Post Tagged with: "Somatic Responses"

Somatic Responses :: Pattern Seeking (Hymen)

Pattern Seeking continues to unfurl the duo’s (over) 20-yr skill-set and their unique ability to create corrosive experimental machine music. Augmented by energetic melodic jolts and crunchy synth manipulation, this album simply packs a punch. Abrasive electro filled with industrial-techno clangs and rough bristles encapsulate the majority of Pattern Seeking by the long-running and always dependable Somatic […]

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Somatic Responses :: 109ResCloud (Photon Emissions)

Gritty, flickering, atmospheric haze is in full effect—dystopian and replete with wide open spaces, vacant echoes and rusty shards—109ResCloud is a dense, industrial-synth/drone album with high production value and a contagious structural focus. Long-term Somatic Responses moniker from the Healy brothers (John and Paul) continue to unearth a myriad of underground disturbance. Whereas one might […]

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V/A :: Touched Bass (Touched Music / Bass Agenda)

Touched Bass brings together a vast array of artists for a great cause from techno, ambient and industrial. Given the heaviness of a lot of these tracks one could assume the organizers hope to simply beat cancer into remission. Touched Bass brings together a vast array of artists for a great cause from techno, ambient and industrial. Given the […]

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V/A & Phooka :: Double review (Love Blast)

These are sounds of real anguish, where economic migration is the reality and the price of bread on the table means a family member missing from the meal. The gloom of the economic downturn appears to be lifting, at least through the data we’re reported. I’m not sure if I can with hand on heart […]

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V/A :: Sectioned v4.0 (Section 27)

Roll up, roll up for a hard drive busting, ear drum exciting enormo-comp from Scottish based net label Section 27. With no less than 8-hours of music featuring 100 artists, just a scroll down that Bandcamp page should get your download finger twitching. Exploring the outer reaches of abstract electro, it’s an epic collection of artists known and […]

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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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Somatic Responses :: Sketches (Photon Emissions)

One can never be quite sure where the Somatic Responses target will be pointed next, however, its trajectory is usually set to molten sound-escapes that bend, contort and reform known (and unknown) structures. John & Paul Healy (better known as the prolific Somatic Responses duo) have scorched sound for over a decade with numerous releases […]

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SOMATIC RESPONSES :: Fly-By EP digital Giveaway (Acroplane)

Ireland’s Acroplane offers igloomag.com an exclusive giveaway for the latest Fly-By EP by the prolific duo of Somatic Responses featuring a barrage of leftfield, exploratory electronics, broken electro and dance-floor ready techno extrusions. Featuring remixes by Eomac and Anodyne. How to enter the giveaway :: Send an email to info@acroplane.org and an Acroplane-bot will send […]

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V/A :: .​.​. and darkness came (Headphone Commute)

… and darkness came is a colossal yet stunning collection of cinematic and emotive music—showcasing artists new and established at a very reasonable price and all for a good cause too. For any fan of ambient experiments… [Release page] The 2012 theme of epic blog curated compilations continues with this stunner from Headphone Commute. It’s […]

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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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Somatic Responses :: Android Affair EP (Subspec)

For fans of Somatic Responses, Android Affair will be no surprise. Chalk it up as another solid EP that helps fill the gap between their last two records and opens the door for whatever comes next for the highly influential team from Wales. You can tell just by listening to the music of Somatic Responses that […]

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AD NOISEAM :: Eye of the storm

[April 2011] Well-respected German electronic imprint Ad Noiseam celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. So we thought it’d be a great opportunity to say thanks for the amazing music the label has given us over the years by tracking down head honcho Nicolas Chevreux and chatting about all things past, present and future. Igloo :: […]

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Somatic Responses :: Clone Aware (Acroplane)

All of the tones used are unique and very deeply processed; one would liken it to an alien life form trying to interpret the music of earth, pulling in the elements that make sense to it and then spitting it out using its own language and technology. The prolific Somatic Responses (click here for Igloo […]

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SOMATIC RESPONSES :: Electronic deconstruction

Robert Galbraith exchanges a few words with John and Paul Healy, also known as Somatic Responses, and engages thoughts on composition process’, the art of collaborating together, software, hardware, vinyl vs. digital, and their past, current and future projects. (November 2010) SOMATIC RESPONSES are a name that should need no introduction to fans of electronic […]

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