Post Tagged with: "A Strangely Isolated Place"

Lav & Purl :: A State of Becoming (A Strangely Isolated Place)

Through A State of Becoming, Lav & Purl are trying to express the interconnectedness of all things, a strong concept reflected in its thematic, melodic and compositional consistency. One can easily get lost in the album. With the sheer volume of of new music vying for our weekly—if not daily—attention, it feels like the age […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2016

While other sites might fight to get 1000s down to 50 or 20, at Igloo HQ we’ve refused to don the hair shirt of reducing respective contributor lists to a consensual singularity, in favour of doing justice to diversity via lists that range far and wide, and a congruent preference for letting their multiplicity simply […]

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Merrin Karras :: Apex (A Strangely Isolated Place)

Apex (also) spans a myriad of other styles and genres, often referencing current peers similarly inspired by John Carpenter or the Radiophonic Workshop. Brendan Gregoriy has been recording and releasing house and techno under the alias Chymera for over fifteen years, taking in labels like Delsin, NRK Sound Division and Connaisseur to name just a few. […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2015

So here it is—from ambient drone to post-rock, jazz and modern classical, from IDM to experimental to post-digital microsound; hallucinatory electronics to experimental soundscapery, candy-color post-kosmische to alien noise, intergalactic techno to post-hardcore mayhem and broken bass music, these are igloomag’s picks for the year… Sherpas to your questing climbers 2015: a year of listening, […]

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Markus Guentner :: Theia (A Strangely Isolated Place)

Theia sees Markus Guentner taking his immersive ambient soundscaping to another level, creating a work that is grandiose but somehow never overblown. Ryan Griffin’s A Strangely Isolated Place music community and label draws notable comparisons to Huw Roberts’ UK based Serein label. Both started as digital-only purveyors of free music, and later graduated into full […]

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Arovane and Hior Chronik :: In-between (A Strangely Isolated Place)

A successful partnership and one that any self respecting ambient fan is thoroughly encouraged to seek out—be it via digital or vinyl. Needless to say, In-between has been on repeat around these parts and gets better with every listen. A very special release indeed. A surprising thing happened the other day. A knock on my door […]

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V/A :: Europe (A Strangely Isolated Place)

Europe features 10 absolutely incredible works of ambient exploration. These pieces of music are very different from one another, though they all occupy the same emotional space as they traverse a wide array of traditional, ambient, and electronic landscapes. An outstanding compilation; Europe features 10 absolutely incredible works of ambient exploration. These pieces of music […]

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A STRANGELY ISOLATED PLACE :: Uncharted Places

Uncharted Places sees 18 artists take existing Places Series tracks and re-imagine them. The result is over two hours of music which, if crowd funding goes as plan, will end up on limited edition vinyl and CD. Music community and label A Strangely Isolated Place has been going from strength to strength since inception five years ago and […]

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