Tabs Out | Various Artists – The Great Krell Machine, Volume One

Various Artists – The Great Krell Machine, Volume One 5.1.19 by Ryan Masteller I read this book, you guys. At least I think I did. Actually wait – maybe I didn’t, but that cover certainly looks familiar. I’m certainly no stranger to 1960s sci-fi, and the cover of “The Great Krell Machine, Volume One” looks […]

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Tabs Out | Nursalim Yadi Anugerah – Selected Pieces from HNNUNG

Nursalim Yadi Anugerah – Selected Pieces from HNNUNG 4.29.19 by Ryan Masteller I like that we don’t have to guess with Hasana Editions, the tape label based in Bandung, Indonesia. It’s all right out there, right on the cover. The big, underlined title. The artist name. The location of origin, the method of performance, the […]

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Tabs Out | Chester Hawkins – Metabolism Quartet [for Witold Lutosławski] / Nocturne for Poppy

Chester Hawkins – Metabolism Quartet [for Witold Lutosławski] / Nocturne for Poppy 4.18.19 by Ryan Masteller Imagine I told you I was gonna slice up your string quartet. What would you do about it? Would you be scared? Would you call the police? Imagine me chuckling at your misunderstanding and dismay. “No, no, not literally, […]

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Tabs Out | Skyminds – s/t

Skyminds – s/t 4.16.19 by Ryan Masteller This is truly the only response one can have when listening to Skyminds’ self-titled tape on Auasca: I AM NOT KIDDING. But what do you expect from a Michael Henning/Sean Conrad joint … or should I say a Selaroda/Channelers (etc.) joint? (Uh huh. Now you get it.) I […]

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Tabs Out | Autophonia – nolite te bastardes carborundorum

Autophonia – nolite te bastardes carborundorum 4.15.19 by Ryan Masteller When drones (the musical ones, not the remote-controlled helicopters) come to you, they often come as they are: serene, scenic, deferential, polite, gentle, constant, rich. You don’t have to guess with a drone. You don’t fool around with sound sources or intent – you just […]

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