Posts Tagged: Ventil

ACL 2016: Top Ten Drone

While ambient music can be surprisingly loud, drone can be surprisingly soft; the genres dance around each other like yin and yang, never separating yet never quite reconciling.  In each genre, the sharpest contrast makes the biggest impact. Drone can

ACL 2016: Top Ten Drone

While ambient music can be surprisingly loud, drone can be surprisingly soft; the genres dance around each other like yin and yang, never separating yet never quite reconciling.  In each genre, the sharpest contrast makes the biggest impact. Drone can

ACL 2016: Music for Haunted Houses

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time for A Closer Listen‘s first wrap-up chart of 2016! 2016 was a particularly good year for dark music, as these selections are culled from a list many times their size.  The

ACL 2016: Music for Haunted Houses

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time for A Closer Listen‘s first wrap-up chart of 2016! 2016 was a particularly good year for dark music, as these selections are culled from a list many times their size.  The

Manuel Knapp ~ Azoth

Ahh, what a nice, soothing release.  Little plinks and plonks and plucks, perfect for napping on a soft spring day.  Let me get my pillow.  Wait, what was that?  DID SOMEONE JUST CRASH INTO MY HOUSE?!?  What are these clouds

Manuel Knapp ~ Azoth

Ahh, what a nice, soothing release.  Little plinks and plonks and plucks, perfect for napping on a soft spring day.  Let me get my pillow.  Wait, what was that?  DID SOMEONE JUST CRASH INTO MY HOUSE?!?  What are these clouds

New Label: Ventil Records

Those who only know Peter Kutin from last year’s excellent sound collage Burmese Days may be surprised at the sound of the new label founded by Kutin and Peter Kindlinger.  Only one of the first two releases is field recording related,

New Label: Ventil Records

Those who only know Peter Kutin from last year’s excellent sound collage Burmese Days may be surprised at the sound of the new label founded by Kutin and Peter Kindlinger.  Only one of the first two releases is field recording related,