Various Artists ~ Solstice/Peaks

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, known as the first day of summer and (oddly) midsummer.  We’ve come to know the Archives and Faint labels for their winter music, but their two new compilations stretch

Various Artists ~ Solstice/Peaks

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, known as the first day of summer and (oddly) midsummer.  We’ve come to know the Archives and Faint labels for their winter music, but their two new compilations stretch

Chestnut ~ No More Pictures Of Urban Light

Chestnut‘s music is a strange safari. Florida natives, but now based in Los Angeles, the duo, comprised of visual artists Christina Santa Cruz and Daniel Watkins, use dark, mold-covered guitars and subterranean bass frequencies to produce an unsettling, dislocating album

Chestnut ~ No More Pictures Of Urban Light

Chestnut‘s music is a strange safari. Florida natives, but now based in Los Angeles, the duo, comprised of visual artists Christina Santa Cruz and Daniel Watkins, use dark, mold-covered guitars and subterranean bass frequencies to produce an unsettling, dislocating album

Run Logan Run ~ The Delicate Balance of Terror

Let’s have a quick test to start with: who is the odd one out between Johnny Mathis, Van Morrison, Laura Mvula and fresh out the blocks jazz duo Run Logan Run? The answer isn’t just that only one of those

Run Logan Run ~ The Delicate Balance of Terror

Let’s have a quick test to start with: who is the odd one out between Johnny Mathis, Van Morrison, Laura Mvula and fresh out the blocks jazz duo Run Logan Run? The answer isn’t just that only one of those

Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois ~ Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois

You’d be forgiven for looking at the two artists responsible for this album and thinking ‘W…wait… What??’ Because if you are familiar with the individual output of Daniel Lanois and Aaron Funk a.k.a. Venetian Snares (and I guess as a

Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois ~ Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois

You’d be forgiven for looking at the two artists responsible for this album and thinking ‘W…wait… What??’ Because if you are familiar with the individual output of Daniel Lanois and Aaron Funk a.k.a. Venetian Snares (and I guess as a

Sea & Breathe ~ Sea & Breathe

Dedicated to the birth of his newborn daughter, Evelyn, Drew Lundberg’s ambient music gazes at a new world – a changed world for a father, a new world for a daughter. With fresh, doting eyes, its ambient music sleeps like

Sea & Breathe ~ Sea & Breathe

Dedicated to the birth of his newborn daughter, Evelyn, Drew Lundberg’s ambient music gazes at a new world – a changed world for a father, a new world for a daughter. With fresh, doting eyes, its ambient music sleeps like

Plïnkï Plønkï ~ Happy Birthday

The Republic of Iceland was founded on June 17, 1944.  To mark the occasion, Plïnkï Plønkï has prepared an album that sounds like a party, packed with birthday songs addressed to people who share their names.  The idea is that people

Plïnkï Plønkï ~ Happy Birthday

The Republic of Iceland was founded on June 17, 1944.  To mark the occasion, Plïnkï Plønkï has prepared an album that sounds like a party, packed with birthday songs addressed to people who share their names.  The idea is that people

Jonah Sirota ~ STRONG SAD

An elegy is typically written for a person who has died, but the form is fluid and can be applied to other loses as well: the end of a relationship, of innocence, of an era.  The title of violist Jonah Sirota‘s

Jonah Sirota ~ STRONG SAD

An elegy is typically written for a person who has died, but the form is fluid and can be applied to other loses as well: the end of a relationship, of innocence, of an era.  The title of violist Jonah Sirota‘s