Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #36: Tiers La Familia

Tiers La Familia is a blown-out collision of so many divergent spirals that it’s hard to keep track. Bandleader Joe Sidney never lets up on their second album in the past six months, Active Cultures​/​Active Couture, this time for Jeff Tobias’s new label, Strategy of Tension. Sidney’s iron first productions are rapid speed blitzkriegs, covered in grime and sharp angles that try, but fail, to obscure … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #36: Tiers La Familia

Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #7: Jeff Tobias

Like Jeff Tobias’s fantastic Recurring Dream, this mix goes into all sorts of different zones. It never feels disconnected or random, always held together by a flowing thread. Beyond that, the way Tobias pieces the tracks together and the different sonic elements of each track, it’s reminiscent of Recurring Dream, or at least carries that same spirit throughout.  Here’s some context directly from Jeff: I’ve tried to … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #7: Jeff Tobias

Jeff Tobias “Recurring Dream”

Jeff Tobias wears a lot of hats (not literally, thankfully, because look at those beautiful locks on that album cover! I digress…), but on his debut solo record, he uses all those experiences to sculpt a twisted, delightful vision of pop-music-that’s-not-really-pop-music out of an angular heap of neon junk. Recurring Dream jumps between so many different ideas and influences but always manages to hold a cohesive narrative … Continue reading Jeff Tobias “Recurring Dream”