Jason Van Wyk – Opacity.

The second release of 2017 from Jason van Wyk, after the re-issue of 2016's "Attachment" is "Opacity". I enjoyed the former, but am very much impressed by the follow-up album again released by the flawless Home Normal label. Label boss Ian Hawgood has this to say about both the album and artist "Whilst he continues …

From The Mouth Of The Sun – Hymn Binding. 

"Hymn Binding" is the third FTMOTS album following "Woven Tide" (Experimedia, 2012), "Into the Well" (Fluid Audio, 2015) and soundtrack album"Menashe" (Wayfind, 2017) under their own name. The names Aaron Martin and Dag Rosenqvist should be familiar to readers of this blog due to their releases on labels such as Preservation, Under the Spire, Dronarivm, …

Sontag Shogun and Moskitoo – The Things We Let Fall Apart / The Thunderswan.

Home Normal return to the vinyl format for the first time since 2013's Fabio Orsi and Pimmon LP. This time around it is a collaborative 7" by New York trio Sontag Shogun and Japanese sound artist Moskitoo. The 7" designed for the Portugal/Spain tour of Sontag Shogun comes in an edition of 500 copies and …

Naviar Records x 2 – Gomel, 1986 / Sōzuproject “Breathe Slowly”.

Naviar Records is London Based label who describe themselves as "a community and label that explores the intersection between music and traditional Japanese poetry." They have been releasing music since March 2014 and these two releases are their latest. "Gomel, 1986" is an extension of the "Clouded Lands" show (in conjunction with the art collective …