Month: October 2020

PAUL COUSINS – “THOUGHTS IN THE ETHER”

Rooted by a steady piano line, Paul Cousins creates a beautifully airy and textural piano / synth composition with his latest “Thoughts in the Ether”. Anchored by a piano melody that serves as a ballast for the various tonal shifts, synth micro-movements and ambient lift throughout the composition, Paul Cousins explores those moments of take …

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JOSHUA ACKLEY

tometotheweathermachine · Joshua Ackley I sit down with Joshua Ackley (The Dead Betties, Teen Vice)to discuss his recent solo album “Dark Arts”, Madonna, Sonic Youth and Punk in the pre-Is This It era NYC.

SOFT KILL – “ROSES ALL AROUND”

I can never tell just how Soft Kill manage to make everything they do sound utterly perfect. “Roses All Around” is majestic Post-Punk gloom at its finest. A reflection on Portland’s ascendency from sleepy backwater to booming metropolis, the video for “Roses All Around” explore addiction and escapism that comes with transgression. It’s a beautifully …

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BODY / NEGATIVE – “CATHOLIC GUILT”

Body / Negative is the recording project of Andy Schiaffino. Body / Negative’s aural landscape lies somewhere between reverb-heavy drones and delicate piano melodies that appear through the ether as they spark, ascend and die. “Catholic Guilt” is taken from a poem Schiaffino wrote as an early recording project and re-imagined as another textural element …

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