Navonski: “Troika!”

Troika is the soundtrack for a story of three Soviet comrades stationed at a radio observation post in a remote part of the Irkutsk Oblast region during the early 1970’s. During one of the Soyuz missions, something goes awry….

A fitting liner note indeed. buzzing and blurting no-input mixer and possible analog electronics evoke the sounds of old radio equipment. Fragments of speech and numbers seemingly spoken over short-wave in multiple languages. Even if you factor out the siren in track 3 Don totally nails the Cold War/Space Race vibe here.

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Pythias Braswell: Thy Merciful Teeth

So, Pythias Braswell (I was pronouncing the first name incorrectly in my head before seeing him play live) makes his home in Cannery Row,...… Continue reading

Various Artists: "P.S. Your Band Sucks!"

Published on February 03, 2018