Monday, 14 July
I hope it's not unkind to say so, but some of the earlier photographs of composer Noah Creshevsky make him look like he might be some sort of marionette. In fact, if you were to design an action figure of a musique concrète boffin, it might look a lot like the moustachioed, tank top-wearing Creshevsky, seen standing proudly in front of his banks of wires and circuitry on the sleeve of this rather stunning release. Collecting pieces from 1971 to 1992, this retrospective of the Juillard-educated composer draws on his collage-like approach to electronic mus… Read more
**Includes a remix from Isodyne (one half of Forward Strategy Group)** Federsen follows up his 'Voodoo Gourds' tape for No Corner with plush yet economical dub techno tracks for Fifth Interval. A-side, 'Point Reyes' nods to classic Echospace and Deepchord moments with woozy subbass pressure and smoky atmospheres in finest style; B-side '50Hx' hinges is a crafty study in halfstepping decay with deep lungfuls of heady dub hinging on a massive halfstep rhythm. Isodyne remixes '50Hz' with a more leaden sort of gravity.