Category Archive: Dark Ambient

Accidental Tones – In The Dark

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A few days ago, I received a message from Michael Bryce, otherwise known as Accidental Tones. The message read, “It may be a bit darker than you usually like, but I thought I’d… Continue reading

Aux Field – Square Landscapes

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I often come to find new music via YouTube recommendations from various music channels. Aux Field’s ‘Square Landscapes’ came to me from the channel Tape Counter; also responsible for introducing me to the… Continue reading

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

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