Here are a collection of worthy compilations that have come my way. All are thematic in one way or another. Three are charity releases, while others celebrate an anniversary or significant milestone for a label. What makes it all better, is each has it's own style, offering up any possible direction for potential listeners to … Continue reading Compilation Round up – n5MD / Preserved Sound / Élan Vital / Ambientologist / Gizeh / Home Normal.
Albums with smaller numbers of tracks are a reviewers favourite. The (mostly) long form nature of the music allows for deeper immersion without finding yourself repeating about the themes or styles within the pieces. This review covers six tracks spread over two full length releases and a single. "Hakobune returns to the label with this … Continue reading Hakobune / A-Sun Amissa / Slowburner.
With the year and decade coming to an end, I rush with a flurry of blog posts. Shorter than most I normally do, there will hopefully be 22! done before the year is over , nicely tying up everything and clearing the decks before next years releases (which has already got close to double digits). … Continue reading Thyme Lines/ Hakobune/ Sofie Birch/ Sontag Shogun/ Ard Bit.
It's hard to keep up with various artists and labels release schedules, but the benefit of a digital world is that nothing is ever truly sold out (obviously physical editions come and go) and this somewhat 'forever' factor mears music can be taken in as new without the hindrance of a release date to hold … Continue reading Erinome – Low Priest / Wayne Robert Thomas & Isaac Helsen – RÁS/ Hakobune – The Last Of Our Time Together.