[Music] Steve Jansen & Claudio Chianura – Kinoapparatom

It’s hard to believe this release was recorded 20 years ago, as it has a healthy freshness to the material.  Former drummer of the new wave band Japan Steve Jansen collaborates with keyboardist Claudio Chianura and is ably supported by guitarist Roberto Zorzi and synth player Piero Chianura.  The work is a collaboration where the […]

[Music] Abquexa – Steep

2019 is off to a flying start! Several of my favorite musicians and/or composers are quite actively broadening their catalogs, and our old friend, Abquexa (among his many aliases) has returned to the blog with a disc that could be described as ‘avant-pop’.  The tunes fit the normal song structure, but the weirdness in each […]

[Music] 36 – Hollow

36 (pronounced three-six) are an ambient drone band based out of the United Kingdom. Heavy duty music for headphones, not quite Eno-esque, but it resides more along the post-rock side of the spectrum.

[Music] Tablet Sleep – Inversion

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=3764073896/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/ As if I don’t have a number of interesting reasons to visit Russia. The Day Of Life Forgotten is an independent net label operating, it seems, out of Moscow (though if it’s not the case, I’ll update the post). This release, by my friend Alexei Serebreikov under his monicker Скрижали сна, is a great […]

[Music] Else Marie Pade – Etude I (1962)

Though she wasn’t quite as famous as David Bowie, Lemmy or Glenn Frey, Else Marie Pade’s loss does damage to the electroacoustic community, as she had collaborated with some of the field’s giants. RIP.