Rhian Sheehan – Recollections, Vol 1.

New Zealand, the country located at the bottom of the world has a reputation for punching well above its weight. The country with a population of just under 5,000 000 have had a profound effect on musical culture over the years. Their punk scene of the late 70's was as good as anyone's (see the … Continue reading Rhian Sheehan – Recollections, Vol 1.

Jacaszek – Music For Film.

Jacaszek is Polish artist Michał Jacaszek who has been releasing music  for the past sixteen years on a series of highly regarded labels such as Miasmah, Touch, Requiem and Ghostly International. "Music For Film" is his third release with the latter label. The album features  pieces from Rainer Sarnet’s 2017 black-and-white fantasy drama November, the … Continue reading Jacaszek – Music For Film.

Jakob Lindhagen – Ingen Lyssnar (Who Talks).

There are a few artists that have come along over the three years since this blog began. One of them is Jakob Lindhagen who has appeared on this site before with his "Paces" and "Skörheten" releases. His latest is a soundtrack to the award winning Swedish short film "Ingen Lyssnar" by  Elin Övergaar. While not … Continue reading Jakob Lindhagen – Ingen Lyssnar (Who Talks).

Logan Nelson – Lavender Echoes / Colin Stetson – Colour Out Of Space.

The popularity of soundtrack scores has increased in recent years thanks to the crossover of artists from scenes such as modern classical - Nils Frahm, Ólafur Arnalds. A Winged Victory For The Sullen, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Max Richter as well as other artists such as Mogwai, Explosions In The Sky, Mica Levi and Ben Frost heading … Continue reading Logan Nelson – Lavender Echoes / Colin Stetson – Colour Out Of Space.

Fatima Al Quadiri – Atlantics / William Ryan Fritch – Exit 12 / Artifishal.

Soundtracks have gained a lot of attention over the last few years with labels like Invada, Lakeshore, Death Waltz, Waxworks and Milan to name a few. In the future I would imagine more established indie labels will join in or create their own sub labels for scores. This post covers releases that came out on … Continue reading Fatima Al Quadiri – Atlantics / William Ryan Fritch – Exit 12 / Artifishal.

Singles Club: Laura Masotto / 12 Ensemble / ANASIA / Good Weather For An Airstrike / Signal Hill.

A bloggers best friend is the short release, be it in length or number of tracks. It can be daunting to get through a batch of solo piano albums all a dozen or so tracks and come up with words that are not so repetitive. The following acts have released singles either as stand alone … Continue reading Singles Club: Laura Masotto / 12 Ensemble / ANASIA / Good Weather For An Airstrike / Signal Hill.

Lost Tribe Sound – The Phonometrician / William Ryan Fritch / Vieo Abiungo.

The success of a label is creating an identity that notifies people straight away who released this work, without it being a mere repetition of what has cone previously. Lost Tribe Sound is one of those labels that has a true organic identity coupled with a dedication to putting out the most amazing looking releases … Continue reading Lost Tribe Sound – The Phonometrician / William Ryan Fritch / Vieo Abiungo.