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.

A Bunch Of Labels Pt5.

  At this point in time supporting small labels is important. With what is going on in the world including lock down, isolating and in some places institutions like the post office closing their doors, music is one of the things can provide an escape from ‘the real world’. So, I have done this post, … Continue reading A Bunch Of Labels Pt5.

Andrea Laudante – Banat Banat Ban Jai / Matija Mikovic – Fragile Canvas / Boris Salchow – Stars / Raphael Weinroth-Browne – Worlds Within.

Here we have a collection of different sounding releases collected in the one place for the discerning listener. "Andrea Laudante is a young pianist with an experimental soul that I’m sure will have a bright future. "Banat Banat Ban Jai" is a spiritual mind journey in which piano talks with silence and noise creating a … Continue reading Andrea Laudante – Banat Banat Ban Jai / Matija Mikovic – Fragile Canvas / Boris Salchow – Stars / Raphael Weinroth-Browne – Worlds Within.

KrysaliSound – ØjeRum / James Murray / Nāda Mushin.

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 KrysaliSound – ØjeRum / James Murray / Nāda Mushin.

Gri / Scodellaro/ Javits – B/ue.

The latest release on the Italian based KrysaliSound label is a collaborative piece between musician and label boss Francis M. Gri, painter Andrea Scodellaro and video maker Alisa Javits. The result is a highly limited Cd that is accompanied by a unique framed painting by Scodellaro that is limited to only 9 copies. "For many … Continue reading Gri / Scodellaro/ Javits – B/ue.

øjeRum – The Forest is Sleeping Within the Trees / Hirotaka Shirotsubaki – Last Goodbye.

Both these releases come from the Italy based KrysaliSound label run by sound artist Francis M Gri. 2018 saw releases by James McDermid, Federico Dal Pozzo, klās'tĭk, Hirotaka Shirotsubaki and two re-issues from øjeRum. Each of these releases demonstrated different styles, from glacial ambience to sound art to experimental dronescapes, which shows the label to be … Continue reading øjeRum – The Forest is Sleeping Within the Trees / Hirotaka Shirotsubaki – Last Goodbye.

In Brief: Riverkeeper / Valerio Orlandini / Gianluca Piacenza / James Osland / James McDermid.

It would be fair to say I am drowning in sound. Not a bad thing, but a constant struggle to get the queue down. An easy option would be to draw a line and focus on just the new stuff, but that would ignore some fine music out there. This a collection of releases from … Continue reading In Brief: Riverkeeper / Valerio Orlandini / Gianluca Piacenza / James Osland / James McDermid.

In Brief: A Collection of Short Releases Pt. 2.

Lou Rogai "Implications in D Major; Adagio for Chamber Strings" by Lou Rogai is released on Los Société Expéditionnaire, a label that has been around since 2006 which models itself on inspirational labels such as Dischord, Factory, Stax and Art Monk Construction. Rogai is known for being a composer, producer and musician for Lewis & … Continue reading In Brief: A Collection of Short Releases Pt. 2.