The Capsule Garden Vol 1.40: December 2, 2022

It’s the first Friday of the month, so that means it is BC day, of course. Last one of the year. Last one forever? Who knows. But I’ve got a new Charlatan album out called Earth Games, and it’s a course alteration for the project. It’s a record I’m incredibly proud of, and a little terrified of having it out in the world since it feels … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.40: December 2, 2022

The Capsule Garden Vol 1.34: September 23, 2022

It’s been a busy, exhausting week here at FDHQ to the point that I’ve only managed to get through about half of the pile of music I was hoping to investigate. Granted, a lot of time was spent in the studio (again), so sound has been (as ever) the main focus around here, but, unfortunately for Foxy Digitalis, it’s mostly been my own music in … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.34: September 23, 2022

Roxane Métayer “Éclipse des Ocelles”

There’s a moment around the midpoint of “Mille pics,” the opener on Éclipse des Ocelles, where Métayer plays a languid, vulnerable passage on her violin, accented by birdsong and woodpecker thrumming, that transports you deep into the forest, all alone and unencumbered. Throughout Éclipse des Ocelles, a serene sense of isolation takes root and blooms through bells, wind instruments, field recordings, and, especially, violin. This … Continue reading Roxane Métayer “Éclipse des Ocelles”