Reviews

Ibrahim Khider, ‘Muslimgauze: Chasing the Shadow of Bryn Jones’

December 16, 2014

Ibrahim Khider, ‘Muslimgauze: Chasing the Shadow of Bryn Jones’ Vinyl on Demand, April 2014 As I begin typing this paragraph, news channels around the world are reporting on the worst terror attack to have taken place in Jerusalem for six years. Bringing to a head a month of religious violence perpetrated by Palestinians on Jewish Israelis, two East Jerusalem men... 

Nick Storring ‘Endless Conjecture’

December 11, 2014

Nick Storring ‘Endless Conjecture’ Orange Milk Records, 11/18/2014 Endless Conjecture is the newest from Toronto’s prolific young composer and solo multi-tracker Nick Storring. Like a collection of fabricated field recordings from an imagined dimension, this is a safari of many layers, textures, and moods. Buzzes, cricks, moans, it... 

Lewis, ‘Romantic Times’

December 4, 2014

Lewis, ‘Romantic Times’ Light in the Attic Records, 8/26/2014 I hadn’t heard Lewis before this LP came my way – I slept on the reissue of the first record, L’Amour — and was excited to hear this reissue of his second known LP. For those unfamiliar with his backstory, Lewis Baloue is an alias. He recorded...