Foxy Digitalis 2022 Favorites: Notice Recordings

Full disclosure that one of Notice Recordings‘ early releases was from my project, The North Sea, but watching and listening to the label continue to improve and evolve over the past 13 years has been incredible. Evan Lindorff-Ellery (previously with Travis Bird) has created something special, tapping into a unique strain of improvised and experimental sonic art. It’s unsurprising, then, that this mix of 2022 selections from … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis 2022 Favorites: Notice Recordings

The Intricacies of History Making With Sunik Kim

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Sunik Kim is a musician, writer, and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Their work is dynamic, ever-evolving, but always striking a visceral edge where the emotive threads within become a grounding point amidst chaos. This spirit takes the form of wondrous density in Kim’s new album … Continue reading The Intricacies of History Making With Sunik Kim

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.41: December 9, 2022

There’s a decent chance this will be the final Capsule Garden for the year, but I’m not quite ready to call it and have hopes for one last installment next week. But if this is it, 41 of these columns in the space of a year is pretty incredible if I can pat myself on the back for a minute. I love doing this, though … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.41: December 9, 2022

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.13: April 8, 2022

The world keeps spinning and the music keeps flowing. Here’s some recordings that have been in my ear this week and refuse to leave. Lola de la Mata KOH – Klee – uh (SA Recordings) Kicking off SA Recordings’ single series, The Hearing Experience, Lola de la Mata’s tactile, introspective “KOH – Klee – uh.” The piece, based on her experience with tinnitus, finds grinding bass sludging forward … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.13: April 8, 2022

Lucy Liyou/Yska “A Need/A Want”

It always takes me a little while to process Lucy Liyou’s work and the journey it takes me on. Visceral scenes become sonic assertions in her hands, the ambient drift churning out mountains of pensive tension cascading toward a heaven promised in our better days. Once the moment hits, as it always does in her work, there’s no way to rebuild the dam fast enough. … Continue reading Lucy Liyou/Yska “A Need/A Want”