Various Artists ~ Fieldwave Vol. 1 & 2

As series editor Nick Luscombe noted in January 2020, an increasing number of composers have been incorporating field recordings into their productions, partially due to the convenience of cellphones.  The first volume of Fieldwave was published as a way to highlight such artists.

Various Artists ~ Fieldwave Vol. 1 & 2

As series editor Nick Luscombe noted in January 2020, an increasing number of composers have been incorporating field recordings into their productions, partially due to the convenience of cellphones.  The first volume of Fieldwave was published as a way to highlight such artists.

Patrick Shiroishi ~ Hidemi

Hidemi is a timely and relevant release, an album accompanied by a special edition chapbook.  While the name of the label is American Dreams, the subject of the album is dashed American dreams.  Patrick Shiroishi‘s grandfather Hidemi was incarcerated along with other Japanese Americans during World

Patrick Shiroishi ~ Hidemi

Hidemi is a timely and relevant release, an album accompanied by a special edition chapbook.  While the name of the label is American Dreams, the subject of the album is dashed American dreams.  Patrick Shiroishi‘s grandfather Hidemi was incarcerated along with other Japanese Americans during World

Leo Okagawa ~ Zapping (Station to Station)

The pandemic presented many opportunities for recording pristine sound ~ deserted streets, fewer airplanes, less noise pollution overall.  But like David Byrne in “Nothing But Flowers,” Leo Okagawa yearns for commerce and technology.  During lockdown, the metro stations were nearly empty of

Leo Okagawa ~ Zapping (Station to Station)

The pandemic presented many opportunities for recording pristine sound ~ deserted streets, fewer airplanes, less noise pollution overall.  But like David Byrne in “Nothing But Flowers,” Leo Okagawa yearns for commerce and technology.  During lockdown, the metro stations were nearly empty of

Only Now Presents: Indian UNclassical Volume 1

On the cover, an Indian superhero races through a raging apocalypse.  The world is burning, its traditions thrown on the pyre.  Kush Arora (Only Now) has been challenging conventions for years, and now on Indian Unclassical Volume 1 he invites

Only Now Presents: Indian UNclassical Volume 1

On the cover, an Indian superhero races through a raging apocalypse.  The world is burning, its traditions thrown on the pyre.  Kush Arora (Only Now) has been challenging conventions for years, and now on Indian Unclassical Volume 1 he invites

Sophie Hutchings ~ Echoes in the Valley

During the pandemonium of the past year, many of us yearned to get away from it all for rest, reflection and replenishment.  Sophie Hutchings, whom we usually associate with the sea, found refuge in a quiet corner of the Byron

Sophie Hutchings ~ Echoes in the Valley

During the pandemonium of the past year, many of us yearned to get away from it all for rest, reflection and replenishment.  Sophie Hutchings, whom we usually associate with the sea, found refuge in a quiet corner of the Byron

Anne Bakker | René Aquarius | Rutger Zuydervelt ~ Hallucine

The press release states, this album “was never meant to exist.”  The fact that it does exists means it occupies a liminal territory between real and unreal, planned and unplanned.  Raw matter – pre-recorded detritus from Anne Bakker and René Aquarius – was given

Anne Bakker | René Aquarius | Rutger Zuydervelt ~ Hallucine

The press release states, this album “was never meant to exist.”  The fact that it does exists means it occupies a liminal territory between real and unreal, planned and unplanned.  Raw matter – pre-recorded detritus from Anne Bakker and René Aquarius – was given

Richard Skelton ~ Stur / Sutr

Richard Skelton has been incredibly active during the pandemic, releasing a wide variety of albums on Aeolian Editions.  These include Talus, a bright-toned diptych inspired by rock debris; Four Workings, with meditations drawn from a divination deck; and The Hollows, a sonic reflection of

Richard Skelton ~ Stur / Sutr

Richard Skelton has been incredibly active during the pandemic, releasing a wide variety of albums on Aeolian Editions.  These include Talus, a bright-toned diptych inspired by rock debris; Four Workings, with meditations drawn from a divination deck; and The Hollows, a sonic reflection of

Cities and Memory ~ The Chimes

Send not to know for whom the bell tolls / It tolls for thee.  John Donne’s words echo through the years, bearing new associations for each generation.  The bells toll to tell the hour; they toll to gather people in;

Cities and Memory ~ The Chimes

Send not to know for whom the bell tolls / It tolls for thee.  John Donne’s words echo through the years, bearing new associations for each generation.  The bells toll to tell the hour; they toll to gather people in;