Category Archives: Drone

Various Artists ~ Tymbal

By all accounts, cicadas draw the short end of the stick.  After 17 years in the ground, they hatch, mate and die.  They are old enough to see R-rated movies, but they never reach voting or drinking age (at least

Various Artists ~ Tymbal

By all accounts, cicadas draw the short end of the stick.  After 17 years in the ground, they hatch, mate and die.  They are old enough to see R-rated movies, but they never reach voting or drinking age (at least

Arigto ~ Pretense

Arigto has a love for classic cinema, as displayed by their photographic cover tributes to Ingmar Bergman.  Pretense arrives on the heels of spring’s Persona, and shares a similar aesthetic.  But Arigto is not a classic music duo.  As evidenced in their

Arigto ~ Pretense

Arigto has a love for classic cinema, as displayed by their photographic cover tributes to Ingmar Bergman.  Pretense arrives on the heels of spring’s Persona, and shares a similar aesthetic.  But Arigto is not a classic music duo.  As evidenced in their

Cal Lyall ~ 10,000 Under Currents

10,000 Under Currents is a sonic treatise on noise pollution.  Cal Lyall‘s 38-minute piece is constructed upon a bed of field recordings, but intensely musical, with notes and chords drifting like clumps of kelp. This is one of the first discs

Cal Lyall ~ 10,000 Under Currents

10,000 Under Currents is a sonic treatise on noise pollution.  Cal Lyall‘s 38-minute piece is constructed upon a bed of field recordings, but intensely musical, with notes and chords drifting like clumps of kelp. This is one of the first discs

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

Get ready ~ we’re about to cover over 365 albums in five days!  Today is the first day of meteorological fall In the Northern Hemisphere, and the release schedule is already packed to the gills.  This week, we’ll list all

Fall Music Preview ~ Ambient & Drone

Get ready ~ we’re about to cover over 365 albums in five days!  Today is the first day of meteorological fall In the Northern Hemisphere, and the release schedule is already packed to the gills.  This week, we’ll list all

Lost Tribe Sound ~ Salt and Gravity Series / Arrowounds ~ The Rise and Fall of the Melting World

As one series ends, another begins for the prolific Lost Tribe Sound, whose output we have been enjoying throughout the history of our website.  The Salt and Gravity series kicks off this month with a new album from Arrowounds and will continue approximately monthly until

Lost Tribe Sound ~ Salt and Gravity Series / Arrowounds ~ The Rise and Fall of the Melting World

As one series ends, another begins for the prolific Lost Tribe Sound, whose output we have been enjoying throughout the history of our website.  The Salt and Gravity series kicks off this month with a new album from Arrowounds and will continue approximately monthly until

BJ Nilsen ~ Irreal

It’s been a while since BJ Nilsen has released an album proper, although last year’s multi-month, hours-long pandemic project Pending / Auditory Scenes Amsterdam should be an album ~ it stands as one of the year’s most enduring sonic documents.  Now that Nilsen is

BJ Nilsen ~ Irreal

It’s been a while since BJ Nilsen has released an album proper, although last year’s multi-month, hours-long pandemic project Pending / Auditory Scenes Amsterdam should be an album ~ it stands as one of the year’s most enduring sonic documents.  Now that Nilsen is

Fail & Hendekagon ~ Rust

Rust is the third in the Adventurous Music Book Series; readers may recall last summer’s Relatives Schoensein, which paired images of weathered street art with the work of 40 sound artists.  Rust operates along the same lines, with an upgrade: this time it’s

Fail & Hendekagon ~ Rust

Rust is the third in the Adventurous Music Book Series; readers may recall last summer’s Relatives Schoensein, which paired images of weathered street art with the work of 40 sound artists.  Rust operates along the same lines, with an upgrade: this time it’s

GROWING ~ Diptych

The pandemic has given us a break from many things; some welcome, others less so. For a while at least, we lost the pollution and noise of traffic and started to hear an increase in the chatter of birds. We

GROWING ~ Diptych

The pandemic has given us a break from many things; some welcome, others less so. For a while at least, we lost the pollution and noise of traffic and started to hear an increase in the chatter of birds. We