Inside No. 9, Episode #4: Black Truffle Recipes (part 2) 2016-2022

Episode #4: Black Truffle Recipes (part 2) 2016-2022 And so we enter part two of our Black Truffle feast… I open part two with a piece of incredible music. Behrman is a wonder and his compositions scratch an itch with me that rarely gets a going over. It’s timeless music that feels like it transcends all around it, yet floats in a fixed position – … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #4: Black Truffle Recipes (part 2) 2016-2022

The Electric Rubicon #4: Hiroyuki Usui

In this episode, the podcast shifts to a new, more concise format as I explore the history and music of Hiroyuki Usui. Usui was an early member of Fushitsusha (with Keiji Haino), Ghost, Marble Sheep, and others. Usui probably isn’t a household name for most listeners, but you can be sure he’s been a pivotal undercurrent in the Japanese experimental underground for almost 50 years. Hiroyuki … Continue reading The Electric Rubicon #4: Hiroyuki Usui

An Illustrated Review of Keiji Haino’s “My Lord Music…”

Carl Antonowicz is a Texas-reared, Tulsa-based illustrator, performer, writer, director, cartoonist, and calligrapher. Support his work on Patreon! Inside the charred husk of ancient spires sits a stoic, solitary figure. Head bowed, fists clenched, a single shard of light leaks through the growing cracks. Keijo Haino unearths sounds from the depths of time. Whether it’s through his voice, guitar, or hurdy gurdy, as it is on My … Continue reading An Illustrated Review of Keiji Haino’s “My Lord Music…”

Inside No. 9, Episode #1: Cracked Rock 1972 – 2021

Inside No. 9 is an attempt to share unique narratives through the mixing of 9 songs. Every episode will showcase a new theme, opening up new tributaries of discovery. Inside No. 9 is presented by Peter Taylor, a former features writer for Foxy Digitalis from back in the late 2000s. Peter is a visual artist and musician and has been creating music as MAbH since 2008.  I have been collecting … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #1: Cracked Rock 1972 – 2021

21 Songs From 21 Albums From 2021

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. A big thanks to Brad Rose for giving me the platform to share 21 of my favourite records from 2021. It’s been a long while since I wrote for Foxy D and it’s lovely to be back. You may remember me from many reports and reviews covering experimental music and … Continue reading 21 Songs From 21 Albums From 2021

Guitar Solos & Glam With Six Organs of Admittance

Ben Chasny scorched the aural plains with his latest Six Organs of Admittance offering, The Veiled Sea. While, of course, every Six Organs record is a guitar record, he’s never made a guitar record like this one. The Veiled Sea is absolutely dripping with snarling guitar solos. They’re everywhere on the album, the blood that pumps through its circulatory system keeping it pushing ahead. Building an album around … Continue reading Guitar Solos & Glam With Six Organs of Admittance