Noise In Opposition Volume 3 – is an anti-fascist, anti-prejudice comp for noise/abstract/weirdo artists, but it’s embarrassingly male according to Mark Chickenfish. Well I’m sure there are some artists out there who may be interested in creating something for this project? Details below –
Against my better judgement (alright, I wanted to do it really) I am opening submissions for a third volume of Noise In Opposition, as quite frankly the world is going to shit and we need as many people to stand up and say “Fuck The Nazis” as possible.
Thematically appropriate material is cool, but I’m not here to tell other artists what to do. The general style is noise/abstract/weirdo musics, but I’m open to offers.
If you must record a 6 hour epic drone cycle we could talk about a separate release maybe? NiO can function as an umbrella netlabel too.
Technical: uncompressed files please, sensibly eq’ed but some half-arsed mastering will be done on the whole album (if you have an artistic vision that impacts this, tell me about it). File download links can be sent through the usual social media channels or emailed to kanakala at…
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” Part of Womens Work Week – a celebration of international women working in experimental and electronic music genres. If you enjoy this review you may also be interested in one of these additional releases that we are covering this week on Toneshift.net: “
I’m always thrilled when I have the opportunity, amidst so much new talent that I’m exposed to regularly, to discover an artist’s work, an experienced septuagenarian, for the very first time. Four of Swedish composer (and Renaissance woman) Catherine Christer Hennix‘s works are nicely showcased in this co-released collection (a volume of writings is forthcoming via Blank Forms) of Selected Early Keyboard Works.
I find it quite interesting when unknown creatives who have been better known as scientists, visual artists, mathematicians and philosophers (like Hennix) are brought into the light of public consciousness, especially when they have worked on their craft for four plus decades with little recognition. This is all so much more satisfying (to these ears) when the focus is on the minimal. As a youth Hennix also worked at Stockholm’s…
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You can never have enough of The Space Lady : )
Artist: The Space Lady
Title: greatest hits
Keywords: pop, electronic, synthesizer
I know… I know.. and I’m even fully aware of already having discussed this lovely album over here, but sometimes it’s nice to have it ripen in the back of my head and return to it like a fine wine that has stood through the seasons to make all the flavors pop out for the best. When I first heard it I was just fully flabbergasted and surprised about its discovery through a good friend (graham Boosey) who had seen this lady perform in concert. I was fully blown away by just hearing this album so imagine how blown away his enthusiasm was, but now with the time passing gracefully and the music flourishing like a flower over time in my own memory storage system, I thought reviewing it for a second time was a nice little thing to…
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There’s so much going on , too much for one person to keep up so looking through the Toneshift site I stumbled on this gem. Better late than never : )
From UK-based Cold Spring Records comes the new release by Mayuko Hino (from the band CCCC) titled Lunisolar. It’s two lengthy tracks starting with the crusty drone vs. monastery bells on Fantainhead. It’s like an open circuit mixed with heavy rough winds, a low-fi reverberating buzz and a centering tone of a gong-like bell. 日野繭子 makes no bones about her wide-ranging noisician flexability here, nor her honored place in the contemporary Japanoise scene. After all, she’s been actively at it since the early 90s, even though this is only her second solo record. Unlike a bevy of artists who just make ear-splitting sonic somersaults, Hino’s sound is more impressionistic and staggered in its delivery, incorporating a yin/yang of the industrial and environmental.
The severe blast of wired drones sound like a giant firehose battling a blaze in the final minutes of track one. The half-stops and firestarts are…
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Instead of playlists this Summer, I’m going to highlight and post compilations that may be of interest to listeners, covering all electronic genres and diverse in sound. Although this collection is not solely electronic, it does spotlight some of the artists creating experimental music.
Pauchi Sasaki wears her Speaker Dress (2014), containing 96 loudspeakers. Photo by Juan Pablo Aragon. © Pauchi SasakiOur clothes can be seen as a form of communication between ourselves and the outside world. They give a visual impression of who we are and how we would like to be seen by others. Pauchi Sasaki designs dresses…
Recommended site – Between Air and Electricity – Cathy van Eck