You could make a big claim for the fact that the Fat Cat label has had an enormous part to play in the growth and development of the modern classical scene. Along with their sub label 130701, releases from artists such as Max Richter, Jóhan Jóhannsson, Hauschka, Dustin O'Halloran and not to forget the likes … Continue reading Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch – Only You.
I have been discovering quite lately what a joy a promo from the Moderna label is. I have been aware of their existence from their beginnings purely by name, but not music. I kick myself for being so late to the party, but now that I am here I am very much immersing myself in … Continue reading Daigo Hanada – Ouka / Snorri Hallgrímsson – Imperial / Ed Carlsen – Words.
The Ambient power trio of Uwe Zahn (Arovane - Germany), Porya Hatami (Iran) and Darren Mcclure (Japan) see the follow up to 2016's "Veerian" on Eilean Rec with "Ypsilon" nicely finding a home on the n5MD label, who also re-released Zahn and Hatami's "Kaziwa" (as Porya Hatami and Arovane) back in May of 2018. Each … Continue reading Zahn | Hatami | McClure – Ypsilon.
This little round up highlights two releases that came out recently as single track works. Both are quite different. "Pedro Tudela and Miguel Carvalhais have collaborated as @c since 2000. In 2003 they founded the Crónica label, and have since been publishing experimental electronic music and sound art. They have released more than 20 albums … Continue reading @c – Re:Coimbra / Steve Luck – Crescent Moon.
The sister label to Eilean Rec, IIKKI Books is like a fine art project. Built along similar lines to the Cd-r only label, IIKKI sees the pairing of musical and visual artists fusing both their artistic endeavors to create works designed to delight the senses of sight and sound. For each vinyl and Cd release … Continue reading Federico Durand – Pequeñas Melodías / Aries Mond – Cut Off / The Humble Bee + Offthesky -All Other Voices are Gone, Only Yours Remains.
Past Inside The Present have only been releasing music since the middle of December, 2018. But in that short period of time there has been a flurry of releases from some lesser known artists through to those who command a very decent following in the underground ambient community. Mixing digital with an ever expanding physical … Continue reading Past Inside The Present Pt.1
Formerly based in Poland and for the last few years back in label boss Hayden Berry's native UK, the Preserved Sound label continues to flourish. Over the years Berry has successfully been curating a roster that gives the label an identity that is essentially theirs. Artists like Endless Melancholy, Vitaly Beskrovny were part of their … Continue reading Preserved Sound – Cédric D. Lavoie / Adrian Lane / Neal Heppleston / Tess Said So.