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.
I don't always get around to releases straight away. Submissions roll in at an even rate, there's releases I buy myself as well as my addiction to podcasts. However, the submissions form a queue and are placed into a playlist that I can explore through. I tend to find myself most captivated when I am … Continue reading Dan Armstrong – A Long Time Coming / Confluent Phase – Ad Astra/ Anzio Green – Lygan.
The first solo album since 2016's "Elephant" (Dronarivm) sees Swedish Sound Artist Dag Rosenqvist join Hidden Vibes' ever growing catalog of fine artists (Hakobune, offthesky, Olan Mill, Chihei Hatekeyama and others). Since the last album he has kept himself busy with collaborations with the likes of Matthew Collins ("Hello Darkness"), Dakota Suite & Emmanuele Errante … Continue reading Dag Rosenqvist – Blood Transmission.
As the new year is hurtling forward, this is a brief look back at what was missed from last year. Sleepland Sleepland is the work of Kengo Yonemura who is based in Kobe, Japan and has released on labels such as White Paddy Mountain, Taâlem and Cellar Tapes. "Transition/Composition was recorded in the comfort of … Continue reading The Catch Up – Looking further back to 2018 #3.
"ILUITEQ is the ambient music project founded by Sergio Calzoni and Andrea Bellucci, renowned musicians of the Italian experimental scene, with several albums released under various monikers and bands (Orghanon, Colloquio, Red Sector A, Subterranean Source). With the debut album «Soundtracks For Winter Departures» (2019 - TXT Recordings), the duo explores the many facets of ambient music, … Continue reading ILUITEQ – Soundtracks For Winter Departures.
As the new year starts like every other blog I do my best of list for the previous year's releases. What this list is is a celebration of the artists and labels that made some fine music that I heard and want to share with you. This is a relatively simple list, just 21 (I … Continue reading The Best of 2018.
Over the last, say decade or so, labels such as Time Released Sound, Fluid Audio and Lost Tribe Sound (to name a few) have been bringing back an emphasis to the presentation of music with their hand-made, special and intricate editions. This you can see as a deliberate push back to the way that music … Continue reading Thesis Set04 – Derek Hunter Wilson / Rauelsson / Endless Melancholy / Hotel Neon / Chris Adams and Oliver Doerell/ Simon Scott and Mike Weis.