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Year: 2019

Finding Something in Nothing: Mocrep’s I Like My Friends

Album artwork by Lia Kohl and Deidre Huckabay

by Georgia Hampton

I Like My Friends, the new album by Chicago-based experimental group Mocrep, begins at Guitar Center. The first track, aptly titled “GUITARCENTER,” opens with what is likely actual ambient audio recorded inside one of the stores—miscellaneous sounds of people working, objects shifting, drawers being opened.Read More...

Weeks/Corder/ Namay/Harris Conversate on Fractal Selves

by Emily Kerski

Artwork by Dan McDonald

Fractal Selves, a new release from Amalgam Records, sees Bill Harris (drums, percussion, duct tape), Nathan Corder (electronics), Tom Weeks (alto saxophone), and Eli Namay (upright and electric bass) join forces, combining the quartet’s contrasting musical landscapes with sampled speech by philosopher Rick Roderick.Read More...