Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #1: Field Patterns

Field Patterns has left an indelible imprint on me with his soft, flowing soundscapes that evoke feelings of pensive warmth. I often lose myself in his sonic worlds as soon as I hit play. Last year’s self-titled album on Aural Canyon was a psychedelic trip through spiraling landscapes while his newest, Heavy Palms, is a floating tropical dream where whimsy and contemplation melt together in … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #1: Field Patterns

Lake Mary “Once It’s All On the Ground”

Like many of us, for almost two years I’ve dreamt about life outside of boundaries, without tethers. There are a lot of people I haven’t seen in a while and a lot of things I haven’t done in just as long. Sometimes, I barely notice. Most of the time, it’s the sword of Damocles just begging for any reason to finally drop. Music has been … Continue reading Lake Mary “Once It’s All On the Ground”

Jussel, Prymek, Sage, Shiroishi “Setsubun (節分)”

The first release from this quartet, Fuubutsushi, was a delightful surprise. Matthew Sage, Patrick Shiroishi, and Chaz Prymek (aka Lake Mary) have all put out a clutch of impressive solo efforts and Chris Jusell is an accomplished violinist and someone whose work I need to search out. Together they have created another collection of organic songs that make me long for the green shoots of … Continue reading Jussel, Prymek, Sage, Shiroishi “Setsubun (節分)”