Category Archives: Ambient

Tomoko Hojo + Rahel Kraft ~ Grass Eater Diary

The Japanese phrase Michikusa Wo Kuu refers to a horse that spends the whole day roaming around, eating grass, never getting to its destination.  The horse becomes so caught up in the moment that it neglects to check emails and text messages,

Tomoko Hojo + Rahel Kraft ~ Grass Eater Diary

The Japanese phrase Michikusa Wo Kuu refers to a horse that spends the whole day roaming around, eating grass, never getting to its destination.  The horse becomes so caught up in the moment that it neglects to check emails and text messages,

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

Get ready ~ we’re about to cover over 365 albums in five days!  Today is the first day of meteorological fall In the Northern Hemisphere, and the release schedule is already packed to the gills.  This week, we’ll list all

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

Get ready ~ we’re about to cover over 365 albums in five days!  Today is the first day of meteorological fall In the Northern Hemisphere, and the release schedule is already packed to the gills.  This week, we’ll list all

400 Lonely Things ~ A Mourner’s Companion

A Mourner’s Companion is an act of love: a series of releases dedicated to the deceased.  Craig Varian, the surviving member of 400 Lonely Things, carries on the work of his partner while composing elegies for multiple generations.  He joins a

400 Lonely Things ~ A Mourner’s Companion

A Mourner’s Companion is an act of love: a series of releases dedicated to the deceased.  Craig Varian, the surviving member of 400 Lonely Things, carries on the work of his partner while composing elegies for multiple generations.  He joins a

Midori Hirano ~ Soniscope

Soniscope is a rainy day album.  When sun and sand beckon, the music fades into the background; but when one is stuck inside, dreaming of the beach, the sounds surge to the foreground.  Midori Hirano‘s compositions seem simple on the surface

Midori Hirano ~ Soniscope

Soniscope is a rainy day album.  When sun and sand beckon, the music fades into the background; but when one is stuck inside, dreaming of the beach, the sounds surge to the foreground.  Midori Hirano‘s compositions seem simple on the surface

Jakob Lindhagen & Dag Rosenkvist ~ Stadsbilder

The ever-reliable Time Released Sound returns this Friday with another gorgeous release in both music and packaging.  As always, purchasers are given the choice of standard or deluxe editions, samples of which can be seen below. Jakob Lindhagen is known for

Jakob Lindhagen & Dag Rosenkvist ~ Stadsbilder

The ever-reliable Time Released Sound returns this Friday with another gorgeous release in both music and packaging.  As always, purchasers are given the choice of standard or deluxe editions, samples of which can be seen below. Jakob Lindhagen is known for

Headlock ~ Dragged Away

Dragged Away marks a return of both artist and record label. Sci-Fi & Fantasy, who released the first Headlock album back in 2013, have been keeping a low profile of late, pretty much just releasing label founder Lamin Fofana’s albums

Headlock ~ Dragged Away

Dragged Away marks a return of both artist and record label. Sci-Fi & Fantasy, who released the first Headlock album back in 2013, have been keeping a low profile of late, pretty much just releasing label founder Lamin Fofana’s albums

Celia Hollander ~ Timekeeper

It’s surely just a cosmic coincidence that the new album by Celia Hollander shares its name with the antagonists of the new series Loki – well, at least the Timekeepers are one part of the story. We’ll keep this review

Celia Hollander ~ Timekeeper

It’s surely just a cosmic coincidence that the new album by Celia Hollander shares its name with the antagonists of the new series Loki – well, at least the Timekeepers are one part of the story. We’ll keep this review

Andrew Waslylk ~ Balgay Hill: Morning in Magnolia

We don’t normally publish reviews so far ahead of release, but Clay Pipe Music’s lovely limited edition pressings tend to sell out fast.  Today is pre-order day for Balgay Hill: Mornings in Magnolia, and we want to give our readers a

Andrew Waslylk ~ Balgay Hill: Morning in Magnolia

We don’t normally publish reviews so far ahead of release, but Clay Pipe Music’s lovely limited edition pressings tend to sell out fast.  Today is pre-order day for Balgay Hill: Mornings in Magnolia, and we want to give our readers a