Album Review: “Inner” by Nunun

As a musician I have always felt that the best music just happens. You train your mind to be one with your instrument and its capabilities, then throw it into improvisational situations. Music that is improvisation based takes many forms, and the record Inner by Nunun is one of them. Nunun is a project consisting […]

Album review: “Mondo Flockard” by Mondo Flockard

“A path of verbed-out jazz, metallic ambience and grinding electro-acoustics.” These are the descriptors given to those approaching Mondo Flockhard’s second, self-titled, record. Without a doubt words can only do so much justice to music, and in many ways these aforementioned descriptors give just half the picture. This project by Melbourne-based drummer Maria Moles is […]

Album review: 1(EP) by aoi

When an artist has a clear vision for their work, it is imperative that they follow through with it. aoi, a┬ácomposer/musician/producer from Montreal, is an example of this actually happening. With his debut EP, entitled 1(EP), aoi (real name Keven Brien) has established that he wants the listener to experience: “A voyage through lands where […]

Album Review: The Paul Swest “Wizard Talk”

  Free jazz is easily one of my favorite styles of the massive jazz genre. There is something about the element of expression within it–rhythmically and melodically–that makes it so special. Following in this style is musician and visual artist Charles Chace who performs under the project name The Paul Swest. In his newest album […]

Album Review: Round Eye “Round Eye”

  Round Eye’s music is bonkers. I mean that in the best possible way. The self-described “experimental freak punk” group makes music that constantly pushes and questions what music can become. In their self-titled LP you will hear the intersection of what sounds like Ornette Coleman, The Stooges, Circle Jerks, and Frank Zappa having a […]