VIDEODRONES

LUMIERE – “DOPPLER”

In this stately and downright majestic composition by the Greek musician Thanos Christodoulou, “Doppler” tackles a knotty sense of Steve Reich rhythmic minimalism beneath a stirring neo-classical composition that starts and stops on a dime without any flagging momentum. The visual accompaniment by Theo Tagholm, a London-based artist who created the video “playing” with real …

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HARRISON & DUNKLEY – “THE SEWING MACHINE”

Using textile as both art and theater, Julia O’Connell’s work provides the rhythmic backdrop of Harrison & Dunkley’s patient and intertwining guitar work on “The Sewing Machine”. O’Connell is the co-founder of Theater Absolute – UK’s only Shop-Front Theater. By producing textile design on a vintage 1919 sewing machine – the soft rhythms produced deftly …

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NOUS – “BLUSH”

In French “NOUS” is an inclusive pronoun, translating to “we” in English. Used in the context of Christopher Bono’s sprawling, conceptual recording project “NOUS” is rooted in time, practice space and group dynamics. Bono’s output in 2020 is pretty relentless. NOUS III is the third in the group’s trilogy of recording projects leading to a …

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KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH – “THE STEADY HAND”

On Kaitylyn Aurelia Smith’s latest single from the album the Mosaic of Transformation out 05.15.20 on Ghostly International, Aurelia Smith continues her captivating combination of interweaving vocal lines, soft organs arising like incense smoke towards the rafters, scattering beats and ascendant synth lines that meet in mid-air, twisting around each other in the dance of …

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