Tag Archive: Drone

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

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

Building Castles Out Of Matchsticks – Now Wait For Last Year

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Pulsating percussion and warped walls of sound drive the listener into a trance-like state. Pleasurable one moment, and somewhat abrasive the next; the latest offering from Ontario-based multi-instrumentalist, Anne Sulikowski (aka Building Castles… Continue reading

Taylor Deupree – Somi

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Doing the rounds with many at the moment is the latest album by Taylor Deupree, on his long-standing and always exquisite 12k imprint. It’s been receiving lots of positive acclaim and it won’t… Continue reading

net – HS

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Written and produced under the alias of net, Edward Trethowan’s ‘HS’ delves deep into the realms of ambient and abstract electronica. An intelligent mix of slowly moving synth pads and sparse electronic drums… Continue reading

Tobias Hellkvist – Vesterhavet (Extended)

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In Denmark, the North Sea has two names: Nordsøen (the North Sea) or Vesterhavet (the West Sea). Opting for the latter in naming this serene record, Copenhagen-based ambienteer Tobias Hellkvist emphasises a relative… 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

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