The Capsule Garden Vol 1.24 July 15, 2022

The heat continues creeping up to unbearable levels here in Tulsa, and the forecast worsens daily (110 on the horizon). It’s brutal. We always have gnarly summers here, but 2022 is pushing that too far. What a year. I’m trying to stay cool in a dark house. Fun.  In other news, The Jewel Garden launched a new Singles Club for subscribers. As a teenager, I … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 1.24 July 15, 2022

Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #36: Tiers La Familia

Tiers La Familia is a blown-out collision of so many divergent spirals that it’s hard to keep track. Bandleader Joe Sidney never lets up on their second album in the past six months, Active Cultures​/​Active Couture, this time for Jeff Tobias’s new label, Strategy of Tension. Sidney’s iron first productions are rapid speed blitzkriegs, covered in grime and sharp angles that try, but fail, to obscure … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #36: Tiers La Familia

Jeff Tobias “Recurring Dream”

Jeff Tobias wears a lot of hats (not literally, thankfully, because look at those beautiful locks on that album cover! I digress…), but on his debut solo record, he uses all those experiences to sculpt a twisted, delightful vision of pop-music-that’s-not-really-pop-music out of an angular heap of neon junk. Recurring Dream jumps between so many different ideas and influences but always manages to hold a cohesive narrative … Continue reading Jeff Tobias “Recurring Dream”