"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 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.
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).
I have a soft spot for lathe cut records. Sure, they don't have the best fidelity or lifespan as vinyl, they cost a small fortune to make and usually are sold in the blink of an eye, but they are the closest form to a handmade release. Plus, due to the limitedness of them, they … Continue reading CCCVLTSSS – Xiphos.
"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.
Andrew Rowan is the latest artist to release on Brooklyn based label/collective Susan Records. The last one I covered was Benjamin Louis Brody's "Oscillations" and between these was Louis S. Cohen's "Winter", which I wasn't able to squeeze in. "Tanya Largos" is a chamber piece scored by Rowan for violin, viola, cello and electric guitar … Continue reading Andrew Rowan – Tanya Largos.
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.
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.
Suumhow are one of the latest signings to the notable US electronic label n5MD, home to the likes of Stray Theories, bvdub, Okada, Ococeur amongst many more. Signed as the result of a SoundCloud message, the label felt that this mysterious Brussels based duo's music hearkened back to the early Minidisc days of the label … Continue reading Suumhow – Crash_Reports.
One release that has been sitting in the never-ending queue was this one by Chicagoan musician Adam London. When I first heard it (on random), my initial thought was "Who is this?" as it stopped me in my step such was the mesmerizing effect of the music. Interestingly enough it features both art, musical and … Continue reading bedroom – The Inner Pattern.