Caught in The Wake Forever – Waypoints

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This is an ambient record by Caught in The Wake Forever aka Fraser McGowan but it also sounds like an autobiography. I bought it for the cover by Alexander Kopatz. Sorry, but I… Continue reading

Matt Atkins + Adam Kinsey – Lowercase

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During my most recent review, I talked about the importance of live performance within the experimental music scene. You can read all about Eumig’s ‘Live Recordings 2018’ here, but to summarise: experimental music… Continue reading

Eumig – Live Recordings 2018

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Live recordings within the ambient and experimental music scene aren’t as widely available as I believe they should be. Before the dominance of YouTube, the ‘live album’ and bootleg recordings of the artists… Continue reading

ANN – Certain Colors

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Submerged progressions, underlying metallic drones, and environmental sounds that appear from some far away, desolate landscape. This is how ‘Crimson’ begins; the opening track of ANN’s ‘Certain Colours’ released earlier in May on the Berlin-based label,… Continue reading

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