The third release in Iikki's audio/visual pairing comes from the musical duo of Taylor Deupree and Marcus Fischer paired with the photographs of Ester Vonplon. Taylor Deupree and Marcus Fischer are well known names in the Ambient/Electronic community with the New York based Deupree running the highly respected 12k label as well as being an … Continue reading Taylor Deupree & Marcus Fischer – Lowlands.
If you are a fan of Ambient/Drone (you probably wouldn't be here if you weren't) the name Harry Towell would be one you were quite familiar with. Harry records as Spheruleus (and also Magnofon) and has appeared on labels such as Home Normal, Hibernate, Analogpath and Time Released Sound to name a few. He also … Continue reading Josco & Spheruleus – Folded Distance.
Once more Eilean Rec has found a gem. Toàn (real name Anthony Elfort) is a French electronic musician based in the UK. As a beatmaker, he has produced several albums mixing jazz and hip hop influences under the pseudonym of Qiwu Selftet. With the change of name to Toàn the focus is now on freer musical forms, … Continue reading Toàn – Histós Lusis.
Dronarivm return to the musically fertile country of Italy for their latest release. Although the release is credited to Enrico Coniglio and Matteo Uggeri there are a decent amount of collaborators on this release such as vocals/lyrics coming from Francesca Amato's (aka Comaneci), Lau Nau, Violeta Päivänkakkara and British actor John Guilor. Extra brass from … Continue reading Enrico Coniglio & Matteo Uggeri – Open to the Sea.
Sound in Silence is the fine Greek label run by George Mastrokostas (aka Absent Without Leave) and his two most recent release are from the UK's Liam J Hennessey and Japan's [.que]. Amongst a roster that includes the likes of bvdub, Wil Bolton, Hessien, Daniel W J Mackenzie and Absent Without Leave, these latest released … Continue reading Sound in Silence x2 – Liam J Hennessy – Held / [.que] – Wonderland.
I'll put my hand up and say reviewing an improv release is probably not my forte. I have, in the past tried to get into improv. The likes of Bailey, Braxton, Rowe and others have passed in and out of my collection. Experimental electronic improv is probably easier to get a handle of due to … Continue reading Covarino/Incorvaia – Granada.
"Soundtrack To Your Own Fantasy" is a split digital release between relative newcomer Mixtape Monk (aka Arka Sengupta from India) and prolific veteran Cousin Silas (aka David Hughes from the UK). It is released by the New York based label Studio 4632. The label describes the album as: "Bordering around ambient, post-rock and experimental music, the … Continue reading Mixtaped Monk & Cousin Silas – Soundtrack To Your Own Fantasy.