Archive for May, 2010

Interview with John Tamm-Buckle

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

The Riverfront Times has interviewed John Tamm-Buckle about running Kvist records and keeping chickens. Read more here.

Riverfront Times article on Kvist006

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

From the RFT:

Kvist Records unearths Tom Hamilton’s long-forgotten electronic magnum opus

For all of the ways artists such as Kraftwerk and Devo increased awareness of the synthesizer, they may have done the instrument an injustice. These progenitors portrayed synth music as impersonal and robotic, all head and no heart. But in the hands of Tom Hamilton, the synthesizer is not a cold, dead instrument. The avant-garde composer utilizes the endless sonic possibilities of oscillators and filters to channel the unbridled human expression of a A Love Supreme-era John Coltrane or free-jazz saxophone expressionist Eric Dolphy.

Read more here.