The Catch Up Pt2.

The world is a blur especially the musical one. Releases come at a rapid rate that not all can be processed in time for their release dates. As I try to balance the older and newer releases, here are some of various styles that were released in February and March which I cast a brief … Continue reading The Catch Up Pt2.

The Catch Up.

The world is a blur especially the musical one. Releases come at a rapid rate that not all can be processed in time for their release dates. As I try to balance the older and newer releases, here are some released in February which I cast a brief look over.     "Ammil" started as … Continue reading The Catch Up.

BP Moore – Komorebi / Sylvain Chauveau -Life Without Machines .

The following releases came out on the same day, April 17th. Both display styles of music from different ends of the spectrum. The lushness of BP Moore vs the minimalism of Sylvain Chauveau. “Komorebi”—a Japanese word with no exact English equivalent, but one that has been roughly translated to describe the sensation of ‘sunlight filtering … Continue reading BP Moore – Komorebi / Sylvain Chauveau -Life Without Machines .

Flau – An interview with Yasuhiko Fukuzono.

  The opening interview for 2020 is a long awaited one with Flau boss Yasuhiko Fukuzono aka Yas who kindly took the time to answer my questions. Flau is in it's thirteenth year with artists like Part Timer, Radicalfashion, The Boats, Henning Schmiedt, Sylvain Chauveau, Danny Norbury, Ensemble 0, Cicada and many more others (including … Continue reading Flau – An interview with Yasuhiko Fukuzono.

Flau / Schole: Cicada/ Henning Schmiedt/ Tim Linghaus/ Akira Kosemura.

With The year and decade coming to an end, I continue clearing out the backlog of releases from 2019. This time 'round I cover the great FLAU and Schole labels. Both these labels are from Japan and are well known for the quality of their releases and the diversity of music they put their stamp … Continue reading Flau / Schole: Cicada/ Henning Schmiedt/ Tim Linghaus/ Akira Kosemura.

The Catch Up – Looking further back to 2018 #3.

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.

ensemble 0 – ensemble 0 plays eight compositions and it lasts 38:36.

Following from the stunning Ulises Conti album, flau on October 5 unleash the experimentalism of ensemble 0, formerly known as 0 and who have appeared on flau twice before with the "Soñando" and "Umarete Wa Mita Keredo" albums of 2013 and 2015 respectively. They also contributed "Soñando 8" to the "Circles" compilation of a few … Continue reading ensemble 0 – ensemble 0 plays eight compositions and it lasts 38:36.