Various – Sleeplaboratory2.0 / Heights.

  "The idea was originally came about after our label owner Harry and his wife had a baby daughter, Isla. Harry curated a full-length compilation to help soothe his daughter to sleep and whilst Isla hasn’t needed much of a helping hand where sleep is concerned, he was keen to continue this project as a … Continue reading Various – Sleeplaboratory2.0 / Heights.

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.

Sound In Silence Round Up – The Gentlemen Losers / Umber / AMP / Tim Linghaus / Western Edges / MISS+RESS / HIN / øjeRum / Wil Bolton / Sweeney.

With this succinct round up I cover the always interesting Greek label Sound in Silence and their releases from the end of last year until now. Label boss George Mastrokostas has a fine ear for sounds and has built a roster that encompasses old favourites, new names and new permutations. One thing that is apparent … Continue reading Sound In Silence Round Up – The Gentlemen Losers / Umber / AMP / Tim Linghaus / Western Edges / MISS+RESS / HIN / øjeRum / Wil Bolton / Sweeney.

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: 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.