Month: September 2019

PREMIERE – PERGOLA – “FIRST AND FINAL”

Recorded in a cabin somewhere deep in West Virginia, the Baltimore based Pergola wrap deft guitar lines around surging and buzzing drones that drift with unaided ease through the aural field. Aside from being a contemplative meditation centered on a few scales, Todd Shelar tastefully displays small flashes of technical skill in his use of …

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DOXA – “SPIT ON THE ALTAR”

By slicing together footage of the retro-futurist Bauhaus Ballet with the Berlin-based musician’s highly affecting synthesizer-based experimental composition, “Spit on the Altar” is an unsettling and hypnotic work that presents us with a vision of the future that we were sure contained metallic robots, contact with other life-forms that conformed to our notions of a …

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