Sven Laux and Daniela Orvin – The Writings

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E-bows, hiss and caves. Harmonics and distant choral drones. Swelling and filtering – but this record isn’t a ‘stick on some nice ambient while I get the aromatherapy oils out.’ The distant crashing… Continue reading

Sleeplaboratory1​.​0 – Various Artists

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    Sleep CDs are hard to get right – for something to be soporific yet interesting is a tightrope of stimulation both under and over. And if you’ve followed my reviews anywhere… Continue reading

Glåsbird – Grønland

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Lazy journo Wikipedia Alert! Gunnbjørn Fjeld (also called only Gunnbjørn) is Greenland‘s highest mountain and also the highest mountain north of the Arctic circle. It’s also the first track on this Greenland-inspired ambient masterclass. Treated violin, piano… Continue reading

End of 2018: A List and Mix by Harry Towell

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Irregular Crates and Whitelabrecs owner Harry Towell (Spheruleus) has put together a list of his favourite albums of the year, complete with a mix. Read below for Harry’s summary of the year followed by the… Continue reading

Ektenia – Andrew Sherwell

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  The sound of the underside of an iceberg kissing the seabed pulls us further out to sea, as it drags fishing nets and lost Marconi static trailing. Then, hollow Tuvan-like throatings are… Continue reading

Daniela Orvin – Home

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Home – Daniela Orvin Daniela Orvin is a classically-trained musician and lens-based artist with dual heritage between Germany and Israel. She’s made work for the Jewish museum in Berlin and founded artist-run photography… Continue reading

Sven Laux – You’ll be Fine

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This might be a hard opening metaphor, but I’m running with it. It starts like the hum inside an aircraft, where passengers are ghosts. One looks like an assemblage of flickering piano keys… Continue reading

EX – KJ

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EX – KJ Label: Dronarivm I was a big fan of ambient artist KJ’s album Spells and this is a worthy partner with a central track that curiously both anchors and somehow rockets… Continue reading

The Green Kingdom – Seen And Unseen

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There has been no better time to catch up on reviews than today. The gradual change from an overly long Summer into the approaching Autumn season is a fitting backdrop to The Green… Continue reading

Eumig – Distant Spring

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Nick Dawson, the Southend-on-Sea-based musician by the name of Eumig, returns to Courier (stylised ‘cou ri er’) with his latest EP, ‘Distant Spring’. The EP bubbles to life, unfolding a grandiose haze of… Continue reading