Accidental Tones – In The Dark

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A few days ago, I received a message from Michael Bryce, otherwise known as Accidental Tones. The message read, “It may be a bit darker than you usually like, but I thought I’d… Continue reading

Aux Field – Square Landscapes

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I often come to find new music via YouTube recommendations from various music channels. Aux Field’s ‘Square Landscapes’ came to me from the channel Tape Counter; also responsible for introducing me to the… Continue reading

Z-Arc – Rematerialise

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Z-Arc’s latest offering, ‘Rematerialise’, takes me away from my usual comfort zone of typical ambient and drone-based listening habits, and shoots me into the artist’s retrofuturistic approach to electronica. “It’s okay, I can… Continue reading

Ashlar – Distant Scenes

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A new album popped up on my radar while scrolling through an Instagram feed of people enjoying the Summer and vacations abroad. I don’t like hot weather and my bank account laughs at… Continue reading

Daliah – Holy Mountain

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Daliah becomes known to me for the first time through this release on Whitelabrecs. Under the moniker of Daliah, the Tennessee-based John Clubb has previously released with Chilean tape label, NO PROBLEMA, as… Continue reading

Colour Fields by Anthéne Hibernate Postcard Series n° 37

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One of the most enjoyable parts of the spring months is watching everything burst into life. The flowers begin to bloom, the trees become reinvigorated and the animals slowly spring from their hibernation,… Continue reading

Tone Color – Everything You Know Is Wrong

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At Irregular Crates we tend to get digital promos sent to us mainly although sometimes we get the odd CD or tape posted, or maybe we’ll write about our own physical purchases. A… Continue reading

David Newlyn – Collected Fictions

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Despite the title of ‘Introduction (Broken Cassette Mix)’, I was nowhere near ready for the jarring beginning of David Newlyn’s latest album, ‘Collected Fictions’. This is the first release of Newlyn’s that I’ve… Continue reading

Five Queries With… James Osland

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As we approach the halfway point of the year, 2018 has already been extremely busy James Osland; having released ‘Gone For A While’ on Whitelabrecs in February, and more recently ‘Manitoba Gardens’ via… Continue reading

WLR039 Fragile Melodies by Valotihkuu

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Fragile Melodies for a Summers day  One thing that always lifts my spirits on a Sunday morning is turning on my laptop and discovering an artist I have never heard before. Something new,… Continue reading