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.
I don't always get around to releases straight away. Submissions roll in at an even rate, there's releases I buy myself as well as my addiction to podcasts. However, the submissions form a queue and are placed into a playlist that I can explore through. I tend to find myself most captivated when I am … Continue reading Dan Armstrong – A Long Time Coming / Confluent Phase – Ad Astra/ Anzio Green – Lygan.
Fabrizio Somma aka K-Conjog returns after 2018's stunning "Magic Spooky Ears" album, which still gets regular plays in Drifting HQ. This time 'round he has the short and sweet "Dum Bow" digital EP, once more on the highly reliable Schole Records imprint. Like the previous album, Somma continues to blur lines and genres with this … Continue reading K – Conjog – Dum Bow / Various Artists – After The Rain.
The Ambient power trio of Uwe Zahn (Arovane - Germany), Porya Hatami (Iran) and Darren Mcclure (Japan) see the follow up to 2016's "Veerian" on Eilean Rec with "Ypsilon" nicely finding a home on the n5MD label, who also re-released Zahn and Hatami's "Kaziwa" (as Porya Hatami and Arovane) back in May of 2018. Each … Continue reading Zahn | Hatami | McClure – Ypsilon.
The sister label to Eilean Rec, IIKKI Books is like a fine art project. Built along similar lines to the Cd-r only label, IIKKI sees the pairing of musical and visual artists fusing both their artistic endeavors to create works designed to delight the senses of sight and sound. For each vinyl and Cd release … Continue reading Federico Durand – Pequeñas Melodías / Aries Mond – Cut Off / The Humble Bee + Offthesky -All Other Voices are Gone, Only Yours Remains.
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.