The Capsule Garden Vol 1.28: August 12, 2022

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon or subscribe to The Jewel Garden. Another week of abbreviated reviews, but all gems, all the time. A lot of self-released treats this week, which is always a beautiful thing. Forest Management Closing Credits (Self-Released) The hazy spaces between consciousness and sleep hum with sonorous effulgence. Loops become tangled webs spilling over with sonic … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.28: August 12, 2022

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.23: July 8, 2022

Another week where not a lot makes sense, but at least we’ve got some more excellent tunes to dig into. Cyril Meysson & Sheng Jie La Chaleur Des Choses Sans Nom (Dub Cthonic) Spectral facades glow against a dark backdrop infused with frenetic energy and determined drones. Meysson’s guitar tone cracks through the wailing sphere of Jie’s electric cello, encasing it in a metallic sheen. Movements elevate … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.23: July 8, 2022

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.15: April 22, 2022

It’s been a wild week over here at FDHQ, but some surprise bits of good news have trickled through so I’m heading into the weekend feeling more positive than usual. With that, I made everything at The Jewel Garden pay-what-you-want so if you’ve been wanting to catch up, dig in, or fill gaps, this would be a great weekend to do that (everything goes back … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.15: April 22, 2022

Swimming in the Same Pool of Notes With Shane Parish

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. I don’t think there’s anything Shane Parish can’t do with a guitar and on his latest, Liverpool, his talent as a songwriter shines in full force. It’s a remarkable album, honestly, and one that continues to bear fresh fruit with each subsequent listen. Parish explores the furthest reaches of sea shanties … Continue reading Swimming in the Same Pool of Notes With Shane Parish

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.7: February 25, 2022

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. What a fucked up week. I got nothing. Listen to some tunes. Do something good. Eric Mingus & Catherine Sikora The Zuzax Protocol (Self-Released) A fantastic set of guitar and saxophone duets from these longtime collaborators, The Zuzak Protocol has flames shooting out from all sides. Mingus has such a recognizable, grimy guitar tone … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.7: February 25, 2022

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.6: February 18, 2022

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. In the space of about 18 hours, we experienced 3 1/2 seasons in Tulsa. After a beautiful warm, spring-like day with autumnal winds, severe thunderstorms battered us overnight before temperatures dropped to below freezing and snow flurries descended. My sinuses are exhausted. My ears are fine, though, so here’s a … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.6: February 18, 2022

The Capsule Garden, Vol 1.2: January 21, 2022

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Before getting into the meat of this week’s installment, a quick mention for this release from the great Lawrence English & Room40 with proceeds going toward relief efforts for those impacted by last week’s volcanic eruption in Tonga (and ensuing tsunami). ‘Oseni contains field recordings from the Pacific Ocean and … Continue reading The Capsule Garden, Vol 1.2: January 21, 2022

George Christian “Insílios ou Diários da Sobrevivência 2”

In the second installment of George Christian’s Survival Diaries, the Brazilian guitarist gets deep into midnight. Insílios ou Diários da Sobrevivência 2 forges a heavy atmosphere. Christian’s compositions are fused together with a methodic determination to survive the darkness and bring others with him into a new day. Across 13 varied soundscapes, he explores a range of emotions, thoughts, and fears and leaves a trail of breadcrumbs for … Continue reading George Christian “Insílios ou Diários da Sobrevivência 2”