Lost In Possibilities With Ashley Paul

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. For a long while, Ashley Paul has made music that hits me like nobody else. Her songs are filled with open spaces that feel like invitations. There are elements of whimsy infused with pensiveness and cathartic reflections, all wrapped into strange, remarkable sonic experiments. Intricate banalities transform into organic, sprawling … Continue reading Lost In Possibilities With Ashley Paul

Looking Back to Move Forward: Charles Curtis on Terry Jennings, La Monte Young, & the Weight of Sound

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. In a conversation between Saltern’s Tashi Wada and Charles Curtis from Blank Forms 07, they discuss the perception that many of Curtis’s performances of certain pieces are seen as “definitive.” It’s an interesting conversation that feels pertinent in relation to the release of Curtis’s performance of Terry Jennings’s Piece for … Continue reading Looking Back to Move Forward: Charles Curtis on Terry Jennings, La Monte Young, & the Weight of Sound

Aqueous & Tactile: An Interview With Alexandra Spence

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Alexandra Spence’s latest for Room 40, Blue Waves, Green Waves, has a tactile quality to it buoyed by mesmerizing field recordings and engaging spoken word passages. The music comes in interconnected fragments that lithely trace an invisible path that is both felt and unknown. Dichotomies play out in unusual ways forming … Continue reading Aqueous & Tactile: An Interview With Alexandra Spence

Creating His Own Sound: An Interview With John Butcher

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. John Butcher’s LP series with Ni Vu Ni Connu has been eye-opening and enthralling. Working with an incredible array of artists such as Sophie Agnel, Tony Buck, Magda Mayas, Liz Allbee, Gino Robair, and so many more, he’s crafted something enigmatic and engaging. Though the project is ongoing, the five … Continue reading Creating His Own Sound: An Interview With John Butcher

This Ain’t the Anteloper That You Know

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. When jaimie branch sings, “We are not the earthlings that you know,” on Anteloper’s new record, Pink Dolphins, a whole constellation of stars align. The duo of branch and Jason Nazary has always explored fertile ground in the outer rim of free jazz, noise, hip-hop, and punk (among a host … Continue reading This Ain’t the Anteloper That You Know

Zimoun’s Engaging Systems & Intricate Worlds

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Zimoun’s sculptures contain worlds within worlds within worlds. His ability to create massive sound installations that still feel intimate and approachable is special. Using a series of various simple machines, Zimoun constructs immersible landscapes infused with elements of chance and uncertainty. Sonically, the combination of sounds that evolve from these … Continue reading Zimoun’s Engaging Systems & Intricate Worlds

Dominque’s Ethereal Fantasy Worlds

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Dominique uses the term “interdimensional” when describing her music and her approach to writing. On her new album, The Instruction Manual, this transitory effect is front and center. Her voice is the beacon at the center of it all, but musically she fuses so many disparate yet visionary ideas into this … Continue reading Dominque’s Ethereal Fantasy Worlds

Spirit Wave #1: The Bitter Giuseppe

I once told someone that I collect bars. It felt cringey as I heard it leave my lips, but now, after having just helped a friend move, after a handful of trips up stairs lugging his boxes of books and LPs, I’m pretty pleased with my intangible (read: weightless) collection. There’s a list (no shit there’s a list, we live in a world organized by … Continue reading Spirit Wave #1: The Bitter Giuseppe

Track-by-Track: 700 BLISS on “Nothing To declare”

700 BLISS (DJ Haram & Moor Mother) slice mantras into the city’s concrete skin on the visceral, cathartic, and even hilarious Nothing to declare. Backyard breakbeats and fried, snaking synths build madcap webs. Future rhythms take a sawblade to squarewaves, fusing proto-electronics with hip hop reveries and free jazz energies. Moor Mother and DJ Haram alternate raining fire on the world and wrapping it up … Continue reading Track-by-Track: 700 BLISS on “Nothing To declare”

What Do You Hear? : An Interview With Zekarias Thompson

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. At the conclusion of this interview, Zekarias Thompson turned the tables on me and put a question to me about his incredible debut, Goodnight Shiva. “My question is, as you engage with Goodnight Shiva, what do you hear when listening to yourself?” I still owe him an answer and so here it … Continue reading What Do You Hear? : An Interview With Zekarias Thompson