Audiophilia

Audiophilia

Industry

Munich Highend 2017 – amplifiers

In the heart of the systems, as they say.

Vintage

Klangfilm KL-L405

A new home for a rare vintage driver.

Reviews

Northnuance Spiro – pure northern light

Northnuance Spiro looks simple, and is simple. But simple things do not come into existence that simply.

Culture

Culture

Design

Cover art simplicity

Musicians too have pursued simplicity in their album covers. Three famous examples.

Sound art

Skin noises

Taina Riikonen’s Skin Archive is a collection of selected ephemeral touches.

Sound art

Un-contaminated electronic sounds

An artist and composer Ann Rosen makes sound art out of white noise and electronic artefacts.

Music

Music

Album reviews

Colin Stetson: History Warfare Vol.2

Stetson’s sonically rich music is more for the body than for brains.

Discography

Pierre Henry (1927 – 2017)

The father of concrete music, Pierre Henry, passed away leaving practioners of electro-acoustic music a model to follow.

Album reviews

Jon Balke: Siwan

Encountering cultures is not an automatic short-cut to a happy ending, but drawing on various Mediterranean influences Jon Blake’s Siwan is a true master-piece.