June 4 / 5 – Attilio Novellino / Danny Clay / Swartz Et / Machinefabriek & Anne Bakker / Adriaan de Roover / Mathieu Karsenti / Lauge .

This post is a snapshot of releases that came out on the fourth and fifth of June. It shows the diversity of material received and also the amount of submissions which may indicate why some releases take a while to be covered.   "The somewhat blunt and remote title ‘Strängar’ (meaning Strings) was an intentional … Continue reading June 4 / 5 – Attilio Novellino / Danny Clay / Swartz Et / Machinefabriek & Anne Bakker / Adriaan de Roover / Mathieu Karsenti / Lauge .

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.

Home Normal / Slowcraft – Tsone / Ian Hawgood + Stijn Hüwels / Ian Hawgood + Phil Tomsett/ Ian Hawgood.

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 Home Normal / Slowcraft – Tsone / Ian Hawgood + Stijn Hüwels / Ian Hawgood + Phil Tomsett/ Ian Hawgood.

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.

The Catch Up – Looking further back to 2018 #3.

As the new year is hurtling forward, this is a brief look back at what was missed from last year. Sleepland Sleepland is the work of Kengo Yonemura who is based in Kobe, Japan and has released on labels such as White Paddy Mountain, Taâlem and Cellar Tapes. "Transition/Composition was recorded in the comfort of … Continue reading The Catch Up – Looking further back to 2018 #3.

The Round Up Pt 3. – Neotropic / Anne Garner / Zura Zaj / Rhucle / Pool of Light.

The latest look back and a quick round-up of releases sent my way brings a rather eclectic bunch. From the conceptual work of Neotropic through to the folky folk/ neo classical of Zura Zaj, the music sent represents more than a single style. As ever I am drowning in music, apologies for the brevity in … Continue reading The Round Up Pt 3. – Neotropic / Anne Garner / Zura Zaj / Rhucle / Pool of Light.

Slowcraft Records Interview with James Murray.

From time to time I like to shine light on labels and the people that run them. I am intrigued about their histories, inspiration and what their futures might bring. Ahead of the release of his new album "Falling Backwards" on Home Normal on September 14, this installment is with James Murray of Slowcraft Records. … Continue reading Slowcraft Records Interview with James Murray.

Anne Garner – Not Home.

Singles are not much of a commodity in the Electronica/Ambient/Drone/Modern Classical/Insert Genre Here, as they are for say, Hardcore Punk. The artists and labels tend to look to full lengths or Ep's and, if releases are smaller, they usually are stand alone ones. That is why this digital single from Slowcraft Records artist Anne Garner … Continue reading Anne Garner – Not Home.