Category Archive: piano

Jacek Doroszenko – Wide Grey

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  Eilean have done it again, with another fine release from an up-and-coming, talented sound artist. The label covers a variety of sounds and styles and in Wide Grey, they welcome the ingenious… Continue reading

James Maloney – ‘Gaslight’

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Fluttering pianos fades in and out in the opening of ‘Gaslight’, complimented by crisp rustling and clicking of untouched instrumental nuance. One can only imagine the musical representation of waves, tide, and the… Continue reading

Manos Milonakis – Festen

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Manos Milonakis’ ‘Festen’ is the latest release on Moderna Records; the label of Montreal, Québec, that continues to yield the highest quality in new modern classical music. Milonakis manages to bring intricate classical… 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

Camillo – Sunday Sea

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Our relentless scour of the dishevelled downtempo world of instrumental Hip Hop brings us to the sleepy sounds of Camillo from Ulm, Germany. The artist’s debut ‘Sunday Sea‘ is a selection of tape-eroded beats,… Continue reading

Five Queries With… 002: Andrew Lang

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We recently started a post series called Five Queries With… new for 2017. It’s quite simple, we’ll catch up with an artist, label or friend on what they’ve been up to and their… Continue reading

Ian Hawgood – Love Retained

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‘Love Retained’ delivers a collection of unintended piano pieces, created as an honest gesture of hopefulness that remains open and unpolished. The album reaches the listener via the label Home Normal, and drifts… Continue reading

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