Ragenap – Thriving Culture

Thriving Culture finds Ragenap, Chicago’s master of drone music, surfing through rumbling and howling waves of distorted guitar. For his second album through American Dreams Records, Ragenap, AKA Joel Berk, is perhaps at his most dynamic. Across two side-length tracks and one mini reprise, Berk utilizes a bank of effect pedals to create soundscapes thatContinue reading “Ragenap – Thriving Culture”

October Roundup – Son of Buzzi, The Happy Hour Band, Forgotten Bottom & More.

There is no silence this October. Only new music. So let’s dive straight into this month’s Roundup!  Son of Buzzi – The Ghost Son of Buzzi is more of a multimedia art installation than a band. The Swiss duo composes 12-string guitar fantasias to be the backdrop (or rather, a collaboration with) a variety ofContinue reading “October Roundup – Son of Buzzi, The Happy Hour Band, Forgotten Bottom & More.”

Flying Saucer Attack – Land Beyond The Sun

Flying Saucer Attack Land Beyond The Sun (1994) Drag City Records 7″ Flying Saucer Attack was one of those groups that could caress you in a soft blanket of ethereal sound one minute and blast out your eardrums with wonderfully seismically droning feedback the next (for a perfect example of this, check out their masterpiece,Continue reading “Flying Saucer Attack – Land Beyond The Sun”