Video Premiere: Baldi/Gerycz Duo “Hairstreak”

Few instrument combos do it for me as much as drums and saxophone. Something about the tonal clash and raucous energy that often infuses these duos hits me right in the sweet spot. Cloud Nothings’ Dylan Baldi and Jayson Gerycz lay down a stream of fire on “Hairstreak,” the first taste from their new album Roadsided and Double Toothed. From the first second, Baldi and Gerycz … Continue reading Video Premiere: Baldi/Gerycz Duo “Hairstreak”

Tristan Kasten-Krause “Potential Landscapes”

Evocative titles like Potential Landscapes catch my attention immediately. Tristan Kasten-Krause is a new name to me, but from the opening minutes of “Dawn Looming” and its droning strings that are the sound of a new world being born. Potential Landscapes masterfully harnesses the power of sound to create a universe unto itself, a place where emotional depth finds oceans and each new day is … Continue reading Tristan Kasten-Krause “Potential Landscapes”