Posts filed under Woodsist

2017 (music)

2017 will be over soon. Good riddance. Current obsession, thanks Prez! Related Readings: 2017 Books (On Probabilistic Thinking, Technologies of Power, and Austerity & Poverty) Algiers, “The Underside of Power” Moor Mother & ONO play Resonance Series Catching Up #4 2016 Algiers, The Underside of Power (Matador Records, 2017) I suppose I was waiting for… (read more)

Edges of Rock

I’ve been thinking about Heat Waves by The Flag since its 2015 press cycle, and I’ve never quite found occasion to translate those thoughts into press itself. The album is challenging in the sense that it is ambitious, well-produced, versatile, and full of big ideas. Its hardest edges are confrontational. Thankfully, Geographic North are on… (read more)

B E A T S

While I have continually been blown away by the full-fledged embrace of bleak punk by several artists over the last couple years, there also seems to be a gang of beats-oriented electronic and experimental artists that are also pushing boundaries in other directions. I’ve been listening to most of these cuts for the last few… (read more)