Various Compilations: three collections of ambient electronics and another two ‘from the blurred edges of (modern) classical music’.
‘Unfinished’ by Nthng has a lot more to offer than name and title suggests *** Yair Etziony presents two albums coming from very different concepts.
Deep minimalistic sound paintings by Richard Chartier, and Jen Kutler’s sonification of (indicators of) empathy.
Steve Roach further explores ‘time- and space-altering realms’, while Loren Nerell dives deeper into the mystical sounds of the Balinese gong.
Erik Levander and Hannu Karjalainen both celebrate the winter season and warns us of the climate change impact on glaciers.
‘Darkness’ in music may be a subjective matter, but these albums by Hilyard and Rngmnn will most certainly give you the chills.
On a stunning debut album, Josu Mämmi takes ‘Nordic crossover’ to a new level *** Dublin’s Ian Nyquist paints sonic pictures of Winter landscapes on a new edition in the Laaps series *** Piano/Guitar dialogues performed by Enrico Coniglio and Stefano Guzzetti.
Three releases on the Palace Of Lights label: K. Leimer, Marc Barreca and Gregory Taylor.
This mix is simply named after the podcast it was created for: Joseph Aleo’s SoundWave.
It is a happy coincidence that it literally starts with ‘waves’ – and ends with the same waves morphing into the sound of a cheering crowd. This mix (hopefully) shows that it can be rewarding to take a moment’s rest to really listen and let the sounds affect you.