Valentina Magaletti & Yves Chaudouët “Batterie Fragile”

Valentina Magaletti is one of the most exciting and innovative musicians on the planet. She brings a spirit of exploration, freedom, and wonder to her work, and that feeling flows through each texture and movement. When she plays, time stands still, and it becomes impossible to turn our attention elsewhere. Through expressive rhythms and tactile sonic atmospheres, Magaletti invites us to experience new worlds, and … Continue reading Valentina Magaletti & Yves Chaudouët “Batterie Fragile”

Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #44: Alberto Boccardi

The same restraint and precision running beneath Alberto Boccardi’s most recent album, Petra, sneaks into the architecture of this mix. While these pieces’ rich and evolving textures are front and center, this music covers a wide emotional swath. Boccardi keeps his finger on the pulse, though, guiding listeners through each pace with an unwavering focus. It turns the hour of this mix into a lasting, memorable … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix Season 2, #44: Alberto Boccardi

Valentina Magaletti “A Queer Anthology of Drums”

Released initially on Cafe Oto’s excellent Takuroku label, Valentina Magaletti’s crucial A Queer Anthology of Drums has been expanded and remastered for a vinyl release on bié Records. In a discography full of gems and essential works, A Queer Anthology of Drums stands out. Within its confines exists an ageless world where rhythm and ritual collide. I first became an admirer of Magaletti’s work when I heard Tomaga’s debut, Sleepy … Continue reading Valentina Magaletti “A Queer Anthology of Drums”