Category Archives: Ambient

Patrica Wolf ~ Lament

Life has gotten so surreal that we have to be reminded that people die of things other than COVID-19.  Patricia Wolf‘s mother-in-law, Kathleen Karle, passed away last November, and this 23-minute piece is dedicated to her. Wolf’s mourning is translated

Patrica Wolf ~ Lament

Life has gotten so surreal that we have to be reminded that people die of things other than COVID-19.  Patricia Wolf‘s mother-in-law, Kathleen Karle, passed away last November, and this 23-minute piece is dedicated to her. Wolf’s mourning is translated

Ned Milligan & John Atkinson ~ Call Me When You Can

Sometimes a review is this simple:  if you enjoy chimes, tape loops and light field recordings, you’ll love this CD.  Ned Milligan (who is also the founder of the Florabelle label) has been specializing in chimes for years, working from “a rural

Ned Milligan & John Atkinson ~ Call Me When You Can

Sometimes a review is this simple:  if you enjoy chimes, tape loops and light field recordings, you’ll love this CD.  Ned Milligan (who is also the founder of the Florabelle label) has been specializing in chimes for years, working from “a rural

Federico Mosconi ~ Il Tempo Della Nostra Estate

Il Tempo Della Nostra Estate is the first release in the digital-only Lifelines series from Slowcraft Records, curated by James Murray with artwork by printmaker June Murray.  The purpose of the series is to present “vital and consoling works,” of which we are

Federico Mosconi ~ Il Tempo Della Nostra Estate

Il Tempo Della Nostra Estate is the first release in the digital-only Lifelines series from Slowcraft Records, curated by James Murray with artwork by printmaker June Murray.  The purpose of the series is to present “vital and consoling works,” of which we are

V/A ~ At Home With … (songs for solitude)

For the past six weeks, Brazil’s La Petite Chambre Records has been releasing a weekly two-track EP in response to the crisis. Each release contains the same image of a lonely house, but with a different filter, making this series a sibling to

V/A ~ At Home With … (songs for solitude)

For the past six weeks, Brazil’s La Petite Chambre Records has been releasing a weekly two-track EP in response to the crisis. Each release contains the same image of a lonely house, but with a different filter, making this series a sibling to

Andrew Sherwell ~ Home Diaries 04

For the past month, Whitelabrecs has been releasing an EP or an album each week in response to the COVID19 crisis.  Artists were asked to send in their material as a reflection of their experiences in lockdown, quarantine and isolation,

Andrew Sherwell ~ Home Diaries 04

For the past month, Whitelabrecs has been releasing an EP or an album each week in response to the COVID19 crisis.  Artists were asked to send in their material as a reflection of their experiences in lockdown, quarantine and isolation,

Field Works ~ Ultrasonic

Bats are not very popular right now.  They’ve received an inordinate amount of blame for the coronavirus, which was not their fault; and as a result, we feel kind of sorry for them.  Thankfully, we’re able to make up for

Field Works ~ Ultrasonic

Bats are not very popular right now.  They’ve received an inordinate amount of blame for the coronavirus, which was not their fault; and as a result, we feel kind of sorry for them.  Thankfully, we’re able to make up for

Michael Vallera ~ Window In

To look in is to look out: the world is a vision rooted upon our imagination and our experience, or so believed a few early Romantics. The “window” of painting and then photography was not really a look into how

Michael Vallera ~ Window In

To look in is to look out: the world is a vision rooted upon our imagination and our experience, or so believed a few early Romantics. The “window” of painting and then photography was not really a look into how

aswekeepsearching ~ sleep

Puma, India post-rock quartet aswekeepsearching is about to release its first ambient album.  Reflecting its title, Sleep is meant to induce rapid eye movement, and is accompanied by a series of restive videos, along with a different sunflower illustration for each track.  The sunflowers

aswekeepsearching ~ sleep

Puma, India post-rock quartet aswekeepsearching is about to release its first ambient album.  Reflecting its title, Sleep is meant to induce rapid eye movement, and is accompanied by a series of restive videos, along with a different sunflower illustration for each track.  The sunflowers