Author Archives: Garreth

Haythem Mahbouli ~ Last Man On Earth

There was a time when the apocalypse seemed far enough away that movies like The Road and series like The Walking Dead were, whilst undoubtedly horrifying, still entertaining. There was a macabre fun to be had from imagining how we

Haythem Mahbouli ~ Last Man On Earth

There was a time when the apocalypse seemed far enough away that movies like The Road and series like The Walking Dead were, whilst undoubtedly horrifying, still entertaining. There was a macabre fun to be had from imagining how we

Jameson Nathan Jones ~ Somewhat The Same

Those who follow Jameson Nathan Jones‘s popular and highly amusing YouTube channel already know he’s an avid collector of synthesisers with a particular enthusiasm for modular synthesis. In an attic somewhere in Laurel, Mississippi, he’s amassed an enormous collection of

Jameson Nathan Jones ~ Somewhat The Same

Those who follow Jameson Nathan Jones‘s popular and highly amusing YouTube channel already know he’s an avid collector of synthesisers with a particular enthusiasm for modular synthesis. In an attic somewhere in Laurel, Mississippi, he’s amassed an enormous collection of

Pêtr Aleksänder ~ The Whole World Laid Out Before Me

Silence. A piano melody outlines a familiar shape: dominant start, rising and settling on the tonic. A second phrase: a drop down low, followed by a big leap. A halo of strings joins, circling our melody, which has taken on

Pêtr Aleksänder ~ The Whole World Laid Out Before Me

Silence. A piano melody outlines a familiar shape: dominant start, rising and settling on the tonic. A second phrase: a drop down low, followed by a big leap. A halo of strings joins, circling our melody, which has taken on

Vanessa Wagner ~ Mirrored

We’re extraordinarily lucky to have Vanessa Wagner. A first class pianist capable of genuine virtuosity, she chooses to use her exquisite craftsmanship to perform accessible minimalist works that are always at risk of getting dismissed by the snobs as too

Vanessa Wagner ~ Mirrored

We’re extraordinarily lucky to have Vanessa Wagner. A first class pianist capable of genuine virtuosity, she chooses to use her exquisite craftsmanship to perform accessible minimalist works that are always at risk of getting dismissed by the snobs as too

John Hayes ~ Beautifully Lost Mind

A perennial part of the human experience is trying to figure out an answer to a superficially simple question: “Who am I?” Philosophers and theologians have long wrestled with this problem and unfortunately—spoiler alert—you’re not going to find an answer

John Hayes ~ Beautifully Lost Mind

A perennial part of the human experience is trying to figure out an answer to a superficially simple question: “Who am I?” Philosophers and theologians have long wrestled with this problem and unfortunately—spoiler alert—you’re not going to find an answer

Adriaan Swerts ~ One

For those of us high up in the northern hemisphere, the nights are drawing in and the temperature has begun falling towards its winter low. We’re more than usually aware of the cold to come: the heat that we’ve taken

Adriaan Swerts ~ One

For those of us high up in the northern hemisphere, the nights are drawing in and the temperature has begun falling towards its winter low. We’re more than usually aware of the cold to come: the heat that we’ve taken

Vince Pope ~ Together Apart

Unhappily, we’ve found ourselves unexpectedly familiar with the question of what to do when confronted with a global pandemic and it’s no understatement to say that we’ve all taken different approaches, with different levels of success. Forced by circumstance to

Vince Pope ~ Together Apart

Unhappily, we’ve found ourselves unexpectedly familiar with the question of what to do when confronted with a global pandemic and it’s no understatement to say that we’ve all taken different approaches, with different levels of success. Forced by circumstance to

Víkingur Ólafsson ~ From Afar

“Never meet your heroes”. If Víkingur Ólafsson had followed this advice, this gem of an album would have never come into existence. Having loved the music of György Kurtág since his father handed him a record when he was youngster

Víkingur Ólafsson ~ From Afar

“Never meet your heroes”. If Víkingur Ólafsson had followed this advice, this gem of an album would have never come into existence. Having loved the music of György Kurtág since his father handed him a record when he was youngster