Ian Maleney runs the record label Quarter Inch Collective and writes for just about anybody who will have him. He is a biscuit connoisseur and believes in the healing power of a strong cup of tea.
Website URL: http://quarterinchcollective.com/
Monday, 20 May 2013 15:57
'There is definitely an element of trying to control things that are not controllable' - Norwegian avant-jazz guitarist Stian Westerhus talks to Ian Maleney ahead of his date in Dublin this week.
Thursday, 09 May 2013 10:19
'They seem fixed on the idea of getting back to something real, not forward to it' - Ian Maleney reviews the debut album from Savages.
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 17:22
'I would say it is a form of escape from every day life but is still grounded in reality' - Mountains' Brendon Anderegg speaks to Ian Maleney ahead of their Dublin date this week.
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 10:51
'I think it gives me a sense of freedom - to push my awkwardness out there.' Angel Olsen speaks to Ian Maleney ahead of her shows around the country this week.
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 19:37
'It's very important to understand about K-X-P, honestly, we're trying to create the best band there is in the world at the moment'. Ian Maleney speaks with Timo Kaukolampi of Finnish pop-psych masters, K-X-P.
Monday, 15 April 2013 20:13
"...the nuance of the playing and interaction is what lifts them from bleak and repetitive drone into something far more layered and interesting" - Ian Maleney on Mohammad's Som Sakrifis.
Wednesday, 03 April 2013 22:00
'At times Jealous Heart feels like ambient music, working its way quietly through textures and shapes, but it has a tenacious ability to surprise, to resist sedation' - Ian Maleney on Mark Templeton's Jealous Heart.
Wednesday, 03 April 2013 21:14
'Minimal, bass-heavy and expertly detailed, these are tracks that will feel equally at home on headphones or over top-quality systems' - Ian Maleney on Cassegrain's Tiamat.
Thursday, 28 March 2013 17:17
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 13:16
"I think listeners are more willing to be surprised than they're often given credit for." Black Twig Picker Mike Gangloff speaks to Ian Maleney ahead of a solo appearance in Whelan's next week.