n5MD open the year strongly with a new release from Brock Van Wey, following on with releases from Ex-Confusion (March 22) and Proem (April 19). Over the past year a lot has happened in Brock's life. If you haven't already, go and check out the great interview that Headphone Commute did with him here, I'll … Continue reading Bvdub – Explosions in Slow Motion.
The Green Kingdom – Expanses Remixes.
Coming hot on the heels of 2018's "Seen and Unseen" (Sound in Silence) and "Ephemera" (Rusted Tone Recordings), The Green Kingdom opens 2019 with "Expanses Remixes". Originally released in January of 2014 (with a handful of copies still available), the Russian Dronarivm label have re-issued the album "Expanses" a couple of days shy of its … Continue reading The Green Kingdom – Expanses Remixes.
An Interview with The Green Kingdom.
A favourite artist at Drifting HQ is Michael Cottone aka The Green Kingdom. Since 2006 he has been releasing music with last year seeing "Seen and Unseen" (Sound in Silence) being easily in my top three for 2018. With an Expanded version of "Expanses" recently issued through Dronarivm (with a review to appear shortly on … Continue reading An Interview with The Green Kingdom.
Shuta Hiraki – Not Here, But There.
The latest release on the Spanish based Rottenman Editions imprint comes from Japanese musician Shuta Hiraki whose release "Not Here, But There" is a two-track release of Monolithic proportions. "Shuta Hiraki, a Japanese electronic musician who was born in 1990 and lives in Nagasaki, Japan, has published his own works under the pseudonym obalto since … Continue reading Shuta Hiraki – Not Here, But There.
Benjamin Finger – Into Light.
Benjamin Finger first came onto my radar with the release of "Listen To My Nerves Hum" on Time Released Sound in 2013. Since then his work has appeared on labels such as Oak Editions, Eilean Rec, Flaming Pines and this release comes via the Berlin based For/wind label. "There are multiple ingredients and influences in … Continue reading Benjamin Finger – Into Light.
Endless Melancholy – Fragments of Scattered Whispers.
Released late last year on the Russian Dronarivm label, "Fragments of Scattered Whispers", Endless Melancholy's second vinyl release (and possibly into double figures in regards to full length albums) sees Ukrainian artist Oleksiy Sakevych build on the work he has been producing since 2011. The result is quite possibly his most realised album. Initially a … Continue reading Endless Melancholy – Fragments of Scattered Whispers.