Canadian musician Alaskan Tapes aka Brady Kendall has been quietly creating his own pocket in the underground Ambient/Drone/Modern Classical field with his latest self released album "You Were Always An Island" on white vinyl , in a limited edition of one hundred copies (with a deluxe CD version via Fluid Audio) released on July 19. … Continue reading Alaskan Tapes – You Were Always An Island.
The name Aaron Martin shouldn't be a new one to most. After all, he has appeared on this blog via his releases in the past year on imprints such as Dronarivm, Lost Tribe Sound and Preserved Sound. His works date back to 2006's "Almond" (Preservation), but its his recent flurry of work, including those in … Continue reading Aaron Martin – Touch Dissolves.
For this round-up we are bookended by two noisier releases with synth drone, classical and improv guitar ambience in the middle. Venturing from Poland to Chile to Spain to England, finally ending up in Australia. Wound "Bartosz Szturgiewicz has started creating music late 2009 as Wounds, exploring the drone textures and loop-based structures with his … Continue reading In Brief : A Collection of Short Releases Pt. 3.
Ahead of the next installment in the Slowcraft Presents series, the label have unleashed a two-track single from Riz Maslen aka Neotropic who has worked with FSOL, 4Hero, The Beloved and is a former (and last release) artist for the defunct Ninja Tune sister label Ntone. Her forthcoming album "The Absolute Elsewhere" is her first … Continue reading Neotropic – Your War.
Not content to rest on their laurels, with the stunning Stay Theories "All That Was Lost" that came out last week and Suumhow's "Crash_Reports" due out on July 27 (with pre-orders including those for the highly limited minidisc open now), n5MD have announced the return of Ocoeur with "Inner". The album, due out on September … Continue reading Forthcoming : Ocoeur – Inner.
Lou Rogai "Implications in D Major; Adagio for Chamber Strings" by Lou Rogai is released on Los Société Expéditionnaire, a label that has been around since 2006 which models itself on inspirational labels such as Dischord, Factory, Stax and Art Monk Construction. Rogai is known for being a composer, producer and musician for Lewis & … Continue reading In Brief: A Collection of Short Releases Pt. 2.
“ást” means Love in icelandic and this record has been composed and recorded after Fallen aka Lorenzo Bracaloni who also records under the name Child of a Creek. The inspiration for this release is domestic bliss with his partner "“ást” tries to tell how this year has changed me as a person and as a man,trying … Continue reading Fallen – ást.
Here we have a round-up of releases that are small in the number of tracks, from Ep length to long single sided album length pieces. Zazz "Zazz is the long distance collaborative project of Ang Wilson and Braeyden Jae. Out of mutual for each other's musicality and expression, the project came to life when the … Continue reading In Brief: A Collection of Short Releases Pt. 1.