With the help of Jerry David DeCicca in the producer’s chair, Ralph E. White has returned with a new record of surreal folk-inspired music on Worried Songs called It’s More in My Body Than in My Mind. White is a wonderfully eccentric and sadly underestimated southwestern American artist that has been operating within the tangledContinue reading “Single Premiere: “Lead Man,” by Ralph E. White”
A murky world beyond your strangest dreams awaits you in Million Brazilians’ Urban Fossickated Octave. Formed from the roots of bands like Smegma, Big Blood and Cerberus Shoals, this lineup of MB is absolutely fierce. Throughout the length of the record, they tear through swamps of distorted tape loops, cursed drones and the torched remains of jazz.Continue reading “Million Brazilians – Urban Fossickated Octave”
Guerssen Records are reissuing some of the most daring, unusual and straight up mindblowing obscure records of all time. They’re doing an especially excellent job recently, so here’s a quick rundown of some of my favorite of the label’s recent batch of releases: Thomas Hamilton – Pieces For Kohn Sometimes, there is nothing more fascinatingContinue reading “April Round Up – Guerssen Records Edition”
Growing up reading the sacred pages of The Ptolemaic Terrascope, I was trained early on to jump whenever a release by the Charalambides or either of Tom or Christina Carter appears. This instinct was certainly the correct one to have for their latest record, Tom and Christina Carter. Across four vinyl sides, the Carters weaveContinue reading “Charalambides – Tom And Christina Carter”
Here’s a review I wrote back in the fall for Anna Von Hausswollf’s The Miraculous, via Elmore Magazine.
The Primal Barber Trio BARBERBarberbarbr Deserted Village (2014) Every now and then, a record just drops out of the blue and sucker-punches you, leaving you sitting on the floor in a daze, trying to figure out what had just happened. BARBERBarberbarbr by The Primal Barber Trio is possibly the best example of this kind of record. EveryContinue reading “The Primal Barber Trio – BARBERBarberbarbr”