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Video Premiere: Celer – “Tangent Lines”

October 28, 2014

Video Premiere: Celer – “Tangent Lines” Celer’s music has always provided a deeply personal escape through melancholic, moving drones and washes of elegiac textures. Zigzag, Will Long’s previous release under the long running and highly prolific guise, was inspired by ultrasound broadcasts of his then in-womb first child. The... 

Video: Exray’s – VESSEL XII_Press Conference No.1

October 24, 2014

Video: Exray’s – VESSEL XII_Press Conference No.1 “…during that time, we decided to suspend all personal memories [garbled] . . . because I had no other valuable skills, I agreed to be the keeper of the logbook. To continue with full memory and remembrance about what happened to our planet.” -Extract from “Logbook_II” This... 

Video: Chris Herbert – “Cité Radieuse”

October 23, 2014

Video: Chris Herbert – “Cité Radieuse” I first came into contact with Chris Herbert‘s drone suites by way of Mezzontint, Herbert’s debut release on Kranky in 2006. Having never even come across the Birmingham, U.K. producer’s name or sonic signatures before, I relied on the Kranky logo printed on the slipcase to be my guide.... 

Video Premiere: Lanuk – “oV”

October 22, 2014

Video Premiere: Lanuk – “oV” In his 1980 book Emotion William Lyons suggests that fear of the dark arises when one’s “imagination might suggest holes or pits to fall into, things to attack or startle, or more ethereal enemies.” Abstraction, in the artistic sense, can work in a similar way. For instance, take... 

Video: Last Ex – “Girl Seizure”

October 15, 2014

Video: Last Ex – “Girl Seizure” Last Ex is a new instrumental duo comprised of Simon Trottier and Oliver Fairfield, two fixtures in the Canadian experimental/punk scene and members of Timber Timbre. Constellation Records released the duo’s self-titled LP yesterday, and have so far unveiled a couple of impressive tracks, “Hotel... 

Video: M. Sage – “Data in the Details (Mover Isuzu Dub Edit)”

October 8, 2014

Video: M. Sage – “Data in the Details (Mover Isuzu Dub Edit)” It’s no secret that Matthew Sage‘s sonic works are essential listening for visitors to the Decoder website. His evocative constructions are infused with an uncanny intricacy yet on the surface play out in a nearly ambient nature. Sage has conjured up a process for transforming his own instrumentation,...