For this post I get to check out the inaugural release from James A. McDermid and Inês Ourives Delgado's Mailbox label with a split release from McDermid and Brad Deschamps aka anthéne. Both artists have a history with Deschamps releasing McDermid's "Ghost Folk" cd back in April, 2017 and now it is McDermid's turn to … Continue reading anthéne – Transit / James A. McDermid – Transition.
Jacaszek is Polish artist Michał Jacaszek who has been releasing music for the past sixteen years on a series of highly regarded labels such as Miasmah, Touch, Requiem and Ghostly International. "Music For Film" is his third release with the latter label. The album features pieces from Rainer Sarnet’s 2017 black-and-white fantasy drama November, the … Continue reading Jacaszek – Music For Film.
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 are a few artists that have come along over the three years since this blog began. One of them is Jakob Lindhagen who has appeared on this site before with his "Paces" and "Skörheten" releases. His latest is a soundtrack to the award winning Swedish short film "Ingen Lyssnar" by Elin Övergaar. While not … Continue reading Jakob Lindhagen – Ingen Lyssnar (Who Talks).
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 Nymphalida/ a_d_a/ Sarah Pagé/ Constantina/ Jon Neher and Michael Scott Dawson.
Visionary Hours is the recording name for British artist Hayden Berry who runs the Preserved Sound label. "Coalescence of Form" his fifth album follows on from release on the Hibernate label and his own imprint. His relationship with Hidden Vibes goes back to being the first person to release Hidden Vibes boss Oleksiy Sakevych's Endless … Continue reading Visionary Hours – Coalescence of Form.
This review pairs up the two recent Stephen Vitiello collaborations with Molly Berg and Michael Grigoni that came out a little under three months from each other on the IIKKI Books and 12k labels. The two releases highlight different sounds that different collaborators can come up with. "Stephen Vitiello and Molly Berg met in Richmond, … Continue reading Stephen Vitiello + Molly Berg / Michael Grigoni + Stephen Vitiello.