This little round up highlights two releases that came out recently as single track works. Both are quite different. "Pedro Tudela and Miguel Carvalhais have collaborated as @c since 2000. In 2003 they founded the Crónica label, and have since been publishing experimental electronic music and sound art. They have released more than 20 albums … Continue reading @c – Re:Coimbra / Steve Luck – Crescent Moon.
The latest release on the Italian based KrysaliSound label is a collaborative piece between musician and label boss Francis M. Gri, painter Andrea Scodellaro and video maker Alisa Javits. The result is a highly limited Cd that is accompanied by a unique framed painting by Scodellaro that is limited to only 9 copies. "For many … Continue reading Gri / Scodellaro/ Javits – B/ue.
The success of a label is creating an identity that notifies people straight away who released this work, without it being a mere repetition of what has cone previously. Lost Tribe Sound is one of those labels that has a true organic identity coupled with a dedication to putting out the most amazing looking releases … Continue reading Lost Tribe Sound – The Phonometrician / William Ryan Fritch / Vieo Abiungo.
Time is short and submissions are in abundance. Those that make it onto the blog pages are those that I want to share. Unfortunately due to time restraints I can't always do the further in-depth reviews I normally do. That said all these releases have their own special qualities and all get the DAF tick … Continue reading A collection.
The name Sontag Shogun has been on my radar, but it wasn't till the release of the collaborative 7" with Moskitoo on Home Normal ("The Things We Let Fall Apart / The Thunderswan") that I actually got to sample their wares. With their new album dropping a handful of days ago on New York's Youngblood … Continue reading Sontag Shogun – It Billows Up / Hilsa – Hilsa.
"Eau" sees the return pairing of Dutch experimentalists Mariska Baars (Soccer Committee, L.M.R.W, Piipstjilling) and Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek, Piipstjilling, L.M.R.W and many more collaborations). Both artists are adept explorers of sound, working together in a variety of quartets with Rutger through his Machinefabriek alias being well known for his work, especially collaborations with the likes … Continue reading Mariska Baars / Rutger Zuydervelt – eau.
Krysalisound was started by Sound Artist Francis M Gri in 2010 to release his own works. He opened it up to other artists in 2016 and has released works from the likes of øjeRum, Hirotaka Shirotsubaki, James A. McDermid and Drawing Virtual Gardens amongst others. It's this last artist that is the link to Tropic … Continue reading Tropic Of Coldness – Maps of Reason.