Occasionally there are releases that arrive in my inbox that through you out of the loop that you are in. One such one is this album by Passepartout Duo called "Vis-à-Vis" which was released on the Chinese label / art company AnyOne who also released their "Olafsfjorður" 10" release in December, 2018. Passepartout Duo are … Continue reading Passepartout Duo – Vis-à-Vis.
With this post I check out the first anniversary compilation from the Italian Lady Blunt label entitled "Meditteraneo" which was released on March the 3rd. "Lady Blunt is celebrating its first year of life by announcing a very special release dedicated to the Mediterranean Sea. The Italian label has commissioned 15 artists with the intention … Continue reading Various Artists – Mediterraneo.
I have been trying to mix up the posts of current releases alongside those that I missed first time around from the latter part of 2019. Here is one such post featuring some fine piano works, electronica and post rock from the likes of Tambour, Ed Carlsen, Anoice and Dominique Charpentier. "Montreal pianist … Continue reading Tambour / Ed Carlsen / Anoice/ Dominique Charpentier.
"Everything is the 6th album by Bordeaux-based experimental electronic music composer Franck Zaragoza's Ocoeur epithet. For this new full-length, Zaragoza quantumly pushes the Ocoeur sound into the depths of synth-based ambient enclaves. Zaragoza blends such "ambience," at the opportune times, with his now trademark careening sound-design focused beat work. The album's closing tracks, the 20-minute … Continue reading Ocoeur – Everything.
Dauw from Belgium are the kind of label to base yourselves off of if you were thinking of starting your own. They are also the type to get very envious of because of the quality of their releases, the artists they work with and their almost instant selling out of their releases. Here are two … Continue reading The Humble Bee & Benoît Pioulard – I Suppose I’m Future / I Suppose I’m Your Past / Jogging House – When.
I've been wrestling with a way to correctly convey a feeling about the music on this album without making it about the battle of the sexes. You see, when I listen to pieces like some of the ones that make up this album or those by another artist like Poeme, I am aware of a … Continue reading Hollie Kenniff – The Gathering Dawn.
With this succinct round up I cover the always interesting Greek label Sound in Silence and their releases from the end of last year until now. Label boss George Mastrokostas has a fine ear for sounds and has built a roster that encompasses old favourites, new names and new permutations. One thing that is apparent … Continue reading Sound In Silence Round Up – The Gentlemen Losers / Umber / AMP / Tim Linghaus / Western Edges / MISS+RESS / HIN / øjeRum / Wil Bolton / Sweeney.