Category Archives: Drone

V/A ~ Relatives Schoensein

Street art meets sound art on this vibrant compilation, a global endeavor involving over 40 artists and nearly five hours of music.  Relatives Schoensein also reminds us of the value of the physical format, as the 92-page book that accompanies the

V/A ~ Relatives Schoensein

Street art meets sound art on this vibrant compilation, a global endeavor involving over 40 artists and nearly five hours of music.  Relatives Schoensein also reminds us of the value of the physical format, as the 92-page book that accompanies the

V/A ~ Anthology of Post Industrial Music From Balkan Region

Unexplained Sounds’ wonderful world exploration continues with a visit to the Balkan region.  The series is now up to either six or seven, depending on whether one counts Visions of Darkness, which is lacking the “Anthology” tag but was part of the first

V/A ~ Anthology of Post Industrial Music From Balkan Region

Unexplained Sounds’ wonderful world exploration continues with a visit to the Balkan region.  The series is now up to either six or seven, depending on whether one counts Visions of Darkness, which is lacking the “Anthology” tag but was part of the first

Guybrush ~ Something Extremely Light

The thesis statement to Francesco Ameglio’s latest project under Guybrush is found in one of the track titles itself: “I Woke Up In Madrid And I Felt Lonely”. A sound artist and scholar based out of Turin, Italy, Ameglio recorded

Guybrush ~ Something Extremely Light

The thesis statement to Francesco Ameglio’s latest project under Guybrush is found in one of the track titles itself: “I Woke Up In Madrid And I Felt Lonely”. A sound artist and scholar based out of Turin, Italy, Ameglio recorded

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