The selection here follows previous editions’ time-tested mixture of big names and newcomers, blending originals with remixes and collaborations to take the listener on a diverse journey through the state of the world in edgy IDM. Seems like just yesterday I was reviewing a giant Tympanik Audio compilation, but in fact it was 2012 and […]
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Each track melds gracefully into the next and the wide variety of styles are well paced, providing atmospheric peaks and troughs that will pull you through to the end before demanding you rewind for another listen. In marked departure from the dubby excellence of previous EP Sunday Dub, Juho Hietala changes up not just his writing […]
Guiding us through the wee hours, the four tracks all sit firmly within the dub techno fields of introspective muted kicks alongside reverb and delay heavy synth stabs. You can’t beat a bit of deeply ambient dub techno, especially on a Sunday. Finnish producer Juho Hietala (aka Blamstrain) serves up exactly that on this very […]
“Kahvi specializes in a certain niche target, the IDM/ambient kind of area, so there never will be millions of listeners, but I think that the size of the audience is growing all the time and continuously I get good feedback on the label and music. The label stands apart from the quality of the releases […]
(11.09.06) Following up their last release, the excellent My Dogan by Kettel, the Sending Orbs label delivers the long delayed Disfold by Blamstrain. The reason for the delay: Finnish artist, Juho Hietala felt compelled to pull the plug on the original release date in order to further hone and fine tune the eight amazing works […]
(12.05.05) Merck records assembles a strike force of their flagship artists as they get ready to close their doors with a release cataloged under Blamstrain. In reality, it is attributable to he and ten of his finest label-mates. In the dying era of the full-length LP, Remixed from Blamstrain displays a mature collection of electronic […]