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Album review: Cahill/Costello – ‘Offworld’: contemplative dubspace, ambient and post-rock shimmer that steps gloriously out of time

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Album review: Adam Stafford – ‘Trophic Asynchrony’: Falkirk composer moves to a deep, cyclical set of formal minimalism to address the ecological state we’re in

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Album review: Masayoshi Fujita – ‘Bird Ambience’: a marimba and electronica masterclass for meditative thought

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The name might not be that familiar, but his work definitely will be. The guitarist / producer has played with the likes of Brian Eno, Pulp, Florence + The Machine and Roxy Music, and has produced artists such as Wild Beasts, Brett Anderson of Suede and Underworlds Karl Hyde> Recently signed to London independent Lo …

Shaun Yule, the London producer otherwise known as Rubik, has been on the edges of the experimental electronic scene for a while now, both as a performer – his latest album Tone Poem is his fourth, and as label boss of left-field imprint Domestiv Records, home (at least at some time) to the likes of …

LTO is a Bristol based producer and member of Old Apparatus and Khing Kang king. ‘No Pasa Nada’ EP is one of LTOs solo projects and is a journey through the dark underbelly of abstract and experimental. Fizzing broken electronic beats and industrial sounds driven by haunting pianos, trumpets and vocals create quite an emotional ride. Experimental in sounds but not in structure, within each …

Acorn - Influence

The Acorn have announced a new album called – Vieux Loup – which will be coming out in May on Paper Bag Records. They have also announced the first single from the new album which is called ‘Influence’. It’s five years since the last effort (‘No Ghost’) from Rolf Klausener’s Ottawa-based experimental-rock recording vehicle. Up …

There is a lot that can be said for sobbing acid casualties. What might seem to the Conservative ballot-casting outsider like a drooling comatose corpse slumped in the corner of a dance floor is, in fact, a creature that has traversed the finer fragments of inner space. It has seen truths of unfathomable magnitude and …

I’m at the age now when I can just about begin to organise the important aspects of my life, such as generally being in the right place at the right time for whats needed – work, food, sleep and suchlike. But there again, I’m staring down the barrel of middle age, so I damn well …

The continuing popularity of Kiss as a live act demonstrates that live music is about a whole lot more than music, it’s about performance as well. On the London date of their tour the need for performance was made abundantly clear with support acts Low Leaf and, to a lesser extent, Zeroh delivering exciting and …

For me it wasThe Elephants. It was somewhere in Denmark, and they were Danish. They were (outrageously) below the bill than the band I was in, and so I wandered out to watch them, and was instantly blown away. On my return, the first things I did was buy their album, bang onto everyone I …

It’s funny that one of the best labels distributing Folk, experimental, drone, Japanese alternative, avant garde and general ‘noise’ stuff is Blackest Rainbow records, here in Sheffield. not only that but they are specialists in physical media such as Lp and caught on very early to the resurgence in Cassettes. Of course, you can still download this …