Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fortune presents gifts not according to the book

February finishes strong with some really great scores: the new Whitman LP, Bellows and Ielasi CDs, Portraits LP and the strange Brinkmann Ambarchi collaborative homage to Morton Feldman. What a great year of music so far!

Forthcoming:

Mv & ee – space homestead (woodsiest) may 2012
Lost in the humming air – music inspired by harold budd (oktaf) w/ mokira, irisarri, deupree, biosphere, xela, etc.
Mara trax – sensibilia 12” (perlon 90)
Seaworthy – bellows and breath (preservation circa 112)
Sparkling wide pressure – grandfather harmonic (preservation circa 212)
Vatican shadow – kneel before religious icons (type 105)
Fenn o’berg – in hell (emego 141)
Main – adrifting (at the surface)
Robert hampson – dvd/cd (emego)

New this week:

Mark mcguire & Charles berlitz presents – inner tube (pacific city sound visions 017) feb 2012
David sylvian – a victim of stars 1982 – 2012 (virgin) feb 2012

Grabbed:

Kane ikin + david wenngren – strangers (kesh 017) February 2012
Keith fullerton Whitman – generators (demego 024) feb 2012
Iibiis rooge – life in a bloodcell (winged sun 21) feb 2012
Cleared – breaking day (immune 024) jan 2012
Gareth Dickson – noon ep (12k 3011) feb 2012
Gareth Dickson – quite a way away (12k 1070) feb 2012
Steve peters + steve roden – not a leaf remains as it was (12k 1069)
Dirty three, the – toward the low sun (drag city) feb 2012
Bellows – reelin’ (entr’acte 128) feb 2012
Giuseppe ielasi – untitled, 2011 (entr’acte 129) feb 2012
Cory allen + marcus fischer – two/twenty-two (self released) feb 2012
Disappears – pre-language (kranky) feb 2012
mouse on mars - parastrophics (monkeytown 22) feb 2012
whomadewho – brighter (kompakt CD097) feb 2012
Thomas brinkmann + oren ambarchi – the Mortimer trap (black truffle 006) feb 2012
Portraits – portraits (important records 345) feb 2012
Greg haines – digressions (preservation 33) feb 2012

Older stuff:

Trophies – become objects of daily use (monotype 037) july 2011

Friday, February 17, 2012

Schnee Bud

Not a bad start to the year. Finding a decent amount of great music. February's been abnormally mild as well. Some spring-y days with sunshine - totally unexpected. Thanks to everyone!

Further investigation:

Jason urick – I love you (thrill jockey) jan 2012
Zomes – improvisations (thrill jockey) jan 2012

Forthcoming:

Jefre cantu-ledesma – faceless kiss b/w blut mond 7” (emerald cocoon 008/alone together #6)
Gareth Dickson - Noon ep (12k) feb 2012
Gareth Dickson – quite a way away (12k 1070) feb 2012
Steve peters & Steve roden – not a leaf remains as it was (12k 1069) feb 2012
Lotus plaza – (kranky) mar 2012
Main attrakionz – 808s & dark grapes (type 104v)
Dustin wong – dreams say, view, create, shadow leads (thrill jockey) feb 2012

Grabbed:

Nuojuva – valot kaukaa (preservation 33) feb 2012
Mark van hoen – the revenant diary (emego) jan 2012
Howling Hex, The – Wilson Semiconductors (Drag City 501) December 2011
Matthew Freidberger – Arrested on Charges of Unemployment (Thrill Jockey 262f) January 2012
Earth – angels of darkness, demons of light II (southern lord) feb 2012
Mirroring – foreign body (kranky) feb 2012
Gultskra artikler – abut anet (miasmah) feb 2012
Loops of your heart – and never ending nights (magazine) feb 2012
Terranova – hotel amour (kompakt 95cd) feb 2012
Derek rogers – institution amet c64 (space slave editions) feb 2012
Andrea belfi – wege (room40 446) feb 2012
Perispirit – spiritual church movement (digitalis vinyl) jan 2012
black to comm - earth (de stijl) february 2012
stephan mathieu + caro mikalef - radioland (panoramica) february 2012

Older stuff:

Wolfgang voigt - R├╝ckverzauberung 3 (en/of 42) aug 2011
lithops - formationen (a-musik 35) march 2011

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

(Nothing but) Blood

Small post today just to stay on top of it. Life's going a little too fast for end of January. DJing a wedding in August ~ got a little anxiety about that - figuring out the stereo setup, picking out appropriate tunes at the right time, going through my collection, etc. Soccer meeting next week, and hopefully some freelance work in a few months. As always, way too much great music and not nearly enough time to give it a proper listen.

Forthcoming:

mirroring (Grouper & tiny vipers) – foreign body (kranky)
Haino / jim o’rourke / oren ambarchi – imikuzushi CD (black truffle 007)
Head boggle – headboggle LP (spectrum spools 012)
Whomadewho – brighter (kompakt 97)
Stephan mathieu – a static place (minority) 2LP w/ 20 min. bonus track feb 2012
Pimmon + Fabio Orsi - Procrastination (home normal) may 2012
Chihei Hatakeyama + Asuna july 2012
Derek rogers – a crack in everything c40 (prairie fire 042) jan 2012
Derek rogers – you were familiar I remember c30 (moon mist 8) jan 2012
Derek rogers – hex illumination (fabrica)
Derek rogers – open windows (hobo cult)

Missed (still interested):

Zammuto – idiom wind ( ) jan 2012


Grabbed:

Bryter layter – two lenses (students of decay) jan 2012
From the mouth of the sun – woven tide (experimedia) jan 2012
Christina vantzou – no.1 remixes (experimedia?/kranky?) jan 2012
Ilyas ahmed – with endless fire (immune) jan 2012
Ryan Teague – field drawing (village green) jan 2012
Starving weirdos – land lines (amish 044) January 2012
Cardinal - hymns (fire) January 2012
Oren ambarchi – audience of one (touch 83) jan 2012
Richard youngs – core to the brave (root strata 87) jan 2012
Fire! with Jim O’Rourke – Released (rune grammofon 2120) jan 2012
Windy & carl – we will always be (kranky) jan 2012
Franco falsini – cold nose LP (spectrum spools 014)
Dolphins into the future – canto arquipelago (underwater peoples) jan 2012
Gesellschaft zur emanzipation des samples – more circulations 7” (faitiche 07) jan 2012
Pop ambient 2012 (kompakt) jan 2012
Refractor – locus suspectus (under the spire) dec 2011