Sutekh Hexen – Salem LP

Salem is a live, impromptu field-recording by GreySun Records which provides a rare window into the improvisational and un-scripted creative realms of Sutekh Hexen. Finding the collective at their most forthright and primitive to date, Sutekh Hexen conjures something entirely original within their own construct. Upon completion came reflection and context, which yielded a challenging […]

Tape Tuesday: Cody Yantis – Cadence Annals

Multi-instrumentalist Cody Yantis has a new imprint of his very own and he’s hit the ground running with Cadence Annals, also his very own. Presented here are sections and pieces of his artistic life molded into a collection of works that spans synth to sax, oscillator to overflow. The result is a sparse and calculated […]

Meyers – Negative Space (1981-2014) LP

If you have ever been on drugs, of any kind, then you are familiar with the idea of oscillating between lucidity and obscurity. ‘Negative Space’ is kind of like an audio version of that same sensation. Unable to exert himself, Meyers chronicles the time passed during recovery from surgery, utilizing field recordings, computers and contact […]

Tape Tuesday: Adam Basanta – A Room Listening To Itself

Usually when you think of feedback, gnarly sounds from amplifiers on a stage come to mind..but Canadian artist Adam Basanta has a more controlled take on the phenomenon. Much like the early electroacoustic recordings of the 60s, ‘A Room Listening To Itself’ is based on the feedback of microphones and speakers..but with the modern twist […]

Ande Somby w/ Chris Watson – Yoiking With The Winged Ones LP

Ande Somby, is a yoiker (someone who yoiks.) A yoik, according to indigenous Finno-Ugric oral traditional, is one of the longest living musical traditions in Europe. Somby’s yoiks, or songs, are collected here amidst the birds and mountain passages of the Arctic with the help of field recorder extraordinaire Chris Watson. The movements on the […]

Tape Tuesday: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot – From Here To Ear

When Oval’s “Oh” EP came out a few years ago, were you bummed that there weren’t actually birds playing all that craziness? Well, you weren’t alone. The good news is that the fine folks behind the Cassauna Tape Company have issued Boursier-Mougenot’s installation of 70 Zebra Finches playing Les Pauls on cassette for proper home […]

Leafcutter John – Resurrection LP

Remember Leafcutter John? Well, its been a minute so we don’t totally blame you. He hasn’t released a solo record in almost a decade. Luckily for you, he’s dropping his new work ‘Resurrection’ on May 12. For those unaware, LJ has a history with crazy techniques and software for the rearranging and mangling sound. On […]

Tape Tuesday: Blood Room – Habitus

Indole Records from the UK has been doing some really rad stuff with their releases. One of note is ‘Habitus’ by Blood Room (aka Tim Matts) Equal parts plunderphonics and minimal techno, this recording is an examination of everything down in the cracks and in between the walls. The tape features bonkers illustration by Jennifer […]

Tape Tuesday: Jackie McDowell – Language Of The Birds

Jackie McDowell (aka Inez Lightfoot) has a new tape that is ripe for the picking. Dusty harmoniums, autoharps, drones, voice and, of course, birds make ‘Language Of The Birds’ a folk recording in the truest sense of the word… but one with an esoteric twinge to it that un-grounds it in a most enjoyable way. […]

Grasshopper – Dark Sabbath: Symbols Of Evil LP

Most times when you think ‘trumpet’, you think Miles Davis or some kind of jazz. What may not come to mind is Grasshopper. Jesse DeRosa and Josh Millrod (both are members of the Hex Breaker Quintet) employ brass, EVI’s, synths and other various electronics to lay down some evil reveille as a blood sun rises […]