Saint Abdullah & the Defiance of Survival

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Saint Abdullah is the Tehran-born duo of brothers Mohammad and Mehdi and over the last few years, they have built a formidable discography. Their music is borne from their own human stories and personal histories. Combining elements of harsh dub, free jazz, noise collage, and musique concrète, Saint Abdullah creates … Continue reading Saint Abdullah & the Defiance of Survival

The Capsule Garden, Vol 1.1: January 14, 2022

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Among my chief complaints is that there’s is so much good and interesting music out there, even pushing myself as much as I can, a lot of it slips through the cracks. That’s an unsolvable problem, obviously, but here’s the thing: I listen to a ton of music every week. … Continue reading The Capsule Garden, Vol 1.1: January 14, 2022

Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #2: Charlatan

I’ve been wanting to make some kind of mix for the site for a while after having such a blast collaborating on the Halloween and Xmas mixes, so starting the year off with some Charlatan action on Foxy Digitalis feels right. After numerous stops and starts, I finally settled on a mix of one instrument/solo performance (mostly) pieces. There’s a little wiggle room, of course … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #2: Charlatan

2021: An Epilogue

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. One thing I loved about Foxy Digitalis year-in-review articles in the past was that each individual writer did their own piece however they wanted (if they wanted to! It was never required) and while this new iteration of Foxy Digitalis is obviously almost entirely centered around my writing, I missed … Continue reading 2021: An Epilogue

Into the Important Garden With John Brien Jr.

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Important Records has been a pillar of experimental music and sound for over two decades. John Brien Jr. has championed countless artists and released so many crucial records (and rescued others from the maw of history via reissue) that it’s impossible to keep track. Impressively, Important (and its sublabel Cassauna) … Continue reading Into the Important Garden With John Brien Jr.

Byron Westbrook’s Eclipsed View

It’s been a banner year for Byron Westbrook. Hands in the Dark released his evocative album, Distortion Hue, to start the year and it set the standard. His most recent album, Mirror View, comes via Ash International and is a surprise departure that pays off. Utilizing field recordings, sound installation works, and other sonic elements, Westbrook offers an engaging look into subtle environments with beautiful phrasing and … Continue reading Byron Westbrook’s Eclipsed View