German-born NYC-raised artist Eva Hesse was a force to be reckoned with. Her work, sculpture, painting, and drawing, made mostly during the 1960s has been tagged “Postminimalism” by the Critics, the differentiating factor from regular old minimalism being “mirth and jokiness”, “unmistakable whiff of eroticism,” and […]
Have you danced with Ducasse? Done the Maldoror mambo? Lindy Hop’d with Lautréamont? Swiss avant-garde black metal band Schammasch are digging into Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror and The Maldoror Chants: Hermaphrodite is the first release of a planned series.
Sonos owns a huge chunk of the $18 billion home-audio market [footnote 1]. They got there by making smart products that were easy to set up, even easier to use, and easy on the wallet. Even though profit margins were slim for resellers and installers, […]
Michael, I was sorry to see your departure from AudioStream and it’s taken me quite a while to find you again. I’m also glad to see TM focussing on some other art/design areas as well as audio which is why I’m writing to you. Before […]
totaldac USB GIGAFILTER (1,600euros excl VAT out of Europe/ 0.6m or 1m or 1.5m).
The infamous Nurse With Wound list is the band’s guide to their musical influences, originally included in their first record Chance Meeting on a Dissecting Table of a Sewing Machine and an Umbrella from 1979 (whose title comes from the madly mad and lovingly long […]
Yes? No? Maybe?
On my way back home from Herb’s show in Hudson, NY I decided to stop over in Beacon, NY (down the Hudson) and spend the say at Dia Beacon. Occupying a former Nabisco box warehouse built in 1929, the Dia Beacon has filled the roughly […]
Talkhouse has put together another sweet podcast featuring Nika Danilova (Zola Jesus) and Haley Fohr (Circuit des Yeux) talking and laughing about life, music, record forums—”But we were anomalies in a way being young women…” said Fohr, “Not being like 45 year-old men living in […]
I am a fan of Nelson Pass. My fandom goes all the way back to the 1980s when I owned the Pass-designed Threshold SA3/FET10 pre/power combo. I wish I still had ’em. I’ve never attended a Burning Festival of any kind but if could go […]
Vincent Brient, Mr. totaldac, has been busy, releasing not one but two new DACs—the d1-twelve-mk2 and the d1-direct. According to Vincent, the d1-twelve-mk2 improves on the original d1-twelve by using “new techniques from the d1-direct and d1-seven DACs” . The d1-direct, as its name suggests, […]
Why films? Because films are slices of life with a soundtrack and some of us fill our lives with music to help shape / improve our perception. Just like in the movies.
Ora Iso, “can not” in Javanese dialect, is Indonesian-Australian, Kathleen Malay and New Yorker, Jason Kudo and Image Certifies is their 2nd full-length, released on Downwards in May of this year. The band describes the record as “A love letter to a society dying of […]
ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 speakers ($249.98 /pair).
I had never been to Hudson, NY before Saturday when I arrived no worse for wear with time to spare before Herb Reichert’s opening at the John Davis Gallery. Come on in…