On the Road – Asher Laub (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Collisions between the classical and contemporary music world have always gone on and to varying degrees of success. I guess where one is the realm of discipline and exactitude the other is more often the home of feeling and improvisational jamming. Getting the two to work together probably relies on being able to switch mindsets... Continue Reading →

Sarah Pagé releases Lithium Taper ahead of new album

Montreal-based experimental harpist Sarah Pagé video for "Lithium Taper" is a long rolling shot across a beautiful stark landscape, directed by experimental filmmaker Kyoka Tsukamoto. You may have heard Pagé with folk rockers The Barr Brothers, or her collaborations with wide ranging artists such as Lhasa de Sela, Nadah El Shazly, Joni Void, and chamber rock group Esmerine. Dose Curves... Continue Reading →

Ghost – Richard Wileman (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

As the central hub around which the musically intricate world of Karda Estra revolves, Richard Wileman has been responsible for a wide range of wonderfully textured, unpredictable and eclectic music. He has wandered from intense noir-ish soundtracks to sweeping celestial grandeur and embarked on everything from progressive Avant Gardening trips to jazz infused meanderings. But... Continue Reading →

Artist Profile – Illacrimo

Illacrimo are the perfect band for the post-genre world, wandering effortlessly as they do between musical styles. Whilst they have one foot firmly planted in a slick alternative rock vibe it is what they gather around that which sets them apart from their peers. Pop awareness, classical deftness, and electronic exploration all make this a... Continue Reading →

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