I’ve never really known what to think of Michael Esposito. Whether he undertakes his EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomena) recordings with an archival or artistic approach (and, more to the point, whether his understanding of the phenomena themselves is spiritual or sociological) is perhaps irrelevant to the impact of his work. Deeply emotionally charged, often without […]
I’m sure most of our readers don’t need a history lesson on Yoshi Wada, or the contemporaneous music of his era. Nor should we necessarily review the influences and experiences of Fluxus or Hinduism: as interesting as the conflicts and confluences of the two practices are, that dichotomy has been well-mined for meaning in relation […]
A split cassette by Montréal’s Hobo Cubes (whose album A Singular Dream provides the artwork above) and Seattle’s Jonathan James Carr released on Constellation Tatsu.
In the interest of full disclosure, I am rarely one for psychedelia, and I have long had trouble handling the genre’s maximalism. It partly related to the origins of my turn to electroacoustic […]
We could talk Edition Wandelweiser, or Taku Sugimoto . . . but what would we really learn?
So instead, let’s talk quantum mechanics (bear with me a moment). At a small enough scale (around the Planck length – a distance small enough that it is understood only theoretically) the Heisenberg uncertainty principle allows energy to very […]
Barcelonan Alex Gámez is perhaps best known in this community as the founder of Störung, a label focusing on audiovisual studies. In other circles, he is better known as a tech-house DJ. We find him in yet another guise on this release, under the alias Asférico, working with field recordings and analogue synthesis.
Those other facets […]