Sound Meccano / Jura Laiva – Salty Wind and Inner Fire

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Ever wanted to be in a cabin in the forest? Warm fire crackling away, the wind blowing, singing its familiar tune and you’re just starting to fall asleep in a comfy chair next to… Continue reading

Saltland – A Common Truth

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I was first alerted to the sound of Rebecca Foon having purchased Esmerine’s ‘La Lechuza’ on Constellation Records a few years back. It was a record in which Foon featured, lending cello and… Continue reading

Dino Spiluttini – To Be A Beast

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Recently we were sent the new record from Austria-based artist Dino Spiluttini whose latest offering has emerged on Cut Surface. Our writer Net (Edward Trethowan) had to sit this one out having written… Continue reading

Robert Farrugia – Slow Morning

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A gradual and euphoric crescendo is reached, a deep and thudding pulse momentarily displaces dense walls of layered synth tones, and off-beat rhythms disorientate in intriguing fashion; all of which taking place within… Continue reading

Halftribe – Daydreams in Low Fidelity

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Coasting through sensations of melancholy, tranquillity, and solitude, ‘Daydream’s in Low Fidelity’ is soothing and sublime. Swelling synths weave around subtle percussive anchors, resting on a bed of ever changing and granular textures.… Continue reading

North Atlantic Drift – Departures Vol.1

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Polar Seas Recordings have released North Atlantic Drift’s new offering in the guise of ‘Departures Vol 1.‘ And just like the collective term of the Arctic Ocean, this wonderful album floats like an… Continue reading

Five Queries With… 003: Art Nouveau Records

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The plan with our Five Queries series was to press on and catch up with a lot of artists across a diverse range of artists and labels. It’s pretty simple for us to… Continue reading

Mykja – Climate Change

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Mykja’s Climate Change presents a suite of dub techno that’s not afraid to use quite a bit of spiky shrapnel in the mix, or to strongly misuse a Nick Cave line, every now… Continue reading

Caught in The Wake Forever – Under Blankets

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Anything from Daniel Crossley’s label(s) will get my attention, but I was already familiar with Caught in The Wake Forever (aka Fraser on Facebook in my house). We both live in Scotland but… Continue reading

David Kolhne – Granular Canvas

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Deep and brooding, murky and submerged, ‘Granular Canvas’ reaches towards the very depths of ambient music’s foreboding underbelly. The anonymity of David Kolhne only adds to the mysterious sonic worlds crafted that exist… Continue reading