Alan Courtis & Aaron Moore – Bring Us Some Honest Food LP (Dancing Wayang Records)

In the discordant, jangly, textural multi-instrumental sounds on this album is a pointed concern with honesty. We’ve got an album title saying “Bring Us Some Honest Food”, and all of the track titles have the word “honest” included. I take it as the artists’ playful injection of thoughts regarding the debasement of art, food, and… Read More Alan Courtis & Aaron Moore – Bring Us Some Honest Food LP (Dancing Wayang Records)

Basked Unit – LMNOP c50 (Old Frontiers)

Basked Unit as they appear on this recording make a low fidelity drone-space-wash sort of abstract drumless psychedelic music. LMNOP is the one-microphone-in-the-room variety of basement tape experimental/industrial psychedelia. Prime. The Unit’s small group of sound manipulators together improvisationally create dense atmospheric sound pictures, and spontaneously make a cross-fading slide show out of them. Present… Read More Basked Unit – LMNOP c50 (Old Frontiers)

Ashtray Navigations – A Shimmering Replica (vhf 2015) with a discussion on prolificness

There’s a part of me that might want Melanie O’Dubshlaine and Phil Todd to go crappy. Maybe I have a nihilistic current that runs through me which assumes that everything I’ve held close to me as truthful and sublime will one day be revealed as hollow or (maybe worse?-) be bastardized down to something cheap,… Read More Ashtray Navigations – A Shimmering Replica (vhf 2015) with a discussion on prolificness