Category Archive: Album

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

Spheruleus – Glimmers

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Although pushing a decade of steady releases, Harry Towell’s Spheruleus project has never appeared solo on cassette till now. So, it’s the honour of his new full-length Glimmers to kick things off with… 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

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

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

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 CARETAKER – EVERYWHERE AT THE END OF TIME – STAGE 3

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IT IS HAPPENING AGAIN! No! I’m not talking about Agent Cooper’s riotous return to screens in 2017 – although in the Dooks household, what follows is just as significant. I’m talking about how… Continue reading

Sea Trials – Sea Trials

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Cassette recordings eroded by extreme heat and saltwater are the material basis for this debut by Sea Trials (one Ian McCarthy, also musically active as Romart and Wilhelm). The music originates in synthesiser… Continue reading

Ann Annie – ‘Atmospheres vol. 1’

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This is mesmerising. ‘Atmospheres vol. 1’ is the stunning debut album by Ann Annie, delivering a wide range of synthesized atmospherics and exploration into the depths of modular synthesis. We have seen a… Continue reading

Toàn – Histós Lusis

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‘Histós Lusis’ is the latest album from Anthony Elfort, under the pseudonym of Toàn. Known also as Qiwu Selftet, releasing a number of albums that fuse together hip hop and jazz (seek out… Continue reading