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.
One of the more prolific artists of our time is Dutch experimentalist Rutger Zuydervelt aka Machinefabriek who also records in various trio, duo and other variations. His music is not one that can be forced into a corner and this is seen through his more abstract compositions and his various soundtrack work for dance, film … Continue reading Machinefabriek – An Interview With Rutger Zuydervelt + FEAN – II.
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 Nymphalida/ a_d_a/ Sarah Pagé/ Constantina/ Jon Neher and Michael Scott Dawson.
I don't think it is too grand a statement to say that the importance of 130701 on the development of the current Modern Classical scene over the past two decades is incredibly important. Influential artists such as Max Richter, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka are names that have appeared on the label and … Continue reading 130701 – An Interview With Dave Howell.
The Ambient bromance is alive and well with the release of the debut Slow Reels album "Farewell Islands" on Morr Music. The duo of Ian Hawgood and James Murray are no strangers to each other. They have shared stages together and have had releases on each others respective labels - Hawgood's "Impermanence" on Murray's Slowcraft … Continue reading Slow Reels – Farewell Islands.