Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #9: The Vex Collection

The more I got into The Vex Collection’s forthcoming debut, the more I started thinking about music made with or focused around instruments with double reeds. So while I started doing a little of my own digital crate digging, it made more sense to get outside reinforcements. Considering how unique the approach of the ensemble is (and the quality of their album!), I asked The Vex … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #9: The Vex Collection

Foxy Digitalis Mix #39: David Watson

David Watson’s upcoming collaboration with Matthew Welch, Woven, is an ecstatic vision of bagpipe reverie. It’s music that will simultaneously lift spirits and blow down the walls. For decades, Watson has been an enigmatic piper pushing the limits of his instrument and composing pieces that expand listeners’ ideas of what bagpipe music is and can be. Woven is no different.  When Room 40 boss Lawrence English mentioned that … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix #39: David Watson