Allegra Krieger Pulls Precious Things From the Ashes

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Allegra Krieger looks past the sheen we’re told to wear and ignores the paper covering every last crack. On her new album, the beguiling Precious Things, the veil is gone, probably burned for a sliver of warmth, and the crumbling world is staring back in all its intrepid glory. Krieger writes … Continue reading Allegra Krieger Pulls Precious Things From the Ashes

2021: An Epilogue

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. One thing I loved about Foxy Digitalis year-in-review articles in the past was that each individual writer did their own piece however they wanted (if they wanted to! It was never required) and while this new iteration of Foxy Digitalis is obviously almost entirely centered around my writing, I missed … Continue reading 2021: An Epilogue

Darius Jones “Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation)”

The opening notes on “Figure No. 2” are daggers. Darius Jones lays his soul bare on Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation), plumbing the depths of five pieces from five different artists and turning each into a reflection of modern despair and the surprising tendrils of hopefulness the darkness inspires. Jones’s performance is incandescent in both technical prowess and, especially, in the powerful emotions woven throughout. … Continue reading Darius Jones “Raw Demoon Alchemy (A Lone Operation)”

Track Premiere: JJJJJerome Ellis “Dysfluent Waters”

On the second offering from JJJJJerome Ellis’s forthcoming opus, The Clearing, the composer and poet creates a space where reflection brings challenges to ingrained ideas and concepts. “My thesis is that Blackness, dysfluency and music are forces that open time,” Ellis states. “Opening brings possibilities: temporal refusal, temporal escape, temporal dissent,” he says, creating a demanding yet engaging suite of music, sound, and poetry with The Clearing that … Continue reading Track Premiere: JJJJJerome Ellis “Dysfluent Waters”