The Capsule Garden Vol 1.22: July 1, 2022

Another week in the books. Another pile of excellent tunes to dig through. Last week, my label, The Jewel Garden, released this blown-out proto dub gem from Carl Antonowicz’s Open Casket Sound System. Carl illustrates/collaborates on the Illustrated Reviews with me for Foxy Digitalis, and he’s put together a 16-page illustrated zine to go along with the album. Check it out! Meanwhile, on to the reviews… … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.22: July 1, 2022

Video Premiere: Myriam Gendron “C’est dans les vieux pays”

Months after its release, Myriam Gendron’s Ma délire – Songs of love, lost & found continues to enchant and reveal its ageless nature. “C’est dans les vieux pays” is one of the most beguiling pieces on the album with its ancient, heartbroken core distilled into a modern shot of slow-building electricity. Working with director Pascal Plante, Gendron stands in front of a bare wall bathed in muted … Continue reading Video Premiere: Myriam Gendron “C’est dans les vieux pays”

Samara Lubelski “Partial Infinite Sequence”

This one snuck out last fall and I totally missed it until now, but longtime-fave Samara Lubelski firing off two side-long solo violin improvisations (with a beautiful cover by Bill Nace as a bonus) is essential listening. Lubelski has written and released so much incredible music in the last 20+ years, always exploring new avenues and surprising with her shapeshifting abilities. When it comes to … Continue reading Samara Lubelski “Partial Infinite Sequence”