If you are familiar with the music covered on this blog then you would be very much aware about both the 12k label and it's owner and artist in his own right, Taylor Deupree. Without being overly hyperbolic the influence of both 12k and Deupree cannot be overstated. From the principles that have guided him … Continue reading 12k: An interview with Taylor Deupree.
The success of a label is creating an identity that notifies people straight away who released this work, without it being a mere repetition of what has cone previously. Lost Tribe Sound is one of those labels that has a true organic identity coupled with a dedication to putting out the most amazing looking releases … Continue reading Lost Tribe Sound – The Phonometrician / William Ryan Fritch / Vieo Abiungo.
M. Grig is the recording name of Durham, North Carolina based artist Mike Grigoni who first came to my attention at the beginning of the year with the track "Nod" on the Whitelabrec compilation "Sleeplaboratory1.0". He has worked on a number of independent films with companies such as High Plains Films and Hand Crank Films, … Continue reading M. Grig – Mount Carmel.
Alex Freilich of Washington State, USA records as Cedar Dreamer. "Enveloped by Earth and Sky" (cassette limited to 50 copies/ digital) is his first full solo release, after a split with Organelle with whom he has just been on tour with. I keep the music for the blog on an alphabetical queue and after listening … Continue reading Cedar Dreamer – Enveloped By Earth And Sky.
Singles are not much of a commodity in the Electronica/Ambient/Drone/Modern Classical/Insert Genre Here, as they are for say, Hardcore Punk. The artists and labels tend to look to full lengths or Ep's and, if releases are smaller, they usually are stand alone ones. That is why this digital single from Slowcraft Records artist Anne Garner … Continue reading Anne Garner – Not Home.
The tag line of this blog would indicate that this particular release would probably not fit in these confines. But then several others featured thus far could be considered in the same situation. There are small elements of drone, but not in the usual style accustomed here. I mentioned this to Johnny in an email … Continue reading Johnny Bell and the Visitors – A Visitor’s Anthem / The Die Four.