Andrew Sherwell – Orthodox Tales.

"Orthodox Tales" by Andrew Sherwell (Whitelab Recs) is an album released back in January which I have only just got round to having an in-depth listen to. Mastered by Stephen Mathieu it, like the Bedroom release reviewed recently, is one where it can stop you in your tracks when you hear it. "Orthodox Tales" is … Continue reading Andrew Sherwell – Orthodox Tales.


Sound Awakener – Monochrome.

Sound Awakener is Nhung Ngyuen from Vietnam who occasionally releases under her own name. So far this year has seen a collaborative release with Dalot "Little Things" (Fluid Audio) and appearing on /compiling the Flaming Pines Vietnamese compilation "Emergence". "Monochrome" on Elm Records (run by James Osland) sees her return to the label for the … Continue reading Sound Awakener – Monochrome.

Ethan Gold – Expanses (Teenage Synthtrumentals).

It's quite the opening statement to make in an email about an artist."He was born to a Beat Generation father (the author Herbert Gold) and his mother (Melissa Gold nee Dilworth) literally died in a helicopter crash with her new beau, famed concert promoter Bill Graham (The Fillmore)". Instantly your thinking that a) He was … Continue reading Ethan Gold – Expanses (Teenage Synthtrumentals).

Jochen Tiberius Koch – Walden.

"Walden" is the debut album from Jochen Tiberius Koch under his own name. He previously released two eps under the Autumn of Pækward moniker with stylistic descriptions of Krautrock, Experimental and Rhythmless Black Metal. Named after and taking its theme from a seminal piece of writing, whose influence is still strong in current times through … Continue reading Jochen Tiberius Koch – Walden.

In Brief: A collection of Short Releases Pt. 4.

EugeneKha Part of the exquisite looking May batch from ΠΑΝΘΕΟΝ record is this release, "Three Months" by EugeneKha. "EugeneKha is an ambient project by Evgenij V. Kharitonov: poet, musician, sound and visual artist. He was born in 1969 in Moscow and has got a philological eduction, is the author of numerous literary publications and many … Continue reading In Brief: A collection of Short Releases Pt. 4.

Danny Clay – Periphery.

Slaapwel wake from their hibernation (puns out-of-the-way in the beginning) with their first release since Gareth Davis "Filament" album of June 2016 with "Periphery" by Danny Clay which is due out on July 30. For Eilean Rec's release "An Unintended Place" Slaapwel label curator Stijn Hüwels and Danny Clay collaborated together. This collaboration opened up … Continue reading Danny Clay – Periphery.