Eilean Rec open the new year strongly (and their final year of existence) with the fifth full length release from these prolific well-known Dutch experimentalists. Most of their collaborations have seen the light of day through Banabila's Tapu label with the most recent being 2016's "Macrocosms" . "Michel Banabila and Rutger Zuydervelt (aka Machinefabriek) have … Continue reading Banabila & Machinefabriek – Entropia.
Lavalu is the US born, Dutch based artist Marielle Woltring who has been creating music since 1998 under her own name, adopting the Lavalu moniker in 2004. "Solitary High" is her third album, originally released in 2017. "With this album I return to my roots. Just the piano and I, no band behind me. … Continue reading Lavalu – Solitary High.
I take submissions seriously. When people send me their music, it is more than just songs. It's a culmination of their time, effort, trials, mistakes and successes. The amount sent means that things have a tendency of slipping through. Here is another brief look back to those that have been patiently sitting in the queue. … Continue reading The Catch Up: A Veil in Water / Kirill Mazhai / A Spot On The Hill / Simon Mcorry / Ashlar.
As the new year starts like every other blog I do my best of list for the previous year's releases. What this list is is a celebration of the artists and labels that made some fine music that I heard and want to share with you. This is a relatively simple list, just 21 (I … Continue reading The Best of 2018.