Finding Closure In A Timelapse : A Conversation With Andrew Crawshaw

Feature Photo by Jason Bledsoe Seattle-based Andrew Crawshaw is one creatively busy guy. Besides making music as Meridian Arc, he puts time in with side bands SOMAFREE INSTITUTE, New Frontiers, Old Dark House, Vortex, drummer in Terminal Fuzz Terror, a handful of in-process projects with amazing musicians. And he also runs graphic design company Broken […]

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Pattern Music : A Conversation With Jonas Munk and Nicklas Sørensen

For the past several years musicians Jonas Munk and Nicklas Sørensen have had a productive collaboration going. Munk, who is co-runner of record label El Paraiso Records(as well as playing guitar in Causa Sui and releasing electronic music under the Manual moniker and under his own name), produced Sørensen’s first two solo LPs(titled Solo 1 […]

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Mr. Eff : Eyes Down

New York, 1981. Times Square was still littered with drug deals, porno theaters, and a general sense post-apocalyptic urban decay. By this point even Travis Bickle had said the hell with it, parked the cab, and moved to the suburbs. The “Big Apple” was indeed rotting to the core. It’d be several years before Giuliani […]

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Missions : Subcreature

There’s a nocturnal feel to Missions full-length debut album Subcreature. A neon glow the emanates like reflections on seedy city streets when the safety of daylight is its furthest distance from you. Dark electro beats and subtle synth structures make a musical narrative for electronic vocals to slink along with. Missions, aka Los Angeles-based musician […]

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Umberto : Helpless Spectator

Matt Hill, aka Umberto, has been making eerie, haunting electronic noise now for the better part of our current decade. Capturing the queasy vibes of 60s psychedelics and 70s Giallo into his own musical prism, Umberto played a big part in helping to create the imagined soundtrack universe. Ranging from subtle techno pulses, to dense […]

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