Recently I have been finding some PR companies that send things your way that initially interest you and then they start sending anything else that they represent across. For that reason I started unsubscribing to lists I never subscribed to and stopped getting non specific music. So it is a great thing when there are … Continue reading Christopher Tignor – A Light Below.
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.
It's a broken record around these parts to talk about the size of the review queue (which is now past 1000 tracks), these particular releases (with the exception of the Ard Bit) are from the recent and not so recent past. My usual apologies in delays to each artist below as I cast my eyes … Continue reading Mathieu Karsenti/ Ard Bit/ Olof Cornéer/ Night Gestalt/ Saenïnvey/ Kaada.
"After the release of his critically acclaimed last album" In The Dark Woods" (2017) and his Ep's "Yearbook" (2018) and "In Moonlight" (March, 2019), Akira Kosemura unveils with his new EP "Romance", three brand new minimalist piano pieces reminding Philip Glass, Nils Frahm or Max Richter. This solo piano collection is inspired by the delicate, … Continue reading Akira Kosemura – Romance.
The debut of this duo for the Real World label is a series of stories within the larger story. Born out of a recording session for the International Folk band five piece The Gloaming that they are both members of, Ó Raghallaigh and Bartlett were in a recording studio booked for the whole band in … Continue reading Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett – S/T.
The latest in the career of the ever evolving project A-Sun Amissa is about to be unleashed with their fifth full length album "For Burdened and Bright Light" following on from 2018's "Ceremony In The Stillness", being released on September 13. "The music of A-Sun Amissa has evolved some-what naturally over the years, drawing from … Continue reading A-Sun Amissa – For Burdened and Bright Light.
"Hugar is the Icelandic duo of Bergur Þórisson and Pétur Jónsson, two composers and multi-instrumentalists. Bergur is also the musical director for Bjork, who collaborates with her on her live dates. They’ve also collaborated with fellow Icelanders Jóhann Jóhannsson and Ólafur Arnalds, and Hugar has also recently worked with Sigur Rós on their Black Mirror … Continue reading Hugar – Varða.