Recently I have been finding some PR companies that send things your way that initially interest you and then they start sending anything else that they represent across. For that reason I started unsubscribing to lists I never subscribed to and stopped getting non specific music. So it is a great thing when there are … Continue reading Christopher Tignor – A Light Below.
It's a broken record around these parts to talk about the size of the review queue (which is now past 1000 tracks), these particular releases (with the exception of the Ard Bit) are from the recent and not so recent past. My usual apologies in delays to each artist below as I cast my eyes … Continue reading Mathieu Karsenti/ Ard Bit/ Olof Cornéer/ Night Gestalt/ Saenïnvey/ Kaada.
Never underestimate the Ambient community to rally together in times of need. There is a history of charity compilations that have come out over the years including "For Nihon", "Losing Today" and "Kashin" to name a few. The latest is from the Past Inside The Present label who have drawn together twenty-eight artists, some from … Continue reading Various Artists – Healing Sounds.
It's hard to keep up with various artists and labels release schedules, but the benefit of a digital world is that nothing is ever truly sold out (obviously physical editions come and go) and this somewhat 'forever' factor mears music can be taken in as new without the hindrance of a release date to hold … Continue reading Erinome – Low Priest / Wayne Robert Thomas & Isaac Helsen – RÁS/ Hakobune – The Last Of Our Time Together.
Sometimes when it comes to releasing music it is all about timing. There are situations where the release is required to promote with tours or to commemorate something. In the case of The Ascent of Everest it's been close to seven years break between releases. This has happened due to various reasons such as illness … Continue reading The Ascent Of Everest – Is Not Defeated.
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 Moon landing of July 19, 1969 recently it's 50th anniversary of the momentous occasion and aside from all things lunar related, on a musical note several events celebrated this milestone. The English magazine "Electronic Sound" devoted an issue and 7" to it, The London Contemporary Orchestra performed Clint Mansell's score to the Duncan Jones … Continue reading Olivia Belli – Four Moons.