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WITH HER acclaimed album a softer focus only just in the rear-view mirror, San Antonio sound experimentalist claire rousay has announced a new imprint, Mended Dreams, in partnership with American Dreams Records; which she intends as an outlet for highly limited editions of both solo and collaborative work that will be available ony by subscription or through the …

THE LOSS of a life partner, an intimate; for many of us an unimaginable experience, and one that words would fail to convey, either in the expression of or the condolences to the mourning. Multi-instrumentalist and composer Matt Evans was left devastated by the death of his partner, Devra Freelander; and as the composer of the …

Tristan’s solo debut is a quartet of pieces that all head out from the same wellspring in different directions, different emotions; yet with a unity of feeling. If you worship at the altar of a well-executed drone-based record, then this one is mightily pleasing, if it doesn’t break new ground, it takes you for a different look round places you thought you knew and introduces them afresh. Classy

TRISTEN KASTEN-KRAUSE, the intensely collaborative dronescaper who’s all set to release his debut album come late April, has dropped some beautifully tailored visuals to accompany his second teaser for that record – you can watch that below. “From Thin Air” follows the delicious drones of “Dawn Looming”, his first reveal from late last month; a …

LAUDED San Antonio improviser of deep, moving complexity claire rousay has announced she has a new album out in early April for American Dreams, a softer focus, which news will certainly be firing up and down the bush telegraph for those of us who like our music weird and delightful and interrogative; and by way …

JENNIFER is the avatar adopted for the world of music by Denver’s Zach Spencer, an artist who read an interview with instrumental guitar legend John Fahey in which John did away with the reputation garnered by his own work in one pithy couplet: “cosmic-sentimentalism” he called it. But that phrase stuck with Zach not as …

HAILING from the City of Glass north of the 49th, Vancouver, bowed guitarist and sound collagist C. Diab has become something of an anchoring artist over at Injazero, the London- and Istanbul-based imprint overseen by producer and journalist Siné Buyuka. He was one of Injazero’s earliest signings, debuting for the label back in 2016 with …

BERLIN’S Hainbach, the avatar for the world of the sonic and the aural which Stefan Goetsch comes out to invent under, is all set to release a new investigation of sound for London-based SA Recordings come April 9th; and a very inventive, avant-garde excursion it is too. For on Landfill Totems, Stefan’s irrepressible wonder in …

CHAZ KNAPP, the Dallas-based lo-fi organ frontiersman whose previous single drop, the warm ‘n’ weird “My TMJ Pain Might Be An Abscess” and accompanying blood-soaked video we fell down the rabbit hole of at the back end of January, has just dropped another self-styled drune, “97F At 9PM”, full of the Texas heat. Come drench …

ALESSANDRO CORTINI, otherwise, one would suspect, very much brought to your knowledge as a member of Nine Inch Nails, is to release an album for Mute in June entitled SCURO CHIARO; come gather round and hear the lead track, “Chiaroscuro”, herein. It’s deep electronica with a thrillingly scouring and distorted scope, laying beautiful waste to …