Posts Tagged: Hibernate

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

ACL 2018 ~ Top Ten Ambient

2018 was a particularly strong year for ambient music. We received over a thousand albums for consideration, in some weeks more than all other genres combined ~ and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  While composing this introduction, we

Pausal ~ Volume Flow

You’ll fall in love with Volume Flow. Pausal‘s music is as essential as a heartbeat, a kind and love-struck ambient. Dreaming in the daylight, their slow drones are populated with well wishes and fulfilled destinies. Alex Smalley and Simon Bainton

Pausal ~ Volume Flow

You’ll fall in love with Volume Flow. Pausal‘s music is as essential as a heartbeat, a kind and love-struck ambient. Dreaming in the daylight, their slow drones are populated with well wishes and fulfilled destinies. Alex Smalley and Simon Bainton

ACL 2015: Top Ten Ambient

We received and reviewed more ambient music in 2015 than any other genre.  Yet conversely, we also received and didn’t review more ambient music than in any other genre.  Ambient is a tricky form, so often eager to melt into the background.

ACL 2015: Top Ten Ambient

We received and reviewed more ambient music in 2015 than any other genre.  Yet conversely, we also received and didn’t review more ambient music than in any other genre.  Ambient is a tricky form, so often eager to melt into the background.

Spheruleus and Friends ~ William Barber

As the album begins with the sound of an old music box, one immediately knows that one is in nostalgia territory.  But this is far better than nostalgia ~ this is history, specific and evocative.  The story begins with the

Spheruleus and Friends ~ William Barber

As the album begins with the sound of an old music box, one immediately knows that one is in nostalgia territory.  But this is far better than nostalgia ~ this is history, specific and evocative.  The story begins with the

V/A ~ Dayalu / for Nepal

We’ve all been reading about the horrible calamity in Nepal and the slowness of the relief effort.  This will be an ongoing effort that will likely take months or years.  Hibernate Records has put together a compilation to help raise

V/A ~ Dayalu / for Nepal

We’ve all been reading about the horrible calamity in Nepal and the slowness of the relief effort.  This will be an ongoing effort that will likely take months or years.  Hibernate Records has put together a compilation to help raise

Olan Mill & Keung Mandelbrot ~ Seismology

2014 has been a busy year for Alex Smalley.  In March, he released a lovely 3″ on Hibernate as Olan Mill.  In May, he teamed up with Simon Bainton as Pausal for the Infraction LP Along the Mantic Spring.  Now June is the month of Seismology,

Olan Mill & Keung Mandelbrot ~ Seismology

2014 has been a busy year for Alex Smalley.  In March, he released a lovely 3″ on Hibernate as Olan Mill.  In May, he teamed up with Simon Bainton as Pausal for the Infraction LP Along the Mantic Spring.  Now June is the month of Seismology,

A Hibernate Trio

Hibernate Records finished the year with a fine trio of releases from James Murray, Maps and Diagrams and Rion (Ian Hawgood and Ryo Nakata), whose recordings provide a fitting backdrop to the colder, stiller months.  You won’t want to nap

A Hibernate Trio

Hibernate Records finished the year with a fine trio of releases from James Murray, Maps and Diagrams and Rion (Ian Hawgood and Ryo Nakata), whose recordings provide a fitting backdrop to the colder, stiller months.  You won’t want to nap