2021 & The Year That Was

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. It’s been almost a year since I announced Foxy Digitalis was coming back in 2021 and I wasn’t sure what to expect. The first big surprise came when there was an instant outpouring of excitement and support. I honestly wasn’t sure if anyone remembered Foxy Digitalis, but then I started … Continue reading 2021 & The Year That Was

Beyond the Standard Wall: An Interview With Laura Cocks

Foxy Digitalis depends on our awesome readers to keep things rolling. Pledge your support today via our Patreon. TAK Ensemble and TAK Editions have become fixtures in my listening habits over the past year and their Executive Director and flutist-in-chief, Laura Cocks, is a driving force for so much of their good work (and in New York more widely). Between their own solo works (read further to watch … Continue reading Beyond the Standard Wall: An Interview With Laura Cocks

Tyshawn Sorey & King Britt “Tyshawn/King”

Caught in the polyrhythmic force of Tyshawn/King, it’s like I’ve found a rip in spacetime or a wormhole to an alternative reality. Recorded over two days pre-lockdown, the five tracks on Tyshawn/King are an evolving conversation between two titans. Tyshawn Sorey and King Britt have manifested essential bodies of work on their own, but in joining forces there is something new to manifest. Tyshawn/King is mesmerizing, the sound of man … Continue reading Tyshawn Sorey & King Britt “Tyshawn/King”

Alarm Will Sound & Tyshawn Sorey “For George Lewis | Autoschediasms”

At a certain point in Tyshawn Sorey’s arresting composition for one of his mentors, the inimitable George Lewis, a shift happens. Across 53 minutes, Sorey creates motionless forward momentum. Notes are stretched near the breaking point and then stretched further. Discordant harmonies broaden the view, pushing the focus across through a needlepoint as the stellar Alarm Will Sound press on under Sorey’s guidance. The movement … Continue reading Alarm Will Sound & Tyshawn Sorey “For George Lewis | Autoschediasms”