Joseph Clayton Mills: Sifr | (Suppedaneum) 2015

 

“Album of the year” –Lucas Schleicher, Dusted

 

 

Haptic: Excess of Vision | (Notice Recordings) 2014

 

“Sheer artistry, plain and simple” – Decoder

Strong work, a fine addition to the canon” –Brian Olewnick, Just Outside

“Uncompromising work” –We Need No Swords

 

 

Joseph Clayton Mills, Deanna Varagona, Carrie Olivia Adams: Huntress | (Suppedaneum) 2014

 

“The music is stunning… fantastic, unusual work.” –Richard Pinnell, The Watchful Ear

 

 

Maar: Ceto | (Entr’acte) 2014

 

Ceto is worth hours, if not days, of genuine analysis” –Massimo Ricci, Touching Extremes

“A lilac cesspool of heterodyned – or was that heterodox? – frequencies”—Ambient Exotica

 

 

Partial: LL | (Another Timbre) 2014

 

“Very moving… a beautiful, superlatively musical document” –Brian Olewnick, Just Outside

“Finely balanced precision… energized and alive” –Richard Pinnell, The Watchful Ear

 

 

Joseph Clayton Mills: The Patient | (Entr’acte) 2013

 

“Compact, controlled, and potent” –Lucas Schleicher, Laughter Sounds

“Order and accidents seem equally impossible,” [Kafka] wrote. The Patient renders that paradox beautifully…”--Brainwashed

 

 

Haptic: Abeyance | (Entr’acte) 2013

 

“A stellar recording, really great, another fantastic recording from one of my favorite ensembles” –Brian Olewnick, Just Outside

“Indescribably beautiful” –William Hutson, The Wire

“Mesmerizing, totally engrossing” –Boomkat

 

 

 

 

 

Haptic: Scilens | (Entr’acte) 2011

 

     “Please excuse the hyperbolic extravagances, but this CD is great… not to be missed” –Richard Pinnell, The Watchful Ear

     “Richly associative and allusive work” –Nick Cain, The Wire

     “A delicious combination of claustrophobia and agoraphobia… quite remarkable” –Ed Pinsent, The Sound Projector

     “Veritable masterpieces” –Massimo Ricci, Touching Extremes

     “The band that refuses to disappoint… Hear this” –Brian Olewnick, Just Outside

 

 

 

Joseph Clayton Mills: Leaving my shadow still to be with you | (Entr’acte) 2010   

 

     “A very keen ear for the detail and grain of intriguing sonorities” –Boomkat

 

 

 

Haptic: Trebuchet | (Entr'acte) 2009

 

  “Gorgeous… almost symphonic grandeur” –Richard Pinnell, The Watchful Ear

  “Mesmeric” –Massimo Ricci, Touching Extremes

  “Seductive” –Bill Meyer, Signal to Noise

  “Impressive” –Dan Warburton, Paris Transatlantic

 

 

 

Haptic: The Medium | (FSS) 2009

 

  “Quite stunningly beautiful”—Richard Pinnell, The Watchful Ear

     “Something close to perfection” –Alan Jones, Bagatellen

     “The most enjoyable new release I’ve heard thus far in 2009” –Brian Olewnick, Just Outside

     “A cool, almost untouchable aura” Brainwashed

 

 

 

Dropp Ensemble: Safety | (either/Oar) 2009   

 

  “Sumptuously gorgeous stuff” –Richard Pinnell, The Watchful Ear

 

 

 

Haptic: Correction | (Entr'acte) 2007

 

     ”Awesome music which is both sharp minded and unclassifiable” –Massimo Ricci, Touching Extremes

 

 

 

Haptic: Danjon Scale | (Entr'acte) 2006    

 

     “Among the most striking displays of sustained texture in recent memory” –Peter Margasak, The Chicago Reader

     “Ashes and echoes, a wonderfully chilly sense of desolation” –Brian Olewnick, Just Outside