At this point in time supporting artists 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, the … Continue reading A Collection of Artists Pt1.
There is something that gnaws away at me as I cannot give an equal amount of time to all releases. I hate to not be able to devote as much time to those that remain after the cull of things that are not to my taste, so please take these as Twitter length reviews of … Continue reading Gregory Paul Mineeff / Mathieu Karsenti / Still Harbours.
It's a broken record around these parts to talk about the size of the review queue (which is now past 1000 tracks), these particular releases (with the exception of the Ard Bit) are from the recent and not so recent past. My usual apologies in delays to each artist below as I cast my eyes … Continue reading Mathieu Karsenti/ Ard Bit/ Olof Cornéer/ Night Gestalt/ Saenïnvey/ Kaada.
Following on from his "Aitaké Suite for Solo Violin" Ep which featured on my Best of list for last year, Mathieu Karsenti unleashes his new Ep "Movements". Featuring musicians such as a percussionist Joe Martone, his wife, violinist Jordan Ann, Karsenti plays piano and the other instruments. Karsenti describes the Ep as "A cinematic exploration … Continue reading Mathieu Karsenti – Movements.
As the new year starts like every other blog I do my best of list for the previous year's releases. What this list is is a celebration of the artists and labels that made some fine music that I heard and want to share with you. This is a relatively simple list, just 21 (I … Continue reading The Best of 2018.
Here we have a round-up of releases that are small in the number of tracks, from Ep length to long single sided album length pieces. Zazz "Zazz is the long distance collaborative project of Ang Wilson and Braeyden Jae. Out of mutual for each other's musicality and expression, the project came to life when the … Continue reading In Brief: A Collection of Short Releases Pt. 1.