The Moon landing of July 19, 1969 recently it's 50th anniversary of the momentous occasion and aside from all things lunar related, on a musical note several events celebrated this milestone. The English magazine "Electronic Sound" devoted an issue and 7" to it, The London Contemporary Orchestra performed Clint Mansell's score to the Duncan Jones … Continue reading Olivia Belli – Four Moons.
The ever busy Harry Towell unleashes one of his own works after a big 2019 with his Whitelab Recs label. This time 'round on the Lost Tribe Sound label. As well as being involved with the blog Irregular Crates and a variety of labels such as Tessellate, Audio Gourmet and Warehouse Decay, this UK musician … Continue reading Spheruleus – Light Through Open Blinds.
Fabrizio Somma aka K-Conjog returns after 2018's stunning "Magic Spooky Ears" album, which still gets regular plays in Drifting HQ. This time 'round he has the short and sweet "Dum Bow" digital EP, once more on the highly reliable Schole Records imprint. Like the previous album, Somma continues to blur lines and genres with this … Continue reading K – Conjog – Dum Bow / Various Artists – After The Rain.
You could make a big claim for the fact that the Fat Cat label has had an enormous part to play in the growth and development of the modern classical scene. Along with their sub label 130701, releases from artists such as Max Richter, Jóhan Jóhannsson, Hauschka, Dustin O'Halloran and not to forget the likes … Continue reading Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch – Only You.
I have been discovering quite lately what a joy a promo from the Moderna label is. I have been aware of their existence from their beginnings purely by name, but not music. I kick myself for being so late to the party, but now that I am here I am very much immersing myself in … Continue reading Daigo Hanada – Ouka / Snorri Hallgrímsson – Imperial / Ed Carlsen – Words.
The Ambient power trio of Uwe Zahn (Arovane - Germany), Porya Hatami (Iran) and Darren Mcclure (Japan) see the follow up to 2016's "Veerian" on Eilean Rec with "Ypsilon" nicely finding a home on the n5MD label, who also re-released Zahn and Hatami's "Kaziwa" (as Porya Hatami and Arovane) back in May of 2018. Each … Continue reading Zahn | Hatami | McClure – Ypsilon.
This little round up highlights two releases that came out recently as single track works. Both are quite different. "Pedro Tudela and Miguel Carvalhais have collaborated as @c since 2000. In 2003 they founded the Crónica label, and have since been publishing experimental electronic music and sound art. They have released more than 20 albums … Continue reading @c – Re:Coimbra / Steve Luck – Crescent Moon.
The sister label to Eilean Rec, IIKKI Books is like a fine art project. Built along similar lines to the Cd-r only label, IIKKI sees the pairing of musical and visual artists fusing both their artistic endeavors to create works designed to delight the senses of sight and sound. For each vinyl and Cd release … Continue reading Federico Durand – Pequeñas Melodías / Aries Mond – Cut Off / The Humble Bee + Offthesky -All Other Voices are Gone, Only Yours Remains.