On May 4 n5MD team up with Time Released Sound to bring about the reissue, this time on vinyl, of Porya Hatami & Arovane's "Kaziwa". Originally released by Time Released Sound in, this reissue sees two editions of 200 on n5MD and 50 copies on Time Released Sound. The n5MD version will be on gold … Continue reading New release: Porya Hatami & Arovane – Kaziwa.
"Pharos" is the latest single from Norwegian Modern Classical pianist/composer released on Fyrlyd records on February 23rd. It is the first track released since his acclaimed 2016 album "Indiepiano". According to Lars : "Sometimes you need to get out of your studio. There is an old lighthouse a few miles from my home, and the … Continue reading Lars Jakob Rudjord – Pharos.
One of the goals of the blog is to attempt to cover everything sent. Bear in mind that this is a solo blog and I have the usual work/life balancing act, it has got to the point where weekly submissions have easily exceeded output and subsequently the review queue has shown no sign of slowing … Continue reading In Brief: Good Weather For An Airstrike/ Corre/ The Volume Settings Folder.
Back when I started this blog the music I reviewed was from a handful of purchases which then led to a small trickle of submissions which has now become a steady flow of music heading my way. I try to balance the reviews out with lesser known stuff alongside better known labels, stuff that has … Continue reading Preserved Sound x 4: Max Ananyev / Visionary Hours / Aaron Martin / Benjamin Louis Brody.
The Russian Dronarivm label have been somewhat quietly, in the sense that they don't make a big song and dance about it, constructing a catalogue of releases that woould make most label bosses green with envy. These two releases are from the end of 2017 (with a fresh release from Bruno Sanfilippo due out this … Continue reading Dronarivm x 2: Sven Laux “Paper Streets”/ Aaron Martin and Machinefabriek “Seeker”.
In My Veins" by Swedish duo 1921 was originally released digitally back in November 2017 and sees a vinyl release on February 16. 1921 consist of David Åhlén and Andreas Eklöf on vocals and Synthesizers & Electronics respectively. The label states: "In my veins” marks David Åhlén’s return to the Compunctio label (“We sprout in … Continue reading 1921 – In my veins.
n5MD have announced the second release for 2018 this time coming from Gregory Pappas aka OKADA. The "Misery" album is due for release on April 6 with pre-order's commencing on February 9th via the label's bandcamp store. The label describe the album thusly "OKADA's familiar epic length tracks to take the listener on a journey … Continue reading Forthcoming: OKADA – Misery.
So, this album came out late September 2017 on Feeder Recordings (vinyl with Digital) and 1631 Recordings (Digital only). I had looked forward to hearing it after being blown away by his "Skörheten" release, but the nature of trying to balance the variety of releases sent my way (which is at tipping point, no pun … Continue reading Jakob Lindhagen – Paces.