Weekend Listening: Cinematic Sonic Treats from Phoenecia

If you’re looking to give your ears one last adventure this weekend, I highly recommend the stream of an upcoming full-length from Joshua Kay and Romulo del Castillo, recording as Phoenecia. On Josh’s Schematic label, the work hits the far reaches of electronic sound design, in an always-satisfying, soundtrack-like tapestry of musical exploration. It has the feel of exploring imaginary landscapes, to steal a phrase from Cage. The album comes out June 14; the duo is already taking advantage of Bandcamp’s recently-unveiled preorder purchase system, and you can listen in full on either Bandcamp or (embedded here) SoundCloud. Hope to …