"On their first album together since Maze of Woods (2015), Matthew Robert Cooper (Eluvium) and Mark T. Smith (Explosions in the Sky) further their creative curiosities as Inventions. Beginning with a trace of uncontrollable laughter that shifts into the driving atmosphere and unfolding elation of opening track “Hint and Omens,” Continuous Portrait is an album … Continue reading Inventions – Continuous Portrait.
Aidan Baker is a Berlin based Canadian experimentalist with a wide reaching discography, most notably including the duo Nadja that he shares with his wife Leah Buckareff. With his latest release he returns to one of regular homes, Gizeh Records with whom he has been involved with since 2013's "Already Drowning". The style of … Continue reading Aidan Baker – An Instance of Rising / Liminoid.
The world is a blur especially the musical one. Releases come at a rapid rate that not all can be processed in time for their release dates. As I try to balance the older and newer releases, here are some of various styles that were released in March which I cast a brief look over. … Continue reading The Catch Up Pt.3
The world is a blur especially the musical one. Releases come at a rapid rate that not all can be processed in time for their release dates. As I try to balance the older and newer releases, here are some of various styles that were released in February and March which I cast a brief … Continue reading The Catch Up Pt2.
The world is a blur especially the musical one. Releases come at a rapid rate that not all can be processed in time for their release dates. As I try to balance the older and newer releases, here are some released in February which I cast a brief look over. "Ammil" started as … Continue reading The Catch Up.
The most recent releases from 130701 have shown the label expanding on their roster with the recent additions of Clarice Jensen and Yair Elazar Glotman & Mats Erlandsson. All three artists have healthy back catalogues through labels such as Miasmah, Geographic North, Portals Editions, Deutsche Grammophon and Bedroom Community to name a few. All three … Continue reading Clarice Jensen / Yair Elazar Glotman & Mats Erlandsson.
It is time to catch up on the rarest of format in the Underground Ambient, Modern Classical, whatever scene - the single. These eight releases encompass the above styles and either are self released Digital only works or through labels and either stand alone releases or acting as a bridge to another releases or part … Continue reading The Singles Club: David Swick / Derek Hunter Wilson / Resina / Devin Sarno / James Mc Dermid / El Conejo / Bruno Sanfilippo
The worriedaboutsatan project is currently in it's sixteenth year of existence. With a back catalogue of works on labels such as Gizeh, Burning Witches, Wolves and Vibrancy, Sound In Silence and Gavin Miller's own This Is It Forever, the existence of the project nearly came to an end when Miller's partner Thomas Ragdale opted to … Continue reading worriedaboutsatan – Time Lapse.
Chris Child and Micah Frank are back with their second instalment of Tape Pieces. This particular release has found itself constantly on the front page of Ambient sales on Bandcamp pretty much since release. In fact it is in some six hundred collections, which is Platinum status in the underground Ambient scene. Chris Child is … Continue reading Chris Child & Micah Frank – Tape Pieces Vol 2.
Bigo & Twigetti are the London based label that describe themselves as mixing classical music, electronica, sounds design and a few other things. Their roster includes the likes of Leah Kardos, Fiona Brice, Olof Corneer, Liam J Hennessey and others. Today I focus on the two most recent releases from Marika Takeuchi and label boss … Continue reading Bigo & Twigetti: Marika Takeuchi – Missing Piece / Jim Perkins – Pools Re-works / Various Artists – Perceptions.