Sam Fendrich – Blue Tears

Sam Fendrich – Compositions Konzuaala Kuzenstan – Keyboard Fake Blues 4 Fake Blues 5 (Blue Tears) Fake Blues 3 Fake Blues 6 Fake Blues 2 Fake Blues 1 (51:34) Linear Obsessional LOR110 May 2018 Recorded following a bereavement, in Fendrich’s own words, this is, “the blues as anguish”. Featuring primarily guitars and keyboards*, and a…




7 Questions for… Allison Philips

The latest release from Fleaboy Records is the eponymous disc from the DeiCont | Philips Collective. A truly collaborative effort, it’s eloquent, exploratory, firmly in the jazz category yet not in the least beholden to past sounds or clichés. Fundamental to the group’s sound palette is  the trumpet of co-leader Allison Philips. Allison’s 7 answers…




Inhumankind – Self-Extinction

Pablo Selnik – flute, vocals Àlex Reviriego – bass Celeste Alías, Marta Valero, Eric Baule – additional vocals Double-Headed King Annihilation Of All Inferior Thought-Forms Against All Odds Citizen Qayin Land Of The Shells Blue Skin Antinomic Self-Cosmogony Self-Extinction Eternal Sleep (26:30) I, Voidhanger Records March 2018 Pablo Selnik and Àlex Reviriego are stalwarts of…




7 Questions for… Inhumankind, a ‘self-interview’

Inhumankind is a Barcelona duo playing original black metal compositions using acoustic instruments. Àlex Reviriego (bass) and Pablo Selnik (flute) are ‘usual suspects’ on the BCN improvising scene and have both featured in aJN’s 7 Questions series before and this time they use their own questions to explore this latest project…   1) Àlex: Both…




7 Preguntas para… Inhumankind, la ‘self-interview’ (versión castellana)

Inhumankind es una duo de Barcelona, tocando  composiciones originales de black metal con instrumentos acusticos. Àlex Reviriego (bajo) y Pablo Selnik (flauta) son ‘usual suspects’ en la escena de música improvisada de BCN y los dos han aparecido en la serie 7 Questions de aJN. Esta vez han escrito sus preguntas propias para explorar este proyecto…




Chad Taylor – Myths and Morals

Chad Taylor – drums, mbira Elliot Bergman – electric kalimba (on Simcha only) Arcadia Phoenix The Fall of Babylon Carnation Gum Tree Abtu and Anet Island of the Blessed Simcha (bonus) (41:06) ears&eyes Records ee:18-o72 The experimental Chicago Underground lineups, the always-uplifting Digital Primitives, Ribot’s Spiritual Unity project… even with my hermit-like existence, I keep…




Aeolipile – Observational Error

Tom Roberts – bass Andy Pyne – drums Ross Mason – sax Jason Williams – sax observational error swirl chamber low arousal approach confession box convulsions tumbling thief knot pelvic flaw (50:10) Foolproof Projects PRJ048 April 2018 I’ve heard bits of Aeolipile before, but nothing quite prepared me for this little gem. I don’t know…




Memoria Uno at L’Automàtica – 12th March 2018

Ramon Prats – drums Oriol Roca – drums Juan Berbín – drums & objects Vasco Trilla – drums & objects Núria Andorrà – percussion & objects Ramon López – drums Iván González – conduction L’Automàtica, Barcelona Ah, Memoria Uno! A conduction project capable of endless reinvention – each performance a different line up, each performance…