REVIEWS

INCA ORE – “BIRTHDAY OF BLESS YOU” (NOT NOT FUN, 2009)

t is difficult to write about an album that centers it’s creative focus on the act of creation.  Ore describes describes this album as “my meditation on feminine sacred invention, on sun worship in the moments before earth disintegration, on the proud miracle of creation in a trash-proliferation era.” Figure out that means and you …

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ODD NOSDAM – “LEVEL LIVE WIRES (2008, anticon)”

To say that Odd Nosdam occupies a unique place within the anticon universe is a misnomer. Nosdam, the one time director of the anticon collective, is arguably THE anticon sound. From his first experiments into dense, droning soundscapes that owe as much to Terminator X as they do to My Bloody Valentine to his genre defying work with cLOUDEAD, Odd Nosdam has done more to craft the post-hip hop …

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PUBLIC SPEAKING – CARESS, REDACT (FLOORDOOR, 2016)

Smashing guitars on stage. Biting the heads off of doves. Mock on-stage electrocutions. Appropriation of fascist imagery. The stand-ins for our residual, repressed and displaced violence have served as ineffective shamen. Twisting and contorting the violence that runs red under the thin veneer of a social contract and the failed promise of upwards mobility that …

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