The Summer of Anne Malin

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. I can’t get away from Anne Malin’s upcoming album, Summer Angel. After listening to it for the first time, I wasn’t quite sure how I felt about it until days later I found myself still thinking about its enigmatic narratives and her transfixing performance. Almost daily I found myself returning to … Continue reading The Summer of Anne Malin

Swimming in the Same Pool of Notes With Shane Parish

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. I don’t think there’s anything Shane Parish can’t do with a guitar and on his latest, Liverpool, his talent as a songwriter shines in full force. It’s a remarkable album, honestly, and one that continues to bear fresh fruit with each subsequent listen. Parish explores the furthest reaches of sea shanties … Continue reading Swimming in the Same Pool of Notes With Shane Parish

Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #3: Armbruster

As Armbruster readies his fantastic new album, Masses, on Dear Life Records, he brings the same warm spirit to this fantastic Foxy Digitalis mix. Titled “You Walked In On The Ritual,” Armbruster takes an eclectic offering of songs and personal recordings and sculpts them into an engaging exploration. In his own words, “The mix makes some mighty genre leaps, but it’s brought together by a … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #3: Armbruster

Track Premiere: Armbruster “In the First Leaves”

Troy, New York’s Armbruster creates a warm sonic sanctuary with his new album, Masses. Using acoustic and electric violins, Armbruster communes with the open spaces of an old church where Masses was recorded. On this first single, “In the First Leaves,” lilting repetitions meditate on the gravity of weightless emotions left to percolate through generations unchecked. Each note is a soft dagger falling to the ground; a stake … Continue reading Track Premiere: Armbruster “In the First Leaves”

Track Premiere: Wendy Eisenberg “Evening Song”

Wendy Eisenberg says their new album, Bent Ring, is a meditation on work and love. Many of us have a complicated relationship with both as they push against each other and pull us apart emotionally and physically. Keeping a distance, trying to find the real amongst the many is an exhausting endeavor, but when those moments of serendipity come together it erases so much of the broken path … Continue reading Track Premiere: Wendy Eisenberg “Evening Song”

Joanna Mattrey “Dirge”

There’s a passage in “Tryst,” the opening piece on Dirge, where Joanna Mattrey breaks free of a hypnotic loop by stretching her Stroh violin’s notes into the night sky. Drifting lazily, holding the grit of the strings in awe, looping aimlessly in the air like a samara seed caught in a wind guest, Mattrey eventually comes back to Earth. “Tryst,” as memorable and satisfying as it is, … Continue reading Joanna Mattrey “Dirge”