Category Archives: Drone

The women of pan y rosa discos

Many labels make an effort to raise the profile of female electronic musicians, but pan y rosa discos goes all out.  Of their fifteen releases so far this year, eight are by women.  Their music demonstrates an incredible variety of styles and

The women of pan y rosa discos

Many labels make an effort to raise the profile of female electronic musicians, but pan y rosa discos goes all out.  Of their fifteen releases so far this year, eight are by women.  Their music demonstrates an incredible variety of styles and

Yann Novak ~ The Future is a Forward Escape Into the Past

The Future is a Forward Escape Into the Past vibrates ever so slowly, dilating like a time-traveler’s portal. Listeners reaching deep into the crackling speakers will watch one’s body dissolve into sound waves, emerging in a universe resembling our own, in

Yann Novak ~ The Future is a Forward Escape Into the Past

The Future is a Forward Escape Into the Past vibrates ever so slowly, dilating like a time-traveler’s portal. Listeners reaching deep into the crackling speakers will watch one’s body dissolve into sound waves, emerging in a universe resembling our own, in

The Return of Experimedia

Jeremy Bible’s Experimedia is one of the world’s most comprehensive and consistent online music outlets.  But Experimedia is also a record label.  This week, the label returns after a three-year hiatus, presenting Matthias Urban‘s Passagen and Pascal Savy‘s Dislocations. While the releases may share a common genre, their

The Return of Experimedia

Jeremy Bible’s Experimedia is one of the world’s most comprehensive and consistent online music outlets.  But Experimedia is also a record label.  This week, the label returns after a three-year hiatus, presenting Matthias Urban‘s Passagen and Pascal Savy‘s Dislocations. While the releases may share a common genre, their

Ebauche ~ Mutable

Mutable is an album with multiple selling points, many apparent before the drop of the needle.  Start with the gorgeous cover art, reminiscent of tree trunks and vinyl. Add Adrianna Snochowska’s oil paintings, one for each of the album tracks.  The icing

Ebauche ~ Mutable

Mutable is an album with multiple selling points, many apparent before the drop of the needle.  Start with the gorgeous cover art, reminiscent of tree trunks and vinyl. Add Adrianna Snochowska’s oil paintings, one for each of the album tracks.  The icing

Thembi Soddell ~ Love Songs ~ Review and Interview

The term “love songs” implies sweetness and light: syrupy stylings written to woo or enamor.  Love songs sit in gilded carriages with Cupid, chocolate, candy hearts and the color red.  So why is this album black? These are love songs, just not those kind of

Thembi Soddell ~ Love Songs ~ Review and Interview

The term “love songs” implies sweetness and light: syrupy stylings written to woo or enamor.  Love songs sit in gilded carriages with Cupid, chocolate, candy hearts and the color red.  So why is this album black? These are love songs, just not those kind of

2018 Spring Music Preview ~ Ambient and Drone

Here in our (digital) office, we’ve been enjoying spring music for months, while our most astute readers have been discovering the buds on our News page.  Now it’s time to reveal the new crop.  Over 240 albums will be introduced

2018 Spring Music Preview ~ Ambient and Drone

Here in our (digital) office, we’ve been enjoying spring music for months, while our most astute readers have been discovering the buds on our News page.  Now it’s time to reveal the new crop.  Over 240 albums will be introduced

Pecking at Borders with Corvo Records

Corvo Records‘ mission is best expressed by the label’s animated logo: a black vinyl disc blinking beside a record player’s arm. As Corvo’s owner Wendelin Büchler explains, the icon shares the profile of a black-faced bird (in Italian, corvo means crow):

Pecking at Borders with Corvo Records

Corvo Records‘ mission is best expressed by the label’s animated logo: a black vinyl disc blinking beside a record player’s arm. As Corvo’s owner Wendelin Büchler explains, the icon shares the profile of a black-faced bird (in Italian, corvo means crow):