Post Tagged with: "Autistici"

Elsewhereness revisited #4 appetite for distraction

Elsewhereness revisited is an occasional feature documenting the drift at the margins: ambient gasbagging, ’tube-d, ’cloud-ed, and ’camp-ed up, complete with companion mix, Elsewhereness revisited #4.  Gailes is Benoît Pioulard, late-period ambient mode engaged (cf. Sonnet, Stanza, Thine), and long-time student of decay, sustain & release, Rafael Anton Irisarri—guitar-y, synth-y, studio savvy. Previous dronership, solo and duo (Orcas), doesn’t quite […]

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Elsewhereness revisited #2 Man Bites Hypnagogue

Elsewhereness revisited is an occasional feature documenting the drift at the margins: ambient gasbagging, tube-lubed, cloud-ed, and bcamped-up, complete with companion mix, Elsewhereness revisited #2 Two reissues on neonate Pre-Echo plus In Summer, a Geographic North tape now d/l-able, top up New-Noise-Romantic Jefre-Cantu Ledesma‘s HQ* (see “Love’s Refrain”‘s Cocteaus vs. chillwave). Lovers of A Year With 13 Moons or any of J-CL’s selected […]

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Autistici :: Attaching Softness (Audiobulb)

 ‘When musicians play music, they play with sound. Play is the key activity. Like a child with paint or clay—you start with nothing and you become focused on a colour, a form and tool of sculpture. It starts with a sound, its form and function laid bare. I let it play repeatedly and respond to […]

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Autistici :: Beneath Peaks (Hibernate)

For all its sprawl of sparse landscape and sweeping skyline, it’s not so much grand gestures or big themes these peaks inspire Newman to. Rather, beneath them, he finds smaller hermetic spaces, though occasional expansive shifts in between make for a satisfying variation in dynamic. Over the course of a decade or so Autistici has […]

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Release your ears 6.0

A list of some recent, current and forthcoming titles that are piquing our ears lately—it’s our attempt to point you to some notable releases worth investigating regardless of genre. Our staff at igloomag.com continually sifts through a plethora of music in an effort to—at the very least—direct you to some interesting releases we may or may not […]

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Autistici :: Amplified Presence (Home Normal)

Using a deceptively simple approach to craft ten music-soundscape vignettes, coaxing emergent melodies from his dual domains of sonority, some set free from particulate wrappers, others given space to wander within rich fields. [Release info] Following releases on 12K, Keshhhhhh, and his own Audiobulb, David Newman settles down at Home Normal for his third album […]

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Five questions for Home Normal

Ian Hawgood of Home Normal stopped by the virtual doors to respond to igloomag.com’s Five questions profile. Learn more about this multi-faceted, independent label as it branched from its photographic inspiration. Igloo Magazine :: When did Home Normal start up and what was your inspiration? Home Normal (Ian Hawgood) :: Home Normal was formed around […]

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AUDIOBULB :: 3view 2011.1

2010 was a busy year for Sheffield’s favourite purveyors of exploratory electronica, Audiobulb. This round-up finds curator David Newman giving voice to a typically wide-ranging set of releases, two of which are compilations and one a solo effort. Alan Lockett checks the strength of the ‘bulb’s wattage. (:papercutz :: Do Outro Lado do Espelho (Lylac […]

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