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 […]
While each of your producers at Soundscape / Cut And Run is engaged with field recording in our own particular way, you need look no further than here to find some degree of cynicism towards the practice. Much of that antipathy is due to a genre-wide tendency of romanticism: both structurally, in much of the […]