Alpha Hopper – Last Chance Power Drive LP (Swimming Faith / Radical Empathy)

This material is, what I truly believe, a second full-length by this Buffalo, NY-based quartet. Despite being fully aware of all the activities surrounding Swimming Faith, this recording somehow went under the radar, but luckily, now I have a chance to write a couple of lines about it. For those who missed my previous reviews… Read More Alpha Hopper – Last Chance Power Drive LP (Swimming Faith / Radical Empathy)

Fixateur Externe – A Fekete Gong CS (Unsigned / Blastbeat Worship)

Here’s another interesting experimental recording, recently released by Unsigned and Blastbeat Worship. Like many other avant-garde outlets, Fixateur Externe are strangers to these pages, and I previously had a chance to review a couple of their releases. Fixateur Externe is more of a collective than a project, mainly because it gathers various Hungarian experimental artists… Read More Fixateur Externe – A Fekete Gong CS (Unsigned / Blastbeat Worship)

Rovar17 & The Three​-​Brained Robot – Split CS (Alien Seduction)

Here’s another experimental release worth mentioning that would be such a treat for those who’re not looking out for any particular subgenre of avant-garde music. Both outlets are exploring various experimental genres, so this material appears as diverse and unique as possible. Rovar17 is not a stranger to these pages, and I had a chance… Read More Rovar17 & The Three​-​Brained Robot – Split CS (Alien Seduction)

Kaouenn – Mirages LP (Various Labels)

Mirages is one of those albums you’re stumbling upon once in a lifetime. It’s a material that delivers freshness, uniqueness, and entertainment by simultaneously blending various aesthetics with an aim to enhance the listening experience even more. Mirages is the most-advanced recording by Kaouenn, the alter-ego of Nicola Amici, an Italian multi-instrumental artist with residence… Read More Kaouenn – Mirages LP (Various Labels)

Fashion Bird Danger Danger – Phanerothymes LP

Fashion Bird Danger Danger is a psychedelic pop supergroup consisting of John Wlaysewski and Olive Hui (Late Cambrian), Matthew Milligan and Joey Slater (Wheatus), Lisa Hammer (Mors Syphilitica, Triana Orpheus on Venture Bros), and Levi Wilson (Radiana). These highly experienced musicians shared samples and ideas back and forth between August and December of 2020, during… Read More Fashion Bird Danger Danger – Phanerothymes LP

Captain Frederickson – Absolute Disaster

Sometimes instead of composing music about serious issues that globally struck upon humankind on a regular basis, musicians feel an urge to record music about hilarious stuff that no one would ever think. Captain Frederickson is one of those groups focusing on the humorous side of life, but still, the group supports charities with their… Read More Captain Frederickson – Absolute Disaster

Solarminds – Her Spirit Cracked The Sky LP (Mind Altering Records)

Solarminds are roaming the scene for quite a while, and their unstoppable creativity creates wonders on each subsequent album. Since their formation in 2001, the group took a particular direction that evolved for two decades, so their music only becomes more meaningful, deep, and detailed with time. No matter if you ever stumbled upon their… Read More Solarminds – Her Spirit Cracked The Sky LP (Mind Altering Records)