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Album review: Matchess’s ‘Sonescent’: an irresistible flow of experimental, meditative drone recollection and conscious absence

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Premiere: Michael Scott Dawson releases new visuals for the beautiful ambient soundscape of Campestral

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Album review: Jim Wallis & Nick Goss – ‘Pool’: immersive, ocean-going, pastoral ambience

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Don’t you just love labels that do things differently? LA’s Colorfield Records are on a mission driven by the search for spontaneity, coaxing consummate musicians from session and backing bands to step out of the shadows themselves and record their own music. Plus to add more energy to the proceedings, the debutants are encouraged to …

SACRED BONES WELCOMES KËKHT ARÄKH TO THEIR ROSTER THE LABEL WILL REISSUE THE FIRST TWO ALBUMS NIGHT & LOVE AND PALE SWORDSMAN ON PHYSICAL FORMATS  The story of Këkht Aräkh started at the end of 2018, in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. Though the roots of the project take us back to Aug 2014 when the sole mastermind behind the project— Dmitry Marchenko— finished his first …

What makes a two piece band so enthralling? In the rock frame it’s often down to dynamics – how can something so huge come from a couple of people –but in jazz, where the form is less structured, less song bound making a duo work can get more complicated. A recent entry into the discussion …

What is genre? Is it a help or a hindrance to the maker and listener? LA’s pioneering label Leaving Records have an answer, flying with the strapline pun ‘Genre All’ and nuturing a catalogue that swerves definition, wide ranging in tone but unified by the drive to experiment whatever the starting points. Now comes news …

The world of Martin Kennedy’s All India Radio is one of mystical sounds and visions that reflect a retro sci-fi world; rich, lush, shimmering sonic architecture that transports you to another universe, another dimension. The astonishing layered nuanced sounds are accompanied by videos and graphics that evoke this strange and alien metaverse. We are therefore …

Steve Bates, Canadian musician and sound/video artist, has the biography of someone restlessly in pursuit of possibilities. His background as a key figure in the Winnipeg anarcho-punk community through the 80s to explorer of more avant/experimental territories over the past decade has been expressed through an evolving catalogue of music, curation and art works. Probably …

Cork based musician Elaine Howley has been a significant contributor to the Irish indie underground scene for a while now. She brought her distinct experimental sensibilities to The Altered Hours’ psych-rock as well as the song based electronica of Howlbux and Crevice. Now comes news that this summer she is stepping out from the shadows …

Ambient braindance from Italy Comprising Marco Simioni, Matteo Mazreku, and Francesco Pio Nitti, Qualia are a group of Italian producers who have never met in person. Due to the covid pandemic, they had to collaborate in the cloud, resulting in some exquisite ambient braindance.Having previously released records on Detroit Underground and fellow Utrecht label 030303 …

Meanjin/Brisbane-based electronic artist and producer Du0 is releasing his gorgeous debut EP ‘LIFT’ (produced by the artist himself and mixed by Mario Borgatta – alt-J, Major Lazer, Foster The People). and we are very honoured to be able to bring you an early listen before its release tomorrow. The music is shimmering and cinematic: wide …