Category Archives: Drone

Rafael Anton Irisarri ~ Midnight Colours

Rafael Anton Irisarri made a strong statement about the condition of the world in 2017 with The Shameless Years.  This year he continues to push boundaries and buttons on Midnight Colours.  The shamelessness of global politics has continued to settle in, producing

Rafael Anton Irisarri ~ Midnight Colours

Rafael Anton Irisarri made a strong statement about the condition of the world in 2017 with The Shameless Years.  This year he continues to push boundaries and buttons on Midnight Colours.  The shamelessness of global politics has continued to settle in, producing

The Fun Years ~ A Heart to Heart About Our Values

The Fun Years tune into a sobering radio station where gently oscillating drones are fed through to the listener over a pensive, long wave.  There aren’t any instantaneous, kicking drums or overdriven power chords, although the long drone does pick

The Fun Years ~ A Heart to Heart About Our Values

The Fun Years tune into a sobering radio station where gently oscillating drones are fed through to the listener over a pensive, long wave.  There aren’t any instantaneous, kicking drums or overdriven power chords, although the long drone does pick

Capac ~ Through the Dread Waste

In 2017 This Is It Forever released an EP on a USB stick connected to a small lightbulb. This year the label is pushing the envelope even further with Capac‘s new release.  In order to access the “original constructions” of the

Capac ~ Through the Dread Waste

In 2017 This Is It Forever released an EP on a USB stick connected to a small lightbulb. This year the label is pushing the envelope even further with Capac‘s new release.  In order to access the “original constructions” of the

Zenjungle ~ Fragmented Lives

2018’s first great drone album comes from Zenjungle (Phil Gardelis) and extends the genre’s current hot streak.  Political disruption, environmental degradation and the refugee crisis have been terrible developments for humanity, but a great inspiration for artists.  Like recording artist

Zenjungle ~ Fragmented Lives

2018’s first great drone album comes from Zenjungle (Phil Gardelis) and extends the genre’s current hot streak.  Political disruption, environmental degradation and the refugee crisis have been terrible developments for humanity, but a great inspiration for artists.  Like recording artist

Richard Skelton ~ Towards a Frontier

Towards a Frontier is a multidisciplinary work: a CD (with bonus material for early purchasers), two films and a book of photos and other art.  As with most of Richard Skelton‘s work, the music is secondary to the message.  The artist

Richard Skelton ~ Towards a Frontier

Towards a Frontier is a multidisciplinary work: a CD (with bonus material for early purchasers), two films and a book of photos and other art.  As with most of Richard Skelton‘s work, the music is secondary to the message.  The artist

Olli Aarni ~ Nielu

Finland’s Olli Aarni enjoyed a prolific 2017, releasing a ratio-based loop LP, a triple tape of water recordings, a shared project with Mia Tarkela including a mushroom photo zine, and a split tape with Nuslux that sounded like a music box lullaby

Olli Aarni ~ Nielu

Finland’s Olli Aarni enjoyed a prolific 2017, releasing a ratio-based loop LP, a triple tape of water recordings, a shared project with Mia Tarkela including a mushroom photo zine, and a split tape with Nuslux that sounded like a music box lullaby

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Drone

2017 was a pivotal year for the drone genre, formerly considered the least political of all genres.  Yet as the noise of the world increased, so did the interest of artists in using drone and noise as commentary.  By creating

ACL 2017 ~ Top Ten Drone

2017 was a pivotal year for the drone genre, formerly considered the least political of all genres.  Yet as the noise of the world increased, so did the interest of artists in using drone and noise as commentary.  By creating