I’ve Got a Broken Face… Uh-huh

It started with the rhetorical question, “Hmm, can I play about 40 minutes of Hawkwind on the radio today?” And it went from there. In order of appearance:

Hawkwind “You Shouldn’t Do That”
Hawkwind “Time We Left This World Today”
Hawkwind “D-Rider”
Hawkwind “Magnu”
Colin Andrew Sheffield and James Eck Rippie “Essential Anatomies 4”
Ulver “Riverhead”
Grouper “Headache”
Tears Run Rings “Destroyer”
Andrew Chalk “Spiritual Lanterns”
Slowdive “Star Roving”
Dungen “Kalifen”
J.D. Emmanuel “March of the Colossus”
Zanov “Zephyr”
Gong “A Sprinkling Of Clouds”
Cavern Of Anti-Matter “Acid Death Picnic”
Beak “Backwell”

Grim, Dark, and Cold and So On

Revisiting some of my favorite experimental/ambient/noise-ish releases of the past twelve months. In order of appearance:

Robert Rich “Corvid Collections” (What We Left Behind)
David Newlyn “Chemical” (Linen)
Olivia Block “Dissolution B” (Dissolution)
Wanda Group “The Storm Car Vat” (Ornate Circular)
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Suzanne Ciani “Closed Circuit” (FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy)
Stephen O’Malley “Side A” (Dread Live)
Masami Akita and Eiko Ishibashi “Junglegym” (Kouen Kyoudai)
Lustmord “Subspace” (Dark Matter)
Thomas Koner “Tiento de la Luz 3” (Tiento de la Luz)
Mika Vainio “I could be an old man in front of a service station” (Mannerlaatta)
Nurse With Wound “Astrophytum 7” (Astrophytum)
Svarte Greiner “The Marble” (Moss Garden)
Vril Jäger “Maw Of Kalki” (Vril Jäger)
Teleplasmiste “Radioclast” (Frequency Is The New Ecstasy)