Inside and Within: An Interview With Gabie Strong

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Gabie Strong says a lot without words through her work and her practice. Since her work is typically built around live performance, she had to shift her approach and find new ways to channel her expressions. Her latest album, Wilding Sun, is firmly situated within outdoor spaces even while she extracts … Continue reading Inside and Within: An Interview With Gabie Strong

Finding Clues With Starlight Assembly

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. I’ve always been a sucker for collaborations, especially those from artists and musicians that I’d never expect to work together. When Starlight Assembly, the duo of Dominic Appleton (Breathless, This Mortal Coil, etc.) and Matteo Uggeri (Sparkle in Grey, Hue, etc.), came across my radar, I was immediately intrigued. I … Continue reading Finding Clues With Starlight Assembly

Sifting Ashes With Isaac Helsen

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Setting out to make an album that explores the connections between music and photography isn’t a simple task, but on his new album, Burning House, that’s what Isaac Helsen set out to do. The cover image tells a story – not just in the image itself, but the color palette and … Continue reading Sifting Ashes With Isaac Helsen

Singing the Colorado Wilds: An Interview With Golden Brown

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. When I heard Golden Brown (aka Stefan Beck) was releasing his new album, Gems and Minerals, on the Inner Islands label, it made a lot of sense. As one of my favorite labels around right now, Beck’s rich and soothing sonic worlds feel right at home in the label’s carefully curated world.  Beck’s … Continue reading Singing the Colorado Wilds: An Interview With Golden Brown

Wretched Feasts: An Interview With Maryam Sirvan

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. It’s impossible to know the paths our lives will take that lead us to the spaces we end up inhabiting, but for Maryam Sirvan it’s been quite the journey. Born and raised in Iran, even though music was something she felt passionate about, it wasn’t considered a real option. After … Continue reading Wretched Feasts: An Interview With Maryam Sirvan

Milieu & the World of Hyrule

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. For most of 2020 and 2021, a lot of us have been in low-key panic attack mode. This ever-present sense of dread is like the low-hum of the refrigerator in the background of just about everything I do. As the stress begin to really build last summer, … Continue reading Milieu & the World of Hyrule

Channeling the Voice of Anne Briggs: An Interview With Devin Hoff

There’s a certain magic to the music of Anne Briggs that’s hard to put a pin in. Her talents as a singer and songwriter are immense. Her voice carries so much weight, her songs are emotive and bewitching. When I heard that bassist Devin Hoff had made an album of interpretations of her music, I was intrigued, though a little skeptical. I should have known … Continue reading Channeling the Voice of Anne Briggs: An Interview With Devin Hoff

The Tangled Webs of Cecilia Lopez

Few recordings have left a bigger impression this year than Cecilia Lopez’s incredible RED(DB). This adaptation of her piece, Red, for drums and bass is monumental in more ways than one. Beyond its physical size and scope, the performance itself is something from another world. Lopez’s ability to bring a seemingly endless number of disparate threads together cohesively and engagingly is impressive.  Further, she’s worked with a … Continue reading The Tangled Webs of Cecilia Lopez

The Intensity & Calmness of Camila Nebbia

I was a little late to the table when it comes to Camila Nebbia’s incredible body of work, but when I heard her collaborative album with Patrick Shiroishi from earlier this year, I was instantly transfixed. Her saxophone playing is beguiling, always full of power even as she gracefully moves from idea to idea, and I can immediately tell it’s her because her voice and … Continue reading The Intensity & Calmness of Camila Nebbia

Remixing In Real Time With New Chance

Victoria Cheong has had a year. Her latest album as New Chance, Real Time, married experimental electronic landscapes with emotional undercurrents shaped by questions about where we belong. Cheong shows such vulnerability on Real Time that it’s hard not to be moved by these sonic reveries. I still find myself drifting back to the album, getting lost in the weightless “Fallen” and enigmatic “Two Pictures.”  To cap this … Continue reading Remixing In Real Time With New Chance