Category Archives: Ambient

Shawn Feeney ~ Thin Places

Music for healing is a popular modern phrase, but the healing properties of music have been documented for millennia.  One of the earliest well-known stories is that of King Saul, who when “tortured in spirit” summoned David to play the harp.

Shawn Feeney ~ Thin Places

Music for healing is a popular modern phrase, but the healing properties of music have been documented for millennia.  One of the earliest well-known stories is that of King Saul, who when “tortured in spirit” summoned David to play the harp.

Wife Signs ~ Beneath the Weight of Care

The current worldwide pandemic has detonated many a discussion around care, about what it means, about who should or should not enact it, about the loss, the warmth, the worth, even the commotion that ensues from a myriad small acts

Wife Signs ~ Beneath the Weight of Care

The current worldwide pandemic has detonated many a discussion around care, about what it means, about who should or should not enact it, about the loss, the warmth, the worth, even the commotion that ensues from a myriad small acts

Julianna Barwick ~ Healing Is A Miracle

Juliana Barwick‘s The Magic Place was our Album of the Decade, so we were extremely excited to hear that she would be releasing a new album in 2020.  Barwick’s music has always suggested healing, but on this set the association is front-and-center.  The entire

Julianna Barwick ~ Healing Is A Miracle

Juliana Barwick‘s The Magic Place was our Album of the Decade, so we were extremely excited to hear that she would be releasing a new album in 2020.  Barwick’s music has always suggested healing, but on this set the association is front-and-center.  The entire

Phil Struck ~ Schleswig​-​Holstein Aufnahmen

“All great art is born of the metropolis”, wrote the modernist poet Ezra Pound. He was wrong though. Cities have a lot to offer artists. The invigorating rush of the new; the stimulating shock of the exotic; the freedom of

Phil Struck ~ Schleswig​-​Holstein Aufnahmen

“All great art is born of the metropolis”, wrote the modernist poet Ezra Pound. He was wrong though. Cities have a lot to offer artists. The invigorating rush of the new; the stimulating shock of the exotic; the freedom of

Ben McElroy ~ Home Diaries 028 / Whitelabrecs CDs Return!

This weekend, England’s Whitelabrecs released an astonishing seven EPs and albums ~ the final five of the Home Diaries series, followed by new CDs from Jens Pauly and Pruski.  This is a real sign of recovery, as the village post offices have opened again,

Ben McElroy ~ Home Diaries 028 / Whitelabrecs CDs Return!

This weekend, England’s Whitelabrecs released an astonishing seven EPs and albums ~ the final five of the Home Diaries series, followed by new CDs from Jens Pauly and Pruski.  This is a real sign of recovery, as the village post offices have opened again,

V/A – At Home With (songs for solitude) Part Two

Last month we reviewed the first six releases in La Petite Chambre‘s shelter-in place series, At Home With (songs for solitude). Today we cover the concluding six.  Twelve seems a nice round number, like a box of donuts or the 12 Days of

V/A – At Home With (songs for solitude) Part Two

Last month we reviewed the first six releases in La Petite Chambre‘s shelter-in place series, At Home With (songs for solitude). Today we cover the concluding six.  Twelve seems a nice round number, like a box of donuts or the 12 Days of

Bruno Bavota ~ Apartment Songs & Apartment Loops

One of my punishments as a child was being sent to my room, but I didn’t mind, because that’s where my books and records were.  During the recent pandemic, many musicians have had to stay at home, but that’s okay

Bruno Bavota ~ Apartment Songs & Apartment Loops

One of my punishments as a child was being sent to my room, but I didn’t mind, because that’s where my books and records were.  During the recent pandemic, many musicians have had to stay at home, but that’s okay

Balm ~ Mauve

The name Balm is instantly appealing, drawing associations with healing balms and the hymn, “There Is a Balm In Gilead.”  This Amsterdam duo also lives its name by donating all proceeds to the Try Center for Research Training and Education, who seeks

Balm ~ Mauve

The name Balm is instantly appealing, drawing associations with healing balms and the hymn, “There Is a Balm In Gilead.”  This Amsterdam duo also lives its name by donating all proceeds to the Try Center for Research Training and Education, who seeks