How do you explain the inexplicable? Those things that cannot be explained which lurk where we fear to tread once that last light goes dark. Have you ever been witness to a mischief of unexplained origin knocking about an old library or farmhouse? Objects set along the mantelpiece moved to another room, or words scribbled […]Read More Repeated Viewing and Timothy Fife Explore Paranormal Sounds of the Synthesizer
As Imitation Of Faith, the new album by producer Belial Pelegrim opens, you’re treated to a bevy of sonic delights. The track “Scorpia” seems to have it all; from the click-clack rhythm to video game noises, liquid-y synths, and a microcosm of electronic buzzes and blips, it feels like you’ve stepped into some other realm. […]Read More Belial Pelegrim : Imitation Of Faith
I knew the name Wendy Carlos as a little kid. Mainly because of The Shining, A Clockwork Orange, and Tron. Hers was a name that stood out in the credits of films I watched and sort of rewired my brain as a kid. I knew that Wendy was a musician, but I never quite understood […]Read More Wendy Carlos, The Maestro
Listen, I know it’s hard for you to admit it but let’s face facts: Christmas is just around the corner. Sure, we’ve still got Thanksgiving to hit but in case you haven’t looked outside lately there’s lots of white stuff on the ground. School has been cancelled already due to icy roads and I’ve already […]Read More Andrew Bird : Hark!
It’s been an amazing year for music. If you don’t think so, you’re ears aren’t open. In-particular, the year in electronic/heavy synth has been incredible. From artists like Hunter Complex, Skragn, Jonas Munk and Nicklas Sorensen; to Galactic Protector, Skeleton Beach, Mr. Eff, and Cory Kilduff, the year has been an overwhelming wave of forward-thinking […]Read More Default Mode Network : A Talk With Circadian Rhythm Section’s Derek Jones; “Imposter Syndrome” Video Premiere
Listening to Sudan Archives debut album Athena you feel as if you’ve discovered something new, something unique. The Ohio-raised violinist/songwriter mixes her influences and inspirations into something quite gorgeous and one-of-a-kind. Her EDM/Soul/R&B/glitch music combines bits of Solange, Oneohtrix Point Never, Andrew Bird, and something not quite of this earth to make a startling, dark, […]Read More Sudan Archives : Athena
Burial Grid works in the darkness. It’s not some blatant creepy faux dark vibe, but really tapping into a kind of darkness that sits inside all of us all our lives. The thoughts we think but never set free in words and in ears. The doomed twins hapless and hopeless that are always in the […]Read More Burial Grid : Babies in the Bunker EP