Post Tagged with: "Desire Path"

Federico Durand :: A Traves Del Espejo (12k)

The music is as beautiful as it is introspective, like a small window of antique glass looking right into Federico’s soul, allowing the listener to explore a mysterious, invisible world that suddenly appears. After a series of amazing releases on awesome labels such as Spekk, Own Records, Home Normal, Desire Path and White Paddy Mountain, […]

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Igloo Magazine :: Best of 2014

Here it is, well over 160 releases have been selected by various igloomag.com contributors highlighting some of the finest in an expansive array of music featuring ambient, dub, bass, glitch, industrial, IDM, electronica, synth, jazz, modern classical, experimental and various other sonic contortions. Links to reviews, a Soundcloud player, and a slideshow randomly displaying some […]

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Kyle Bobby Dunn :: Kyle Bobby Dunn and the Infinite Sadness (Students of Decay)

A triumph not so much of removed authorial ego, but of artful detachment. Purveyor of refined works of ambient minimalism since 2005, Kyle Bobby Dunn dials in an extended 3LP/2CD set of lugubrious ambient elegies for Alex Cobb’s estimable Students of Decay. Two Low Point high points, A Young Person’s Guide to… (2010) and Bring Me the Head of… (2012), with Ways of Meaning (Desire […]

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Federico Durand & Melodía :: Double review (Spekk/Kaico)

The theme of ‘blurry childhood memories’ is something of a go-to emotion pool for a current breed of ambient and electro-acoustic musicians. It’s one Federico Durand has drawn from over a number of releases from first Spekk outing, La Siesta del Ciprés, through others on Own, Home Normal, and Desire Path. Hosted by Spekk he goes there once more for El Estanque Esmeralda, revisiting […]

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Nicholas Szczepanik :: Not Knowing (Desire Path)

‘The dirt stuck in the crack that runs along the splintered baseboard in the closed-off half of the attic that no one ever enters.’ (Nicholas Szczepanik) The legend above, anchorage to Nicholas Szczepanik‘s web presence, may resonate with bedroom Angst, but could equally be knowing play with isolationist void-staring stereotype. No Doom-monger, nor Fluff-merchant (here’s […]

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Alan Lockett’s Tops of 2011 :: So Far (So Good)

Igloo Magazine Contributing Editor, Alan Lockett’s verdict on 2011’s half-year of music is sofar, sogood, with his picks appearing on two Top lists here. To accompany this, extracts from his thirty picks were chosen and sorted into two piles, broadly designated ambient/drone and techno/dub/idm, and spun into a brace of mixes. :::….:.:::….:::::::..:::::…..::..::::…::::.:.::::..:::…:::….:::.::::.:.::.:::.:::.:::…:::..::…:: 20eleven sogood :: […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: 20eleven sofar | sogood (igloomag mix)

Alan, known to some as albient for his mix-tricks (and occasional audio-doodle) compiles 15 of driftiest dream-dealers in ambient/drone for 20eleven so far, while for 20eleven sogood he channels another 15 of the movie’n’grooviest techno/dub/idm players. Igloo Magazine Contributing Editor, Alan Lockett’s verdict on 2011’s half-year of music is sofar, sogood, with his picks appearing […]

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Kyle Bobby Dunn :: Ways Of Meaning (Desire Path)

As with all ambient music, this can serve as engaging music for active listening, but most will prefer it to be background music. One should not listen to Ways Of Meaning looking for any meaning at all save staid beauty. It is best absorbed passively. [Purchase page] A quick Google search for “elegiac thesaurus” should […]

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