FINAL - Oblivion vol 2 (Avalanche Recordings)
Justin K Broadrick’s Final project returns with the second volume of Oblivion
, released on the Avalanche Recordings imprint, recorded by Justin between 2010 and 2021. Final has existed sporadically since 1983, when Justin k Broadrick was 13, initially as an industrial / power electronics exploration, Final was shelved in 1986 whilst Justin pursued his activities with Napalm Death, Head Of David and, of course, Godflesh, and then revitalised in 1992, to traverse sombre, ambient themes and beatless spaces, sometimes almost exclusively guitar based.
Iannis Xenakis - .Electroacoustic Works (Karlrecords)
Karlrecords starts the year with a special release from Iannis Xenakis, a Romanian-born Greek-French avant-garde composer, music theorist, architect, performance director and engineer. The 5 LP / 5 CD box set „Electroacoustic Works“ celebrates the 100th anniversary of Xenakis (on May 29th, 2022), one of the most influential 20th century avantgarde composers. All tracks have been newly mixed by longtime zeitkratzer sound engineer Martin Wurmnest and mastered by Rashad Becker and finally reveal their full sonic range and dynamics.
Jihem Rita / AIR LQD - Split (Champ Döner)
Jihem Rita (real name Johann Mazé) and AIR LQD (real name Mehdi Kernachi) meet up for a Split release on the French imprint Champ Döner, a heavy work of intense, electronic and experimental pieces.
John Di Pasquale - Move The Uncovered Boxes Away (Chant Records)
Move The Uncovered Boxes Away
is the debut album by John Di Pasquale. The name of a trio rather than a single person, John Di Pasquale was formed as a laboratory for the research and experiments of London-based guitarist Filippo Ferazzoli (ŪROK, Adam Beattie) and features Jools Kelly on bass and Luciano Cocco on drums. This title is a post-rock journey through a kaleidoscope of intricate structures, tight grooves, rich textures, odd rhythms and manipulated tapes.
Konrad Kraft - Accident in Heaven (TAL)
Accident In Heaven
was originally released in 1987 as a hand-made micro-edition of about 40 cassette tapes. It was only the third ever release on the short-lived now near legendary SDV label which had been established that same year by Konrad Kraft, Bernd Sevens and Dino Oon in Düsseldorf.
Luke Stewart's Silt Trio - The Bottom (Cuneiform Records)
Polymathic bassist Luke Stewart, a creative catalyst on the Washington D.C. (and beyond) music scene for almost two decades, introduces his protean trio with Chicago drum legend Chad Taylor and powerhouse DC saxophonist Brian Settles. "I approached the recording session as closely as possible to playing a set, arranging the sequence with that in mind", says Stewart.