Recently I was going through the submissions to this blog and as the amount of submissions is so large, which of those were suited to my taste and those that reflected the coverage on the blog. For the most part the releases are in the ambient/drone and modern classical styles. For that reason this release … Continue reading HAND – REVEAL.
The Canadian label Moderna, which originated as a digital only label inaugurated by a quartet of releases back in March 2015, brings about the re-issue of Tom Adams' "Particles" album. Originally self released back in 2014, Moderna have dusted it off and given it a new master courtesy of Martyn Heyne (an artist signed to … Continue reading Tom Adams – Particles.
If eyes are the window to the soul, an artists comparison would be how their album's (films, paintings, etc...) reveal something about them. Where they've been and where their heading. The track titles on Gregory Pappas' seventh album as OKADA look to reveal personal traumas. Titles like "Fucked Up Inside" and "The Right To Destroy … Continue reading Okada – Life is But An Empty Dream.
The name Sontag Shogun has been on my radar, but it wasn't till the release of the collaborative 7" with Moskitoo on Home Normal ("The Things We Let Fall Apart / The Thunderswan") that I actually got to sample their wares. With their new album dropping a handful of days ago on New York's Youngblood … Continue reading Sontag Shogun – It Billows Up / Hilsa – Hilsa.
The Dauw label return once more after the successful Stijn Hüwels release with an album that vanished in the blink of an eye, r beny's "Echo's Verse". The initial pressing of 300 clear vinyl are long gone, but a 300 repress on black is due to start shipping in June. r beny aka Bay Area, … Continue reading r beny – Echo’s Verse.
"Bloodier" is the forthcoming release from Adam Fligsten. Fligsten has been making electronic music for nearly 20 years. Originally coming from a world of sample based, electronic music, Adam made a transition to film and video game scoring in about 2009. Since then, he has been primarily focused on scoring video games. In 2018 he … Continue reading Adam Fligsten – Diagenisis.
Schole Records have a knack for releasing works by composers that blur the lines of genre classifications. This is very evident with the latest release from Paris born composer Quentin Sirjacq. Sirjacq who has studied at Mills College (California) and the Royal Conservatory (The Hague), returns to Schole for "Companion". An eclectic musician, he has … Continue reading Quentin Sirjacq – Companion / Haythem Mahbouli – Catching Moments In Time.