I first knew of Lisa Cuthbert as having been the stand-in singer for gothic/doom metal band Draconian on a number of occasions, but it wasn’t until seeing Hextapes as being re-released on Iron Bonehead Productions that I was aware of … Continue reading
This EP from Atlas Sound, the solo project of Deerhunter’s Brandford Cox is one I’ve always loved but never seen much talk about. 2007’s three track EP clocking in at almost half an hour sounds different from the more accessible shoegazey style … Continue reading
Both Klaus Schulze and Lisa Gerrard are very well known and respected artists, but their collaborative album, 2008’s Farscape is one that never seems to have gotten a lot of love from fans of either’s respective careers. Klaus Schulze has … Continue reading
Saravá Exu is the latest album from electronic composer Ricardo Donoso. Despite a sizeable back catalogue this is the first release I’ve heard from the Brazilian musician, but with engaging music like this I’ll certainly be delving back through the rest. Bristling … Continue reading
Le Seul Elément is a French one man project from a musician who hasn’t revealed his identity. The début album Meradiam was released last month and it’s definitely an interesting release within the field of ambient music. With elements of noise … Continue reading
Here’s another interesting release from Umor Rex records, the debut full length from electronic artist Aux Field. Through the use of synthesizers Aux Field create engrossing soundscapes, propelled along by slow, rhythmic beats. There’s a soft down-tempo atmosphere throughout the … Continue reading
Four Pi is the first release I’ve heard from Ryan Huber, an experimental electronic/drone artist from Massachusetts. There’s a few tracks which aren’t quite so interesting, but when it’s at it’s best it’s a great layered performance of rhythmic drones … Continue reading
Connoisseur of the absurd, fan of the extreme, this album is something for you. Music that is anything but normal. Music that breaks the barriers of the common and the ordinary. Norrin Radd’s Anomaly is a trip … and a really fascinating one.
Six tracks are offered on the debut release of the French band Kazuo. Some sweet and warm compositions whose sound and style might be good for the dark and gloomy season that is about to come; I am speaking as an European here.
The fascination of Long-SAM’s latest album derives from its level of things that it appears to consist of and what the listener might anticipate that it should contain as well. And how the tapes opens … that sounds strangely familiar… Questions over questions and the band shared some thoughts on them.