Category Archives: Drone

Wanderwelle ~ Black Clouds Above the Bows

Amsterdam’s Wanderwelle is a duo in flux, their dub techno origins on Silent Season yielding over time to a darker and more drone-like sheen.  2020’s A State of Decrepitude addressed the processes of decay, both physical and societal: the decline of

Wanderwelle ~ Black Clouds Above the Bows

Amsterdam’s Wanderwelle is a duo in flux, their dub techno origins on Silent Season yielding over time to a darker and more drone-like sheen.  2020’s A State of Decrepitude addressed the processes of decay, both physical and societal: the decline of

Various Artists ~ Epiphanies

A compilation album is a tricky beast.  Swiss record label Hallow Ground’s Epiphanies appropriately deploys the form to illustrate the hopelessly subjective nature of an epiphanic experience.  The featured artists, many of whom have worked with Hallow Ground before, were

Various Artists ~ Epiphanies

A compilation album is a tricky beast.  Swiss record label Hallow Ground’s Epiphanies appropriately deploys the form to illustrate the hopelessly subjective nature of an epiphanic experience.  The featured artists, many of whom have worked with Hallow Ground before, were

Exclusive Full Streaming ~ This is release MFR 100

For their 100th release, Amsterdam’s Moving Furniture Records invites listeners to take 100 minutes to save a life.  50 label artists and one guest teamed up to pen 25 tracks, each one a collaboration, each one 4 minutes long.  Every 40 seconds,

Exclusive Full Streaming ~ This is release MFR 100

For their 100th release, Amsterdam’s Moving Furniture Records invites listeners to take 100 minutes to save a life.  50 label artists and one guest teamed up to pen 25 tracks, each one a collaboration, each one 4 minutes long.  Every 40 seconds,

KMRU & Aho Ssan ~ Limen

We haven’t reviewed a lot of drone over the past two years, and were wondering if the genre was dying down.  Limen restores our hope, and serves as a reminder of what great drone music sounds like.  Of course, it’s not entirely drone,

KMRU & Aho Ssan ~ Limen

We haven’t reviewed a lot of drone over the past two years, and were wondering if the genre was dying down.  Limen restores our hope, and serves as a reminder of what great drone music sounds like.  Of course, it’s not entirely drone,

V/A ~ Liberty | Compilation of experimental music from Ukraine

The Flaming Pines label continues its support of Ukraine with a second volume of music from the region. Igor Yalivec (Gamardah Fungus) is again the curator, while the cover art comes from Alina Haieva, the granddaughter of Maria Prymachenko, many of

V/A ~ Liberty | Compilation of experimental music from Ukraine

The Flaming Pines label continues its support of Ukraine with a second volume of music from the region. Igor Yalivec (Gamardah Fungus) is again the curator, while the cover art comes from Alina Haieva, the granddaughter of Maria Prymachenko, many of

Svarte Greiner ~ Devolving Trust

Erik K. Skodvin returns to his Svarte Greiner persona for Devolving Trust, a bleak yet meditative electro-acoustic improvisation for cello and electronics recorded in the crypt-like basement of an old Berlin brewery. While a seasoned improviser, Skodvin has eschewed releasing live

Svarte Greiner ~ Devolving Trust

Erik K. Skodvin returns to his Svarte Greiner persona for Devolving Trust, a bleak yet meditative electro-acoustic improvisation for cello and electronics recorded in the crypt-like basement of an old Berlin brewery. While a seasoned improviser, Skodvin has eschewed releasing live

Utra ~ Näkymiä korkeista paikoista

On their new record, Helsinki-based duo Utra create icy, alienating drone that supplements the stark lowlight winter of the far northern hemisphere. Näkymiä korkeista paikoista is a four song cycle drenched in ghostly, oscillating synthesizers and dense, pitch-black textures. Across

Utra ~ Näkymiä korkeista paikoista

On their new record, Helsinki-based duo Utra create icy, alienating drone that supplements the stark lowlight winter of the far northern hemisphere. Näkymiä korkeista paikoista is a four song cycle drenched in ghostly, oscillating synthesizers and dense, pitch-black textures. Across

Spring Music Preview 2022 ~ Ambient and Drone

Little darling, it’s been a long, cold, lonely winter, as epitomized by the cover of Graziano Tassi’s album Blue.  But now spring is upon us, and we’re watching the buds of hundreds of new albums as they get ready to

Spring Music Preview 2022 ~ Ambient and Drone

Little darling, it’s been a long, cold, lonely winter, as epitomized by the cover of Graziano Tassi’s album Blue.  But now spring is upon us, and we’re watching the buds of hundreds of new albums as they get ready to