Month: December 2020

BROKENGOD – “MINUS MISADVENTURES IN THE BALTIC WAVES”

Broken beats, data-fucked drones of reverb eating its own tail, “Minus Misadventures in the Baltic Waves” is a kaleidoscopic experimental journey into process driven experimental electronic music inspired by cyberpunk, science fiction film soundtracks, the sound of computer glitches and the absolute state of 2020 so far. Perhaps an absolutely bonkers offering of this kind …

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PREMISES – SURFACER

Surfacer, the new EP by Boston, MA based Premises present a big tent approach to electronic music that marries mathy apreggios, layered breakbeats and organic percussion with strong melodic pop sensibilities and ambient shadings. Premises long reach delivers on the promises that bands like Arms & Sleepers, DNTEL and The American Dollar started 10 + …

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MARGIE JEAN LEWIS – “INK”

On Margie Jean Lewis’s contribution for the London based label Bad Life’s compilation, Lewis uses the solo voice to create rhythmic cut up percussive movements, arching drones and floating melodies that scrape the low cloud ceiling of the track’s ambient cover. A beautiful and expressive composition that marries distinct melodic phrasings, thrilling pitch manipulation while …

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TOME TO THE WEATHER MACHINE PODCAST 067

tometotheweathermachine · Tome to the Weather Machine Podcast 067 NORAH LORWAY – “WAVE END” – FUTURE VOID (DISTANT BLOOM) Future Void by Norah Lorway GREENHOUSE – “OVERGROWN” – WHELM (AUDIO. VISUALS. ATMOSPHERE) Whelm by Greenhouse MILLION SQUARE – “SEEPS A LIGHT” Seeps a Light by Million Square FLOCKS – “GRAMMAR KING” Grammar King by FLOCKS …

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FIGURES OF DEVOTION – RHAPSODY IN TRAVEL (HURT COLLECTION, 2020)

I received this beautifully laid out package in the mail containing the cassette of Figures of Devotion 2020 album Rhapsody in Travel. Included with the cassette were several gorgeous photos of unmarked land and cityscapes. According to the scant info card it is noted that these songs were composed and recorded in Texas, Wisconsin, Utah …

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TOP 50 OF 2020

50. BABE, TERROR – HORIZOGON Horizogon by Babe, Terror ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 49. GERYCZ / POWERS / ROLIN – BEACON (GARDEN PORTAL) Beacon by Gerycz / Powers / Rolin ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 48. ARCA – KICK I (XL) Listeon on Spotify ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 47. CHICAGO UNDERGROUND QUARTET – GOOD DAYS (ASTRAL SPIRIT) Good Days by Chicago Underground Quartet ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 46. …

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