This time around I cast my eyes and ears over two distinctly different surrounding releases, but ones which both soothe the ears and mind in these uncertain times. ""The music is based on the environmental & ecological despair happening in front of us, particularly in reference to South India. As with most of my work, … Continue reading Dylan Henner – Flues Of Disappearing Sand / Ambient Fields – Ólafsfjörður.
I have been trying to mix up the posts of current releases alongside those that I missed first time around from the latter part of 2019. Here is one such post featuring some fine piano works, electronica and post rock from the likes of Tambour, Ed Carlsen, Anoice and Dominique Charpentier. "Montreal pianist … Continue reading Tambour / Ed Carlsen / Anoice/ Dominique Charpentier.
For this post I check out the recent work from former Tangerine Dream member Paul Haslinger and the Valencian sound artist Edu Comelles. "We’re on an immersive and adventurous travelogue with the former member of the legendary Tangerine Dream, Paul Haslinger - this is a man who knows how to build tension, hold moods, … Continue reading Paul Haslinger / Edu Comelles.
For this post I get to check out the inaugural release from James A. McDermid and Inês Ourives Delgado's Mailbox label with a split release from McDermid and Brad Deschamps aka anthéne. Both artists have a history with Deschamps releasing McDermid's "Ghost Folk" cd back in April, 2017 and now it is McDermid's turn to … Continue reading anthéne – Transit / James A. McDermid – Transition.
For this brief post I shine the light on a new series that is inaugurated today by the fine Brazilian label La Petite Chambre and an absolutely gorgeous EP from 36. Both these releases are in response to the current times we find ourselves in. "Facing the flaws of the system that we live … Continue reading Constantina – At Home With… / 36 – Music For Isolation.
Jacaszek is Polish artist Michał Jacaszek who has been releasing music for the past sixteen years on a series of highly regarded labels such as Miasmah, Touch, Requiem and Ghostly International. "Music For Film" is his third release with the latter label. The album features pieces from Rainer Sarnet’s 2017 black-and-white fantasy drama November, the … Continue reading Jacaszek – Music For Film.
Quite a diverse collection of releases in this review, from the more experimental electronics of Arovane through to the consistently enjoyable piano works of Bruno Sanfilippo and the wider ambient aspects of Alaskan Tapes. The thing that brings them together is the common release times of March 24 to 26 and the fact that all … Continue reading Arovane / Bruno Sanfilippo / Alaskan Tapes.
There are a few artists that have come along over the three years since this blog began. One of them is Jakob Lindhagen who has appeared on this site before with his "Paces" and "Skörheten" releases. His latest is a soundtrack to the award winning Swedish short film "Ingen Lyssnar" by Elin Övergaar. While not … Continue reading Jakob Lindhagen – Ingen Lyssnar (Who Talks).
"Joachim Spieth is a DJ, producer, and Affin’s label owner. His first release on Wolfgang Voigt’s and Michael Mayer’s Kompakt label dates back to the late nineties.He has proven his skills as a music producer through the likes of John Peel, Martin L. Gore, The Orb, Sven Väth, and Juan Atkins among others. Spieth’s … Continue reading Joachim Spieth – Tides.
There is something that gnaws away at me as I cannot give an equal amount of time to all releases. I hate to not be able to devote as much time to those that remain after the cull of things that are not to my taste, so please take these as Twitter length reviews of … Continue reading Gregory Paul Mineeff / Mathieu Karsenti / Still Harbours.