Category Archive: Folk

The Green Kingdom – The North Wind and the Sun

by

I’ve followed Michael Cottone’s work as The Green Kingdom since I first got into Ambient music in and around 2008, when a series of small CD, CDr and netlabel material emerged on labels… Continue reading

Spheruleus – ‘Trading Places’

by

The latest ambient offering from Lincolnshire-based Spheruleus (Harry Towell) comes in the form of a ‘tea-break’ listen – an ongoing output of net-label, Audio Gournmet, curated also by Towell. As mentioned in a… Continue reading

Josco and Spheruleus – Folded Distance

by

Having recently mastered a two track, house-orientated EP by Magnofon (Harry Towell’s more beat-driven alias), I’m brought back to the early days of exploring independent ambient music, where Spheruleus was one of the… Continue reading

Tara Jane O’Neil – S/T

by

Warm, hazy and lazy Folk songs from LA’s Tara Jane O’Neil in her self-titled album. I was drawn to this record initially with it reminding me of the work of Joan Shelley and… Continue reading

Various Artists – Whitelabsounds

by

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

Seabuckthorn – Turns

by

American label Lost Tribe Sound have consistently released high-quality material over the last few years quality output from artists such as William Ryan Fritch, Western Skies Motel and Part Timer to name but… Continue reading

William Ryan Fritch – Birkitshi – Eagle Hunters In A New World

by

Lost Tribe Sound appear to have a landmark year ahead of them and we’ll be featuring this label more frequently throughout the year. Label boss Ryan Keane sent us a couple of their… Continue reading

End Of 2016: a list and show by Harry Towell

by

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

Ignatz – The Drain

by

Quite often I’ll peruse the best selling or what’s new pages on the Bandcamp site, in search of something a bit different. I tend to look through quite a few genres such as Ambient,… Continue reading

Whitelabrecs (Label Feature)

by

This year saw the launch of a new label called Whitelabrecs, a project helmed by Harry Towell who also runs occasional imprint Tessellate Recordings and the long standing netlabel Audio Gourmet. We’ve been… Continue reading