It's a broken record around these parts to talk about the size of the review queue (which is now past 1000 tracks), these particular releases (with the exception of the Ard Bit) are from the recent and not so recent past. My usual apologies in delays to each artist below as I cast my eyes … Continue reading Mathieu Karsenti/ Ard Bit/ Olof Cornéer/ Night Gestalt/ Saenïnvey/ Kaada.
Suumhow – Secuund.
The Autechre title influenced Belgium duo Suumhow are back on n5MD for their second album, the nicely titled "Secuund" a mere fourteen months on from their debut "Crash_Reports". "Secuund is the sophomore album from Belgium experimental electronix duo Suumhow. This album, the follow-up to last year's debut offering from Suumhow called "Crash_Reports" , finds the … Continue reading Suumhow – Secuund.
Akira Kosemura – Romance.
"After the release of his critically acclaimed last album" In The Dark Woods" (2017) and his Ep's "Yearbook" (2018) and "In Moonlight" (March, 2019), Akira Kosemura unveils with his new EP "Romance", three brand new minimalist piano pieces reminding Philip Glass, Nils Frahm or Max Richter. This solo piano collection is inspired by the delicate, … Continue reading Akira Kosemura – Romance.
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett – S/T.
The debut of this duo for the Real World label is a series of stories within the larger story. Born out of a recording session for the International Folk band five piece The Gloaming that they are both members of, Ó Raghallaigh and Bartlett were in a recording studio booked for the whole band in … Continue reading Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett – S/T.
MMMΔ – Egoismo.
The long running Greek label Antifrost have just released their latest work from MMMΔ (aka MMMD, Muhammad). MMMΔ are the duo of Ilios (Antifrost label boss) and Nikos Veliotis. Over the past decade they have released eleven albums mostly on Antifrost, but also on the PAN and Modal Analysis labels. "EGOISMO" follows on from 2018's … Continue reading MMMΔ – Egoismo.
Various Artists – Healing Sounds.
Never underestimate the Ambient community to rally together in times of need. There is a history of charity compilations that have come out over the years including "For Nihon", "Losing Today" and "Kashin" to name a few. The latest is from the Past Inside The Present label who have drawn together twenty-eight artists, some from … Continue reading Various Artists – Healing Sounds.
Erinome – Low Priest / Wayne Robert Thomas & Isaac Helsen – RÁS/ Hakobune – The Last Of Our Time Together.
It's hard to keep up with various artists and labels release schedules, but the benefit of a digital world is that nothing is ever truly sold out (obviously physical editions come and go) and this somewhat 'forever' factor mears music can be taken in as new without the hindrance of a release date to hold … Continue reading Erinome – Low Priest / Wayne Robert Thomas & Isaac Helsen – RÁS/ Hakobune – The Last Of Our Time Together.
A-Sun Amissa – For Burdened and Bright Light.
The latest in the career of the ever evolving project A-Sun Amissa is about to be unleashed with their fifth full length album "For Burdened and Bright Light" following on from 2018's "Ceremony In The Stillness", being released on September 13. "The music of A-Sun Amissa has evolved some-what naturally over the years, drawing from … Continue reading A-Sun Amissa – For Burdened and Bright Light.
Skyphone – Hildur / Marsh Drones.
Lost Tribe Sound has just seen the final part of the "We Stayed The Path That Fell To Shadow" subscription series of 2019 released with two albums from the Danish trio Skyphone. The series, a massive undertaking of Eight Lps, CD's and Digital followed on from their equally epic 2018 campaign "Prelude to The Decline" … Continue reading Skyphone – Hildur / Marsh Drones.