SVLBRD – Stratus

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Released on the Spanish label Faint, ‘Stratus’ is the debut full-length album by SVLBRD (aka. Agustín Mena). Listeners may already be familiar with Mena, as SVLBRD is the side project of the artists… Continue reading

Spheruleus – Glimmers

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Although pushing a decade of steady releases, Harry Towell’s Spheruleus project has never appeared solo on cassette till now. So, it’s the honour of his new full-length Glimmers to kick things off with… Continue reading

Lofield – Bird Watching EP

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‘Bird Watching’ is the latest EP in a string of self-released ambient music by New Jersey-based experimental artist, Lofield. The EP is sparse and minimalist, conjuring a likeness to the reductionist music of… Continue reading

Wim Dehaen – 12 Elegies For Pierre Boulez / Ústí OST

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I recently discovered ACR while browsing Bandcamp for new listening material while I finish up my studies. Seki Takashi’s ‘Think’ was the album that drew my attention to the London-based cassette label, and… Continue reading

Constellation Tatsu – Winter Batch 2018

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Rose – ‘Transference’ The second album from Rose to appear on Constellation Tatsu recently, ‘Transference’ shows a clear development in the artist’s craft in blending elements of Ambient House and New Age amidst… Continue reading

Salomo – Reflecting Pools

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  Completely new on me are both Leipzig based label ‘VARY‘ and their first official artist release, by Salomo, an artist located near to the label. It appears that VARY are essentially an… Continue reading

Andrew Sherwell – Orthodox Tales

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By the time that you are reading this, physical copies of this album have already sold out. Written and produced by Andrew Sherwell, ‘Orthodox Tales’ delivers six tracks of delicate, haunting, ambient beauty.… Continue reading

MICHEL BANABILA – JUST ABOVE THE SURFACE

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  Why isn’t Michel Banabila more famous? This is music which deserves large cinema screens and at least as much press as Nils Frahm and his Erased Tapes cronies! I’ve a few of… Continue reading

Monte & Hep! – ‘Samphappalapa’

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Lately, I’ve found myself delving deeper into the realms of abstract and unconventional music; although, ‘sound experiments’ may be a more appropriate term. For those who readmy recent post on my accidental cassette-only… Continue reading

End of 2017: two lists and a mix by net

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The usual caveat: It’ll be months before I get around to Izabela Dłużyk’s Soundscapes of Spring. Might as well leave it till 2018’s actual spring. And it’ll be a couple of years for… Continue reading