"Clutched in the Maw of the World" is the follow-up Alder & Ash album released at the same time as the debut was re-issued by Lost Tribe Sound. Both got the deluxe physical treatment with a hand crafted sleeve in an edition of 150 copies each. Lost Tribe Sound had this to sat about the … Continue reading Alder & Ash – Clutched in the Maw of the World.
Lost Tribe Sound sought to expose Alder & Ash to a greater audience. The first of the two releases they put out was "Psalms for the Sunder". This originally came out self released in 2016. Lost Tribe Sound decided to re-issue in physical form alongside the latest album "Clutched in the Maw of the World". … Continue reading Alder & Ash – Psalms for the Sunder.
The latest Eilean Rec release (the 60th) comes from new artist Cicely Irvine called "Excavation". Irvine (b. 1990) is a musician and sound artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. She has been making music and sound design for film, radio and performance art. "Excavation" is her debut release and the recordings were made between 2007 and … Continue reading Cicely Irvine – Excavation.
Dronarivm has been around since May 2012 with the release of Star Turbines "The Sleeping Land" on cassette. From this auspicious start and with Bartosz Dziadosz (Pleq) acting as curator, the label has gone from strength to strength releasing music from the likes of Celer, Offthesky, Porya Hatami, The Green Kingdom, Caught in the Wake … Continue reading An interview with Dronarivm’s Dmitry Taldykin.
One of the hardest working people in the Ambient/Drone sphere is Harry Towell. He wears many hats and has four labels in various states of activity as well as his well known Spheruleus moniker. I caught up with Harry to talk about his Whitelab Rec's label. You record under the Spheruleus name (as well as … Continue reading An interview with Whitelabrec’s Harry Towell.
The 59th Eilean Rec release aka Eilean 28 is Monty Adkins' " A Year In Ushers Hill". According to the label: "Monty Adkins is experimental sound artist based in remote countryside of the north of England. Inhabiting a post-acousmatic sensibility, Monty’s work draws together elements from ambient, acousmatic and microsound music producing a soundworld characterised … Continue reading Monty Adkins – A Year At Ushers Hill.
We find ourselves with the 58th release from the French imprint Eilean Rec which comes from Francesco Giannico & Giulio Aldinucci. Considering the first release came out in April 2014 with 53 of those coming out in the first 3 years, that would mean the label (going at the same release rate) will be finished … Continue reading Francesco Giannico & Giulio Aldinucci – Reframing.
After over a decade of releasing his dust soaked ambience, Michael Cottone aka The Green Kingdom finally sees his music released on the vinyl format courtesy of Lost Tribe Sound. His previous releases have come out on labels such as Nomadic Kids Republic, SEM, Dronarivm, Home Assembly and Disqan to name a few. This was … Continue reading The Green Kingdom – The North Wind And The Sun.
The latest release from Gizeh Records is a collaborative release from French quartet Astrïd and American pianist and former member of Rachel's, Rachel Grimes. Grimes' music I am familiar with when she was with Rachel's, but I haven't kept up to date with her releases on the likes of Temporary Residence, etc... Astrïd is a … Continue reading Astrïd & Rachel Grimes – Through The Sparkle.
Gizeh Records is an English label that has the motto of "The Noise of Harmony and the Harmony of Noise". This perfectly describes their music from the sublime in Chantal Acda through to the noisier tones of Nadja, the experimental electronica of Shield Patterns through to recent doom signings Hundred Year Old Man. Label boss … Continue reading An interview with Gizeh Records’ Richard Knox.