Post Tagged with: "Psychonavigation"

Enrico Coniglio & Matteo Uggeri :: Open To The Sea (Dronarivm)

One original, introspective, fairy-like and curious album that will ravish fans of challenging, unconventional, post-classical and experimental music. Matteo Uggeri is one busy man and extremely prolific sound artist, no matter if it is under his own name, in collaboration, under the moniker of Barnacles or with his chamber experimental rock ensemble Sparkle in Grey. […]

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Fiction City :: The Shell (Psychonavigation)

By mixing other worldly instrumentation into a seabed of calm and refuge, Fiction City crafts surreal sonic landscapes. From Siberia and released on Dublin’s Psychonavigation in February 2016, the latest full length by Fiction City (aka Mike Belov) has had some time to settle. We covered their self-released Nova EP in 2011 which yielded an […]

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Lackluster :: Lexicon of Goods (JellyFish Frequency)

Lexicon of Goods palpably sits atop nearly two decades of production experience and demonstrates the intricacies of his much refined work philosophy. When you’ve been putting out music as long as Lackluster (Esa Ruoho) has, it must be difficult to mentally locate your current project in the vast expanse of your previous material. Indubitably, his […]

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Arche :: First Cause (Psychonavigation)

The album is made of four themes for a restful, harmonious and ecstatically sonic ritual where the listener is surrounded by marvelous tone-colors and radiant frequencies. Released by Psychonavigation, this new album appears to be the first opus from the project Arche. First Cause offers a dense wall of psych-acoustic sounds devoted to spherical droning ambience […]

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Sense :: The Dream (Psychonavigation)

If the central idea behind The Dream is to reflect the bizarre, the shifting tone, setting and content of the most fevered of actual dreams, then it succeeds. Last time we heard from Adam Raisbeck (aka Sense) it was on the archive-mining compilation album Selected Moments Volume 1, a gorgeous collection of tracks that spanned […]

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Lorenzo Montanà :: Eilatix (Psychonavigation)

Eilatix creates an atmosphere filled with tension and opposing forces. Italian musician, producer and Disco Dada Records label-owner Lorenzo Montanà will be familiar to followers of the Fax +49-69/450464 label for his collaboration with the late Pete Namlook on the five part Labyrinth series. Montanà also has two solo albums under his belt, also released […]

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Cuttooth :: Cuttooth LP (4 Lux)

This self-titled sophomore outing is equal parts downtempo electronics and simmering inner-city echoes. A tangled hip-hop web shimmies into fragrant click-hop on Cuttooth‘s follow-up to Elements (Psychonavigation, 2011)—a softer yet logical progression. The vinyl crackle and vocal treatments are ever more clear—including vox from Hitomi (King Midas / Ninja Tune), Sarah Linhares (Onra / All […]

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krill.minima :: Sekundenschlaf (Psychonavigation)

Whilst a certain feeling of déjà-vu permeates much of Sekundenschlaf, you won’t be disappointed in the slightest if you whack this one on for some late night electronic exploration. [Release page] Martin Juhls returns under pseudonym krill.minima—a name set up to experiment to cross referencing pop appeal with ambient emotion and warmth. Sekundenschlaf or ‘microsleep’, as Google reliably […]

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ANODYNE :: Exclusive Studio Mix

Anodyne offers igloomag.com an exclusive mix packed with an abundance of current and classic forms of electro, bass, noise, glitch, electronics and all the creative meanderings of this skilled sonic manipulator. Taking in a plethora of genres and mashing them into one fluid abstract of contagious rhythms, Anodyne’s Studio Mix is a coherent and mind-baffling […]

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Waves on Canvas :: Into The Northsea (Psychonavigation)

Into The Northsea is a colorful, rhythmically orientated dream pop ambient album which features a nice combination of micro-sounds, immediately recognizable melodies which positively embrace the essence of soothing mellow electronic music. A pleasant listening, quite charming and accessible to all. [Release page] Stefano Guzzetti is a versatile musician and sound alchemist coming from Sardinia. […]

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Roger Doyle :: Chalant – Memento Mori (Psychonavigation)

Though confined to a single disc, Chalant – Memento Mori is a sprawling work itself, a collection of memories garnered from a slew of answering machine messages left by friends, relatives and colleagues, tracing his own roots and timeline, from when his son was just a boy to the news that he had just made […]

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Sense :: AXxil of Macial EP (Detroit Underground / Psychonavigation)

Without falling from the edges of slippery ice sheets, each percussive puncture is evenly paced amongst a myriad of leavened ambience gluing these sonic pictures together. There’s a distinctive warmth to experimental electronics, especially when emanating from Adam Raisbeck’s machinery. As subtle darkened strands hover over alien bleeps, sharp beats flicker and tear apart only […]

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Sense :: Selected Moments Volume 1 (Psychonavigation)

Raisbeck delivers track after track of meticulously produced and emotionally charged mood music of the highest calibre that both recalls but never imitates a myriad of musicians with intoxicating nostalgic touches. There were two albums released in 2011 that vividly and effortlessly spanned and embodied two discrete eras of modern electronic music, whilst retaining their […]

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Cuttooth :: Elements (Psychonavigation)

Cuttooth’s skillful use of direct electronic manipulation and subtle ambient flourishes allows Elements to feel at home with the listener. Even with the abundance of static-charges, sparkling digital fuzz and ashes of yesteryear’s ambient-electronic tendencies, it all simmers in one cohesive extension of lost time. [Release page] Cuttooth (also known as Nick Cooke) breaths life into […]

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Maschine :: Maschine (Psychonavigation)

The ten tracks on offer aren’t just mere extrapolations of glitch, instead, they bend and contort with the skill and finesse of Autechrean-inspired grooves. [Release page] Flying unusually under-the-radar for the past half-year, Maschine’s latest self-titled affair jumps straight to the top of our pile and maintains solid footing. From the cover-arts blurred oscillation and […]

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V/A :: Mindfield (Psychonavigation)

Like passing through the past two-decades of ambient, techno, electronica, noise, IDM and any other possible sub-genre, Keith Downey (label boss) has inadvertently retraced the foundations of the scene and given it a fresh new face. Like an archeological discovery, ancient electrical artifacts are now presented with a 2011 spin, creating for a new trajectory […]

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Five questions for Psychonavigation

Igloo Magazine sat down with Keith Downey, label owner and operator of the now decade young Psychonavigation Records outfit to discuss, via hyperspace, a few key points regarding its start-up, progress and future. Catch a glimpse of Psychonavigation’s history and stay tuned for their latest collection of tracks compiled on the July 29th release of […]

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Lackluster :: Remixselection_one (Psychonavigation)

It’s almost inevitable by now that most people who have scratched the surface of electronica and IDM will have come across at least one reference to or example of the work of the prolific Lackluster and a summary of his discography of released works to date would take too long to adequately flesh out here. […]

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