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Kate Carr ~ The Story Surrounds Us

A strong selection of field recordings pepper the gentle songs of The Story Surrounds Us. Australian Kate Carr now lives in London, and she’s brought a fresh selection of recordings, taken during her travels around the globe, that both soothe and shock. These recordings are

Kate Carr ~ The Story Surrounds Us

A strong selection of field recordings pepper the gentle songs of The Story Surrounds Us. Australian Kate Carr now lives in London, and she’s brought a fresh selection of recordings, taken during her travels around the globe, that both soothe and shock. These recordings are

mayforest ~ mayforest

Slow-walking drones populate the depths of a mist-soaked rainforest that hasn’t seen the rising sun for years. mayforest hangs around in the deepest part of it, skulking around in a low register. Pretty sounds may be thought of prior to listening, forming

mayforest ~ mayforest

Slow-walking drones populate the depths of a mist-soaked rainforest that hasn’t seen the rising sun for years. mayforest hangs around in the deepest part of it, skulking around in a low register. Pretty sounds may be thought of prior to listening, forming

Last Days ~ Seafaring

Waters washed in melatonin can, in an instant, whip up unforgiving and violent tides, birthing nightmares from seemingly calm waves. The sea must be respected. Carelessness can be fatal. Seafaring drizzles its serene music over all four seasons and is itself deeply respectful

Last Days ~ Seafaring

Waters washed in melatonin can, in an instant, whip up unforgiving and violent tides, birthing nightmares from seemingly calm waves. The sea must be respected. Carelessness can be fatal. Seafaring drizzles its serene music over all four seasons and is itself deeply respectful

Yann Novak ~ Surroundings

Surroundings first emerged as a site-specific sound performance commissioned for the Hamon Observation Tower at the de Young fine arts museum in San Francisco. Yann Novak used the museum’s striking architecture to shape a spacious world of glistening, natural sound, and Surroundings explores its clean atmosphere.

Yann Novak ~ Surroundings

Surroundings first emerged as a site-specific sound performance commissioned for the Hamon Observation Tower at the de Young fine arts museum in San Francisco. Yann Novak used the museum’s striking architecture to shape a spacious world of glistening, natural sound, and Surroundings explores its clean atmosphere.

Olan Mill ~ Orient

A dream-touched record, Orient‘s music continues to linger long after the Eastern-flavored tones have faded. An unexpected confusion of static opens the record, but a flowing drone soon straightens everything out, ebbing and flowing with its mystical practices and ancient atmospheres. Orient both trembles

Olan Mill ~ Orient

A dream-touched record, Orient‘s music continues to linger long after the Eastern-flavored tones have faded. An unexpected confusion of static opens the record, but a flowing drone soon straightens everything out, ebbing and flowing with its mystical practices and ancient atmospheres. Orient both trembles

Steve Gibbs ~ Adrift

Adrift is three years old, but on April 28 a remastered and expanded edition will be available via Injazero Records, both digitally and on 180g vinyl.  In preparation for the release, we’ve remastered our original review. The opening notes of “Passion” let us all

Steve Gibbs ~ Adrift

Adrift is three years old, but on April 28 a remastered and expanded edition will be available via Injazero Records, both digitally and on 180g vinyl.  In preparation for the release, we’ve remastered our original review. The opening notes of “Passion” let us all

Sound Meccano / Jura Laiva ~ Salty Wind And Inner Fire

Salty Wind And Inner Fire navigates through and vividly explores its new surroundings. Beginning with the kindling of a young fire, the ambient music gracing this collaboration between sound designer and field recordist Sound Meccano and ambient guitarist Jura Laiva is an animated story

Sound Meccano / Jura Laiva ~ Salty Wind And Inner Fire

Salty Wind And Inner Fire navigates through and vividly explores its new surroundings. Beginning with the kindling of a young fire, the ambient music gracing this collaboration between sound designer and field recordist Sound Meccano and ambient guitarist Jura Laiva is an animated story