My Own Cubic Stone
I am Albert E. Trapezoid. I can never get enough music, and I like to share the good stuff I find.
There’s all kinds of interesting people out there making all kinds of interesting noise, so let’s enjoy it together.
I like all kinds of music, but on this site I tend to lean a bit toward the more obscure or offbeat side of things.
I hope you’ll explore around.
My Own Cubic Stone – Ambizoaires & Les Enfants de Médée.
I want to talk about the two releases from My Own Cubic Stone on Kalamine Records. “Les enfants de Médée” appears to be inspired by a dramatic play written in the 1600’s by Pierre Corneille. Long story very short, Médée is a sorceress who exacts revenge on her ex-husband by killing their twin boys. I’ve read that the reception to “Médée” (both the original and an opera that used it as a story base in the 1700’s) was “lukewarm.” Hard to believe with that plot line; it sounds like a sure-fire hit.
“Amibozoaires” has a different inspiration. All the tracks are named after particular amoebozoa (I’ll let you scientists go down that rabbit hole on your own). This album has a familiar, but…
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