Post Tagged with: "Laurel Halo"

VISUAL ARCHIVE—Moogfest 2016 :: May 19-22 (Durham, NC)

Delivering much more than just performances, Moogfest is also a full-fledged technology conference, with dozens of panels and talks covering topics like instrument design philosophy, artificial intelligence, and the future of creativity. Moogfest, named after synth pioneer Dr. Robert Moog and now a biennial event, is poised to prove its well-earned reputation as the US […]

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DECIBEL FESTIVAL 2015 :: In-depth coverage & visual archive

At this event the music itself matters, and audiences would rather hear Autechre’s complex and aggressive IDM in a blacked-out club than cringe at Steve Aoki’s new Celine Dion remix or Skrillex and Diplo’s latest collaboration with Justin Bieber (yes, these are actual things that unfortunately happen in real life at other festivals). Here are […]

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Ozy :: Distant Present (nothings66)

Ozy delivers a deep and warm dub techno-infused blend of downtempo electronica, filled with glacial textures, spacey dynamic circulations and hypnotic repetition. On March 25th, nothings66—a residence for artists such as Ametsub and Sketches for Albinos—will release a new album titled Distant Present, the clever creation of Reykjavik-based veteran electronic musician and DJ, Ozy (Örnólfur […]

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Laurel Halo :: Quarantine (Hyperdub)

Halo trowels through a soft soil of idea-rich, melodic self-accompaniment, an impressive display of compositional dexterity, complementing bass and electric piano with a hefty role call of samplers and synthesizers, vintage, digital and vegetable. [Release page] Evincing both nervous vulnerability and a certain arrogance, you’ve never heard anyone quite like Laurel Halo. Choosing to “sound […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Slings the Wooze Mix

20 exponents of blurred and blissed ambience, washed out synthwave and reverb-drenched electronica selected and strategically slung into a document of daze, a hymn to haze. Slinging the Wooze is Igloo Contributing Editor, Alan Lockett, aka albient for mix-meddle and audio-fiddle. The theme, vaguely programmatically, is of blinking re-emergence from Winter’s stunned chill, bleary peering […]

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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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ME RAABENSTEIN :: Grey Sky igloomag mix (Nonine)

Filled with saccharine audio bytes, exploratory electrical data, subdued jazz and a tendency to lean on the classic, eccentric side of ambience, this sixty-minute mix represents a tranquil and curious overcast day. ME RAABENSTEIN (nonine label operator and graphic/audio artist) recently sent igloomag.com his Grey Sky mix for our readers to consume. Filled with saccharine […]

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