Category Archive: Dark Ambient

Five Queries with… Stephanie Merchak

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Stephanie Merchak is a prizewinning sound designer, composer and producer based in Batroun, Lebanon. With years of academic and professional musical expertise already behind her, she began working with electronic music in 2004.… 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

Kepier Widow – The Duality of Man

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‘The Duality of Man’ is the stunning debut of Alexander Roberts’ new alias, Kepier Widow. Formerly performing and releasing music under the name of Joseph Curwen, Roberts is well established within the world… Continue reading

Various Artists – Whitelabsounds

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Compilations are risky in my life. Rarely can I put on a comp and be confident that I’ll enjoy it all and give in to it. And the ones that do work for me tend… 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

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

Polaroid Notes – Sea Shores

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Recently we were alerted to a new edition to the Tessellate Recordings label, which contributes occasional physical releases to the modern Ambient music scene supplemented by its compilation series Earthtones. This latest limited… Continue reading

Various Artists – Earthtones Volume 3

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The mammoth Earthtones series is back! The third instalment of this far flung international compilation series is out now on Tessellate Recordings; a 2 hour digital spectacular with bonus track artwork taken of… Continue reading

Ben Fleury-Steiner – Passages

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  Today there is at last a new release on the Audio Gourmet netlabel, which is by Delaware, US based artist Ben Fleury-Steiner. Audio Gourmet have released almost 75 tea-break length EPs since their inception in… Continue reading

David Wenngren and Jonatan Nästesjö – Below

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It’s been a long long while since I’ve listened to Dark Ambient and Drone music and been moved by it and thanks to ‘Below’ by David Wenngren and Jonatan Nästesjö on Soundscaping, I was… Continue reading