Dronarivm: Halftribe/ Olan Mill/ Offthesky/ Snufmumriko.

With the year and decade over, I am attempting to play catch up before the new year really hits. This post features the Russian Dronarivm label, who had another solid year with releases from The Green Kingdom, Porya Hatami | Aaron Martin |Roberto Attanasio, Sven Laux and Daniela Orvin, Purl & protoU and the four …

Sven Laux and Daniela Orvin – The Writings.

The surge in popularity towards Modern Classical or piano based music can largely be attributed to the likes of Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds, Stefano Guzzetti, Bruno Sanfilippo, Library Tapes and others with their inspirational works of the last decade and a half. Essentially they re-framed the piano and brought it into a modern context. With …

Porya Hatami |Aaron Martin | Roberto Attanasio – Sallaw.

Within the Ambient underground collaborations seem to capture the inspired moments. They work best when the artists give of themselves and share with other artists their individual talents. With "Sallaw" you have three artists from vastly different countries coming together. Porya Hatami comes from Iran and has been a highly productive artist of the last …

Endless Melancholy – Fragments of Scattered Whispers.

Released late last year on the Russian Dronarivm label, "Fragments of Scattered Whispers", Endless Melancholy's second vinyl release (and possibly into double figures in regards to full length albums) sees Ukrainian artist Oleksiy Sakevych build on the work he has been producing since 2011. The result is quite possibly his most realised album. Initially a …

Losing Today.

The Russian based Dronarivm album has just released an 18 track digital tribute album for the late Portland, Oregon based photographer and Ambient fan, Brian Young. Brian passed away earlier this year and his work has appeared on releases from the likes of The Green Kingdom, Andrew Tasselmyer, Ghost and Tape and many more. You …