Foxy Digitalis (Halloween) Mix #30: Altar Eagle

Altar Eagle (the duo of my wife, Eden Hemming, and myself) has been a bit quiet for the better part of the past decade, but we’re still here and slowly working on a new album (well, talking about one at least). In the meantime, check out our last one, Nightrunners (and check tha amazing Radek Drutis artwork), and you can hear all of our other … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis (Halloween) Mix #30: Altar Eagle

Visions of Love: An Interview with Damiana

Natalie Chami (TALsounds) and Whitney Johnson (Matchess) have incredible solo discographies, but their collaborative project, Damiana, cuts its own diamond path. On their debut, Vines, the duo creates gentle soundscapes that carry serious emotional heft woven through the detailed, ephemeral sonic glass. Each careful listen reveals something new. It’s work that feels timeless and important.  Chami and Johnson answered some questions through July and August. Vines is available … Continue reading Visions of Love: An Interview with Damiana

Damiana “Vines”

Natalie Chami and Whitney Johnson joining forces on Damiana is a gift. The two Chicago artists hover in the same ether with similar, though still unique, approaches and the melding of their collective energy is spellbinding. Vines brings together sky-gazing synth arpeggios, viola dreams, and their twin voices into a femme-centered sonic glasshouse. Chami and Johnson intertwine, flourishing in the connective tissue of these four songs. Emotional … Continue reading Damiana “Vines”