Posts Tagged: Various Artists

V.A. ~ Notes From the Underground: Experimental Sounds Behind the Iron Curtain

Ever from the Dostoevskian name of this intriguing compilation, there’s a drive to articulate all these avant-garde expressions from beneath the Iron Curtain in the 1970s and 1980s as a form of resistance to the totalitarian utopianism born from the

V.A. ~ Notes From the Underground: Experimental Sounds Behind the Iron Curtain

Ever from the Dostoevskian name of this intriguing compilation, there’s a drive to articulate all these avant-garde expressions from beneath the Iron Curtain in the 1970s and 1980s as a form of resistance to the totalitarian utopianism born from the

Various Artists ~ New Modernism

European modernism stands as the genesis for some of the most important trends in 20th century experimental music. Process-driven composition, chaotic atonality and electronic music (among many other styles) all rose out of this movement. Contemporary composers inevitably find themselves

Various Artists ~ New Modernism

European modernism stands as the genesis for some of the most important trends in 20th century experimental music. Process-driven composition, chaotic atonality and electronic music (among many other styles) all rose out of this movement. Contemporary composers inevitably find themselves

Jeroen Diepenmaat ~ Off Track

Off Track is another unique release for Esc.rec., a label that continues to innovate through imagination.  As a sonic document, a manipulation of the sonic document, and a manipulation of the manipulation, it offers layers of interpretation that mimic the activity

Jeroen Diepenmaat ~ Off Track

Off Track is another unique release for Esc.rec., a label that continues to innovate through imagination.  As a sonic document, a manipulation of the sonic document, and a manipulation of the manipulation, it offers layers of interpretation that mimic the activity

Various Artists ~ Circles

Japan’s flau label was founded by Yasuhiko Fukuzono in December, 2006.  The label first waltzed its way into our hearts with the double-disc compilation Echod, assigned the official number of 00.  The first artist release arrived in 2007, and the label

Various Artists ~ Circles

Japan’s flau label was founded by Yasuhiko Fukuzono in December, 2006.  The label first waltzed its way into our hearts with the double-disc compilation Echod, assigned the official number of 00.  The first artist release arrived in 2007, and the label

Various Artists ~ A Light, A Glimmer

A Light, A Glimmer reads like a Who’s Who of ambient artists, two-thirds of whom we’ve featured on our site.  In addition to being a generous collection ~ 22 tracks over two CDs, nearly everything exclusive to this release ~ it’s

Various Artists ~ A Light, A Glimmer

A Light, A Glimmer reads like a Who’s Who of ambient artists, two-thirds of whom we’ve featured on our site.  In addition to being a generous collection ~ 22 tracks over two CDs, nearly everything exclusive to this release ~ it’s

Various Artists ~ Solstice/Peaks

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, known as the first day of summer and (oddly) midsummer.  We’ve come to know the Archives and Faint labels for their winter music, but their two new compilations stretch

Various Artists ~ Solstice/Peaks

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, known as the first day of summer and (oddly) midsummer.  We’ve come to know the Archives and Faint labels for their winter music, but their two new compilations stretch

Various Artists ~ Embrace

What does Danish music sound like?  The title of Minais B’s opening track is ironic:  “I Think Most People Here Know.”  The problem is that most people around the world don’t know, which is where this compilation comes in.  Most people associate

Various Artists ~ Embrace

What does Danish music sound like?  The title of Minais B’s opening track is ironic:  “I Think Most People Here Know.”  The problem is that most people around the world don’t know, which is where this compilation comes in.  Most people associate