Compilation Round up – n5MD / Preserved Sound / Élan Vital / Ambientologist / Gizeh / Home Normal.

Here are a collection of worthy compilations that have come my way. All are thematic in one way or another. Three are charity releases, while others celebrate an anniversary or significant milestone for a label. What makes it all better, is each has it's own style, offering up any possible direction for potential listeners to … Continue reading Compilation Round up – n5MD / Preserved Sound / Élan Vital / Ambientologist / Gizeh / Home Normal.

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.

Dan Armstrong – A Long Time Coming / Confluent Phase – Ad Astra/ Anzio Green – Lygan.

I don't always get around to releases straight away. Submissions roll in at an even rate, there's releases I buy myself as well as my addiction to podcasts. However, the submissions form a queue and are placed into a playlist that I can explore through. I tend to find myself most captivated when I am … Continue reading Dan Armstrong – A Long Time Coming / Confluent Phase – Ad Astra/ Anzio Green – Lygan.

Joel Tammik – Imaginary Rivers / au Voyage – Craosa / Wil Bolton – Viridian Loops.

Joel Tammik is an Estonian artist who started playing bass in school bands before moving into electronic fields, initially with local jungle duo LU:K before starting a project with one of them under the name Myrakaru which resulted in an album and 7" single. After parting due to musical differences, Tammik ventured in a solo … Continue reading Joel Tammik – Imaginary Rivers / au Voyage – Craosa / Wil Bolton – Viridian Loops.