Okada – Life is But An Empty Dream.

If eyes are the window to the soul, an artists comparison would be how their album's (films, paintings, etc...) reveal something about them. Where they've been and where their heading. The track titles on Gregory Pappas' seventh album as OKADA look to reveal personal traumas. Titles like "Fucked Up Inside" and "The Right To Destroy …

Sontag Shogun – It Billows Up / Hilsa – Hilsa.

The name Sontag Shogun has been on my radar, but it wasn't till the release of the collaborative 7" with Moskitoo on Home Normal ("The Things We Let Fall Apart / The Thunderswan") that I actually got to sample their wares. With their new album dropping a handful of days ago on New York's Youngblood …

Dag Rosenqvist – Blood Transmission.

The first solo album since 2016's "Elephant" (Dronarivm) sees Swedish Sound Artist Dag Rosenqvist join Hidden Vibes' ever growing catalog of fine artists (Hakobune, offthesky, Olan Mill, Chihei Hatekeyama and others). Since the last album he has kept himself busy with collaborations with the likes of Matthew Collins ("Hello Darkness"), Dakota Suite & Emmanuele Errante …

M. Grig – Mount Carmel.

M. Grig is the recording name of Durham, North Carolina based artist Mike Grigoni who first came to my attention at the beginning of the year with the track "Nod" on the Whitelabrec compilation "Sleeplaboratory1.0". He has worked on a number of independent films with companies such as High Plains Films and Hand Crank Films, …