Iran’s Majesty and Decay: An Interview With Sote

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. Tehran’s Sote aka Ata Ebtekar and I go back over a decade. I was already a big fan of Persian Electronic Music: Yesterday And Today 1966 – 2006 (Sub Rosa, 2008) when Ebtekar reached out to me about a potential cassette release on my then label, Digitalis. It was one of those … Continue reading Iran’s Majesty and Decay: An Interview With Sote

Video Premiere: Sote “I’m Trying But I Can’t Reach You Father”

A determined intensity saturates Sote’s new album, Majestic Noise Made in Beautiful Rotten Iran. Scathing melodies are pushed through a particle accelerator to form new temperaments and glaze existing scales in a plating of molten chrome. Sote never rests. As a composer, he is constantly deconstructing his ideas and reconfiguring them in new, sometimes unimaginable ways. It’s why he’s one of my favorite artists as each … Continue reading Video Premiere: Sote “I’m Trying But I Can’t Reach You Father”

21 Songs From 21 Albums From 2021

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. A big thanks to Brad Rose for giving me the platform to share 21 of my favourite records from 2021. It’s been a long while since I wrote for Foxy D and it’s lovely to be back. You may remember me from many reports and reviews covering experimental music and … Continue reading 21 Songs From 21 Albums From 2021