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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News of an admirable initiative from Hibernate Records, which is compiling an album to raise donations to help towards the earthquake disaster in Nepal. All donations will be given to the British Red Cross. Contributions have been enlisted so far from: Isan, Machinefabriek, Isnaj Dui, The Declining Winter, Memory Drawings, Antonymes, Clem Leek, Paper Relics, Spheruleus, […]
While Strom Noir deals with light, Spheruleus pieces are all about air, thick, a little clammy, redolent of pine needles and forest floor. A special project marking netlabel Audio Gourmet’s third year of operation that manifested itself serendipitously, after the Slovak and British ambient artists each had submitted material for release containing the word “morning.” […]
What makes this Voyage, indeed our (listening) voyage, resonate is not the literal of the littoral, of dock to deck to descent, but the figurative force; its ripples and waves, pitches and tosses, the lulls and lurches of life and its times paralleled. The sea has exercised the Muse of composers over the years, from […]
Futuresequence.com launches their 1-year celebration of reviews, interviews and specialty mixes with a forty-two track behemoth of a compilation. [Release page] Futuresequence.com launches their 1-year celebration of reviews, interviews and specialty mixes with a forty-two track behemoth of a compilation. Not only intended as an anniversary release, Futuresequence also commemorates the electronic and experimental scene, […]
As a surge of metaphors bubble over the edges, one can’t help but seek refuge in Charles Sage’s collection of deeply entangled webs, serene plateaus and dusty transmissions. [Release page] Like frozen memories placed in a ray of sunshine left to melt, Uriarra Road is an audio capsule waiting to be peeled. Not quite muffled in […]
Uriarra Road by y0t0 is a Russian novel of Australian rural decay; 14 tracks of densely layered processed guitar, crowd melody, rain noise, electronic manipulation and birdsong (Film by Antonymes). “Inspired by the film In The Winter Dark, Uriarra Road charts the decline of an outback town chasing survival as industry money crawls back to […]