Current Listening: David Rothenberg & Bernhard Wöstheinrich – Adaptations

(Side note: I am moving in a couple of days, so this will be my last post until I have settled in at my new place. It will probably be a two-week hiatus, or something like that.) Here’s a great experimental album that I’ve had the pleasure of discovering. It features clarinetist David Rothenberg playing … More Current Listening: David Rothenberg & Bernhard Wöstheinrich – Adaptations

Favourite Album: kesson shoujo – childhood in housing complex

Another post on another non-classical album, this one feels like a continuation of my last post on わたしのココ, or Watashinokoko. Kesson shoujo is Watashinokoko before they changed their name (apparently they thought that the name kesson shoujo was “too cool” for them). Kesson shoujo’s music is ambient/electronic, while Watashinokoko is more harsh noise/pop. Nevertheless, kesson … More Favourite Album: kesson shoujo – childhood in housing complex

Favourite Album: Watashinokoko’s Self-Titled Album

I haven’t posted about anything non-classical in a while, so here’s something very different. わたしのココ, or Watashinokoko, is a mysterious group based in Japan whose music is, well, quite experimental. They blend harsh noise, pop, and alternative to create an emotional and strange soundscape. While their later albums have “softened” a little, this first album … More Favourite Album: Watashinokoko’s Self-Titled Album