Occasionally there are releases that arrive in my inbox that through you out of the loop that you are in. One such one is this album by Passepartout Duo called "Vis-à-Vis" which was released on the Chinese label / art company AnyOne who also released their "Olafsfjorður" 10" release in December, 2018. Passepartout Duo are … Continue reading Passepartout Duo – Vis-à-Vis.
With this post I check out the first anniversary compilation from the Italian Lady Blunt label entitled "Meditteraneo" which was released on March the 3rd. "Lady Blunt is celebrating its first year of life by announcing a very special release dedicated to the Mediterranean Sea. The Italian label has commissioned 15 artists with the intention … Continue reading Various Artists – Mediterraneo.
For this post, the latest in the series of label interviews, I caught up with Agus Mena of Archives. Mena who also records as Warmth and SVLBRD, runs the label in parallel with the Faint imprint. Both labels have a strong visual identity with the musical component being equally as memorable making for well rounded, … Continue reading Archives – An Interview With Agus Mena.
I have been trying to mix up the posts of current releases alongside those that I missed first time around from the latter part of 2019. Here is one such post featuring some fine piano works, electronica and post rock from the likes of Tambour, Ed Carlsen, Anoice and Dominique Charpentier. "Montreal pianist … Continue reading Tambour / Ed Carlsen / Anoice/ Dominique Charpentier.
For this post I check out the recent work from former Tangerine Dream member Paul Haslinger and the Valencian sound artist Edu Comelles. "We’re on an immersive and adventurous travelogue with the former member of the legendary Tangerine Dream, Paul Haslinger - this is a man who knows how to build tension, hold moods, … Continue reading Paul Haslinger / Edu Comelles.
Quite a diverse collection of releases in this review, from the more experimental electronics of Arovane through to the consistently enjoyable piano works of Bruno Sanfilippo and the wider ambient aspects of Alaskan Tapes. The thing that brings them together is the common release times of March 24 to 26 and the fact that all … Continue reading Arovane / Bruno Sanfilippo / Alaskan Tapes.
There is something that gnaws away at me as I cannot give an equal amount of time to all releases. I hate to not be able to devote as much time to those that remain after the cull of things that are not to my taste, so please take these as Twitter length reviews of … Continue reading Gregory Paul Mineeff / Mathieu Karsenti / Still Harbours.