Post Tagged with: "Enpeg"

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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Pauk :: Melancholic Anger (Discontinu)

Melancholic Anger is just that, an engaged album that punctuates the outer glitch-IDM landscape with a flare for classical moments peppered throughout. Pauk (aka Pau Cabruja) returns to form with the aptly titled Melancholic Anger on the ever on-point Discontinu imprint. Here we see the Barcelona, Spain-based artist slide through various genres—melancholy brushed up against classical intonations, […]

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Gyrowyre :: Rde EP (Enpeg)

Rde captures an elegant snapshot of tangible, left field electronics, dispersing along the way, a rhythm filled traverse that wipes out any current traffic jams and frustrations. Gyrowyre’s Rde has been in rotation on my morning commutes to work for a few weeks. With the influx of new freeway construction underway, lanes have been squeezed down […]

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Midimode :: Spaceability (Enpeg)

This Russian duo opens their account with Enpeg via the rhythmically coherent, IDM-infused mechanics of Spaceability. 2013 saw the release available as a 12″ slab of wax through SEALT which featured Ambidextrous on remix duty. Enpeg offers the digitized version with Bad Loop called on for support. A certain nostalgic flare for early 2000’era electronics is on […]

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Off Land :: Eventide Passage (Enpeg)

These are not just pleasant ambient swirls. Sure, they glitter like Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works, however, there’s a distinctive fragrance that appears and disappears in Eventide Passage‘s engaging wall of sound. [Release page] Progress through circular looping ambient passages and rolling early morning fog has Off Land’s Eventide Passage slipping by gracefully. “Slow” emits […]

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Release your ears 4.0

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 […]

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Enabl.ed :: Paranoid Nostalgia EP (Enpeg)

Enabl.ed continues to produce a steady vehicle of rhythmic speed-bumps that packages itself uniquely in a playground of drenched glitch. It’s been an prolific few years for Jimmy Batista’s Enabl.ed moniker and a challenge to isolate the senses from recent outings in order to digest this (new) 6-pack digital release on Enpeg. Sure each track […]

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Release your ears 2.0

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. Following up from earlier this month, there’s still plenty of music to digest among dangling wires and digital waveforms. Here’s another batch of titles worth investigating—each dipping into new […]

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Five questions for Enpeg

“The music label has become synonymous with technology, every year the old model becomes extinct, so continual reinvention of ourselves, as humble as our methods may be, is a necessity for our survival. To understand this lessens the possibility of failure.” Dustin Craig (of Enpeg) gives igloomag.com readers the ins & outs of running an […]

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Mark Harris :: Points of Departure: Works 2004 – 2009 (Enpeg)

Points Of Departure shifts gracefully and begins to envelop itself in a mass of low-pressure gliding through acres of open terrain. Mark Harris‘ thirty-nine minute selection of phases gathers subterranean debris, fragile ambiences and breezy cyclones on Points Of Departure: Works 2004-2009. These phases — as described via press excerpt — “of unequal length are […]

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Pauk :: Snailsʼnʼdragons (Enpeg)

A playful balance of Karsten Pflum and Penfold Plum (or shall we say Pflum’n’plum?) — crafty, upbeat and splattered with emotional piano solo’s next to drill’n bass. Reminiscent of early works from Neo Ouija’s roster including Kettel, Geiom and Metamatics intermixed with splinters of Squarepusher, Barcelona, Spain-based Pau Cabruja (aka Pauk) reveals classic late 90’s […]

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Headphone Science :: Raumdämonen (Enpeg)

Minimalistic flux and the continual push of low-traveling emissions has Headphone Science bypassing the beaten path and falling straight into a pool of submerged buzz-drones that keep clicking away at the surface. [Release page] Imaginary soundtracks to a medieval flight through time and space; various, subtle chants, sporadic strands of unintelligible electrical debris, and an […]

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Enabl.ed :: Modules Fail (Enpeg)

Modules Fail collapses time and drives a stake through clicking rhythms, digitized hip-hop and an overall crunch that is undeniably rooted in echo’s of the past. [Listen | Purchase] Back in the late 90’s / early’ 00’s an influx of up-and-coming imprints such as Toytronic, Schematic, Merck, Djak-Up-Bitch (DUB), Musik Aus Strom, and Neo Ouija […]

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Odori :: Gathering Lines EP (Enpeg)

Each piece tells a bittersweet story that mixes mysterious drones, wobbling bass and secluded moods in one fell swoop of electricity. [Listen | Purchase] Gathering Lines collects cinematic orchestration and blends the entire process with interconnected, low-rolling emissions (leftfield-ambience, perhaps?). Frosted tones on tap, Odori quietly overlaps each modulation with segments of post-industrial spheres crossing […]

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