Jochen Tiberius Koch / Dakota Suite & Quentin Sirjacq.

Schole Records open their 2020 account with the return of three of their artists, Germany's Jochen Tiberius Koch, France's Quentin Sirjacq and England's Dakota Suite (aka Chris Hooson). Sirjacq and Hooson are long time artists and collaborators for the label, while Koch is making his second appearance after his "Walden" album.   "Jochen Tiberius Koch, …

The Alvaret Ensemble – ea.

  "The Alvaret Ensemble is the improvisatory collective based around Greg Haines (piano), Jan Kleefstra (voice, poems), Romke Kleefstra (guitar, bass and effects) and Sytze Pruiksma (percussion). "Ea" is the group’s third album, after releasing the acclaimed self-titled double debut and the second album "Skeylja" in respectively 2012 and 2014 on Denovali Records. "Ea" was …

Whitelabrecs 2019.

Not for the first time I find myself falling behind with the output of the British label Whitelabrecs. Of the Eighteen (!) releases from this 2019, so far I have covered two - Anthéne "Weightless" and the Various Artists compilation "Sleeplaboratory1.0" which date back to the start of the year. With their first release for …

Ô Lake / Jacob Pavek / Nico Cascal/ Philip Daniel/ Lullatone/ A Spot On The Hill/ Slowburner/ John Hayes/ Traveler CS/ SASO / K. Corcoran .

In December of last year I took a look at the review queue and saw that it was past 1100 tracks and decided to go through it closely with a view to clearing out some that wasn't really to my takes and to try as best to clear the ones I liked prior to the …