Author Archive

Sima Kim – Ambient Works

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Late on Friday evening, I tweeted a call for any “ambient/drone/experimental” music that followers would like to have reviewed here at Irregular Crates. Partly due to my ongoing struggle engaging in new music,… Continue reading

Ô Lake – Video Feature

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It’s not often that we receive video submissions here at Irregular Crates unless included in an album, which is why my interest was sparked when we heard from Ô Lake. Hailing from Rennes… Continue reading

SVLBRD – Stratus

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Released on the Spanish label Faint, ‘Stratus’ is the debut full-length album by SVLBRD (aka. Agustín Mena). Listeners may already be familiar with Mena, as SVLBRD is the side project of the artists… Continue reading

Lofield – Bird Watching EP

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‘Bird Watching’ is the latest EP in a string of self-released ambient music by New Jersey-based experimental artist, Lofield. The EP is sparse and minimalist, conjuring a likeness to the reductionist music of… Continue reading

Wim Dehaen – 12 Elegies For Pierre Boulez / Ústí OST

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I recently discovered ACR while browsing Bandcamp for new listening material while I finish up my studies. Seki Takashi’s ‘Think’ was the album that drew my attention to the London-based cassette label, and… Continue reading

Constellation Tatsu – Winter Batch 2018

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Rose – ‘Transference’ The second album from Rose to appear on Constellation Tatsu recently, ‘Transference’ shows a clear development in the artist’s craft in blending elements of Ambient House and New Age amidst… Continue reading

Andrew Sherwell – Orthodox Tales

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By the time that you are reading this, physical copies of this album have already sold out. Written and produced by Andrew Sherwell, ‘Orthodox Tales’ delivers six tracks of delicate, haunting, ambient beauty.… Continue reading

Monte & Hep! – ‘Samphappalapa’

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Lately, I’ve found myself delving deeper into the realms of abstract and unconventional music; although, ‘sound experiments’ may be a more appropriate term. For those who readmy recent post on my accidental cassette-only… Continue reading

Tapes, Tapes, and more Tapes: Unexpected Discoveries in 2017

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2017 has been a strange year with regards to my discovery and consumption of new music. Since becoming part of the Irregular Crates team – a blog that I’ve followed over the years… Continue reading

silentwave – ‘The River’

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While browsing through the new releases from my favourite labels, I stumbled upon ‘The River’ by silentwave, the creative outlet of Japanese musician, Yoshinori Noguchi. The album appears on the Parisian label, Hylé… Continue reading