Track Premiere: Delay/Aarset “Single 08”

Vladislav Delay (aka Sasu Ripatti) and Eivind Aarset coming together in a diverse sonic collision feels like the universe giving into its magnetic pull. Both have operated in marginal realms where engaging, forward-thinking ideas are born. On Singles, atoms are split and reformed in electric aural spaces to create a diverse, enigmatic landscape filled with enticing drama and tonal reciprocity. “Single 08” ratchets across Ripatti’s jackhammering … Continue reading Track Premiere: Delay/Aarset “Single 08”

The Eivind Aarset 4-tet “Phantasmagoria, or A Different Kind Of Journey”

I’ve never been to Norway, but with the latest from Eivind Aarset’s 4-tet, Phantasmagoria, or A Different Kind Of Journey, I get a taste. Aarset’s work always has a tonal richness to it. Phantasmagoria traverses both expected and unexpected zones but combines the varied landscapes into an expansive sonic journey. Laced with ECM leanings and a crystal clear vision, there is a lot of space to explore. Aarset’s … Continue reading The Eivind Aarset 4-tet “Phantasmagoria, or A Different Kind Of Journey”