Tag Archive: Experimental

Tone Color – Everything You Know Is Wrong

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At Irregular Crates we tend to get digital promos sent to us mainly although sometimes we get the odd CD or tape posted, or maybe we’ll write about our own physical purchases. A… Continue reading

Seabuckthorn – A House With Too Much Fire

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Last week I was alerted to this new release by Seabuckthorn, who has been working recently with the impressive Lost Tribe Sound imprint. Guitarist Andy Cartwright has joined French labels Bookmaker and La… Continue reading

Five Queries with… Stephanie Merchak

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Stephanie Merchak is a prizewinning sound designer, composer and producer based in Batroun, Lebanon. With years of academic and professional musical expertise already behind her, she began working with electronic music in 2004.… Continue reading

Josco and Spheruleus – Folded Distance

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Having recently mastered a two track, house-orientated EP by Magnofon (Harry Towell’s more beat-driven alias), I’m brought back to the early days of exploring independent ambient music, where Spheruleus was one of the… 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

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

Seabuckthorn – Turns

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American label Lost Tribe Sound have consistently released high-quality material over the last few years quality output from artists such as William Ryan Fritch, Western Skies Motel and Part Timer to name but… 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