Mute Duo – Lapse in Passage

Mute Duo is creating some of the most elemental, progressive music today. Lapse in Passage is undeniable proof of that. Hailing from Chicago, Mute Duo (A.K.A. Sam Wagster and Skyler Rowe) create sweeping grand soundscapes with a remarkable combination of pedal steel, piano and percussion. Shades of spiritual jazz, post rock and the bare, broken down essentialsContinue reading “Mute Duo – Lapse in Passage”

Garcia Peoples – Natural Facts

The music of Garcia Peoples is always a deeply cathartic force. Even at its darkest, it can lift you up out of whatever state you’re in, and take you to a lighter, better place. It recharges you when you’re running spiritually on empty. In fact, listening to this new record specifically reminds me of theContinue reading “Garcia Peoples – Natural Facts”

Qarafa – Tape 1

Qarafa‘s Tape 1 is a smoldering, moody landscape of hazy, hallucinatory sounds that envelops around you like voracious quicksand. A total bedrock of atmospheric post-rock blended with the shadowy ghost of spiritual jazz.  The band is a supergroup of Toronto’s experimental music scene, as the members have previously been in Ischemic, RETIRED and Horse Lung.Continue reading “Qarafa – Tape 1”