Category Archives: Drone

DR ~ Hovering

Hovering is settled music. The drone-influenced notes fall like dashes of cold rain from a cloudy sky. Hovering‘s opening drone lasts for eighteen minutes, moving at a pace slower than an elderly snail…but it is moving, and it is progressing,

DR ~ Hovering

Hovering is settled music. The drone-influenced notes fall like dashes of cold rain from a cloudy sky. Hovering‘s opening drone lasts for eighteen minutes, moving at a pace slower than an elderly snail…but it is moving, and it is progressing,

Aris Kindt ~ Swann and Odette

Of the copious entry points into Aris Kindt’s Swann and Odette, the notion of memory—in all its complex wonderment—serves as the most logical. Francis Harris and Gabe Hedrick meld an impressive range of styles to bring their Proustian evocations to

Aris Kindt ~ Swann and Odette

Of the copious entry points into Aris Kindt’s Swann and Odette, the notion of memory—in all its complex wonderment—serves as the most logical. Francis Harris and Gabe Hedrick meld an impressive range of styles to bring their Proustian evocations to

Baccam/Chayer, Broken Shoulder ~ Les angoisses nocturnes​/​Hiruma no tachikurami

There’s something in the walls, rustling, skittering, threatening to find its way out, likely in the most unexpected and terrifying manner.  This is the sound of Chittakone Baccam (Hazy Montagne Mystique) and Yannick Chayer, who start this split release with a

Baccam/Chayer, Broken Shoulder ~ Les angoisses nocturnes​/​Hiruma no tachikurami

There’s something in the walls, rustling, skittering, threatening to find its way out, likely in the most unexpected and terrifying manner.  This is the sound of Chittakone Baccam (Hazy Montagne Mystique) and Yannick Chayer, who start this split release with a

A taâlem trio

Belgium’s taâlem label continues to breathe new life into one of our favorite formats, the CD3″.  Each season they release a new trio, representing a wide swath of sounds.  The latest batch delves into tribalism, abrasion and haunted ballroom; listening

A taâlem trio

Belgium’s taâlem label continues to breathe new life into one of our favorite formats, the CD3″.  Each season they release a new trio, representing a wide swath of sounds.  The latest batch delves into tribalism, abrasion and haunted ballroom; listening

Giulio Aldinucci ~ Borders And Ruins

Choral incorporation in otherwise instrumental music may be on the rise, as evidenced by recent releases from Battlestations, Hammock and now Giulio Aldinucci.  Choirs lend these releases the feel of something sacral and timeless.  Yet as the backdrops change, the mood

Giulio Aldinucci ~ Borders And Ruins

Choral incorporation in otherwise instrumental music may be on the rise, as evidenced by recent releases from Battlestations, Hammock and now Giulio Aldinucci.  Choirs lend these releases the feel of something sacral and timeless.  Yet as the backdrops change, the mood

Dinzu Artefacts ~ Fall Batch

Eclectic tape label Dinzu Artefacts has continued to impress with the variety of its seasonal batches. The fall 2017 batch includes tapes from Jack Taylor, Matthias Urban and Fousek / Hansen / Tellier Craig, and offers a spectrum of drones from subtle

Dinzu Artefacts ~ Fall Batch

Eclectic tape label Dinzu Artefacts has continued to impress with the variety of its seasonal batches. The fall 2017 batch includes tapes from Jack Taylor, Matthias Urban and Fousek / Hansen / Tellier Craig, and offers a spectrum of drones from subtle

Fall Music Preview: Ambient & Drone

And now we come to the last of our five fall previews, introducing the relaxing sounds that can soothe away a hard day, paired with the hums and extended tones that operate as harbingers of night.  Lodged in the middle

Fall Music Preview: Ambient & Drone

And now we come to the last of our five fall previews, introducing the relaxing sounds that can soothe away a hard day, paired with the hums and extended tones that operate as harbingers of night.  Lodged in the middle