Category Archives: Ambient

Tim Shiel ~ Glowing Pains: Music from The Gardens Between / Interview

There’s a tension to reconcile when crafting a videogame soundtrack that plays on the mind of Tim Shiel. ‘Normal’ music has a defined path – a start, middle and end – but videogame music is very much nonlinear, dictated or

Tim Shiel ~ Glowing Pains: Music from The Gardens Between / Interview

There’s a tension to reconcile when crafting a videogame soundtrack that plays on the mind of Tim Shiel. ‘Normal’ music has a defined path – a start, middle and end – but videogame music is very much nonlinear, dictated or

Daniela Orvin ~ Home

‘For many years I was searching for a place which I could call home’.  Daniela Orvin‘s music has experienced uprootedness, but not discontent or dislocation. She was born in Berlin and grew up in both Ismaning, on the outskirts of

Daniela Orvin ~ Home

‘For many years I was searching for a place which I could call home’.  Daniela Orvin‘s music has experienced uprootedness, but not discontent or dislocation. She was born in Berlin and grew up in both Ismaning, on the outskirts of

Caught In The Wake Forever & glacis ~ Version & Delineation

Version & Delineation‘s pale melodies are accompanied by trembling chords. Lovingly unedited background sounds add to the everyday atmosphere: the flow of air, the creak of a chair, and a voice carried on a cool draught. Like a fine autumn

Caught In The Wake Forever & glacis ~ Version & Delineation

Version & Delineation‘s pale melodies are accompanied by trembling chords. Lovingly unedited background sounds add to the everyday atmosphere: the flow of air, the creak of a chair, and a voice carried on a cool draught. Like a fine autumn

The Penitential Station ~ The Cloud of Forgetting

Before there was Ian William Craig, there was Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, whose masses form the spiritual architecture of the astonishingly beautiful The Cloud of Forgetting.  Hard day at the office?  Troubles in a close relationship?  Existential crisis?  There’s nothing like the

The Penitential Station ~ The Cloud of Forgetting

Before there was Ian William Craig, there was Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, whose masses form the spiritual architecture of the astonishingly beautiful The Cloud of Forgetting.  Hard day at the office?  Troubles in a close relationship?  Existential crisis?  There’s nothing like the

Enofa ~ Arboretum

Music that looks like fall, sounds like fall and is issued in fall, Arboretum is the perfect album for autumn.  One would think this practice more common, but sadly only a few artists have chosen to summon their fall muse in 2018.

Enofa ~ Arboretum

Music that looks like fall, sounds like fall and is issued in fall, Arboretum is the perfect album for autumn.  One would think this practice more common, but sadly only a few artists have chosen to summon their fall muse in 2018.

Ensemble Economique ~ Radiate Through You

Shining with radiance and lowered through mourning, Radiate Through You is a response to 2016’s devastating Ghost Ship fire in Oakland.  Ensemble Economique channels these upset emotions through his music. Brian Pyle has been a part of Northern California’s experimental community

Ensemble Economique ~ Radiate Through You

Shining with radiance and lowered through mourning, Radiate Through You is a response to 2016’s devastating Ghost Ship fire in Oakland.  Ensemble Economique channels these upset emotions through his music. Brian Pyle has been a part of Northern California’s experimental community

Llarks ~ Like A Daydream

Like A Daydream is an ode to happiness. It’s an elixir of life, in which the tired and the hurt take refuge. For centuries, this much-wanted state has eluded many. Those that do find it don’t possess it for long.

Llarks ~ Like A Daydream

Like A Daydream is an ode to happiness. It’s an elixir of life, in which the tired and the hurt take refuge. For centuries, this much-wanted state has eluded many. Those that do find it don’t possess it for long.