Eilean Rec: May to December 2018.

One of the struggles of doing a blog is attempting to try to cover as much as possible. Sometimes it's easier to whittle down submissions that don't really fit the confines or parameters that I have set up, another thing is to place emphasis on those that have more of a financial implication attached to … Continue reading Eilean Rec: May to December 2018.

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Covarino/Incorvaia – Chiodi.

"Chiodi" (Italian for nails) is the third album of Italian improvising duo of Francesco Covarino and Alessandro Incorvaia following from "Granada" (Whitelabrec) and "Perugia" (UK label Preserved Sound, which is the same label as is "Chiodi"). The album once more is a guitar and drums improv duo. However, this time they set about creating an … Continue reading Covarino/Incorvaia – Chiodi.

Dziadosz / Mreñca – Mirage (Reworks) .

Bartosz Dziadosz and Tomasz Mreñca are friends and artists from Poland. They started collaborating on musical projects including the multinational modern classical project The Frozen Vaults, which also includes Harry Towell (Spheruleus, Whitelabrecs), Yuri Murata and Dave Donhau. Mreñca's violin work also appeared on Dziadosz's release with Giulio Aldinucci (who reworks a track on this release) … Continue reading Dziadosz / Mreñca – Mirage (Reworks) .

In Brief: A collection of Short Releases Pt. 4.

EugeneKha Part of the exquisite looking May batch from ΠΑΝΘΕΟΝ record is this release, "Three Months" by EugeneKha. "EugeneKha is an ambient project by Evgenij V. Kharitonov: poet, musician, sound and visual artist. He was born in 1969 in Moscow and has got a philological eduction, is the author of numerous literary publications and many … Continue reading In Brief: A collection of Short Releases Pt. 4.

Danny Clay – Periphery.

Slaapwel wake from their hibernation (puns out-of-the-way in the beginning) with their first release since Gareth Davis "Filament" album of June 2016 with "Periphery" by Danny Clay which is due out on July 30. For Eilean Rec's release "An Unintended Place" Slaapwel label curator Stijn Hüwels and Danny Clay collaborated together. This collaboration opened up … Continue reading Danny Clay – Periphery.

In Brief: A Collection of Short Releases Pt. 2.

Lou Rogai "Implications in D Major; Adagio for Chamber Strings" by Lou Rogai is released on Los Société Expéditionnaire, a label that has been around since 2006 which models itself on inspirational labels such as Dischord, Factory, Stax and Art Monk Construction. Rogai is known for being a composer, producer and musician for Lewis & … Continue reading In Brief: A Collection of Short Releases Pt. 2.

Klangriket & Sjors Mans – The Amsterdam Sessions.

Piano and Coffee Records is the offshoot of the very fine blog of the same name. Based in Lima, Peru they have put out four releases since they debut - Doug Thomas' "Ballades" in November of 2017 and have thankfully introduced / promoted newer artists such as the above duo, Pinki Plonki and Maria Cascales … Continue reading Klangriket & Sjors Mans – The Amsterdam Sessions.