Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Aidan Baker & Tomas Jarmyr - Werl


 I had written about Werl 3 last year, which Aidan Baker's collab with Gareth Davies and Tomas Jarmyr (Motorpsycho). This album is the precursor of that one, but not in Baker's usual ambient/drone style. This is Baker sodomizing the guitar and Jarmyr blasting everywhere, playing an unstoppable prog/free jazz/post metal delirium, always reaching higher and higher. 2016 cd on Consouling Sounds.


PS: On vacation as of yesterday, so no posts for a few days.

Monday, July 4, 2022

Graveyards – Unmarked Graves


Too damn good to be true. John Olson on sax and noise, Ben Hall on drums, Hans Buetow on cello, free jazz/noise fuckery. 2010 cdr on Editions Brokenresearch.


Saturday, July 2, 2022

Friday, July 1, 2022

Bul-Bul Tarang Gang – Kali



I've posted their second tape four years ago; this is their first one. Hypnotic, elegiac, Arab and raga-inspired psych rock, like a more lysergic, lo-fi Rhyton. 2012 tape on Sloow Tapes.


Thursday, June 30, 2022

Arvo Pärt - Kanon Pokajanen (Cappella Amsterdam directed by Daniel Reuss)

Arvo Pärt - Kanon Pokajanen album cover 

I think there are three or four different recordings of Kanon Pokajanen; this is probably the most recent one. It's really one of Arvo's best works, actually many choir melodies on this one could be black metal or d-beat riffs. 2016 cd on Harmonia Mundi.


Wednesday, June 29, 2022

VYRYV x Morbid Debasement - Split

VYRYV - Split album cover

VYRYV is Lee Stokoe (Culver, etc, regular readers you know my worship) playing Posh Isolation-style synth ambient; Morbid Debasement plays more dark-ambient-ish with organ. Cool stuff. 2019 2X3" cdr.


Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Shady Glyphs - Meditations On Caligari's Shadow


Amazing devotional fourth-world pagan ambient ritual similar to Vibracathedral Orchestra and Million Brazilians by this unknown Yorkshire project (though I suspect an Ashtray Navigations connection...). 2019 cd on Memoirs Of An Aesthete.