SINGLES CRUISE

Singles Cruise is cheekily named but focuses on single songs from experimental artists from around the world.

PRANAV SRIGANESH – “AMOHA”

The Indian based Pranav Sriganesh plays a heartfelt blend of energetic prog rock laden with soaring leads, atmospheric synths and start-stop time changes. These elements are married with a sense of inward-looking reflection that form the spiritual underpinnings of this thrilling journey. “Amoha” spans a variety of modes, unspooling into instrumental passages that brood and …

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ALITH BERNDARN – “CYCLES”

On “Cycles” the Hamburg-based musician and visual artist creates a track of intersecting rhythmic patterns and vocal chops to connect Big-Beat Electronica’s broad sonic palate to Downtempo’s sonorous groove and late-night reflective come down. “Cycles” fuses these in a way that feels expansive and broad while still very much tied to the solipsistic craft of …

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CHRISTOPHER TIGNOR – “I, AUTOCORRELATIONS”

The adventurous violinist and experimental musician Christopher Tignor returns with the first single from his October album “A Light Below” on Western Vinyl. On “I, Autocorrelations” Tignor creates a ghost every time his bow touches the strings. Through a digital preperative process for both violin and percussion, Tignor creates “doubles” of his lines that stare …

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ALASKAN TAPES – “VIEWS FROM SIXTEEN STORIES”

As a composer for film, the Toronto-based Brady Kendall pulls the ephemeral into light. While never pantomiming for the audience, Kendall’s scores act as emotional landmarks guiding us deeper into the subject’s inner landscape. Alaskan Tapes as a recording project, pulls us even further as any emotional signifiers we bring to this wordless music are …

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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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