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.
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.