Opening Endless Portals With Ka Baird

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Every time Ka Baird puts new music into the world, I know I’ll be surprised. She is unmoved by boundaries and unconcerned by expectations, singularly following a path of her own. I first heard her as part of the inimitable Spires That in the Sunset Rise, but her solo practice … Continue reading Opening Endless Portals With Ka Baird

Space Through Reflection: An Interview With Kaleigh Wilder

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. I still don’t remember how I found Kaleigh Wilder’s debut album, Placemaking, last month, but it caught me off guard in the best way. It’s one hell of a record that I’ve been returning to at least once or twice a week since. As soon as I heard it, I wanted … Continue reading Space Through Reflection: An Interview With Kaleigh Wilder

Alex Smalley Translates Experience into Expression

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Alex Smalley has made a lot of music over the years, though rarely under his own name. He’s perhaps best known for the work he’s done under the moniker Olan Mill, but his collaborative project Pausal has always hit my sweet spot. Towards the end of 2021, Smalley released Vanaprastha (The … Continue reading Alex Smalley Translates Experience into Expression

Saint Abdullah & the Defiance of Survival

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Saint Abdullah is the Tehran-born duo of brothers Mohammad and Mehdi and over the last few years, they have built a formidable discography. Their music is borne from their own human stories and personal histories. Combining elements of harsh dub, free jazz, noise collage, and musique concrète, Saint Abdullah creates … Continue reading Saint Abdullah & the Defiance of Survival

Eli Wallace and His Evolving Approach

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. There are a lot of reasons I love doing Foxy Digitalis, but chief among them is hearing music I likely wouldn’t have otherwise and getting to talk to people about music that I probably wouldn’t usually cross paths with. Eli Wallace has only recently been on my radar, but his … Continue reading Eli Wallace and His Evolving Approach

Mountain Movers Chisel Out Their Place in the World

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. In the cold light of 2022, it still doesn’t get much better than Mountain Movers for me. This quartet of Rick Omonte, Ross Menze, Kryssi Battalene, and Dan Greene can channel the lackadaisical euphoria of deep summer before shredding it all to bits in the form of psychedelic hail marys … Continue reading Mountain Movers Chisel Out Their Place in the World

Gratitude for Empty Space: An Interview With Catherine Sikora

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. There’s this magical moment on Catherine Sikora’s newest album, corners, specifically on the piece “Sometimes, Acceptance is Better Than Love,” where she stops playing for a brief moment and the sound of her saxophone hangs there, resonating in warmth while decaying into nothingness. Those spaces are a trademark of her work … Continue reading Gratitude for Empty Space: An Interview With Catherine Sikora

Video Premiere: Estel Luz “Ensima”

Estel Luz is an Italo-Colombian artist whose most recent album, cycles, is a hypnotic, twisting journey through the prismatic gleam. Her work exists in its own world, a place where vivid colors clash with dusty landscapes and mix together in enticing, inviting ways. Deep rift grooves blanket the horizon on “Ensima” while guitar tendrils wrap around our bodies, collectively tightening and holding our spirits close. Working … Continue reading Video Premiere: Estel Luz “Ensima”

Splitting the Deepest Roots With Warren Realrider

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. When I think about some of the most exciting developments in noise and experimental music from Oklahoma over the last decade, Warren Realrider (Pawnee/Crow) is one of the first people that comes to mind. His solo project, Ticksuck, is a visceral expression that goes beyond harsh noise or power electronics … Continue reading Splitting the Deepest Roots With Warren Realrider

2021: An Epilogue

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. One thing I loved about Foxy Digitalis year-in-review articles in the past was that each individual writer did their own piece however they wanted (if they wanted to! It was never required) and while this new iteration of Foxy Digitalis is obviously almost entirely centered around my writing, I missed … Continue reading 2021: An Epilogue