The Electric Rubicon #3: Time-Lag Records

Time-Lag Records is one of the best labels of all-time for my money. If you have any interest in free, psychedelic music you’ve likely crossed paths with something the label put out at some point or another. The likes of Six Organs of Admittance, Charalambides, and MV & EE all had early releases on Time-Lag and some of those records remain among their best work … Continue reading The Electric Rubicon #3: Time-Lag Records

Ilyas Ahmed and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma “You Can See Your Own Way Out”

Over the last 15-20 years, both Ilyas Ahmed and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma have been fixtures in my listening habits. Each has an unimpeachable body of work, and while they swim in adjacent musical oceans, they’ve always been off in their own currents. Coming together for You Can See Your Own Way Out (and the excellent Torch Songs EP before this), they create sonic meditations on the decisions we make and … Continue reading Ilyas Ahmed and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma “You Can See Your Own Way Out”

Ilyas Ahmed & Jefre Cantu-Ledesma “Torch Songs” EP

I kind of feel like nothing needs to be said about this considering the two artists involved, but I’m going to say something anyway. Dream team? Obviously. Torch Songs is a hint at what’s to come as there is a full-length on the way this year, but these dense cave dwellers are monsters on their own. Opener “Basement Creep” couldn’t be more aptly named. Hazy … Continue reading Ilyas Ahmed & Jefre Cantu-Ledesma “Torch Songs” EP