A single-sided 7″ on the now defunct Little Enjoyer label documenting one of Joe Colley’s installations from his prolific mid-2000s era – Playback System (For Johnny Stewart). The notes on the insert say it all:
Cassettes of animal distress cries purchased from the vast catalog produced by the Johnny Stewart company are presented on a table […]
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 […]
Another release to find its way onto the site with much delay, Catherine Lamb‘s Matter/Moving examines territory being confronted most notably these days by just a handful of labels, among them Edition Wandelwesier and the release’s own imprint, Winds Measure Recordings. While Manfred Werder’s 2005¹ reproduced unadulterated field recordings of the same site once on each […]
When confronted with the prospect of putting my thoughts of these recent recordings by a.pe.ri.od.ic of Jürg Frey’s work I was at first hesitant. Though possessing some familiarity with the output of Wandelweiser and a knowledge of the praxis of contemporary composition quickly outpaced by my curiosity towards the same, there was a sense that […]
One of the two most recent releases on caduc.; the other being A Concert For Charles Cross, which you can find a review of here as well.
Coppice’s work has evolved through several variously distinctive eras since the duo’s inception in 2009. Early works, like Holes/Tract focused on defining the sonic and textural building blocks of […]