Category Archives: Drone

Felipe Vareschi ~ New Old Stock

For a musician, a piece of electronic equipment can seem like a pet.  The musician feels an initial rush of excitement when the new piece arrives, followed quickly by the new reality.  Over the course of its life it will

Felipe Vareschi ~ New Old Stock

For a musician, a piece of electronic equipment can seem like a pet.  The musician feels an initial rush of excitement when the new piece arrives, followed quickly by the new reality.  Over the course of its life it will

Residual Drifter ~ Isolation Booth / Loss of Being

We often use “dark”, “warm”, and similar descriptors to help classify abstract music. Perhaps “utopian” and “dystopian” are equally useful. Some sounds have the power to conjure idyllic visions, showing us how the world might be. John Hassel and Brian

Residual Drifter ~ Isolation Booth / Loss of Being

We often use “dark”, “warm”, and similar descriptors to help classify abstract music. Perhaps “utopian” and “dystopian” are equally useful. Some sounds have the power to conjure idyllic visions, showing us how the world might be. John Hassel and Brian

Silk Saw ~ Nothing Is Finished / Everything Starts

Only a few days ago, I wrote that I had been far less interested in harsh music as of late.  Then the protests, riots and looting began.  Now I’m in the mood!  So today’s review covers a dense album from

Silk Saw ~ Nothing Is Finished / Everything Starts

Only a few days ago, I wrote that I had been far less interested in harsh music as of late.  Then the protests, riots and looting began.  Now I’m in the mood!  So today’s review covers a dense album from

Touch: Isolation

The Touch: Isolation project is one of the best things to emerge from lockdown.  The project began as a means of providing income to furloughed musicians, but quickly developed into a real-time reflection on the COVID-19 crisis.  The first phase is now

Touch: Isolation

The Touch: Isolation project is one of the best things to emerge from lockdown.  The project began as a means of providing income to furloughed musicians, but quickly developed into a real-time reflection on the COVID-19 crisis.  The first phase is now

Jeremy Bible ~ Human Savagery

We first mentioned Human Savagery back in January 2017; since then the film has been making the festival rounds to universal acclaim.  This year the score has finally been released, and what a time to do so!  The themes of environmental degradation

Jeremy Bible ~ Human Savagery

We first mentioned Human Savagery back in January 2017; since then the film has been making the festival rounds to universal acclaim.  This year the score has finally been released, and what a time to do so!  The themes of environmental degradation

Roly Porter ~ Kistvaen

Bury me facing the sun. As the pandemic bodies continue to pile up, awaiting burial, Kistvaen is a reminder of ancient practices.  The title refers to the Neolithic/Bronze Age granite tombs of Dartmoor, surrounded by small stones and covered with mounds

Roly Porter ~ Kistvaen

Bury me facing the sun. As the pandemic bodies continue to pile up, awaiting burial, Kistvaen is a reminder of ancient practices.  The title refers to the Neolithic/Bronze Age granite tombs of Dartmoor, surrounded by small stones and covered with mounds

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

Cut A Lonely Figure ~ Sugimoto Seascapes

The artist name predates the argot of self-isolation and social distancing that are the watchwords of 2020, but it’s a suitably apt choice given the number of people who found themselves alone, not always by choice, before Covid19 began to

Cut A Lonely Figure ~ Sugimoto Seascapes

The artist name predates the argot of self-isolation and social distancing that are the watchwords of 2020, but it’s a suitably apt choice given the number of people who found themselves alone, not always by choice, before Covid19 began to