If you have been following this blog then you would have noticed n5MD's releases popping up on a semi regular basis this year. Their releases for 2018 have included the likes of Winterlight, Porya Hatami & Arovane, Stray Theories, Ocoeur, Suumhow, Dreissk and Okada, with forthcoming releases coming from Tangent, Fall Therapy and Axel … Continue reading n5MD Records interview with Mike Cadoo.
From time to time I like to shine light on labels and the people that run them. I am intrigued about their histories, inspiration and what their futures might bring. Ahead of the release of his new album "Falling Backwards" on Home Normal on September 14, this installment is with James Murray of Slowcraft Records. … Continue reading Slowcraft Records Interview with James Murray.
I don't think there has been a label that has influenced my listening quite like Home Normal. I came across the label relatively early on and have been following them since eagerly picking up their quality releases. Label boss Ian Hawgood took time out of his busy schedule to kindly answered my questions. In March … Continue reading Home Normal – An interview with Ian Hawgood.
I have been a fan of Preserved Sound and was lucky to discover them early on and have several of their releases in my collection. Over the years they have maintained a handmade aesthetic while producing releases over a variety of genres while cultivating a roster that includes Vitaly Beskrovny, Tess Said So, Adrian Lane, … Continue reading Interview with Hayden Berry – Preserved Sound.
Dronarivm has been around since May 2012 with the release of Star Turbines "The Sleeping Land" on cassette. From this auspicious start and with Bartosz Dziadosz (Pleq) acting as curator, the label has gone from strength to strength releasing music from the likes of Celer, Offthesky, Porya Hatami, The Green Kingdom, Caught in the Wake … Continue reading An interview with Dronarivm’s Dmitry Taldykin.
One of the hardest working people in the Ambient/Drone sphere is Harry Towell. He wears many hats and has four labels in various states of activity as well as his well known Spheruleus moniker. I caught up with Harry to talk about his Whitelab Rec's label. You record under the Spheruleus name (as well as … Continue reading An interview with Whitelabrec’s Harry Towell.
Gizeh Records is an English label that has the motto of "The Noise of Harmony and the Harmony of Noise". This perfectly describes their music from the sublime in Chantal Acda through to the noisier tones of Nadja, the experimental electronica of Shield Patterns through to recent doom signings Hundred Year Old Man. Label boss … Continue reading An interview with Gizeh Records’ Richard Knox.