Bartosz Dziadosz and Tomasz Mreñca are friends and artists from Poland. They started collaborating on musical projects including the multinational modern classical project The Frozen Vaults, which also includes Harry Towell (Spheruleus, Whitelabrecs), Yuri Murata and Dave Donhau. Mreñca's violin work also appeared on Dziadosz's release with Giulio Aldinucci (who reworks a track on this release) … Continue reading Dziadosz / Mreñca – Mirage (Reworks) .
Released a week apart from the Shimmering Moods release "Eslandtika", "Dissimilar Lake Pigments" is the follow-up to last years "An Instant For A Momentary Desolation" also on Rottenman Editions. "Dissimilar Lake Pigments was born from Yi's fascination with natural pigments and the many sensations that the impact of seeing its wide range of intense colors … Continue reading Lee Yi – Dissimilar Lake Pigments.
I know very little about the artist that records under the name The Horizon Bleeds, other than their name is Tariq Chrysostomou, they are based in Stockholm, Sweden and judging by the projects name, a fan of This Mortal Coil (the track "The Horizon Bleeds and Sucks It's Thumb" is from the "Filigree and Shadow" … Continue reading The Horizon Bleeds – Aimless / A Place For Children.
I have an aversion to vocalists that can easily cause me to switch off from listening to a particular piece of music the simple reason being exposed to some horrible singers and also the preference to more instrumentally laden music. Now, when it comes to someone like Valeska Rautenberg I am at odds with myself. … Continue reading Valeska Rautenberg – Aerial Minds.
Devin Sarno is an LA based experimental composer who has been releasing music since the late 80's / early 90's. He has collaborated with artists such as Carla Bozulich and Nels Cline as well as sharing stages with the likes of Thurston Moore, Merzbow, Borbetomagus and many more. "Devin Sarno originally began recording & performing … Continue reading Devin Sarno – Visitor.
The latest entry in Gizeh Records Dark Peak Series comes from Cellist Julia Kent and Belgium Guitarist/Tape Experimenter Jean D.L. So popular on pre-order, this release has since gone through into a second edition. Julia Kent is a Brooklyn based, Canadian cellist whose works have appeared on labels such as Important, The Leaf Label and … Continue reading Julia Kent & Jean D.L. – The Great Lake Swallows.
It would be fair to say I am drowning in sound. Not a bad thing, but a constant struggle to get the queue down. An easy option would be to draw a line and focus on just the new stuff, but that would ignore some fine music out there. This a collection of releases from … Continue reading In Brief: Riverkeeper / Valerio Orlandini / Gianluca Piacenza / James Osland / James McDermid.
The second vinyl release on El Cerrito, California-based label Mirae Arts comes by Michiru Aoyama called "Brilliant Days". Aoyama, based in the quiet seaside city of Kamakura, just south of Tokyo is an Ambient Producer whose work features manipulated sounds of guitar, glitches and tones. His background includes being hand-chosen by Ryuichi Sakamoto in 2006 … Continue reading Michiru Aoyama – Brilliant Days.
Constellation Tatsu have recently unleashed their Summer batch of four cassettes, edging them closer to the 100th release which should be part of their next batch. The artists included in the latest round-up from this California-based predominantly cassette label are Liai, OCA, poemme and Mike Nigro & Andrew Osterhaldt and with the exception of poemme … Continue reading Constellation Tatsu Summer Batch : Liai / OCA / poemme / Mike Nigro & Andrew Osterhoudt.
The next duo of releases from esteemed Greek label Sound in Silence has just been released. One of which is Canadian duo North Atlantic Drift. Released in an edition of 150 copies, with a special edition of 50 copies could training a bonus track called "Vast". North Atlantic Drift is one of those names that … Continue reading North Atlantic Drift – Departures, Vol. 2.