Category Archive: Electronica

Daniel J. W.McKenzie – Every Time Feels Like The Last…

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It is rare that a piece of music can appear cold, yet truly remain inviting. Daniel J. W. McKenzie’s ‘Every Time Feels Like The Last…’ begins stark and spacious, steadily developing as new… Continue reading

Various Artists – Illuminations (DRONARIVM)

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Where to begin with a compilation containing the works of such a vast and varied collection of artists? ‘Illuminations’ is a free compilation pieces together by Moscow based independent label DRONARIVM to welcome… Continue reading

End of 2016: A list and a mix by Slow Clinic

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Our third and final post/mix covering Irregular Crates’ favourite releases of 2016 comes courtesy of our writer James Armstrong (Slow Clinic). His post/mix was uploaded before the year finished, but I have been… Continue reading

End Of 2016: a list and show by Harry Towell

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With 2016 all but done, it’s time for me to cover off my favourite albums of the year across all genres. The year for me aside from music has gone at lightning pace with… Continue reading

The Caretaker – Everywhere At The End Of Time

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Similar to The Caretaker’s ‘An Empty Bliss Beyond This World‘, Leyland Kirby’s latest offering under this alias is shooting to the best sellers list and is likely to find its way on many… Continue reading

ICP021 Irregular Crates Podcast 021

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Some of our more attentive readers may have noticed that there are some new ‘reviewers’ writing posts for us. This came about after we were tired of writing ‘we’ when there was only really… Continue reading

Matt Christensen – Prowl

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Matt Christensen’s been very much at the forefront of the modern experimental/’Ambient’ scene for the last decade since his part in spearheading the Zelienople band. He has of course branched into solo material… Continue reading

Michael Claus – Assorted Tracks Vol. 2

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This week I’ve been grabbing a lot of Dub/Ambient Techno and stumbled across Michael Claus‘ ‘Assorted Tracks Vol. 2‘ as the standout record. It also led me to download last year’s self-titled album (also… Continue reading

Spheruleus – City Spheres

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‘City Spheres’ was self-released earlier in October by Spheruleus, known to many as Harry Towell. The album effortlessly delivers spaciousness and warmth, smooth samples, and a subtle grittiness that holds the pieces together. It… Continue reading

Barnaby Carter – While It Still Blooms

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I’ve had this one by Barnaby Carter on pre-order for a few months now and have been really looking forward to it, based on my several listens to a Soundcloud preview of the record.… Continue reading