January 17, 2022
About Jonathan Rose
Jonathan Rose studies journalism in Denver. He sometimes writes as Alibi Pierce.

VIDEO: ‘It’s All Noise’

September 19, 2017 Jonathan Rose 0

We’ve been playing around with layered images in After Effects, and came up with this new promo video. Featuring still images from protests we’ve been involved in and artists we write about, the production of

DF — Patience

September 19, 2017 Jonathan Rose 0

Montreal audiovisual duo DF is out with abcdf–a new EP of skewed-jazz sax sounds accompanied by avant-garde visuals, and led by the album’s second single, Patience. Patience, we’re told, is secretly inspired by an Aphex Twin track,

Gel-Sol — Horse Head Bookends

September 12, 2017 Jonathan Rose 0

Horse Head Bookends opens with a door opening. Footsteps echo through a room. The door shuts behind the figure we are soon to discover is a mad phonic scientist. An amp fires up and tools

SPC ECO — Calm

August 30, 2017 Jonathan Rose 1

Over the past decade, Dean Garcia (of Curve fame) and his daughter, Rose Berlin, have been producing alternative electronic pop sounds under the SPC ECO moniker. With dozens of singles, EPs, and full-lengths under their

Bannon is out and the alt-right is CONFUSED

August 18, 2017 Jonathan Rose 0

It’s official: Trump’s chief strategist, Breitbart co-founder, and failed deconstructor of the administrative state is #donezo. Perhaps the influential Trump-whisperer finally met his match in Trump’s new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, or

Interview: Raveen

July 25, 2017 Jonathan Rose 0

Montreal electronic trio Raveen is out with a new album Friday, and the band was kind enough to take the time to answer some of our questions. The album, Always, was teased with a single

Artist of the week: Daniel Land

July 20, 2017 Jonathan Rose 0

Late last year we reviewed In Love With a Ghost–the debut solo album by Manchester’s Daniel Land. Following up on his collaborative shoegaze and dreampop efforts as The Modern Painters and Engineers, Ghost is a

The Hunted Hare — Nothing Is Always

June 29, 2017 Jonathan Rose 1

Perhaps, like me, you’ve sought solace from today’s severe political climate within the soothing, minimalist instrumental world of neo-classical and post-rock sounds. When I’m not seething at the rampant hypocrisy, misogyny, and destructive behavior of

Interview: Pattern Language

June 16, 2017 Jonathan Rose 2

With years of playing in the background for various rock acts under his belt, Colorado’s Chris Frain is set to release his first solo project under the Pattern Language moniker for Happy Robots Records. The

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