“Living Things” succeeds especially in its intimacy, permitting listeners to scrutinize its multifaceted underbelly of staccato crackling and gurgling wetness. They will find themselves rapt with attention, trying to discern in all that murky, bubbling saturation where exactly the drum machine dwells. Like a patient and secretive swamp creature, it doesn’t want to be found, and that is precisely the beauty of this release.
CD, Edgetone Records, 2009 15dbz.crunchpod.com I’m not terribly familiar with 15 Degrees Below Zero, although I do seem to remember liking some of the stuff that I have heard from [ … ]
CD-R, Edgetone Records, 2008 www.edgetonerecords.com/ministryofrites.html Another output of self-termed ‘sonic art’, a description that sometimes holds as much trepidation for me as it does joy. I did approach this album [ … ]
CD, Edgetone Records, 2009 http://conure.crunchpod.com/ This new release from Californian musician Mark Wilson, aka Conure, is basically focused on his work with soundscapes and noise manipulation more than on any [ … ]
CD, Edgetone Records, 2008 www.noisegoddess.com “Beautiful” is a 3-track release by CJ Borosque + Robert M. and INSTAGON. The first two tracks being of the harsher noise strain and the [ … ]
CD, Edgetone Records, 2008 15dbz.crunchpod.com 15 Degrees Below Zero consists of Daniel Blomquist, Michael Addison Mersereau and Mark Wilson and “New Travel” appears to be their 8th release. While I [ … ]
CD, Edgetone Records, 2007 conure.crunchpod.com In 1935, under the Nazi regime, the provision of the German penal code that criminalized homosexual acts between males (§175 StGB), which dated back to [ … ]