Today I offer the first premiere on this site. It comes from the Canadian based project Wings For Louise. Under the alias of Wings for Louise, the composer, Charly Martin, delivers a music that is both sensual and tragic, which invites listeners on a journey of introspection. Martin, originally from Toulouse, France began his musical … Continue reading Premiere: Wings For Louise – Douce Anarchie.
With the onset of the Corona Virus pandemic changes occurred in the underground music scene. From moving to largely Digital releases through to the Bandcamp revenue initiatives, arguably more music was released due to the nature of isolation and lock down. It has become quite difficult to keep up to speed with all these releases, … Continue reading Whitelabrecs / Slowcraft / La Petite Chambre / KrysaliSound – Digital Isolation.
Today welcomes the next release for the UK based Bigo & Twigetti label which comes from Ben Crosland. But before I talk/write about "The Turn", there is the matter of the "Perceptions" compilation which is now available to pre-order. Previously the first batch of two track singles were covered here from Olan Mill, Wilson Trouvé, … Continue reading Various – Perceptions / Ben Crosland – The Turn.
"This album was recorded during the autumn-days of 2017 when the outlines of all things dissolved. So did the sounds here somehow." Alexander Holtz records under the name Oberlin and has had a handful of releases on the Thirsty Leaves label. "Grey Mornings Hazy Pictures" is the English translation of the title for the second … Continue reading The Catch Up Pt. 4.
This post is a snapshot of releases that came out on the fourth and fifth of June. It shows the diversity of material received and also the amount of submissions which may indicate why some releases take a while to be covered. "The somewhat blunt and remote title ‘Strängar’ (meaning Strings) was an intentional … Continue reading June 4 / 5 – Attilio Novellino / Danny Clay / Swartz Et / Machinefabriek & Anne Bakker / Adriaan de Roover / Mathieu Karsenti / Lauge .
"18 compositions designed and created for string instruments. Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Contrabass are the protagonists of this new 7K! Compilation. 7K! is a Berlin based record label dedicated to the discovery of “new sounds” found in the classical and contemporary world. 18 new/unreleased compositions, 18 artists from all over the planet. From England to Belgium, … Continue reading Various – String Layers.
"On their first album together since Maze of Woods (2015), Matthew Robert Cooper (Eluvium) and Mark T. Smith (Explosions in the Sky) further their creative curiosities as Inventions. Beginning with a trace of uncontrollable laughter that shifts into the driving atmosphere and unfolding elation of opening track “Hint and Omens,” Continuous Portrait is an album … Continue reading Inventions – Continuous Portrait.
Aidan Baker is a Berlin based Canadian experimentalist with a wide reaching discography, most notably including the duo Nadja that he shares with his wife Leah Buckareff. With his latest release he returns to one of regular homes, Gizeh Records with whom he has been involved with since 2013's "Already Drowning". The style of … Continue reading Aidan Baker – An Instance of Rising / Liminoid.
The world is a blur especially the musical one. Releases come at a rapid rate that not all can be processed in time for their release dates. As I try to balance the older and newer releases, here are some of various styles that were released in March which I cast a brief look over. … Continue reading The Catch Up Pt.3
The world is a blur especially the musical one. Releases come at a rapid rate that not all can be processed in time for their release dates. As I try to balance the older and newer releases, here are some of various styles that were released in February and March which I cast a brief … Continue reading The Catch Up Pt2.