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Busto Power Trio ~ The Deal

When listening to The Deal, the debut set from London noir surfers Busto Power Trio, one can’t help but think of Gru, the protagonist of Despicable Me.  There’s that finger-snapping jaunt (“Negotiating”), a sunglass tint to the music, and an overall atmosphere of

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Busto Power Trio ~ The Deal

When listening to The Deal, the debut set from London noir surfers Busto Power Trio, one can’t help but think of Gru, the protagonist of Despicable Me.  There’s that finger-snapping jaunt (“Negotiating”), a sunglass tint to the music, and an overall atmosphere of

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Various Artists ~ CAM 1

CAM 1 is meant to highlight the diverse sonic talent of Wales, but it ends up being a larger advertisement for the diversity of music itself.  This is exactly what a compilation is meant to do: create interest in the label,

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Various Artists ~ CAM 1

CAM 1 is meant to highlight the diverse sonic talent of Wales, but it ends up being a larger advertisement for the diversity of music itself.  This is exactly what a compilation is meant to do: create interest in the label,

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Ganju ~ Raven

Raven is melancholic, subtle and casual. As such, it has everything needed to make emotional dynamite. It has to be casual, because if it wasn’t it wouldn’t be believable. And because it’s a believable situation, a believable experience, the music hits home

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Ganju ~ Raven

Raven is melancholic, subtle and casual. As such, it has everything needed to make emotional dynamite. It has to be casual, because if it wasn’t it wouldn’t be believable. And because it’s a believable situation, a believable experience, the music hits home

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Fernando Visockis ~ Gopchang Leftovers

An unusual album from Kotä Records, Gopchang Leftovers incorporates multiple styles and focuses on none.  The album was conceived during a residency in Seoul, but even that doesn’t explain the diversity on display.  Until one listens all the way through, one cannot

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Fernando Visockis ~ Gopchang Leftovers

An unusual album from Kotä Records, Gopchang Leftovers incorporates multiple styles and focuses on none.  The album was conceived during a residency in Seoul, but even that doesn’t explain the diversity on display.  Until one listens all the way through, one cannot

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LCNL 050: The Long Now mix

  Julien Demoulin had proposed compiling an ‘infinity mix’ of long form compositions and album length tracks, playing with the idea of an impractically long mix but also implicitly suggesting competing timescales.  Though this mix was ready weeks ago, sorting

the long now copy

LCNL 050: The Long Now mix

  Julien Demoulin had proposed compiling an ‘infinity mix’ of long form compositions and album length tracks, playing with the idea of an impractically long mix but also implicitly suggesting competing timescales.  Though this mix was ready weeks ago, sorting

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P Jørgensen ~ Gold Beach

P Jørgensen‘s latest effort represents a shift in sound from the Danish composer.  We’ve grown to expect an ambient blend  of electronics from the artist, but here we encounter organic instrumentation, resembling a small orchestra.  Whether this is the sign

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P Jørgensen ~ Gold Beach

P Jørgensen‘s latest effort represents a shift in sound from the Danish composer.  We’ve grown to expect an ambient blend  of electronics from the artist, but here we encounter organic instrumentation, resembling a small orchestra.  Whether this is the sign

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V/A ~ the silence was warm vol.5

The latest installment in Symbolic Interaction’s series is not silent ~ it’s not even as ambient as one might expect.  The disc blends the advertised “warm” tones with busy electronics, with a slight edge to the latter.  While a few

vol.5

V/A ~ the silence was warm vol.5

The latest installment in Symbolic Interaction’s series is not silent ~ it’s not even as ambient as one might expect.  The disc blends the advertised “warm” tones with busy electronics, with a slight edge to the latter.  While a few