Music Reviews

CUSPEDITIONS

Lu Katavist - Inburst

Lu Katavist has been an eager sound navigator for some good years by now, even if he might be a...

ECSTATIC

L/F/D/M - M Is A Shape

In the past three years - of these dull times that the music industry is enduring - Kompakt...

MODERN CLASSICS RECORDINGS

Tinariwen - The Radio Tisdas Sessions & Amassokoul

Judging by the combined number of live shows attended and albums in my collection, the group who...

LION PRODUCTIONS

49th Parallel - Singles

Back in the pre-internet days, collectors of 1960s psych had considerably fewer sources of...

MUSIC FROM MEMORY

Leon Lowman - Liquid Diamonds

All things are a version of other things, at times of things that would never be put together if...

MORPHINE RECORDS

Senyawa - Menjabi

I recall a two-volume compilation of Indonesian garage, psychedelic rock and rock and roll that I...

BLANK EDITIONS

Tomaga - Familiar Obstacles

Tomaga is a new and exciting London based project consisting of musicians Valentina Magaletti and...

FUTURE NUGGETS

Future Nuggets - Sounds Of The Unheard From...

Here’s a simple question: How many bricks do you need to build a wall? Of course, it depends on...

SUBLIME FREQUENCIES

Omar Khorshid - Guitar El Chark

Guitarist nonpareil Omar Khorshid was a native son of Egypt, that country whose mysterious...

ARHOOLIE RECORDS

Aziz Herawi - Master of Afghani Lutes

A lot of people don't realize that there is a lot more to Afghanistan than the Taliban and...

SUBLIME FREQUENCIES

Baba Commandant & The Mandingo Band - Juguya

Burkinabé traditional music has continued to flourish and musical output remains quite diverse.

MEAKUSMA

Mix Mup - Beach Hotel De Haan

Mekusma hosts Mix Mup's new release, adequately entitled ''Beach Hotel De Haan''.

DARK ENTRIES

Lena Platonos - Gallop

As many culturally established nations worldwide, the Greeks have had their own times of...

ROCKADROME

Truth and Janey - Erupts!

The American Midwest. The farm belt. Heartland. Breadbasket. Flyover country. Call this region...

GINJOHA

Nigel Samways - Forest of Robots

Asimovian ambient for robots with positronic implants of Charlie Parker’s memory. We find many...

PEINTURE ET SCULPTURE

Jonas Jensen - Aftenlandet

It doesn't stand out in a memorable way and, probably, it won't stick with you for too long after...