Category Archives: Experimental

(March 19, 2016): A. David MacKinnon – The Past Is A Foreign Country

From the 2012 album of the same name, The Past Is A Foreign Country.  When you have spent the first half of your life in the United States and the second half in Australia, the past is, literally, a foreign … Continue reading

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(Feb. 6, 2015): Blasted Mechanism – Hand Full of Nothing (feat. Dealema)

From the 2005 album, Avatara.  To quote discogs, this Portuguese band “is known for their highly theatrical live shows that involve elaborate & extravagant alien-themed costumes utilizing inventive concepts and instruments. In addition, they have developed their own dialect known … Continue reading

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(Sept 5, 2014): Chris Joss – Say Yeah No

From the 2014 13 × File, WAV, Album, Bimbo Satellite.  Not sure about the album title and cover, but the tune makes it.

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(May 8, 2014): Hauschka – Elizabeth Bay

From the 2014 album, Abandoned City. I am traveling on business in Yangon (Rangoon) and Rarotonga until 18 May and song details will be sparse until my return.

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(April 30, 2014): John Cale and Terry Riley – Church of Anthrax

The title track from the 1971 album, Church of Anthrax.  This is the first and only collaboration between Cale and Riley.  It was recorded right as Cale started his solo career, but does not have the feel of his solo … Continue reading

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(Nov 16, 2013): Jono McCleery – Fire In My Hands

From the 2013 7″ a-side, Fire In My Hands / Painted Blue.  Nice stuff and good to see the Ninja Tune label continue to grow its roster of artists that push things.

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(Oct 20, 2013): Bluebottle Farm – For the Jig Up

From the 2007 5xFile (MP3), Music To Fall Off Yer Bike To.  Not much information out there on Bluebottle Farm.  Discogs links what seems to be an abandoned Myspace page, but the “band” name there is “Boondoggle Farm” — which I like … Continue reading

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