"The Alvaret Ensemble is the improvisatory collective based around Greg Haines (piano), Jan Kleefstra (voice, poems), Romke Kleefstra (guitar, bass and effects) and Sytze Pruiksma (percussion). "Ea" is the group’s third album, after releasing the acclaimed self-titled double debut and the second album "Skeylja" in respectively 2012 and 2014 on Denovali Records. "Ea" was … Continue reading The Alvaret Ensemble – ea.
With the year and decade coming to an end, I rush with a flurry of blog posts. Shorter than most I normally do, there will hopefully be 22! done before the year is over , nicely tying up everything and clearing the decks before next years releases (which has already got close to double digits). … Continue reading Off Land/ Motionfield/ Various Artists/ Krzysztof Kotlinski/ andartica.
With the year and decade coming to an end, I rush with a flurry of blog posts. Shorter than most I normally do, there will hopefully be 22! done before the year is over , nicely tying up everything and clearing the decks before next years releases (which has already got close to double digits). … Continue reading KrysaliSound – ØjeRum / James Murray / Nāda Mushin.
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.