Post Tagged with: "Raab Codec"

Larvae :: Ghost Dubs EP (The Crime League)

A sparse and strange affair. Part dub, part ambient, part soundtrack, part drone, all rolled into one short, intriguing package. Larvae’s latest—the Ghost Dubs EP—is a sparse and strange affair. Part dub, part ambient, part soundtrack, part drone, all rolled into one short, intriguing package. In all honesty it has required repeated listenings to get a handle […]

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Snowbeasts :: + – (M-Tronic)

Haunted synth-experimental project, blending the dark ambient genre, ghostly minimalism and electronic body music with a fancy for lysergic-cosmic weirdness. Haunted synth-experimental project, blending the dark ambient genre, ghostly minimalism and electronic body music with a fancy for lysergic-cosmic weirdness. This new album is welcomed by Paris based label M-Tronic. After a more archetypical but […]

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Pattern Behavior :: Electric Minds (Component)

The musical result is not so far from 80s / 90s dark electronic projects like Kirlian Camera, Ordo Rosario Equilibrium, Frozen Autumn or even Killing Joke absorbed in a kinetic and cyber-futurist mode. To sum up things Electric Minds offers to the audience another unexpected facet from this versatile modern electronic project. Pattern Behavior figures […]

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Snowbeasts :: Frozen Earth (Component)

An obsessive, oppressive and darkly meditative temple of creepy drones and other sustained electronic textures. Snowbeasts (Raab Codec & Elizabeth Virosa) are back with a blackened corpus of bewitching sound rituals faithful to the true tradition of the genre. The musical obedience and stylistic direction are quite close to the ones developed in the duo’s […]

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Snowbeasts :: Ice & Shadow (Component)

A futuristic, gloomy and hypnotic cold drone ambient release that will ravish fans of advanced post-industrial music and its derivatives. After a first digital release published on Component, Snowbeasts (aka Raab Codec & Elizabeth Virosa) are back with a new effort titled Ice & Shadow. This album is stylistically in the continuity of the previous […]

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Pattern Behavior :: Sentient (Component)

More industrial crunch than infused atmospherics, Sentient is a nostalgic breakaway from previous offerings. Pattern Behavior-Sentient by Pattern Behavior It was bound to happen considering this is, after all, a Raab Codec (Component label head) side project. Where this newly formed project previously exhibited a darker ambient voice, Sentient flips over to display its gritty […]

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Snowbeasts :: Snowbeasts (Component)

Snowbeasts is surfing on more darkened and meditatively cerebral droned-out waves, with some neo-kosmische touches, genuinely cinematic and coldly moving. Snowbeasts is the soundscaping dark ambient-esque project of Raab Codec. This first and self-titled album is signed on the independent netlabel Component Recordings (Pattern Behavior, Somatic Responses…). Raab Codec already published solo materials on the […]

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Cathode Ray Tube :: Tribal Malfunctions EP (Component)

Slow moving bass is torn apart and shredded into an amorphous analog fabric. Cathode Ray Tube- Tribal Malfunctions by Cathode Ray Tube Tribal Malfunctions by the multitalented artist Cathode Ray Tube is a half-dozen super elevated mechanical slab made from downtempo industrial, ambient, electro, and tribal ingredients. Synths shifted far into elongated and intertwined layers, CRT dips into […]

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Pattern Behavior :: Collapsar (The Crime League)

The strangely blackened lo-fi synth dimension and the propulsive rhythmical density make this album its very own charm, ominously sonic, tripped out and with a discreet retro-futurist spell. After a first self-titled opus signed in 2013, Pattern Behavior (aka Raab Codec & Elizabeth Virosa) are back with an utterly gorgeous minimal synth-kosmische soundscaping release. This […]

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Pattern Behavior :: Pattern Behavior (Component)

An eclectic and multi-textured electronic music release which deliberately sounds as an imaginary soundtrack through furiously nightmare-ish, isolationist and beatific splendor. Devoted to uncompromised and challenging experiments in electronic music, the netlabel Component Recordings is back with a handful of brilliant digital releases in spaced out psych ambient, techno-ish synthedelica, and algorithmic sculpted electronic minimalism. […]

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NEOTERIC COMPONENTS :: Raab Codec Igloo Mix

Taking on many genre shapes, Neoteric Components expands and contracts its hardened outer layers to reveal a flickering core made from molten techno, abstract industrial and crunchy atmospheric electronics. Raab Codec’s Component Records imprint is back in full (digital) form and to reveal their forthcoming Neoteric Components compilation, he’s unleashed an igloomag.com exclusive mix to […]

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Zyxt :: Hello Manic (Component)

Zyxt compliments the past decade of electrical manifests and evolves his sound signature with creative dynamism. Melodic entanglement, percussive wanderings and fluid electronics from start to end. Better known in the early ’00s as Portland and chiseling electrical bits as Datascraper and Phizek, San Diego resident audio-manipulator Spencer Lytle emerges in revised form as Zyxt—the […]

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RAAB CODEC :: Mix Amongst The Wires

Raab Codec digs through the past and ignites the present with his Mix Amongst The Wires (Read the igloomag.com review of Life Amongst The Wires here). “Taking elements from a handful of genres including electro, dub, post-industrial, acid, drum’n bass, dubstep, experimental and a slew of analog synth noodling.” Tracklist :: —Blackdown :: “Crackle Blues […]

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Raab Codec :: Life Amongst the Wires (Mojura Digital)

Bridging mid-90’s melodic pulsars tied to current-era data processing, the whole package feels as raw as it’ll ever get. Robert Galbraith, previously known for his darker strands of electronics as Codec and the label operator behind currently defunct Component Records now reverts to his roots as Raab Codec. Keeping busy with his latest start-up label […]

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Digital::Nimbus Radio #448 Mix

Digital::Nimbus (Electronic Audio Freakquencies)—radio show #448 featured mix. Broadcasting live every Friday night from 10pm-12am (PST, GMT -8) at KUCI 88.9 FM (Irvine, CA. + Streaming Media), Digital::Nimbus—hosted by Pietrobot & Freakquency Modulator—is one of Southern California’s leading experimental electronic music radio shows and has just celebrated their 10th year on the air. In an […]

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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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