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Chris Russell & eyes cast down. Memory Palace. It's ready. Hybrid grooves from me and some heavy-duty atmospheres from Chris. Coming sometime next year...
Ari Porki. Memento. Another collection of Ari’s trademark lush chord drones. Meaty and absorbing.
We know Mark Seelig's gifts well from his many collaborations, the latest of which are Intention (with longtime conspirator Byron Metcalf) and Tree of Life (with Loren Nerell) - both excellent albums which are well worth hearing.
But if Mark's solo album Disciple has escaped your notice, now…Continue
Grumble grumble grumble... You have been warned.
As if the streaming world wasn't enough of a ripoff for artists, here's the latest, should've-seen-it-coming development. Our reporter is Projekt's Sam Rosenthal:
"Even with the drop in income at Projekt, I was starting to lean towards an "Oh, why not?" attitude about tracks at streaming sites. If you can't beat them join them. But this week, I went ape $hit and freaked! Why? Tethered Streams! I realized "streaming" is a false…Continue
This poem was published three times, making it one of my best-received. Another sad character study, like (though more unlike) Twilight Child; this described a flesh-and-blood person, not a fictional one. Between these two and Camille Claudel, there was a clear insanity theme running through my mind in those days. Hmmm… must’ve been my day…Continue