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End of 2017: 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 counting down a track from each as a sort… Continue reading

Grounding Sounds 011: The Prairie Lines

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The Prairie Lines is South London, UK based artist Bill Bawden, formerly known as Herzog. He joins our Grounding Sounds roster after we’ve had quite a break (3 years!!) to coincide with the… Continue reading

Jacek Doroszenko – Wide Grey

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  Eilean have done it again, with another fine release from an up-and-coming, talented sound artist. The label covers a variety of sounds and styles and in Wide Grey, they welcome the ingenious… Continue reading

The Green Kingdom – The North Wind and the Sun

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I’ve followed Michael Cottone’s work as The Green Kingdom since I first got into Ambient music in and around 2008, when a series of small CD, CDr and netlabel material emerged on labels… Continue reading

Ezekiel Honig – A Passage Of Concrete

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Ezekiel Honig’s ‘Folding In On Itself‘ is an all-time classic for us, in minimal sound art as it blurred the lines between Ambient, Electro-Acoustic composition and Lo-Fi Techno. In ‘A Passage Of Concrete‘… Continue reading

Tara Jane O’Neil – S/T

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Warm, hazy and lazy Folk songs from LA’s Tara Jane O’Neil in her self-titled album. I was drawn to this record initially with it reminding me of the work of Joan Shelley and… Continue reading

Neue Grafik – Soul Conspiracy

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Over the last week I’ve been scouring beat-based Electronic music looking at recent House and Techno excursions and one such is the Jazz and Funk drenched ‘Soul Conspiracy’ by Neue Grafik out now… Continue reading

YLTCU – Controlled Folly

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In a brief encounter reminiscent in part of Autechre or Aphex Twin (think Drukqs), this week we stumbled across the Ambient/IDM bliss/carnage of YLTCU’s Controlled Folly. This record has been put together across 26… Continue reading

The Caretaker – Everywhere at The End of Time (Stage 2)

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As my editor rightfully suggests, James Leyland Kirby doesn’t need any of our publicity to sell out his boutique records from Krakow. So I’m going into this on a slightly personal tip. I’m… 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