The Indelible Attraction of Chris Abrahams’ Sound Worlds

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. I spent some time over the holidays and into the early part of 2023 going back through Chris Abrahams’s discography, relistening to favorites, and further exploring albums I needed to become more familiar with. Beyond his distinct compositional style and unique palette, Abrahams’s commitment to sonic … Continue reading The Indelible Attraction of Chris Abrahams’ Sound Worlds

christina vantzou’s Worlds of Sound

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. For as long as I have been listening to it, christina vantzou’s music has been a gentle, immersible force. Her ability to craft sonic environments that are simultaneously tactile and ephemeral creates extraordinary spectacles where the edges are soft, and the horizon never ends. Emotional depth … Continue reading christina vantzou’s Worlds of Sound

The Intricacies of History Making With Sunik Kim

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Sunik Kim is a musician, writer, and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Their work is dynamic, ever-evolving, but always striking a visceral edge where the emotive threads within become a grounding point amidst chaos. This spirit takes the form of wondrous density in Kim’s new album … Continue reading The Intricacies of History Making With Sunik Kim

Strength In Movement: An Interview With Sugar Vendil

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Sugar Vendil’s work is a recent revelation, but once her latest album, May We Know Our Own Strength, crossed my path, it’s become a bit of a fixture. There’s a captivating power in her work, as though the way she plays piano, and the entrancing movement threaded … Continue reading Strength In Movement: An Interview With Sugar Vendil

Interconnecting Forests: Patricia Wolf & Jordan Reyes Interview Each Other

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Patricia Wolf and Jordan Reyes have both been heavily featured in the pages of Foxy Digitalis over the last two years (and will continue to be, I’m sure!). It would take ages to catalog all of the great music they’ve been involved in throughout 2022 alone. … Continue reading Interconnecting Forests: Patricia Wolf & Jordan Reyes Interview Each Other

James Ilgenfritz Shares a Rare Glimpse of Pauline Oliveros

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. James Ilgenfritz is a familiar name in these, but even so, I was surprised when I heard about this album with Pauline Oliveros, Altamirage. Maria Chavez’s fantastic liner notes sum it up perfectly: “Thank you for this rare glimpse.” With the unexpected arrival of these recordings – … Continue reading James Ilgenfritz Shares a Rare Glimpse of Pauline Oliveros

No Type, No Problem: An Interview With David Turgeon

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. I was intrigued when No Type first emerged from a long slumber last year. Label boss David Turgeon’s approach feels familiar in some ways but very much in its own space. The label covers a lot of sonic terrains while managing to feel cohesive in surprising … Continue reading No Type, No Problem: An Interview With David Turgeon

The Sounds of Catastrophe With Frederik Croene

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Frederik Croene’s journey is an interesting one. Even though he only began writing his own music in 2014, in his early 40s, Croene has an enticing discography. His latest, Solastalgia, explores the impending climate disaster through an emotional sonic lens. Piano arrangements and melodies circle in a … Continue reading The Sounds of Catastrophe With Frederik Croene

Julia Sabra, Fadi Tabbal, & the Pointed Heart of Beirut

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. I’ve written extensively about Julia Sabra and Fadi Tabbal’s incredible new album, Snakeskin, so I want to avoid repeating myself repeatedly in this intro. I will reiterate, though, that it’s one of my favorite records of 2022 and is an album that continues to reveal new layers … Continue reading Julia Sabra, Fadi Tabbal, & the Pointed Heart of Beirut

Elevating With Turn on the Sunlight

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Jesse Peterson’s Turn On The Sunlight project has become a fixture on the stereo at Foxy Digitalis. His music is so free and airy but built on a strong and focused foundation. To reach the heights he does, there’s always a portion that has to stay … Continue reading Elevating With Turn on the Sunlight