Most of us familiar with Jeph Jerman likely associate him with the scrapings and scratchings of found objects he used with great prolificacy over the last decade and half. More senior fans may be most familiar with his low fidelity field recording work in the 1980s and ’90s as Hands To. I for one, have […]
Work from 1990 almost exclusively using samples of birds from Tasmania as source material. This comes to me thanks to Alex Muir’s digging through the music library at SFU up the mountain in Burnaby.
I will be the first to admit that I can’t hack everything on this release. Nagorcka‘s various electronic treatments can sound dated […]
One of the more difficult releases of von Hausswolff‘s to find, L’Esprit was released on a short-lived French imprint named Disques La Carotte. As such, I purchased the 10″ sound unheard, expecting his usual clinical work (pun intended). In that regard the album does not disappoint. It is perhaps more rhythmic than some of his […]
A compilation of Soundscape-appropriate (and otherwise) music featuring instruments and sources of sound which vibrationally manipulate the air directly, as opposed to through the use of an intermediary medium, such as a string or speaker cone. AKA the flute show. Except their are also some clarinets, which don’t really count. As well as at least […]
The Icelandic trio of Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson, Helgi Thorsson and Heimir Björgúlfsson (now just the former two) have been doing everything modern and digital longer than most. Tracks like ‘Please Explain!’ are precursors to CoH’s rhythmic and accessible song-length pieces, while a logical extension of ‘Reduce By Reducing’ would bring you directly to eRikm’s most […]