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 … Continue reading Okada – Life is But An Empty Dream.
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 … Continue reading Sontag Shogun – It Billows Up / Hilsa – Hilsa.
The Dauw label return once more after the successful Stijn Hüwels release with an album that vanished in the blink of an eye, r beny's "Echo's Verse". The initial pressing of 300 clear vinyl are long gone, but a 300 repress on black is due to start shipping in June. r beny aka Bay Area, … Continue reading r beny – Echo’s Verse.
There are times when something can really come along and surprise you. Warp Records have been around for some thirty years now and while I am very familiar with the likes of Aphex Twin, Boards Of Canada, Autechre and Squarepusher, I haven't followed them that closely to know of their musical divergence. When the press … Continue reading Kelly Moran – Origin.
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 … Continue reading Dag Rosenqvist – Blood Transmission.
"Bloodier" is the forthcoming release from Adam Fligsten. Fligsten has been making electronic music for nearly 20 years. Originally coming from a world of sample based, electronic music, Adam made a transition to film and video game scoring in about 2009. Since then, he has been primarily focused on scoring video games. In 2018 he … Continue reading Adam Fligsten – Diagenisis.
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, … Continue reading M. Grig – Mount Carmel.