Kostis Kilymis brings us a strange pair of tracks on the Crystal Drops 7″. The first is a rhythmic set of analogue electronic patterns, while the second starts similarly, but quickly ascends to some carefully mixed, though seemingly otherwise unaltered, fields. Both are refreshingly poignant and purposeful.
The opening ‘Crystal Drops’ is in a style becoming increasingly fashionable […]
From Senufo Editions:
“Composed in 2012 as a closed archive of sounds and actions to be recombined in different forms and then presented on various occasions during the first half of 2013. The version for this cd is the almost exact replica of the one diffused during a concert in Nantes, Cable festival, May 2013.
The micro-sampled/close-microphoned […]
One from the newest batch released on Senufo Editions this autumn is Enrico Malatesta‘s Aliossi – its review here only adding evidence to the suspicion that I listen exclusively to Italian electroacoustic music (occasionally true). In some ways, Aliossi typifies the label’s content, hovering around that bizarre counterpoint of drone and pointillism. The vibrating snare or plate of the […]
The first release by Montréal’s Chris Strickland, issued on Cut And Run contributor Mathieu Ruhlmann’s imprint, caduc.. Being a friend of Mathieu’s, I’ve held a copy of this for some time now. I am writing only now partly out of deference to my potential bias (hoping a pause after its release would ease some of the self-induced […]
Better late than never? Phil Julian and Ben Owen‘s Between Landing is finally in a stereo system several months after release, and I am glad to have finally heard it.
The first impression is a tense one. Disregarding any familiarity with either artist’s body of work, the album overall tends towards an slightly unstable and brooding atmosphere. Taking their […]