The battle to keep up with the number or received submissions is long lost, so I present to you my late, late, late round up of releases I would be remiss not to at least give a mention. This is part one. Adrianna Krikl "Celestial" Adrianna Krikl got in contact with with me out of … Continue reading The Big Round Up.
Slow Meadow is US multi-instrumentalist Matt Kidd who after years of session work took his Post Rock Aural Method project to Hammock's Marc Byrd for for advice and feedback. The two hit it off and Kidd commenced making his widescoping ambient music under the name Slow Meadow back in 2015, joining such artists as The … Continue reading Slow Meadow – Happy Occident.
I have spent the last couple of weeks on and off getting my head around this album. Maybe what threw me was the difference in sound to what I would sort of expect from n5MD (whose 2019 roster of Bvdub, Ex Confusion, Proem, OKADA, Zahn | Hatami| Mcclure, Suumhow and the forthcoming Hollie Kenniff release … Continue reading PCM – Attraverso.
Recently I have been finding some PR companies that send things your way that initially interest you and then they start sending anything else that they represent across. For that reason I started unsubscribing to lists I never subscribed to and stopped getting non specific music. So it is a great thing when there are … Continue reading Christopher Tignor – A Light Below.
Chogori first came to my attention with their association with the Cologne based Modularfield label with whom they released the albums "Chogori" and "Heat Haze". For "Lake" they have teamed up with Düsseldorf's Less Records who released the "Atermus" lp by Tom Blankenberg (who is 1/3 of the label). The duo are made up … Continue reading Chogori – Lake.
The latest release from the 12k label is another of their inspired collaborations. Collaborative releases have featured throughout the catalogue by the likes of Marcus Fischer & Simon Scott, Taylor Deupree & Marcus Fischer, Seaworthy & Matt Roesner to name a few. This time the collaborators are label boss Deupree and the Japan based Corey … Continue reading Ohio – Upward, Broken, Always.
When artists come into the Ambient sphere it is interesting to seek out their origins. Traditionally they mainly come from the electronic scenes such as Techno or House music or via more harsher forms of music like Hardcore and Metal. In Low Variety aka R. Cole Furlow's case it is the noise pop of Dead … Continue reading Low Variety – #1.