Category: Recordings

moody alien & Andrei Kivu – MaNKIL : part of

Ever since MAGAM’s “One”, with it’s perfect, intuitive balance between acoustic trumpet and electronic sounds, I’ve been interested in the work of moody alien and the Thirsty Leaves label. So, when Mr. Alien (moody to his friends? somehow I doubt it) offered exclusive advance access to “MaNKil : part of”, his forthcoming release in collaboration…




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…




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…




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…




Martin Pyne / Stephen Grew duo – Winter Landscape

Martin Pyne – vibraphone Stephen Grew – piano A Hard Frost Shiver Icicles Slipper After The Snow (60:10) Tall Guy Records 008 After 2017’s “Behind The Mist”, Martin Pyne’s solo vibes album inspired by British Faerie myths, comes another improvised concept album. “Winter Landscape” is a duo set with pianist Stephen Grew, a series of…




Miss Foreign Affairs – Jihad For Dummies, Vol. 1

Owen Kilfeather – electric guitar, vocals Luiz Rocha – bass clarinet, vocals Carlos Ródenas – electric bass Enric Ponsa – drums, percussion Rich Kids of Raytheon a bit of fun, the swines… REDACTED Kiss My Asset Probable Cause (24:10) You know those albums that begin so quietly that you wonder if you pressed PLAY firmly…




RAIC – Love Lingers Like Poison in the Veins

Samuel Goff – drums, percussion, bowed dulcimer, vocals, electronics Abdul Hakim Bilal – bass, percussion Erik Schroeder – alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, percussion, flute, keyboards Zoe Olivia Kinney – cello Tim Harding – alto saxophone on Track #3 Love Lingers Like Poison in the Veins Penance Love Lingers Like Poison in the Veins (LIVE) (67.48)…