Reviving Our Inner Child With Natalie Beridze

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. When I first heard Natalie Beridze’s recent album on Room 40, Of Which No One Knows, I was enraptured from the first notes of opener, “Ash Wednesday.” The Georgian artist creates tactile sonic spaces where magic and wonder flow and her work takes us somewhere new on … Continue reading Reviving Our Inner Child With Natalie Beridze

Elkhorn & The Growing Landscape

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Elkhorn never rests. Jesse Sheppard and Drew Gardner have been playing music together as a duo for nearly a decade, but that’s no reason to rest on their laurels and start mailing it in. With each album, new tendrils spin off into their own focused worlds. … Continue reading Elkhorn & The Growing Landscape

Away From the Darkness With William Fowler Collins

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. There is beauty and fragility in William Fowler Collins’s dense expanses. This is doubly true on his latest, Hallucinating Loss. So much of his music is visceral, intended to mine our unseen emotional channels for a connection or a response. That’s the space where I find an … Continue reading Away From the Darkness With William Fowler Collins

Into the Forest With Deep Learning

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Richard Park’s Deep Learning project returned after a four-year hiatus last month with the excellent Evergreen on Oxtail Recordings. Inspired by walks in the Epping Forest with his son during the height of lockdown, the album is a beautiful surprise. Using a unique approach and palette of CD … Continue reading Into the Forest With Deep Learning

Listening to the Ice With Cheryl Leonard

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Cheryl Leonard has quickly become an artist in ‘must hear’ territory. Her sonic landscapes are intricate and engaging, inviting listeners into strange, often delicate spaces, where the unfamiliar is simultaneously challenging to our perceptions and comforting. Her latest work, Antarctica: Music from the Ice, is essential. Borne … Continue reading Listening to the Ice With Cheryl Leonard

Telling the Stories in the Details: An Interview With Vanessa Rossetto

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. It makes sense that Vanessa Rossetto was a painter before she dove into music and sound art. Her music is vivid and textural, and each expressive moment is a small piece of a more enormous spectacle, intricate and detailed but expansive in scope. I’d been aware … Continue reading Telling the Stories in the Details: An Interview With Vanessa Rossetto

Video Premiere: Patricia Wolf “Springtime in Croatia” & Interview With Pablo E. Peña P.

There’s a real magic that happens when someone is able to not just translate the spirit of a song into a visual form but also add a new dimension of expression to it. Venezuelan artist and designer Pablo E. Peña P. programmed a generative algorithm that takes “Springtime in Croatia” from Patricia Wolf’s See-Through into an enchanting new realm. “When I approached Pablo about making the video, … Continue reading Video Premiere: Patricia Wolf “Springtime in Croatia” & Interview With Pablo E. Peña P.

The Structure of Ether: An Interview With Steve Fors

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 spent a lot of time with Steve Fors’ upcoming album, it’s nothing, but still, and it only grows better each time. Sometimes, something catches me out of nowhere like a silk thread on a jagged edge, and the more I try to cut it loose, … Continue reading The Structure of Ether: An Interview With Steve Fors

Out West, Outer Space, & In Between With Nick Millevoi

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Nick Millevoi is one of those people that the more I get to know him, and the more we talk, the more I like him. He buoys an infectious enthusiasm for music with a deep knowledge of many divergent strands of sonic history. This same spirit … Continue reading Out West, Outer Space, & In Between With Nick Millevoi

I’ll Follow Through: An Interview With Attia Taylor

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 transfixed the first time I heard Attia Taylor’s new album, Space Ghost. The combination of the engaging, melodic musicality and not simply the story she tells on the album but the way she writes and chooses her phrasings is a slice of magic. … Continue reading I’ll Follow Through: An Interview With Attia Taylor