Posts tagged with "Benoit Pioulard"

Evolve In That Setting: An Interview with Colin Blanton, Ant’lrd

September 21, 2017

Evolve In That Setting: An Interview with Colin Blanton, Ant’lrd As Ant’lrd, Colin Blanton records dreamy experimental music that’s surprisingly hard to pin down. Blurring the boundaries between otherworldly ambient, minimalistic drone, wide-eyed sound collages, and just about everything in between, each new work issued by Blanton uncovers yet another facet of... 

Life Unboxed: Bryon’s 2015

January 19, 2016

Life Unboxed: Bryon’s 2015 This time around, looking back at the past year is interesting, to say the least. Challenges and successes were bountiful, many significant spirits — important both to me and to the cultural landscape — departed for places not of this Earth, and there seemed to be equal amounts of growth... 

Week in Review #96

November 26, 2015

Week in Review #96 This week we’re leading with the latest cool burn from Chicago’s BARO Records, a truly slipstream vaporwave double-feature courtesy of two foundational projects; Hong Kong Express and t e l e p a t h テレパシー能力者,  titled Gateway アセンション, and released just under our... 

Week in Review #95

November 21, 2015

Week in Review #95 Opening things up this week —  if you’re in Belgium and need a minute way to opt for variety this week — next Saturday the Eastern Daze festival will convene at Ghent’s Vooruit arts center, featuring performances by Görkem Şen, Antti Tolvi, Sarah Davachi, Arnold Dreyblatt,... 

Week in Review #93

November 7, 2015

Week in Review #93 If you run into our blogs editor Bobby Power, congratulate him on a new job and impending move to from Denver to North Carolina — a good deal closer to our little Appalachian circuit. Hopefully we’ll have him back in the review shortly. In slightly older news, I wanted to open this week’s... 

Week in Review #85

September 12, 2015

Week in Review #85 #1 – 9.8.2015 – Chondritic Sound unveiled half a dozen new tapes, a batch orchestrated to couch their magnificent 300th release, a label compilation sporting “18 artists reflecting the past, present and future of the label,” titled All the Little Devils Are Proud of Hell. The... 

Benoît Pioulard – “X”

August 18, 2015

Benoît Pioulard – “X” I nearly jumped out of my chair when I found out Thomas Meluch announced another new album this year as Benoit Pîoulard. As soon as I hit the play button on “X,” though, my excitement evolved into a delicious strain of heightened serenity. With his slew of drone-leaning releases from 2015 —... 

Video Premiere: Benoît Pioulard – “TGV2743”

May 25, 2015

Video Premiere: Benoît Pioulard –  “TGV2743” There’s something subliminally perfect about the pairing of train travel, real or imagined, with ambient-drone music. Decoder has highlighted the combination previously, and the new Newcastle Upon Tyne label Rail Cables wants to make the connection more concrete — though they don’t limit... 

Embracing Contingency: An Interview with Benoît Pioulard

May 12, 2015

Embracing Contingency: An Interview with Benoît Pioulard It’s easy to introduce Thomas Meluch and his music as Benoît Pioulard by talking about dreams — for example, by mentioning how parts of his new album Sonnet (and even his moniker) came to him while he was asleep. But I really want to begin by emphasizing how beautiful Sonnet is. It’s... 

Week in Review #53

January 24, 2015

Week in Review #53 We’re beginning this Week in Review with a couple exciting announcements. From now on, Free Form Freakout’s exceptional, ongoing FFFoxy Podcast will be co-hosted every weekend in the Week in Review, heading up alternate installments. The FFFoxy Podcast was born out of the free range approach...