Dauw from Belgium are the kind of label to base yourselves off of if you were thinking of starting your own. They are also the type to get very envious of because of the quality of their releases, the artists they work with and their almost instant selling out of their releases. Here are two … Continue reading The Humble Bee & Benoît Pioulard – I Suppose I’m Future / I Suppose I’m Your Past / Jogging House – When.
Doing a blog with a specific musical coverage means you naturally get sent a lot of thematically similar sounding music. It can lead to listening fatigue. Ever so now and then you get something that is a little left field that requires you to take time to absorb it. This is the case with the … Continue reading Corwin Trails – Wolf Songs Folk Songs.
The long running Greek label Antifrost have just released their latest work from MMMΔ (aka MMMD, Muhammad). MMMΔ are the duo of Ilios (Antifrost label boss) and Nikos Veliotis. Over the past decade they have released eleven albums mostly on Antifrost, but also on the PAN and Modal Analysis labels. "EGOISMO" follows on from 2018's … Continue reading MMMΔ – Egoismo.
This little round up highlights two releases that came out recently as single track works. Both are quite different. "Pedro Tudela and Miguel Carvalhais have collaborated as @c since 2000. In 2003 they founded the Crónica label, and have since been publishing experimental electronic music and sound art. They have released more than 20 albums … Continue reading @c – Re:Coimbra / Steve Luck – Crescent Moon.
The latest release on the Italian based KrysaliSound label is a collaborative piece between musician and label boss Francis M. Gri, painter Andrea Scodellaro and video maker Alisa Javits. The result is a highly limited Cd that is accompanied by a unique framed painting by Scodellaro that is limited to only 9 copies. "For many … Continue reading Gri / Scodellaro/ Javits – B/ue.
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.
Time is short and submissions are in abundance. Those that make it onto the blog pages are those that I want to share. Unfortunately due to time restraints I can't always do the further in-depth reviews I normally do. That said all these releases have their own special qualities and all get the DAF tick … Continue reading A collection.