Post Tagged with: "Tape Music"

Tape Loop Orchestra :: Go Straight To The Light Of All That You Love (Facture)

Artfully as ever, with visuals—blotchy black and grainy grey photos, a figure walking down the middle of a city street, run-down buildings and other urban lowlights—mirroring the music’s doleful air. Go Straight To The Light Of All That You Love finds Andrew Hargreaves—of The Boats, Beppu et al.—as Tape Loop Orchestra in typically pensive mode, hymning ‘the artist’s continual search… searching for […]

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Federico Durand :: A Traves Del Espejo (12k)

The music is as beautiful as it is introspective, like a small window of antique glass looking right into Federico’s soul, allowing the listener to explore a mysterious, invisible world that suddenly appears. After a series of amazing releases on awesome labels such as Spekk, Own Records, Home Normal, Desire Path and White Paddy Mountain, […]

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Eating Flowers :: God Was A White-Tailed Deer (Reckno)

Eating Flowers makes much of simple elements; psycho-active, formed, crystal-like, from different conditions—of temperature, composition and elevation; through suggestive color fields, skirting melancholy on the way to wide-sky high. ‘I am fascinated with deer. I grew up in Virginia and you can find them pretty much everywhere. They just live alongside everyone else. […] they’ll […]

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Tlön :: Truth In The 13th (Birkhouse)

A whirred world of kinetic scree slopes with synthetic colourings. ‘Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius’ (1962) is a Jorge Luis Borges parable, in which an article about a mysterious land called ‘Uqbar’ is the first indication of a vast conspiracy of intellectuals to imagine, and thereby create, a world known as ‘Tlön.’ Stuart Chalmers (glimpsed on igloo […]

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Stuart Chalmers :: Crossings (Somehow)

Overall, Crossings sees Chalmers depart from a somewhat unkempt bruitism characterizing other releases towards a more finished melodically-inclined model—a balance of timbres, particulate and nebulous, sullen and sultry. Crossings is Gloucestershire tape manipulator and electronics improviser Stuart Chalmers‘ first for prolific experimental ambient imprint Somehow (last seen by this writer in the context of a […]

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