Posts tagged with "Rafael Anton Irisarri"

Rafael Anton Irisarri – “Empire Systems”

August 31, 2015

Rafael Anton Irisarri – “Empire Systems” Even in the wake of his tumultuous move from Seattle to New York, Rafael Anton Irisarri has stayed astoundingly busy. Last year, Irisarri and his wife lost all of their possessions in a break-in during their cross-country move. And even as Irisarri’s run a successful Indiegogo campaign to recover... 

Week in Review #83

August 29, 2015

Week in Review #83 On August 19th, Australia’s magnificent Lullabies for Insomniacs radio-show shared a new mix courtesy of Not Not Fun’s Britt Brown — bit out of our range, but since it’s still absent from their website and not too well circulated, I thought I’d appropriate it to open this... 

Substrata 1.5 in Photos

July 28, 2015

Substrata 1.5 in Photos In 2011, a time when the term “summer festival” had already come to connote the massive, multi-stage, corporate-sponsored events which have since become the norm, Rafael Anton Irisarri envisioned Substrata — a different kind of model for showcasing live music. The first edition of Substrata... 

Week in Review #67

May 9, 2015

Week in Review #67 This week’s review is a bit light/heavy because as some of you may know, Decoder’s reviews editor Steve Dewhurst is preparing for surgery… and there’s not so much more one can say about that, except Dwight’s going to be filling in as best he can for the duration. So feel... 

Week in Review #51

January 10, 2015

Week in Review #51 Happy New Year and all that; welcome to our first Week in Review in 2015. Coming off our longest break of the year, it’s also sure to be our least comprehensive… for every day we missed while staring raptly at our respective present piles, there was surely an incredible new tape or record... 

Video Premiere: Rafael Anton Irisarri – “Will Her Heart Burn Anymore”

January 7, 2015

Video Premiere: Rafael Anton Irisarri – “Will Her Heart Burn Anymore” It’s no secret that Rafael Anton Irisarri had a rough 2014. One morning in late May, a U-Haul truck containing all of Irisarri’s possessions (read: absolutely. everything.) was stolen just hours before embarking on a cross-country move from Seattle to New York. But while that mid-year tragedy... 

Premiere: Balmorhea – “Heir I (Orcas Remix)”

October 21, 2014

Premiere: Balmorhea – “Heir I (Orcas Remix)” Since it’s earliest efforts, Austin, Tx quintet Balmorhea has existed between the fringes of post-rock’s fractured and relatively sprawling sub-genres. Not “noisey” by any means, heavy on the strings without going full-Stars of the Lid, tastefully balanced between brooding lows... 

Week in Review #21

May 31, 2014

Week in Review #21 I wanted to open this week’s review with something a bit more general, the transcript of San Francisco based technologist and artist Maciej Cegłowski’s closing speech at this year’s Beyond Tellerrand web-design conference in Düsseldorf, Germany. Cegłowski looks at the history... 

V/A, ’70 Years of Sunshine’

June 10, 2013

V/A, ’70 Years of Sunshine’ Monotype Records, 4/16/2013 The discovery of LSD as a psychedelic drug was an accident. In 1943, the Swiss scientist Dr. Albert Hofmann was revisiting a five-year-old experiment with squill plants and ergot funguses in which he and his colleague Dr. Arthur Stoll had attempted to synthesize their chemical...