Hugar – Varða.

"Hugar is the Icelandic duo of Bergur Þórisson and Pétur Jónsson, two composers and multi-instrumentalists. Bergur is also the musical director for Bjork, who collaborates with her on her live dates. They’ve also collaborated with fellow Icelanders Jóhann Jóhannsson and Ólafur Arnalds, and Hugar has also recently worked with Sigur Rós on their Black Mirror … Continue reading Hugar – Varða.

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Sound In Silence Round Up – The Gentlemen Losers / Umber / AMP / Tim Linghaus / Western Edges / MISS+RESS / HIN / øjeRum / Wil Bolton / Sweeney.

With this succinct round up I cover the always interesting Greek label Sound in Silence and their releases from the end of last year until now. Label boss George Mastrokostas has a fine ear for sounds and has built a roster that encompasses old favourites, new names and new permutations. One thing that is apparent … Continue reading Sound In Silence Round Up – The Gentlemen Losers / Umber / AMP / Tim Linghaus / Western Edges / MISS+RESS / HIN / øjeRum / Wil Bolton / Sweeney.

12k: An interview with Taylor Deupree.

If you are familiar with the music covered on this blog then you would be very much aware about both the 12k label and it's owner and artist in his own right, Taylor Deupree. Without being overly hyperbolic the influence of both 12k and Deupree cannot be overstated. From the principles that have guided him … Continue reading 12k: An interview with Taylor Deupree.

Dan Armstrong – A Long Time Coming / Confluent Phase – Ad Astra/ Anzio Green – Lygan.

I don't always get around to releases straight away. Submissions roll in at an even rate, there's releases I buy myself as well as my addiction to podcasts. However, the submissions form a queue and are placed into a playlist that I can explore through. I tend to find myself most captivated when I am … Continue reading Dan Armstrong – A Long Time Coming / Confluent Phase – Ad Astra/ Anzio Green – Lygan.

Olivia Belli – Four Moons.

The Moon landing of July 19, 1969 recently it's 50th anniversary of the momentous occasion and aside from all things lunar related, on a musical note several events celebrated this milestone. The English magazine "Electronic Sound" devoted an issue and 7" to it, The London Contemporary Orchestra performed Clint Mansell's score to the Duncan Jones … Continue reading Olivia Belli – Four Moons.

Spheruleus – Light Through Open Blinds.

The ever busy Harry Towell unleashes one of his own works after a big 2019 with his Whitelab Recs label. This time 'round on the Lost Tribe Sound label. As well as being involved with the blog Irregular Crates and a variety of labels such as Tessellate, Audio Gourmet and Warehouse Decay, this UK musician … Continue reading Spheruleus – Light Through Open Blinds.

K – Conjog – Dum Bow / Various Artists – After The Rain.

Fabrizio Somma aka K-Conjog returns after 2018's stunning "Magic Spooky Ears" album, which still gets regular plays in Drifting HQ. This time 'round he has the short and sweet "Dum Bow" digital EP, once more on the highly reliable Schole Records imprint. Like the previous album, Somma continues to blur lines and genres with this … Continue reading K – Conjog – Dum Bow / Various Artists – After The Rain.