"You Look Different" is the debut album from Eymeric Amselem aka Fall Therapy. Based in Grenoble close to the French Alps, Amselem is a multi instrumentalist who produces electronica from mixed with acoustic instruments and floating between introspection and abstraction. Much like n5MD's recent duo Suumhow, Amselem grew up on a steady diet of artists … Continue reading Fall Therapy – You Look Different.
I recently used the analogy of the block game Jenga to describe the precarious nature of the review queue to a label boss. Being largely a weekend blogger due to the usual work/life balance, I barely get even with the submissions reviewed vs the new ones coming in. This is yet another in the series … Continue reading The Round Up, pt 1 – Philip Samartzis and Daniela d’Arielli / Sven Laux / Dead Melodies / Understated Theory.
Today, October 12, Norwegian pianist/composer Lars Jakob Rudjord releases a new single. Previously featured in these pages for the track "Pharos", today's release sees him return to his "Indiepiano" album and the track "Horizont" which has been remixed by the Ninja Tune signed Turntablist/Musician Kid Koala aka Eric San. It has an interesting back story. … Continue reading Lars Jakob Rudjord – Horizont (Kid Koala Remix).
The second and final single for the forthcoming Yuki Murata album "Piano Fantasia" on the Ricco Label is released today. "Bird Sings A Lullaby" like the album's first single "Red Owl" is a solo piano piece. However, with "Bird Sings A Lullaby" the tone of the track is quite different. While "Red Owl" had a … Continue reading Yuki Murata – Bird Sings A Lullaby.
"Dett" is Dutch artist Kevin Verwijmeren's first album since 2016's "Those Glorious Heights". It is currently available for pre-order and is released on limited Colored Vinyl, Black Vinyl and Digital. The official release date is October 23. He first came on the scene with the Soft Corridor release "It's the Color of the Cloud Covered … Continue reading Kevin Verwijmeren – Dett.
The Russian based Dronarivm album has just released an 18 track digital tribute album for the late Portland, Oregon based photographer and Ambient fan, Brian Young. Brian passed away earlier this year and his work has appeared on releases from the likes of The Green Kingdom, Andrew Tasselmyer, Ghost and Tape and many more. You … Continue reading Losing Today.
Following from the stunning Ulises Conti album, flau on October 5 unleash the experimentalism of ensemble 0, formerly known as 0 and who have appeared on flau twice before with the "Soñando" and "Umarete Wa Mita Keredo" albums of 2013 and 2015 respectively. They also contributed "Soñando 8" to the "Circles" compilation of a few … Continue reading ensemble 0 – ensemble 0 plays eight compositions and it lasts 38:36.