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LCNL 092: DBGO presents ‘Las Nubes proyectaban sobre los llanos’

Regular readers probably know that I am a big fan of Italian music. Last year I was listening to some record or another on youtube while working when autoplay took me to something I wasn’t familiar with. The youtube playlist

LCNL 092: DBGO presents ‘Las Nubes proyectaban sobre los llanos’

Regular readers probably know that I am a big fan of Italian music. Last year I was listening to some record or another on youtube while working when autoplay took me to something I wasn’t familiar with. The youtube playlist

Sound Propositions 014: Nicola Ratti

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing copy

Sound Propositions 014: Nicola Ratti

Sound Propositions is an ongoing, semi-regular series of conversations with artists exploring their creative practices and individual aesthetics, conceived of as a counter-narrative to a dominant trend in music journalism which fetishizes equipment and new technologies. Rather than writing copy

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):

For Varying Degrees of Winter

The title is taken from Lawrence English’s classic winter album, released in 2007.  The music comes from across the globe: ten artists, ten countries, ten new releases, each attempting to put their stamp on the season before it melts away.

For Varying Degrees of Winter

The title is taken from Lawrence English’s classic winter album, released in 2007.  The music comes from across the globe: ten artists, ten countries, ten new releases, each attempting to put their stamp on the season before it melts away.

LCNL 091: Hotel Neon presents “Cold Suns”

Hotel Neon delivers this stunning ambient mix full of classic cuts from some of the genre’s biggest names. This mix is built around a brand new Hotel Neon song entitled “Cold Suns.” We’ve covered the trio a bit over the years,

LCNL 091: Hotel Neon presents “Cold Suns”

Hotel Neon delivers this stunning ambient mix full of classic cuts from some of the genre’s biggest names. This mix is built around a brand new Hotel Neon song entitled “Cold Suns.” We’ve covered the trio a bit over the years,

Jóhann Jóhannsson 1969-2018

One of our favorite composers, Jóhann Jóhannsson, passed away on Friday in Berlin at the age of 48, and we already miss him.  In addition to producing some of the finest music of our time, he was also a wonderful conductor

Jóhann Jóhannsson 1969-2018

One of our favorite composers, Jóhann Jóhannsson, passed away on Friday in Berlin at the age of 48, and we already miss him.  In addition to producing some of the finest music of our time, he was also a wonderful conductor

LCNL 090: John Thayer presents Memories Of A Possible Future (Dustbin Ephemera)

John Thayer of the duo Drunken Sufis has produced an enveloping sonic travelogue compiled from dustbin finds at Thrift Stores across the globe. When John first proposed this mix I immediately agreed, as the concept deeply resonated with my own

LCNL 090: John Thayer presents Memories Of A Possible Future (Dustbin Ephemera)

John Thayer of the duo Drunken Sufis has produced an enveloping sonic travelogue compiled from dustbin finds at Thrift Stores across the globe. When John first proposed this mix I immediately agreed, as the concept deeply resonated with my own