The Capsule Garden Vol 1.27: August 5, 2022

August is going to be a slow month here at FDHQ as I soak up the last bits of summer vacation with my daughter before school starts back and try to finish up a host of music projects that have been languishing the previous few months. (Though debuts from two new duos, Country Wifi and Building Buildings are close now!) Today, a new Ajilvsga, Choker, album … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.27: August 5, 2022

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.23: July 8, 2022

Another week where not a lot makes sense, but at least we’ve got some more excellent tunes to dig into. Cyril Meysson & Sheng Jie La Chaleur Des Choses Sans Nom (Dub Cthonic) Spectral facades glow against a dark backdrop infused with frenetic energy and determined drones. Meysson’s guitar tone cracks through the wailing sphere of Jie’s electric cello, encasing it in a metallic sheen. Movements elevate … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.23: July 8, 2022

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.14: April 15, 2022

The weeks continue and the sounds do too. Let’s get straight into it. Klara Livet Varandra (Self-Released) Dead folk-blues (that remind me enough of Flaming Tunes to mention it) from Astrid Mortensen (whose recent Skærgårdslyd is essential listening) and Dan Johansson. Keyboards wheeze like there’s no electricity left in the batteries but the instruments still hold a charge and have sounds that need to be extracted. Mortensen’s voice is a painted … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.14: April 15, 2022