Category Archives: Drone

Simon Scott ~ Soundings

Where were you when Slowdive was formed back in 1989?  NOT BORN YET?!!  Thanks a lot, you’ve just made Simon Scott and I feel old.  But there’s a huge difference between old and irrelevant and old and vital, and Scott lands firmly on the

Simon Scott ~ Soundings

Where were you when Slowdive was formed back in 1989?  NOT BORN YET?!!  Thanks a lot, you’ve just made Simon Scott and I feel old.  But there’s a huge difference between old and irrelevant and old and vital, and Scott lands firmly on the

9T Antiope ~ Isthmus/Nocebo

As Nocebo is the second of a trilogy, we’re traveling back in time to start with Isthmus.  Two years ago, the Iranian duo of Nima Aghiani and Sara Bigdeli Shamloo (9T Antiope) released their second album as part of Eilean Records’ winter slate.  The

9T Antiope ~ Isthmus/Nocebo

As Nocebo is the second of a trilogy, we’re traveling back in time to start with Isthmus.  Two years ago, the Iranian duo of Nima Aghiani and Sara Bigdeli Shamloo (9T Antiope) released their second album as part of Eilean Records’ winter slate.  The

Black to Comm ~ Seven Horses for Seven Kings

How do you go about capturing regression in an avant-garde form? Experimental approaches will always undermine any traditional references, and even at their most dystopian they will always capture an abrasiveness that is fundamentally new. Seven Horses for Seven Kings

Black to Comm ~ Seven Horses for Seven Kings

How do you go about capturing regression in an avant-garde form? Experimental approaches will always undermine any traditional references, and even at their most dystopian they will always capture an abrasiveness that is fundamentally new. Seven Horses for Seven Kings

Richard Skelton ~ A Great Body Rising and Falling / Another Hand

A Great Body Rising and Falling and Another Hand are a pair of 24-minute pieces that accompany a new multi-media work by Richard Skelton.  Dark Hollow Dark is also a softbound poetry book and a visual venture.  Each facet of the experience works in tandem with

Richard Skelton ~ A Great Body Rising and Falling / Another Hand

A Great Body Rising and Falling and Another Hand are a pair of 24-minute pieces that accompany a new multi-media work by Richard Skelton.  Dark Hollow Dark is also a softbound poetry book and a visual venture.  Each facet of the experience works in tandem with

sevendeaths ~ FT4C EP

Steven Shade’s Sevendeaths— at its most essential and reductive— makes anti “music concrète”. The Scottish producer has spent the last half decade on LuckyMe Records manipulating cheap midi sounds and warping their synthetic rings and oscillations into evocative, disorienting feedback.

sevendeaths ~ FT4C EP

Steven Shade’s Sevendeaths— at its most essential and reductive— makes anti “music concrète”. The Scottish producer has spent the last half decade on LuckyMe Records manipulating cheap midi sounds and warping their synthetic rings and oscillations into evocative, disorienting feedback.

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Ambient and Drone

Happy Year of the Pig!  Now that we’ve put the old year to bed, it’s time to look forward once again.  Every new year brings a mixture of hopes and fears, but it also brings a reliable supply of brand

2019 Winter Music Preview ~ Ambient and Drone

Happy Year of the Pig!  Now that we’ve put the old year to bed, it’s time to look forward once again.  Every new year brings a mixture of hopes and fears, but it also brings a reliable supply of brand

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Drone

In terms of ACL submissions, drone took a back seat to ambient this year.  But when we did hear drone albums, we loved them.  As we reported a year ago, drone artists received a surge of inspiration after the Brexit/Trump votes and

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Drone

In terms of ACL submissions, drone took a back seat to ambient this year.  But when we did hear drone albums, we loved them.  As we reported a year ago, drone artists received a surge of inspiration after the Brexit/Trump votes and