Post Tagged with: "Sound Design"

Cobalt Rabbit & Fox Machine Gun :: Luminance EP (Insight Music)

Luminance drips with casual, effective, and brightly detailed electronic sound design. Cobalt Rabbit & Fox Machine Gun join forces to elicit a calm organic-electronic view from a far away place on Luminance. Piano extracts on “Spire” featuring Michael FK is an emotional whirlwind, its serenity​ displaced by gaseous sound design, eventual beat slicing, and slithering ninja […]

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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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Mark Lyken :: The Terrestrial Sea (Important)

A very welcomed work made of intuitive, inventive soundscapes which are way recommended for listeners into the philosophy or phenomenology of sound art. Scotland based sound designer and multi-media artist Mark Lyken has developed a collection of rare cinematic experiences, notably in collaboration with Emma Dove. My first immersion into his work was with his […]

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Roel Funcken :: Iridium Flare (Funckarma.com)

Iridium Flare is all of the above and more, an assortment of tangible audio/visual electronic delights spanning an amorphous panoramic. Amsterdam’s Roel Funcken has traversed quite a distance sculpting and fine-tuning his sonic palette along the way. A skilled craftsman no doubt and working in his usual otherworldly sound design environment, Iridium Flare is perhaps […]

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Elusive :: Textures (Alpha Pup)

Elegant and innovative, Textures is an amazing collection of forward-thinking modern electronic music without loosing a mile in the (as well important) most emotional field. Californian veteran beatmaker Elusive returns on the amazing Alpha Pup imprint to present his new full length Textures, after the Harmony In Free Form EP released in March of 2015. […]

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Yvat :: Exeunt (Detroit Underground)

Exeunt is an impacted collage made from cohesive electronic chunks for extraterrestrial armchair listening. “Altair” busts open to reveal shimmering glitch tones, broken bass thumps and an uptempo IDM/electro sheen which sways about with rhythmic complexity. This sets the tone for Yvat (aka longtime veteran producer Octavian Justinian Uta) as melodic electrical scrapes adhere to DSP […]

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Nicolas Bernier :: frequencies (a / fragments) (Line)

Bernier combines sounds from mechanically triggered tuning forks with digital soundwaves, using a micro-controller to trigger sequences via software, activating solenoids that hit rows of precisely calibrated tuning forks with high precision, threaded through sinewave activity. This release from Line documents the sonic element of a performance/installation piece by Nicolas Bernier conceptually ingenious enough to […]

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Comaduster :: Hollow Worlds (Tympanik Audio)

 That Hollow Worlds is Cardinal’s debut LP is nothing short of miraculous. Little wonder, then, that it has been such a hotly anticipated release, as there are precious few artists out there capable of creating such finely cut gems as this. When an artist develops a reputation and a following that builds up incredible levels […]

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Zeitgeber (Lucy & Speedy J) :: Zeitgeber (Stroboscopic Artefacts)

Throbbing machine basses heave their bulky presence through shadows just at the edge of perception, like some shapeless monster from a nightmare. Zeitgeber is a new collaborative project from that pioneering Godfather of the techno world Speedy J and the maybe not so well known Lucy. It is also the title of this LP. Speedy […]

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