Tiago Sousa “Organic Music Tapes Vol. 1”

On this set of solo piano recordings, Portuguese composer and pianist Tiago Sousa fabricates a delicate, meditative collection from hidden melodies and self-reflective interludes. Organic Music Tapes Vol. 1 is often quiet, but in these hushed passages finds powerful emotions. Sousa’s light touch helps these emotional threads drift toward the surface as asymmetric patterns flicker and emerge from nothingness. Sousa shows his range throughout Organic Music Tapes Vol. … Continue reading Tiago Sousa “Organic Music Tapes Vol. 1”

Roope Eronen “The Inflatable World”

Avarus are one of the all-time great Finnish bands and Roope Eronen’s Lal Lal Lal label has put out some of the best strange, wild music over the past two decades. On his first solo album under his own name (he’s done a lot under the moniker Nuslux), Eronen collects goopy tones and odd rhythms in a blender before hitting a button that says ‘psychedelic … Continue reading Roope Eronen “The Inflatable World”