V/A ~ Excuse the Mess

It’s a podcast!  It’s an album!  It’s a podcast AND an album!  No, wait, TWO albums! Update: two albums and two books!  On the excuse the mess podcast, host Ben Corrigan invites performers to collaborate on an instantly generated track.  The rules:

V/A ~ Excuse the Mess

It’s a podcast!  It’s an album!  It’s a podcast AND an album!  No, wait, TWO albums! Update: two albums and two books!  On the excuse the mess podcast, host Ben Corrigan invites performers to collaborate on an instantly generated track.  The rules:

Lawrence English ~ ‘Oseni

On the heels of Lawrence English‘s Viento reissue comes a new work one might consider a companion.  ‘Oseni is a benefit album for the Kingdom of Tonga, which was devastated two weeks ago by the eruption of Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai and the subsequent

Lawrence English ~ ‘Oseni

On the heels of Lawrence English‘s Viento reissue comes a new work one might consider a companion.  ‘Oseni is a benefit album for the Kingdom of Tonga, which was devastated two weeks ago by the eruption of Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai and the subsequent

The Royal Arctic Institute ~ From Catnap to Coma

Is post-rock meant to be this relaxing?  According to The Royal Arctic Institute, this isn’t post-rock, it’s “post-everything.”  The album encompasses lounge, jazz (regular and dark) and even ambience.  The Jersey quintet has chosen their moniker and album title well, as From

The Royal Arctic Institute ~ From Catnap to Coma

Is post-rock meant to be this relaxing?  According to The Royal Arctic Institute, this isn’t post-rock, it’s “post-everything.”  The album encompasses lounge, jazz (regular and dark) and even ambience.  The Jersey quintet has chosen their moniker and album title well, as From

Jim Perkins ~ Immersed in Clouds

The EP may be short, but so is the life of a cloud.  We identify shapes in clouds, turn to a friend, look again, and all too often the shapes are gone.  Such is the nature of the skies, as

Jim Perkins ~ Immersed in Clouds

The EP may be short, but so is the life of a cloud.  We identify shapes in clouds, turn to a friend, look again, and all too often the shapes are gone.  Such is the nature of the skies, as

Blutch ~ Terre Promise

Terre Promise (Promised Land) is an uplifting album, dedicated to Blutch‘s native Brittany.  The title’s dual implication is that there is such a place, and that we might strive to arrive there, whether on earth or in heaven.  The choral vocals of

Blutch ~ Terre Promise

Terre Promise (Promised Land) is an uplifting album, dedicated to Blutch‘s native Brittany.  The title’s dual implication is that there is such a place, and that we might strive to arrive there, whether on earth or in heaven.  The choral vocals of

Ben McElroy ~ How I Learnt To Disengage From The Pack

The Slow Music Movement Label plunges into winter with an album suited to its theme.  The Irish folk of multi-instrumentalist Ben McElroy seems to have been snatched from time, composed for a harvest festival or a mild day in the midst of

Ben McElroy ~ How I Learnt To Disengage From The Pack

The Slow Music Movement Label plunges into winter with an album suited to its theme.  The Irish folk of multi-instrumentalist Ben McElroy seems to have been snatched from time, composed for a harvest festival or a mild day in the midst of

Vilhelm Bromander ~ aurora

There are times when we check an album’s genre tags on Bandcamp to be sure we are in the right area. Does the artist consider their work drone or ambient, for example? It’s a useful pointer if we are feeling

Vilhelm Bromander ~ aurora

There are times when we check an album’s genre tags on Bandcamp to be sure we are in the right area. Does the artist consider their work drone or ambient, for example? It’s a useful pointer if we are feeling

Jimmy Behan ~ Here We Are Now

If the pandemic prompted some people to reach for their duvet and binge Tiger King, then it also sparked a creative burst in others. Take up knitting, finish that novel, write that album, and so on. We’ve observed the phenomenon

Jimmy Behan ~ Here We Are Now

If the pandemic prompted some people to reach for their duvet and binge Tiger King, then it also sparked a creative burst in others. Take up knitting, finish that novel, write that album, and so on. We’ve observed the phenomenon