Norvik/ Memory Drawings/ Robert Farrugia.

With the year and decade over, I am attempting to play catch up before the new year really hits. This post features  four distinctly different styles from the four corners of the world - Norvik (Hong Kong), Memory Drawings (UK/US) and Robert Farrugia (Malta). All have their own special kind of beauty. "Occasionally, we need … Continue reading Norvik/ Memory Drawings/ Robert Farrugia.

Dronarivm: Halftribe/ Olan Mill/ Offthesky/ Snufmumriko.

With the year and decade over, I am attempting to play catch up before the new year really hits. This post features the Russian Dronarivm label, who had another solid year with releases from The Green Kingdom, Porya Hatami | Aaron Martin |Roberto Attanasio, Sven Laux and Daniela Orvin, Purl & protoU and the four … Continue reading Dronarivm: Halftribe/ Olan Mill/ Offthesky/ Snufmumriko.

Flau / Schole: Cicada/ Henning Schmiedt/ Tim Linghaus/ Akira Kosemura.

With The year and decade coming to an end, I continue clearing out the backlog of releases from 2019. This time 'round I cover the great FLAU and Schole labels. Both these labels are from Japan and are well known for the quality of their releases and the diversity of music they put their stamp … Continue reading Flau / Schole: Cicada/ Henning Schmiedt/ Tim Linghaus/ Akira Kosemura.

HUSH HUSH: Julian Zyklus / Sleepertrain/ Avian Comfort / WMD.

With the year and decade coming to an end, I rush with a flurry of blog posts. Shorter than  most I normally do, there will hopefully be 22! done before the year is over , nicely tying up everything and clearing the decks before next years releases (which has already got close to double digits). … Continue reading HUSH HUSH: Julian Zyklus / Sleepertrain/ Avian Comfort / WMD.

Zakè & City of Dawn – Wander.

  "This collaborative album between zakè and City of Dawn is the first release under Zakè Drone Recordings; an imprint used to publish zakè's own material along with collaborative projects involving his work. ‘Wander' is an expression of slowing down. Collaboratively written during the winter months where days linger, frozen in time. The cold temperatures … Continue reading Zakè & City of Dawn – Wander.

Fatima Al Quadiri – Atlantics / William Ryan Fritch – Exit 12 / Artifishal.

Soundtracks have gained a lot of attention over the last few years with labels like Invada, Lakeshore, Death Waltz, Waxworks and Milan to name a few. In the future I would imagine more established indie labels will join in or create their own sub labels for scores. This post covers releases that came out on … Continue reading Fatima Al Quadiri – Atlantics / William Ryan Fritch – Exit 12 / Artifishal.