"The composer Martyn Heyne was born in Hamburg and classically trained at the music academy of Amsterdam. His concerts and recordings have gained him a reputation for a unique approach to the guitar. As a performer, Heyne played across the world as a live member of the indie rock band Efterklang and as a solo … Continue reading Martyn Heyne – Open Lines.
Much Like May, here we have Part 1 of some of the releases that came my way that were released in the month of June from labels such as élan vital, A Strangely Isolated Place, Modularfield, Lost Tribe Sound, Moderna, Rottenman Editions and a self released work from Oscar W. Küsel. "Downpour is a … Continue reading June Pt. 1.
This post combines a collection of Italian artists working within and around the Modern Classical frameworks. The Italian scene which includes the likes of Stefano Guzzetti, Ludovico Einaudi and Fabrizio Paterlini is one of the richest and vibrant within this form of music. For further exploration check out this play list on Spotify. The latest … Continue reading Eleuteria – In My Chest / Lorenzo Masotto – Home / Olivia Belli – River Path / Fabio Di Biase – Oceano.
Chogori first came to my attention with their association with the Cologne based Modularfield label with whom they released the albums "Chogori" and "Heat Haze". For "Lake" they have teamed up with Düsseldorf's Less Records who released the "Atermus" lp by Tom Blankenberg (who is 1/3 of the label). The duo are made up … Continue reading Chogori – Lake.
Ah, Jazz. If ever there was a genre that I have struggled to get into, it's this one. Several times I have established and then culled a fairly healthy Jazz collection. I have had beautifully looking walls of Impulse spines, the hipster approved Miles' essential electric period, artists like Monk, Sanders, Taylor, Mingus, Coleman and … Continue reading Axel Rigaud – Transformation.