Do Make Say Think ~ Stubborn Persistent Illusions

A specific passage during my first listen to the new Do Make Say Think record – the band’s first for eight years – made me realise they still have something profoundly special to offer.  It arrives two minutes into “And

Do Make Say Think ~ Stubborn Persistent Illusions

A specific passage during my first listen to the new Do Make Say Think record – the band’s first for eight years – made me realise they still have something profoundly special to offer.  It arrives two minutes into “And

mayforest ~ mayforest

Slow-walking drones populate the depths of a mist-soaked rainforest that hasn’t seen the rising sun for years. mayforest hangs around in the deepest part of it, skulking around in a low register. Pretty sounds may be thought of prior to listening, forming

mayforest ~ mayforest

Slow-walking drones populate the depths of a mist-soaked rainforest that hasn’t seen the rising sun for years. mayforest hangs around in the deepest part of it, skulking around in a low register. Pretty sounds may be thought of prior to listening, forming

Félicia Atkinson ~ Hand in Hand

If there is a state of sonic lucid dream, Félicia Atkinson could serve as a guide to its realms. Electronic pioneers like Delia Derbyshire might have opened that door, but Atkinson’s carefully crafted and deeply immersive minimal soundscapes, woven through ASMR

Félicia Atkinson ~ Hand in Hand

If there is a state of sonic lucid dream, Félicia Atkinson could serve as a guide to its realms. Electronic pioneers like Delia Derbyshire might have opened that door, but Atkinson’s carefully crafted and deeply immersive minimal soundscapes, woven through ASMR

Constantine ~ Hades

The modern zeitgeist is centred around people and place: who should be where and why. Politicians pontificate; columnists rave; nationalists demand walls; liberals erase borders.  Across the board, spittle-soaked arguments rage. But if we are all born of stardust, doesn’t

Constantine ~ Hades

The modern zeitgeist is centred around people and place: who should be where and why. Politicians pontificate; columnists rave; nationalists demand walls; liberals erase borders.  Across the board, spittle-soaked arguments rage. But if we are all born of stardust, doesn’t

Nickolas Mohanna ~ Chroma

Chroma, the latest sound art oddity from Nickolas Mohanna, dilates from the smallest pinprick: a sustained piano chord, ground into digital plaster, looms into view. The notes quiver in place, floating aloof beside a 60hz hum, chopped and looped with

Nickolas Mohanna ~ Chroma

Chroma, the latest sound art oddity from Nickolas Mohanna, dilates from the smallest pinprick: a sustained piano chord, ground into digital plaster, looms into view. The notes quiver in place, floating aloof beside a 60hz hum, chopped and looped with

Markus Mehr ~ Dyschronia

Dyschronia is an album eerily aligned with its time, as it addresses technology, surveillance, wiretapping and the disconnected plight of the modern era, while exuding an aesthetic appeal. Today’s industrial societies are approaching total technological immersion.  Our words are recoverable even after they have been

Markus Mehr ~ Dyschronia

Dyschronia is an album eerily aligned with its time, as it addresses technology, surveillance, wiretapping and the disconnected plight of the modern era, while exuding an aesthetic appeal. Today’s industrial societies are approaching total technological immersion.  Our words are recoverable even after they have been

Gavin Miller ~ Illuminate

“I haven’t bought a physical album in years.”  This comment was made by a pair of friends over this past weekend.  I removed a small plastic light bulb from the drawer of my coffee table and plugged it into my

Gavin Miller ~ Illuminate

“I haven’t bought a physical album in years.”  This comment was made by a pair of friends over this past weekend.  I removed a small plastic light bulb from the drawer of my coffee table and plugged it into my