Spirit Wave #1: The Bitter Giuseppe

I once told someone that I collect bars. It felt cringey as I heard it leave my lips, but now, after having just helped a friend move, after a handful of trips up stairs lugging his boxes of books and LPs, I’m pretty pleased with my intangible (read: weightless) collection. There’s a list (no shit there’s a list, we live in a world organized by … Continue reading Spirit Wave #1: The Bitter Giuseppe

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.7: February 25, 2022

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. What a fucked up week. I got nothing. Listen to some tunes. Do something good. Eric Mingus & Catherine Sikora The Zuzax Protocol (Self-Released) A fantastic set of guitar and saxophone duets from these longtime collaborators, The Zuzak Protocol has flames shooting out from all sides. Mingus has such a recognizable, grimy guitar tone … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.7: February 25, 2022

Catherine Sikora “corners”

There are so many aspects of corners that make it a singular, special entry in Catherine Sikora’s stellar discography. I talked to Sikora about the concept and experience of creating these pieces in this interview, but to quote from the release notes: corners was recorded in the Brooklyn Navy Yard on a beautiful Sunday in May 2021, as part of BAM Presents 1:1 Concerts© at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, … Continue reading Catherine Sikora “corners”

Gratitude for Empty Space: An Interview With Catherine Sikora

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. There’s this magical moment on Catherine Sikora’s newest album, corners, specifically on the piece “Sometimes, Acceptance is Better Than Love,” where she stops playing for a brief moment and the sound of her saxophone hangs there, resonating in warmth while decaying into nothingness. Those spaces are a trademark of her work … Continue reading Gratitude for Empty Space: An Interview With Catherine Sikora