The Ambient power trio of Uwe Zahn (Arovane - Germany), Porya Hatami (Iran) and Darren Mcclure (Japan) see the follow up to 2016's "Veerian" on Eilean Rec with "Ypsilon" nicely finding a home on the n5MD label, who also re-released Zahn and Hatami's "Kaziwa" (as Porya Hatami and Arovane) back in May of 2018. Each … Continue reading Zahn | Hatami | McClure – Ypsilon.
If eyes are the window to the soul, an artists comparison would be how their album's (films, paintings, etc...) reveal something about them. Where they've been and where their heading. The track titles on Gregory Pappas' seventh album as OKADA look to reveal personal traumas. Titles like "Fucked Up Inside" and "The Right To Destroy … Continue reading Okada – Life is But An Empty Dream.
Proem is US artist Richard Bailey and over the past twenty labelshe has been releasing Albums and Ep's on labels such as Merck, Non Response, Self Released works and of course n5MD. "Until Here For Years" is his return to the n5MD label since his 2010 release with them, "Enough Conflict". His most recent self … Continue reading Proem – Until Here For Years.
There are certain days that pop up as popular release dates for labels and artists. March 22 was one such day that saw the release of the following albums via the ever reliable n5MD, Dauw and flau imprints. There was also the latest album by Lullatone "Music For Museum Gift Shops" which landed in my … Continue reading Ex Confusion – I Remember When.
n5MD open the year strongly with a new release from Brock Van Wey, following on with releases from Ex-Confusion (March 22) and Proem (April 19). Over the past year a lot has happened in Brock's life. If you haven't already, go and check out the great interview that Headphone Commute did with him here, I'll … Continue reading Bvdub – Explosions in Slow Motion.
Two favourites have announced albums for the new year. Brock Van Wey aka bvdub returns to n5MD for "Explosions in Slow Motion" due out on on Freruary 22, is his first since his self released insomnia influenced "Nights of Nine Vigils", while Bruno Sanfilippo releases "Pianette" on Januray 1st following on from his "inTRO Remastered … Continue reading News – Forthcoming albums from bvdub and Bruno Sanfilippo.
n5MD have just announced the signing of Jason van Wyk to their roster. Back when I did the interview with Mike Cadoo there was a mention of a South African signing, which I was hopeful was van Wyk. Jason van Wyk previously released music in the trance and more electronic veins, but it was his albums … Continue reading News – Jason van Wyk signs to n5MD.