Reviews

Ingrid Schmoliner & Elena Kakaliagou, ‘Nabelóse’

July 27, 2017

Ingrid Schmoliner & Elena Kakaliagou, ‘Nabelóse’ Corvo Records, 3.3.2017 Nabelóse, released by Berlin-based sound art label Corvo Records, is a collaboration between Austrian prepared piano virtuoso/yodeler Ingrid Schmoliner and Greek French horn player Elena Kakaliagou, breathing new life into traditional folk songs from both artists’ native... 

Jeff Burch, ‘S/T’

July 26, 2017

Jeff Burch, ‘S/T’ The Spring Press, 3.3.2017 Jeff Burch founded his Spring Press imprint while living in Sydney, Australia. The label has been a way for the American-born and New Zealand-raised artist-musician to share and showcase the work produced by others that he has had the privilege to come into contact with. ... 

Robin Lohrey, ‘Robin Lohrey EP’

July 19, 2017

Robin Lohrey, ‘Robin Lohrey EP’ Vanity Press Records, 1.30.17 Patience is a virtue in dance music — it’s as much a part of the craft as knowing when to let a groove run, a pattern unfurling in the dancer’s head, rather than just tweaking the jam ad infinitum. Intricacy and insight can be fun, but sometimes it takes a record... 

Travis Laplante & Peter Evan, ‘Secret Meeting’

July 12, 2017

Travis Laplante & Peter Evan, ‘Secret Meeting’ NNA Tapes, 2.5.2016 The nature of Peter Evans and Travis Laplante’s dialogue on Secret Meeting is, naturally, secret, encrypted in a code of horns. Remaining is the record — four pieces that rise and fall in swells of codependent exuberance and exasperation, each coming from and returning to...