MAW (Frank Meadows, Jessica Ackerley, Eli Wallace) “A Maneuver Within”

I love an all-star trio and that’s just what this album is. Frank Meadows, Jessica Ackerley, and Eli Wallace have all done some stellar solo work in recent years in addition to piles of other essential collaborative projects, but MAW stands as tall as any of it. A Maneuver Within is a deft showcase of each artists’ innate skill and the controlled environment brings an … Continue reading MAW (Frank Meadows, Jessica Ackerley, Eli Wallace) “A Maneuver Within”

Eli Wallace and His Evolving Approach

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. There are a lot of reasons I love doing Foxy Digitalis, but chief among them is hearing music I likely wouldn’t have otherwise and getting to talk to people about music that I probably wouldn’t usually cross paths with. Eli Wallace has only recently been on my radar, but his … Continue reading Eli Wallace and His Evolving Approach

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

Jessica Ackerley and Daniel Carter “Friendship: Lucid Shared Dreams and Time Travel”

I’m immediately struck by the lightness that permeates this collaboration between the legendary Daniel Carter and fantastic guitarist, Jessica Ackerley. Friendship: Lucid Shared Dreams and Time Travel is a mouthful, but the real focus is on friendship. Throughout the album’s eight tracks, the duo celebrates their camaraderie and the communal spirit that flows between their respective practices. The first thing that strikes me about Friendship is the quiet, contemplative feeling … Continue reading Jessica Ackerley and Daniel Carter “Friendship: Lucid Shared Dreams and Time Travel”