A Look Back at the Excavated Archives of 2021

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. The Year in Archival Releases and Reissues Fair warning, this is going to be a quick rundown of some of my favorite archival releases and reissues for 2021 as I kind of decided to put this together at the last minute. That’s not to say anything of the excellent or … Continue reading A Look Back at the Excavated Archives of 2021

Marc Barreca “The Sleeper Wakes”

When I saw that fellow Tulsa label, Scissor Tail, was reissuing this classic ambient record, I was excited. Marc Barreca’s The Sleeper Wakes is delicately constructed. Using early samplers and various processing techniques, Barreca creates sparse sonic landscapes, each with only a few elemental pieces stitched together into a greater, astrally-drifting whole. The odd timbres interlock into a gentle cradle where meditation and relaxation flow. Recorded in … Continue reading Marc Barreca “The Sleeper Wakes”