Back to the womb with Kajsa Lindgren‘s subaquatic sonic environments ** Manja Ristic evoking the different seasons with inspiration from classic haiku’s.
Combining the warm immersive widescreen sounds from Snufmumriko with the microscopic detailed organic electro-acoustics from Arovane/Porya Hatami for guaranteed aural excitement.
Pantheon is one of those DIY labels that present their releases with such unbelievable detailed handmade package that each release becomes a piece of art in itself. This is their MAY package, for example: featuring Rhucle, EugeneKha and Pool of Light.
Markus Guentner‘s ‘Empire’ is a landmark release – one for the history books * Max Corbacho extends his nightly explorations on ‘Nocturnes II’
The opposite of dark and isolationist ambient: bright, uplifting and optimistic ambient by Alex Crispin and Erik Wøllo.
Silent Vigils create music best enjoyed when awake at times usually spent asleep *** Ian Hawgood performs on his childhood piano, using old disused reel to reel recorders and an array of vintage synths.
Slow down time with κασετα from The Pitch, and/or dive into the NGC 1999 Nebula (1.500 light-years from home) with Ben Bertrand
Jeroen Diepenmaat‘s soundwalk recordings are transformed into alternate realities *** Various Line artist rework tracks from Derek Piotr
Trumpet legend Jon Hassell shows us how the tension between the North and the South can be relieved through ‘Vertical Listening’. *** J. Peter Schwalm faces the deepest personal fears imaginable, and translates it into a striking new album.
Two cassette releases by Celer (one with Forest Management) – both are sold out but can still be enjoyed!
Ánd a brand-new feeling rerelease from two hard to find releases by Yui Onodera.
Sven Laux honors the heroes of Chess – while Dead Melodies involuntarily spends the night in the ruins of a once stately manor.
Monty Adkins’ ‘Moeror’ is dedicated to Jóhann Jóhannsson; Halftribe‘s latest album can be played in the summer (…or in any other season…)
Picturing dark, desolate and cold arctic landscapes with Northaunt and Ugasanie, while Eximia presents the musical equivalent of a frightening horror-scifi movie.
‘Sleep Stations’ is a short EP continuation of From The Mouth of The Sun‘s ‘Hymn Binding’ release in 2017. Erik K. Skodvin and Rauelsson team up to create a spellbinding movie soundtrack for “Darling”
Pascal Savy explores his personal feelings of dislocation after reading Mark Fisher’s work *** Sonologyst documents the alien invader conspiracy theory about the Men In Black aka the Silencers
The Eternal Chord explores the possibilities of ‘the emperor of instruments’: the church organ. On a smaller scale Matthias Urban explores cymbals to create cleansing soundbaths.
Post-classical music from Clarice Jensen (for cello and electronics) and Joana Gama & Luís Fernandes (for piano, electronics and orchestra).
The Pitch & Splitter Orchestra demonstrate how a ‘frozen orchestra’ might sound.
Number 4 in the continuing series of Christina Vantzou‘s solo (or better: collaboration) albums, and more ‘beauty in stillness’ by Gray Acres (Andrew and Michael Tasselmeyer)