Current Releases

Emptyset "Borders"

Is there such a thing as aggressive ambient music? Imagine if Brian Eno mixed his ambient music through broken, distorted effects. Or don’t imagine, instead, check out the latest from Emptyset. Borders (Thrill Jockey) finds the experimental electronic duo of James Ginzburh and Paul Purgas falling down a rabbit hole of timbre twiddling, energetic ambient music. Yeah, I know, that hardly makes sense. But what does these days? Check out the static-y, nervous energy of the intruder alert that is “Body.”