Album Review: Domestic Aerospace by Ensueno

Russian atmospheric maestro Rudy Ensueno released Domestic Aerospace in mid-December 2010. Its ten pieces, ranging from under four to over twelve minutes, are very distinct from each other, their titles ranging from wistful to borderline-absurd. Each track conjures up...

Album Review: Elevated by Bob Ohrum

Glancing over the notes I made while listening to this album for the second time, I felt disoriented. The materials used by Bob Ohrum on his third full-length release are minimal; my notes hardly amount to anything. I glanced at them and wondered: is that it? The...

Album Review: Kakugo by Jack or Jive

Jack or Jive’s Kakugo, released in 2008 by their longtime friends at Prikosnovenie, was their first release after 2006’s 3-CD box set Issin, which closed the circle of their first 18 years. That set featured a vast selection – one CD of unreleased songs...