We have the pleasure of announcing a new release by Jeff Gburek, an American composer living in Europe who should not be a stranger to readers of this blog. I consider him to be among the top five most important composers/improvisers living today, so each release is an event. From Jeff’s Bandcamp notes: Passages is […]
Some happy news today. It looks as if the majority of Nick Lowe’s back catalog has been reissued on Bandcamp. I featured Jesus of Cool because it was my introduction to his work, and still holds up as a classic power-pop album.
The dubby sounds of King Tubby are blasting away tonight, either terrorizing my poor roommates or making converts out of them. I’ll find out tomorrow.
If I recall correctly, it was Audion Magazine’s review section, a wealth of information for a person who had little access to either electronic music, New Age, or what would eventually be called ambient music, which introduced me to the work of Steve Roach. In fact, this was the first Roach album I had the […]
Aljosha Konstanty (AK) has quite a good body of work, but this particular release, his newest, really caught my ear. Downtempo, relaxing, and it allows you to work unencumbered by anything distracting. A beautiful release.
The Fat Angel Sings is one of the most interesting blogs on my feed. Today, the legendary Magazine are discussed. Magazine an English post-punk band active from 1977 to 1981, then again from 2009 to 2011. The band was formed by Howard Devoto . Devoto had decided to create a more progressive and less “traditional” […]
Seeking Movies notes the passing of Yugoslavian Black Wave director Dušan Makavejev, who passed away yesterday at the age of 86. It was his film Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (Serbo-Croatian: Ljubavni slučaj ili tragedija službenice P.T.T.) was my first introduction to Yugoslav film, and it provided what many critics see as the […]