Sunday, February 28, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Richard Garet





This is what I have been listening during 2009 and recently:
  • andy graydon - geomancy ---- matter
  • aki onda - cassette memories vol. 1, ancient and modern ---- phonomena audio arts & multiples
  • aki onda - bon voyage ---- improvised music from japan
  • asher - miniatures ---- sourdine
  • christoph limbach - begin_ if _ (1) ---- contour editions
  • coleclough and murmer - husk ---- icr distribution
  • coelacanth - the glass sponge ---- 23five incorporated
  • coelacanth and keith evans - wrack light in copper ruin ---- seal pool
  • compilation - physical, absent, tangible ---- contour editions
  • compilation - variations in white part 1 ---- white_line editions
  • compilation - variations in white part 2 ---- white_line editions
  • david velez and james mc dougall - sonoridades industriales ---- ripples
  • dropp ensemble - safety ---- either/oar
  • fourm - set . neutral --- white_line editions
  • fourm - area ---- white_line editions
  • fourm - method ---- white_line editions
  • gill arno - nervatura/u ---- unframed recordings
  • gilles aubry - s6t8r ---- winds measure recordings
  • gil sansón - por la adversidad a las estrellas ---- contour editions
  • isobel clouter and rob mullender - myths of origin - sonic ephemera from east asia ---- and/oar
  • jason kahn and asher - vista ---- and/oar
  • jason kahn and takefumi naoshima - in a room ---- winds measure recordings
  • jim haynes - telegraphy by the sea ---- the Helen scarsdale agency
  • jim haynes - sever ---- intransitive recordings
  • kamran sadeghi -- voltagemotion_1 ---- contour editions
  • kamran sadeghi - through thickness ---- dragon’s eye recordings
  • kenneth kirschner - filaments and voids ---- 12k
  • kyle bobby dunn - a young person’s guide ---- low point
  • kyle bobby dunn - fragments and compositions ---- sedimental
  • mnortham - automnal 2003 ---- and/oar
  • murmer - we share a shadow ---- the Helen scarsdale agency
  • nicholas szczepanik - the chiasmus ---- basses frequences & sentient recognition archive
  • osone - passerelle ---- and/oar
  • paul devens - exwork ---- moab records
  • revenant - topoló ---- pre le records
  • seth nehil and matt marble - ecllipses ---- and/oar
  • seth nehil - flock and tumble ---- sonoris
  • shinkei and luigi turra - yu ---- non visual objects
  • son of rose - divisions in parallel ---- dragon’s eye recordings
  • son of rose - all in ---- blanket fields
  • tomoko sauvage - ombrophilia ---- and/oar
  • violet - violet ray gas and the playback singers ---- zeromoon & sentient recognition archive
  • yukitomo hamasaki - d+p ---- matter
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For a complete discography of Richard, see here

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Links:
Richard Garet
Contour Editions

Friday, February 26, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Brendan Murray




  • Cold Cave - Love Comes Close (Heartworm)
  • Giuseppe Ielasi - Aix (12k)
  • Sun Circle - Live Tour (Autumn/Lichen)
  • Jim Haynes - Sever (Intransitive)
  • Kevin Drumm - Imperial Horizon (Hospital)
  • Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest (Warp)
  • Mountains - Choral (Thrill Jockey)
  • Atlas Sound - Logos (Kranky)
  • Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts (No Fun)
  • Richard Youngs - Beyond The Valley Of The Ultrahits (Sonic Oyster)
  • Russell Haswell - Wild Tracks (Editions Mego)
  • Graham Lambkin - Softly Softly Copy Copy (Kye)
  • The xx - s/t (Young Turks)
  • The Sons Of God - live in Boston and NYC
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For a complete discography of Brendan, see here

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Links:
Brendan Murray (website) (blog)

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Gil Sansón





A short list, hardly exhaustive. Ten records that made a lasting impression this past year, in no particular order:
  • Lee Patterson - Seven Vignettes (Shadazz)
  • Jason Kahn & Takefumi Naoshima - In a Room (Winds Measure Recordings)
  • Richard Garet / Brendan Murray - Of Distance (Unframed)
  • Sunn O))) - Monoliths and Dimensions (Southern Lord)
  • David Sylvian – Manafon (Samadhisound)
  • Michael Pisaro - An Unrhymed Chord (for 25 acoustic guitars) performed by Barry Chabala (Confront)
  • Phill Niblock - Touch Strings (Touch)
  • Richard Garet - Four Malleable (and/OAR)
  • Radu Malfatti - Wechseljahre Einer Hyäne (etlefeucomme)
  • Tetuzi Akiyama & Toshimaru Nakamura - Semi-Impressionism (Spekk) (the first two tracks only!)
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EA - Balancing Act With Controlled Dynamics















Label: Winds Measure Recordings
Cat. #: wm05
Format: CD-R
Release date: 2006

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Por La Adversidad A Las Estrellas












Label: Contour Editions
Cat. #: ce.onl_0001
Release date: 06/2009


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Physical, Absent, Tangible












Label: Contour Editions
Cat. #: ce.cd_0001
Format: CD-R
Release date: 02/2010
Link
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EA - Variations













Label: Contour Editions
Cat. #: ce.onl_0003
Format: File, Mp3
Release date: 05/2010


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Monday, February 22, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Tanner Menard




  • Asuna - Flowers - Music Related
  • Nicholas Szczepanik - The Chiasmus - Basses Frequences + Sra
  • Celer - Close Proximity And The Unhindered Care-All - Sra
  • Counterspark - Existence - Archaic Horizon
  • Hiroki Sasajima - Monogenic - Sra
  • Ian Hawgood - Wolfskin - Hibernate
  • Jeremy Bible + Jason Henry - Ound - Abgurd
  • Ryonkt - Small Conversations - Experimedia
  • Chubby Wolf - Meandering Pupa - Self Release
  • Misound - Stanze Di Te - Slow Flow
  • Mathieu Ruhlmann - Fourteen Worms For Victor Hugo - Gears Of Sand
  • Segue - Into The Fall - Slow Flow
  • Entia Non - Disinter - Sra
  • Stephen Spera - 4{H²O} - Parvoart
  • Of Cycling Light - Cition - Hlm
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You Had Not Changed But Your Cameras Were No Longer Identical












Label: H.L.M
Cat. #: H.L.M 07
Release date: 02/2010


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The Oceans Of Your Aura












Label: Slow Flow Rec
Cat. #: SFle01
Format: CD-R
Release date: 03/2010

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Links:
Tanner Menard

Saturday, February 20, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: i8u




  • 1. Keiichiro Shibuya - For Maria (ATAK)
  • 2. Mika Vainio - Aíneen Musta Puhelin (Touch)
  • 3. Yann Novak & Jamie Drouin - +room-room @ Henry Art Gallery
  • 4. Richard Chartier - Further Materials (l-ne)
  • 5. Christof Kurzmann & Burkhard Stangl - Neuschnee (Erstwhile)
  • 6. Guy Webster / Laurence English / Tom Hall - Big Sit (An exhibiton of sound @ Metro Arts)
  • 7. Tomas Phillips - Six Notes (Koyuki-sound)
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For a complete discography of i8u, see here

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Links:
i8u

Thursday, February 18, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Yann Novak




Releases:
  • Shinkei + Luigi Turra – YU (Non Visual Objects)
  • William Basinski – 92982 (2062)
  • Steve Roden – Stars of Ice (New Plastic Music)
  • Richard Chartier – Untitled (Angle.1) (Non Visual Objects)
  • Tu m’ – Monochromes Vol.1 (LINE)
  • i8u + Tomas Phillips – Ligne (ATAK)
  • Pierre Gerard – Plateaux [for gilles deleuze] (Koyuki)
Performances:
  • William Basinski / Richard Chartier @ Resonant Forms Festival, Los Angeles CA.
  • i8u @ Mutek 10, Montreal QC.
  • Mem1 and Sublamp @ Pehrspace, Los Angeles CA.
  • Steve Roden @ LACE, Los Angeles CA.
Exhibitions:
  • Scores @ Lawrimore Projects, Seattle WA.
  • Dominique Skoltz – Dislock_ @ Mutek 10, Montreal QC.
  • Jennifer Steinkamp – Orbit @ Acme, Los Angeles CA.
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Latest releases on Dragon's Eye Recordings

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Links:
Yann Novak (Main) (Design)
Dragon's Eye Recordings

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Will Thomas Long (Celer)




  • RdL - Decades away from Home (P-Vine)
  • Eliane Radigue - Triptych (Important)
  • Chubby Wolf - Meandering Pupa (CW)
  • Andrey Kiritchenko - Misterrious (Spekk)
  • Meso Meso - Spoon (Yacca)
  • Moskitoo - Si Sol (See)
  • Evol - Fart Synthesis (Presto!?)
  • Corey Fuller - Seas Between (Dragon's Eye)
  • Billy Gomberg/Anne Guthrie/Richard Kamerman - live
  • Tomoko Sauvage - Ombrophilia (either/OAR)
  • Stephan Mathieu - 10 Minutes (Touch)
  • Sogar + Sebastien Roux - Rucksitz (Tsuku Boshi)
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For a complete discography of Celer, see here

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Chubby Wolf - Meandering Pupa

<a href="http://chubbywolf.bandcamp.com/album/meandering-pupa">Annell This Chord of Bliss by Chubby Wolf</a>

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Links:
Celer (website) (myspace)
Chubby Wolf

Sunday, February 14, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Andy Graydon




  • Kenneth Kirschner - Filaments And Voids (12k) (technically 2008, but it was with me throughout '09)
  • Kevin Drumm - Imperial Horizon (Hospital Productions)
  • Ben Owen - Two (Gruenrekorder)
  • Dam-Funk - Toeachizown (Stone's Throw)
  • Gil Sansón - Por La Adversidad A Las Estrellas (Contour Editions)
  • Mika Vainio - Black Telephone Of Matter (Touch)
  • Dallas Simpson - The Alarming Blend Of Three Arches (Impulsive Habitat)
  • Shinkei / Luigi Turra - Yu (Non Visual Objects)
  • King Midas Sound - Waiting For You (Cargo)
  • Giuseppe Ielasi - Aix (12k)
  • Tetuzi Akiyama and Toshimaru Nakamura - Semi-Impressionism (Spekk)
  • Richard Garet - Four Malleable (and/OAR)
  • Jamie Drouin - A Three Month Warm Up (Dragon's Eye Recordings)
  • Shinkei + mise_en_scene – Scytale (mAtter)
  • Scott Allison + Ben Owen - Untitled (For Agnes Martin) (Winds Measure Recordings)
  • Gilles Aubry - s6t8r (Winds Measure Recordings)
  • David Sylvian - Manafon (Samadhisound)
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For a complete discography of Andy, see here

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Links:
Andy Graydon

Friday, February 12, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Christopher McFall




  • 1. Xela - The Divine
  • 2. Leyland Kirby - When We Parted My Heart Wanted To Die
  • 3. Anduin - Abandoned In Sleep
  • 4. Elegi - Varde
  • 5. Kreng - L’Autopsie Phénoménale de Dieu
  • 6. Dead Letters Spell Out Dead Words - Lost In Reflections
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For a complete discography of Christopher, see here

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Links:

Christopher McFall

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

2009 Favorites - Other Lists: Dale Lloyd





"The first 5 were released in 2009 and the second 5 were released in previous years, but I acquired them in 2009."

  • CELER: Levitation And Breaking Points (self released) 3" CDR x 3
  • MOTH ELECTRET: Tocasin (Diophantine) CD
  • EDWARD WILLIAMS: Life On Earth (Trunk Records) CD re-issue
  • PETER THOMAS: Chariots Of The Gods? (Polydor Germany) CD re-issue
  • GRAHAM HALLIWELL & LEE PATTERSON: Terrain (Confront) CDR
  • MORTON FELDMAN: Crippled Symmetry (Col Legno) CD x 2
  • ALVA NOTO & RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: UTP_ (Raster-Noton) CD + DVD
  • TOSHI TSUCHITORI: Dotaku / Sanukaito / Sounds Of Prehistoric Cave / Jomonko (Victor) 4 separate CDs
  • YOSHI WADA: The Appointed Cloud (EM Records / Omega Point) CD
  • FENNESZ: Black Sea (Touch) CD
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Read a profile of Dale here

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Links:

Dale Lloyd
and/OAR (website) (blog)