Category Archives: Ambient

Luca Sigurtà ~ Goddess / Junkie Flamingos ~ Lemegeton Party

While it is now known as the era of “silent film,” the early decades of cinema were actually almost always accompanied by live music. Nonetheless, the art form was forever changed by the introduction of synchronized sound and dialogue. Fritz

Luca Sigurtà ~ Goddess / Junkie Flamingos ~ Lemegeton Party

While it is now known as the era of “silent film,” the early decades of cinema were actually almost always accompanied by live music. Nonetheless, the art form was forever changed by the introduction of synchronized sound and dialogue. Fritz

Desolate Horizons ~ A Modern-Day Affliction

There’s a space for depressing albums, although only a narrow sliver catch our ears.  The key is to cover a sad subject in such a way as to draw empathy, or at the very least, attention.  An article in The New

Desolate Horizons ~ A Modern-Day Affliction

There’s a space for depressing albums, although only a narrow sliver catch our ears.  The key is to cover a sad subject in such a way as to draw empathy, or at the very least, attention.  An article in The New

*Press A* ~ Rainswept

Meditative and continually tinged with sadness, the Rainswept soundtrack furthers micAmic’s growth into classical compositions, already aptly shown in 2016’s Downfall. Still, whereas the latter focused on the narrative qualities of melody, the earlier expands such focus into the field

*Press A* ~ Rainswept

Meditative and continually tinged with sadness, the Rainswept soundtrack furthers micAmic’s growth into classical compositions, already aptly shown in 2016’s Downfall. Still, whereas the latter focused on the narrative qualities of melody, the earlier expands such focus into the field

SP* Episode 4: GOING HOME AGAIN – with Forest Management [podcast]

This episode features John Daniel, a Chicago-based musician best known for his ambient solo project, Forest Management. I caught up with him via Skype from his childhood home in Cleveland over the holidays. We discuss his latest LP Passageways (which

SP* Episode 4: GOING HOME AGAIN – with Forest Management [podcast]

This episode features John Daniel, a Chicago-based musician best known for his ambient solo project, Forest Management. I caught up with him via Skype from his childhood home in Cleveland over the holidays. We discuss his latest LP Passageways (which

HRNS ~ Naomi

Rui P. Andrade & Farwarmth’s first album as HRNS (pronounced Harness) glistens and sparkles as though underwater. Industrial synths rub against reverberant crowd recordings, while  pulsing vocals interact with bubbling bass tones. The inaugural release from London label Warm Winters Ltd.,

HRNS ~ Naomi

Rui P. Andrade & Farwarmth’s first album as HRNS (pronounced Harness) glistens and sparkles as though underwater. Industrial synths rub against reverberant crowd recordings, while  pulsing vocals interact with bubbling bass tones. The inaugural release from London label Warm Winters Ltd.,

*Press A* ~ Art Sqool, The Window Box, Apex Legends

Julian Glander ~ Art Sqool Art Sqool is sort of an absurdity device, pushing silly technocratic questions like “can AI replace a human art professor?” by means of simple MS Paint exercises until their fundamental misguidedness is revealed. The music

*Press A* ~ Art Sqool, The Window Box, Apex Legends

Julian Glander ~ Art Sqool Art Sqool is sort of an absurdity device, pushing silly technocratic questions like “can AI replace a human art professor?” by means of simple MS Paint exercises until their fundamental misguidedness is revealed. The music

Bill Seaman ~ The Topologies of Blue

Bill Seaman‘s The Topologies of Blue is a little sweet and a little scary, like a Sour Patch Kids commercial in reverse.  The album is inspired by Gestalt psychology and the treatment of blue conditions.  The packaging ~ lovely in letterpress ~

Bill Seaman ~ The Topologies of Blue

Bill Seaman‘s The Topologies of Blue is a little sweet and a little scary, like a Sour Patch Kids commercial in reverse.  The album is inspired by Gestalt psychology and the treatment of blue conditions.  The packaging ~ lovely in letterpress ~