An Illustrated Review of Keiji Haino’s “My Lord Music…”

Carl Antonowicz is a Texas-reared, Tulsa-based illustrator, performer, writer, director, cartoonist, and calligrapher. Support his work on Patreon! Inside the charred husk of ancient spires sits a stoic, solitary figure. Head bowed, fists clenched, a single shard of light leaks through the growing cracks. Keijo Haino unearths sounds from the depths of time. Whether it’s through his voice, guitar, or hurdy gurdy, as it is on My … Continue reading An Illustrated Review of Keiji Haino’s “My Lord Music…”

Keiko Higuchi “Vertical Language”

For ages, I’ve been fascinated by Keiko Higuchi’s incredible voice. She is much more than a vocalist, of course, but it’s that voice that always grabs ahold of me. Vertical Language comes on the heels of last year’s collaboration with Manuel Knapp and has quickly become one of my favorites of her albums. Her range is endless and transfixing. Across eight pieces, Higuchi jumps from ferocious to … Continue reading Keiko Higuchi “Vertical Language”