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OfftheSky * Tobias Hellkvist * Rasalasad

Kaskelot

Offthesky‘s latest is album is an appropriate celebration of his 50th release
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Tobias Hellkvist‘s short but striking Kaskelot EP is now re-released as a full album including additional make-over remixes
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Thismorphia is a collection of ‘illbient wordcore’ collaborations of Rasalasad with artists like Jarboe, Merzbow, Von Magnet (amongst others) … [ Read More ]

Ferdinando Arnò (with Melanie De Biasio) * Delilah Gutman + Drawing Virtual Gardens * Otto Lindholm

Radura Detail

Ferdinando Arnò presents a fascinating soundtrack (featuring Melanie De Biasio) for the Radura installation in Milan, Drawing Virtual Gardens soundscapes are combined with with Delilah Gutman’s piano, and Otto Lindholm’s debut album presents subtle solo double bass soundscapes. … [ Read More ]

Ian William Craig * Serein (Various) * 130701 (Various)

Orbital Planes

Ian William Craig demonstrates that true beauty hides in distorted details on his ‘near-imperfect’ new album Centres – raising the bar of the aesthetic of the fundamentally distressed.

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Label compilations (by Serein and 130701) with all new unreleased tracks of their major artists. … [ Read More ]

Soccer Committee / Machinefabriek: “Soccer Machine Mix”

Soccer Machine

Around december 2007, I made a mix from Soccer Commitee’s music and music from Machinefabriek.
This mix is never published here before, because it was made for the dutch NPS-Folio radio show broadcast.

I don’t usually post the Folio broadcasts here, but it’s time to make an exception to that rule: a recent social media post about the beauty of Soccer Committee’s album sC made me decide it was time to dust off the 2007 mix and publish it again.

Because it’s still as powerful now as it was back then, almost 10 years ago. … [ Read More ]

DreamScenes 2016 – 05

DreamScenes Logo

Drones for the start of summer season:

With music by Xiu Xiu, Christina Vantzou, Hilde Marie Holsen, Michel Banabila, Barton Rage & Bill Laswell, J. Peter Schwalm, Ricardo Donoso (in a Thomas Köner Remix), Joe Frawley, How to Disappear Completely and a remarkable rework of 60 different recordings of Gymnopédie 1
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Matthew Collings – A Requiem for Edward Snowden

Matthew Collings - A Requiem for Edward Snowden

This is not exactly your average enjoyable ‘contemporary neo-classical’ music, and it definitely isn’t ‘romantic’ either.
Though there are quiet parts, most of the piece is quite unnerving.
It is not an ‘easy’ Requiem to listen to. And it shouldn’t be, of course, because it seems there’s not gonna be a happy ending to this story soon.

“The greatest fear that I have….. is that nothing will change.”
Edward Snowden … [ Read More ]