Tag Archive: Ambient

Constellation Tatsu – Spring Batch 2017

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Opening Remarks As spring draws towards its warm close, I’m reminded to provide a now belated review of this year’s ‘Spring Batch’ of cassettes from Canadian-based label, Constellation Tatsu. Following a number of… Continue reading

Ezekiel Honig – A Passage Of Concrete

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Ezekiel Honig’s ‘Folding In On Itself‘ is an all-time classic for us, in minimal sound art as it blurred the lines between Ambient, Electro-Acoustic composition and Lo-Fi Techno. In ‘A Passage Of Concrete‘… Continue reading

YLTCU – Controlled Folly

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In a brief encounter reminiscent in part of Autechre or Aphex Twin (think Drukqs), this week we stumbled across the Ambient/IDM bliss/carnage of YLTCU’s Controlled Folly. This record has been put together across 26… Continue reading

The Caretaker – Everywhere at The End of Time (Stage 2)

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As my editor rightfully suggests, James Leyland Kirby doesn’t need any of our publicity to sell out his boutique records from Krakow. So I’m going into this on a slightly personal tip. I’m… Continue reading

Sound Meccano / Jura Laiva – Salty Wind and Inner Fire

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Ever wanted to be in a cabin in the forest? Warm fire crackling away, the wind blowing, singing its familiar tune and you’re just starting to fall asleep in a comfy chair next to… Continue reading

Dino Spiluttini – To Be A Beast

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Recently we were sent the new record from Austria-based artist Dino Spiluttini whose latest offering has emerged on Cut Surface. Our writer Net (Edward Trethowan) had to sit this one out having written… Continue reading

Robert Farrugia – Slow Morning

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A gradual and euphoric crescendo is reached, a deep and thudding pulse momentarily displaces dense walls of layered synth tones, and off-beat rhythms disorientate in intriguing fashion; all of which taking place within… Continue reading

Halftribe – Daydreams in Low Fidelity

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Coasting through sensations of melancholy, tranquillity, and solitude, ‘Daydream’s in Low Fidelity’ is soothing and sublime. Swelling synths weave around subtle percussive anchors, resting on a bed of ever changing and granular textures.… Continue reading

Mykja – Climate Change

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Mykja’s Climate Change presents a suite of dub techno that’s not afraid to use quite a bit of spiky shrapnel in the mix, or to strongly misuse a Nick Cave line, every now… Continue reading

David Kolhne – Granular Canvas

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Deep and brooding, murky and submerged, ‘Granular Canvas’ reaches towards the very depths of ambient music’s foreboding underbelly. The anonymity of David Kolhne only adds to the mysterious sonic worlds crafted that exist… Continue reading