Category Archive: piano

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

Lambert – Excess

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We were recently sent the new limited edition tape release by Lambert, on the brilliantly curated Dauw imprint from Ghent, Belgium. Each release comes in a beautifully packaged short run of cassettes, with… Continue reading

Roberto Attanasio – Abyss

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We were recently sent a promo copy of ‘Abyss‘ by Rome based composer Roberto Attanasio, ahead of a release on Swedish label 1631, run by David Wenngren (Library Tapes) and Mattias Nilsson. The album… Continue reading

K’an – Babel

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What comes to mind when picturing limited edition DIY packaging for small-run CD releases? If you’re unfamiliar with the US label Time Released Sound, then the physical manifestations of their releases have to… Continue reading

Tim Linghaus – Vhoir

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Tim Linghaus’ ‘Vhoir’ opens with a tranquil selection of orchestral instruments, arranged and processed together cleverly. The addition of movement captured in field recordings creates the sounds of the accidental and unintended musical… Continue reading

Simeon Walker – Preface

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Simeon Walker’s ‘Preface’ brings the cinematic and subtle carefully together. The debut offering shares a gentle collection of works for upright piano that peacefully flow together from start to finish. ‘Preface’ stirs senses… Continue reading

Whitelabrecs (Label Feature)

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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