Tag: Astral Spirits

Hali Palombo – Cylinder Loops

In a way, this is a séance. Illinois composer and visual artist Hali Palombo has drawn on the contents of the UCSB Library Cylinder Audio Archive to create a series of 12 short pieces (none longer than a minute and a half): tiny spells of invocation, using rare and precious ingredients to summon… what, exactly?…




Phicus – Solid

So, in the spirit of been there, done it, got the t-shirt, I was fortunate enough to see one of Phicus’ early live performances* (maybe even the first – ooh!). And much as I like their recordings to date, it’s this one that best approximates the rush, the energy, the feeling of waves and eddies…