Stripped Down, Center Focused: An Interview With Tilth

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Nathan McLaughlin and Cody Yantis both have their own singular vision and creative practice, but when they come together as Tilth it is a sonic extension of their close relationship. The music always flows, whether at a trickle or a flood, but it’s secondary to the friendship the two have … Continue reading Stripped Down, Center Focused: An Interview With Tilth

Tilth “Rock Music”

Tilth is a monument to stillness. Rock Music is the latest in a series of exploratory full-lengths and the first since 2015’s stellar Country Music. Their music is unconcerned with the changing direction of the winds or the lithe movements of contemporary life, but rather, as always, it is centered on ageless approaches and everliving harmonies. Rock Music uses familiar elements, but stripped bare they become the bones of tomorrow … Continue reading Tilth “Rock Music”

Nathan McLaughlin and Andrew Weathers “Mecury”

On the latest installment of Nathan McLaughlin’s wonderful Planets series, he brings Andrew Weathers into the fold. The two compositions on Mercury are lithe and free, existing mostly in the ephemeral sense even if they leave a silver dusting across your skin. “I” pairs McLaughlin’s unhurried guitar plucks with Weather’s droning, solemn mountain dulcimer tones and august tape reels. The piece is timeless. With “II,” the duo continues the … Continue reading Nathan McLaughlin and Andrew Weathers “Mecury”