Category: Soundscape Sanctions…

Music reviews and recommendations.

Coppice has long fascinated me. Their work is typically polished without sounding stuffy or aloof and subtly complex without indulgence or excess. So it is obviously with some interest that I approach what can be characterized as the duo’s mid-career pivot. Preamble to Newly Cemented Dedication to Freedom is, in addition to being a mouthful, a self-declared departure […]

Today we’re listening to …until…, Perth guitarist Jameson Feakes‘ debut solo release on Tone List. Both the artist and the label are new to me and to Cut And Run, so I approached the music with something of a blank slate – a refreshing change from the (enjoyable) weight of familiarity and expectation of the last review of […]

Or: “Why I Keep Buying Idea Fire Company Records”
As many of you are not aware, Idea Fire Company (IFCO) has a new record. Or so the story goes, as IFCO appears to be the most notoriously obscure band to make regular appearances across a host of experimental music media in the United States and abroad. It […]

Today we’re listening to Mike Majkowski’s Swimming In Light. Carrying ever further on with his explorations of rhythm and repetition, it makes an odd sort of sense that Entr’acte is the home for Majkowksi’s newest record, especially given its more recent history with everything from drum machines to dub.
Majkowksi has always been interested in treating […]

Australian field recording artist Jay-Dea Lopez‘s recent release on Galaverna, AC, is a study of the relationship between domestic and distant or exotic spaces in the practice of field recording. In addition to field recordings themselves, he uses sounds of the electricity (or alternating current) that symbolically and physically connects both those spaces to one another and […]