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, […]
Pavillon36 successfully connects a complex electrical circuit via fine-tuned forms of glitch, post-industrial, minimalism and raw electronics. Like trying to grab a cluster of stars in a universe filled with millions upon millions—Circuits Imprimés Vol. 03 is a veritable mixture of stray electronics featuring the purveyors of forward-thinking experimental audio scientists. Each musician displays their […]
Liquidity has always been an apt metaphor for ambient music as well as for what this collection represents—the fluidity, if not downright irrelevance of boundaries, through which influence, admiration and seduction seep from Vancouver to Norway and Rotterdam, to Italy and Russia and Japan and wherever Simon Whetham happens to be at the moment. For […]
The second quartet of Flaming Pines‘ year-long Birds of a Feather 3″ CDR series is now available, bringing us at least halfway through its planned “at least twelve” volumes. All four are epic journeys, even when covering relatively little ground. :: :: :: :: [The Green Kingdom :: The Great Blue Heron] The Green Kingdom […]