Category Archive: Experimental

Eumig – Distant Spring

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Nick Dawson, the Southend-on-Sea-based musician by the name of Eumig, returns to Courier (stylised ‘cou ri er’) with his latest EP, ‘Distant Spring’. The EP bubbles to life, unfolding a grandiose haze of… Continue reading

Kepier Widow – Absolution

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With apologies to Kepier Widow and James at Rusted Tone Recordings for the tremendous delay in reviewing this tape. Claustrophobic field recording and found sound collage make up the bulk of Kepier Widow’s… Continue reading

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

Ashlar – Distant Scenes

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A new album popped up on my radar while scrolling through an Instagram feed of people enjoying the Summer and vacations abroad. I don’t like hot weather and my bank account laughs at… Continue reading

Daliah – Holy Mountain

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Daliah becomes known to me for the first time through this release on Whitelabrecs. Under the moniker of Daliah, the Tennessee-based John Clubb has previously released with Chilean tape label, NO PROBLEMA, as… Continue reading

Tone Color – Everything You Know Is Wrong

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At Irregular Crates we tend to get digital promos sent to us mainly although sometimes we get the odd CD or tape posted, or maybe we’ll write about our own physical purchases. A… Continue reading

Seabuckthorn – A House With Too Much Fire

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Last week I was alerted to this new release by Seabuckthorn, who has been working recently with the impressive Lost Tribe Sound imprint. Guitarist Andy Cartwright has joined French labels Bookmaker and La… Continue reading

Phil Maguire – Monosphere

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For those unfamiliar with Phil Maguire, he’s one of the most active practitioners of Minimalism and Microsound today. Following recent releases with James L. Malone on Confront Records (‘Working Title’, 2018), and solo… Continue reading

Paper Relics – The Road Home

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WLR037 Paper Relics – The Road Home As I sit down to listen to ‘The Road Home’, cup of tea in hand, I really have no idea what to expect. It’s been seven… Continue reading