Post Tagged with: "Maps & Diagrams"

Elsewhereness Revisited #5 selected ambient twerks

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 #5. Now near-veterans with a back catalog on Infraction, Own, Barge and Students of Decay after s/t EP (Highpoint Lowlife, 2007), Pausal stop off at Dronarivm. A Touched Music request to perform in Pembrokeshire prompted the New Forest’s […]

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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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ALAN LOCKETT :: Ambivalentine mix

Tons of tones—some dissolved in beats, some beatless treatments—in a continuous mix of current ambient and electronic goodies. Igloomag’s Alan Lockett, via audio-meddling alter ego, albient (mixcloud | soundcloud), pours more than a score of ambi-valent shapes and etheric waves into an occluded reverb-trail echo-veil mood-stream. Ambivalentine. Listen… New transmissions come from old familiars Boards […]

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Tidal & Atlantis :: Double review (Chemical Tapes)

The new wave of cassette underground, for all its freeform and fertile energy, sometimes seems to have spawned a twilight world crawling with a mass of audio-doodlers straining at the self-consciously weirded-out end of a sonic continuum loosely identifiable as ‘lo-fi experimental.’ Outcomes often resemble, if not the ramblings of a madman, then the flotsam […]

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Maps and Diagrams :: Lights Will Call On You / The Town Beneath The Sea (Nomadic Kids Republic)

‘My personal journey through music started over 12 years ago, I have travelled a lot musically myself over that time in my own work and with various collaborative projects allowing me to alter the way I see and hear music from others’ perspective.’ (Tim Martin, Maps & Diagrams) A voyage around Tim Martin via Maps and […]

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Five questions for Time Released Sound

As Colin Herick states, Time Released Sound is “basically a beatless label focusing on ambient, drone, neo-classical IDM and pseudo-eccentric foltronica.” Find out more about this audio-visual boutique via our Five questions profile. Igloo :: When did Time Released Sound start up and what was your inspiration? Time Released Sound (Colin) :: I started working […]

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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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