Qoniak – Mutatio CD (Hummus Records)

Qoniak is an experimental electronic duo comprised of Vincent Membrez and Lionel Friedli. The group explores so many musical spheres that it’s so difficult to grasp their music in just one listening. This duo bases its sound on vintage analog machines, profoundly detailed synthesis, and a comprehensive collection of complex rhythmical maneuvers. The highly intelligent… Read More Qoniak – Mutatio CD (Hummus Records)

Royal Hungarian Noisemakers – Le Roi Est Mort CD (Unsigned Records)

Royal Hungarian Noisemakers emanate from Budapest, Hungary. I was fortunate enough to share the stage with this live act, but also to experience their live performances a couple of times. Whoever experienced their live performance, left with the impression there’s a lot more going on, mainly because of the presence of both analog and digital… Read More Royal Hungarian Noisemakers – Le Roi Est Mort CD (Unsigned Records)

Horse Lords – The Common Task LP (Northern Spy Records)

The Common Task is a brand new album by Horse Lords, a very creative group of musicians coming from Baltimore, Maryland. The quartet has started its musical voyage in 2010, and so far has released numerous amount of excellent full-length recordings, such as a Horse Lords LP in 2012, Hidden Cities LP in 2014, Interventions… Read More Horse Lords – The Common Task LP (Northern Spy Records)

Hedoromeruhen – Airs CD (Attenuation Circuits)

Hedoromeruhen is a Japanese noise duo comprised of Daisuke Ichiba and Yasutoshi Yoshida. They’ve met each other on an exhibition in Berlin in 2012, and they were both stimulated by each other performances, so they’ve determined to start Hedoromeruhen. With Daisuke being a painter and visual artist known as Bijinga, and Yasutoshi being a well… Read More Hedoromeruhen – Airs CD (Attenuation Circuits)

V/A – My World Is Upside Down LP + 7” (PDV Records)

My World Is Upside Down is a soundtrack for a documentary movie directed by Petra Seliškar. The movie has been entirely inspired by songs, poems, work, and life of Frane Milčinski – Ježek, a multidisciplinary artist mainly known for his work as a writer, actor, comedian, and performer. His courage to criticize even the unnoticeable… Read More V/A – My World Is Upside Down LP + 7” (PDV Records)

Chen / Pitcher / Van Nort – One History of Troy LP (Attenuation Circuit)

One History Of Troy is a collaborative full-length record by free improvisation trio comprised of Jonathan Chen, Jefferson Pitcher, and Doug van Nort. However, don’t be misled by the album title, because this trio relates to the town of Troy, located in New York, not the ancient Bronze Age city of Troy. This particular location… Read More Chen / Pitcher / Van Nort – One History of Troy LP (Attenuation Circuit)