Austrian experimental guitarist Christian Fennesz, aka Fennesz, uses guitar and computer to create shimmering, swirling electronic sound of enormous range and complex musicality. Agora is his first solo album since Mahler Remixed (2014) and Bécs (2014). Even though the album was created in a minimal..
This double-album by the Chicago experimental trio Bitchin Bajas (Cooper Crain, Dan Quinlivan and Rob Frye) is their most diverse, ambitious and accomplished record since their 2010 debut.Bajas Fresh is a psychedelic and pulsative work where sound and structural exploration combine elements of kraut..
★ (Blackstar) is the acclaimed 28th and last album from David Bowie. An album as enigmatic as it is revealing, it features the Bowie of the Berlin trilogy; exploring jazz, strange textures and alienation. Thematically nihilistic, mischievous and dramatic, Bowie authors a great final work that encaps..
Blood Bitch, the sixth album from Norwegian artist Jenny Hval, revolves around themes of menstrual blood, vampirism, purification and excitation. Sonically, this concept album (co-produced by noise/avant-garde producer Lasse Marhaug) is atmospheric (think 70's horror cinema) and bewitching!An avant-..
Written and recorded over a period of four years, Callus is undoubtedly Gonjasufi's most radical, soulless, and cathartic song collection, originating from the externalization of pain, despair and rage.Produced by Gonjasufi himself, Callus was recorded extensively with the The Cure's guitarist, Pear..
Death Rattle is a collision of two monumental forces. Like a pair of clashing typhoons, Philadelphia based avant-garde guitarist James Plotkin and Norwegian free jazz drummer Paal Nilssen-Love generate chaos, disturbance and a terrifying beauty in their first ever collaborative recording project. Ja..
Swans, an intense New York band led by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Michael Gira, have explored, from their inception, a radical musical vision.Die Tür Ist Zu (German for The Door Is Closed) was initially released in 1996 but only on CD in Germany. The album was first issued on vinyl..
Disco Volante is a bold and radical work that has no equal!Formed in 1985 by the idiosyncratic Mike Patton (Faith No More, Fantomas, etc.), Mr. Bungle is a delirious experimental rock band.Released in 1995, Disco Volante is undoubtedly one the most spectacular works of the band; certainly one of &nb..
Caterina Barbieri is a young electroacoustic performer and composer at the forefront of a new generation of modular synthesizer artists. Her haunting compositions have a minimalist orientation and often explore themes related to artificial intelligence and human perception.After two acclaimed albums..
Emitter is the third release by UK based instrumental ensemble The Pirate Ship Quintet. This follows their highly acclaimed 2007 self-titled debut EP and 2012’s full length, Rope for No Hopers.The Pirate Ship Quintet’s core line-up consists of Sandy Bartai (cello), Alphie Matthews (guitar), Jonathan..
EX EYE makes music of power, control, motion and intention; music composed with precise, clockwork intricacy and ecstatic abandon. It is hard, heavy music – aggressive, cathartic, and thrilling. The instruments fluidly exchange roles; melody, harmony, riff, engine, anchor, fuel.Gathered at renowned,..
Fetish Bones is the debut album for Philadelphia-based musician, artist and activist, Camae, who performs under the name of Moor Mother.Afro-futuristic, intense, brutally realistic and strange, Fetish Bones projects and verbalizes visceral anger and confrontation, reflecting the harsh realities expe..
Between nostalgia, kitsch and abrasion...Oneohtrix Point Never's second LP released through Warp Records sees a continuation of the sound design for which composer/producer Daniel Lopatin has gained a reputation.Garden Of Delete sees OPN working more concrete and aggressive than ever before. Trackli..
Lost Themes III: Alive After Death follows the remastered reissue of classic film themes for the album Anthology (2017), made with his son Cody Carpenter and godson Daniel Davies.This new album, however, is entirely made of new material, again with the collaboration of Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davi..
JD Twitch (Optimo) and Fergus Clark (NTS Radio) offer an exploration, in fourteen carefully selected musical works, of this "Fourth World" Music Concept imagined in the 1970s by Brian Eno and trumpet player Jon Hassell, two of the most innovative musicians and influential composers. This sound unive..