bowie’s new album in ‘Miami New Times’

So I received the email early last night from David Bowie's management, regarding his new album the Next Day: "You'll be receiving the David...

Finally, David Bowie and Tilda Swinton join forces: Watch DB’s new...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gH7dMBcg-gE This morning, David Bowie's official website pointed visitors to a second preview track from his first album in 10 years, the Next Day (Support...

A thing called “Normal Music” by Visszajáró and Gustavo Jobim

As promised yesterday, a note on something ironically titled “Normal Music” by Visszajáró (László Lenkes and Ákos Czini from Serbia) and Gustavo Jobim (from...

French experimental duo Couvre-Feu riff on Krautrock for ‘Kösmischen Hits!’

Some of the best things that have come of this blog have been immaterial experiences. This is a labor of love and not-for-profit. Beyond...

Local spotlight: Harnessing the monstrous “instru-metal” sound of Holly Hunt on...

Whether the couple behind the music of Holly Hunt realizes it or not, they treat their instruments as channels into something beyond simple music....

Ambient duo Spielberger find place for “real” guitars on ‘Jazzy’

Spielberger has returned with a brand new album, and the duo has added guitars and drums to their wash of ambient noise. Where 2011’s...

Beach House offer most riveting album yet with ‘Bloom’ – out...

Too often, lately, I have heard lush, layered records only to feel dizzy and nauseous by the end. So-called chill wave has often been...