The Capsule Garden Vol 1.37: October 28, 2022

The Capsule Garden returns this week after a brief hiatus to deal with personal/family issues. I’m consistently overwhelmed by the volume of music that comes across my desk and through my inbox each week. The deluge grows monthly, but I continue to check out as much of it as possible. But I’m one person, so there’s only so much I can listen to. That said, … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.37: October 28, 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

Video Premiere: Robbie Lee “Duskfallen”

It’s been an excellent autumn for those, like myself, who have an appreciation for Robbie Lee’s unique sound worlds. As part of a trio with James Ilgenfritz and Brian Chase, Loss & Gain was released by Infrequent Seams this month, and now Relative Pitch gives us the spectacular Prismatist.  “Duskfallen” opens the album and showcases Lee’s spellbinding ability not just as a horn player, but as a songwriter … Continue reading Video Premiere: Robbie Lee “Duskfallen”

Loss & Gain With James Ilgenfritz, Brian Chase, & Robbie Lee

It may not be destiny exactly, but the trio of bassist James Ilgenfritz, drummer Brian Chase, and woodwinds specialist Robbie Lee coming together for an album of improvised excursions. Loss and Gain, out November 5 on Infrequent Seams, digs through free jazz-infused vestiges to find a trail of contemplation, vulnerability, and even moments of lighthearted expression. This trio has an almost-ESP-like connection, anticipating sonic left turns before … Continue reading Loss & Gain With James Ilgenfritz, Brian Chase, & Robbie Lee