So don’t try to call
Don’t come to see me
I’m not here
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.
in darker waters
winds will change
don’t drown tonight
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)
Annea Lockwood and Christina Kubisch explore the sounds of the inaudible -*- Christina Vantzou and John Also Bennett transform Zin Taylor‘s drawings into sound.
Environmentally inspired music featuring the sounds of Amsterdam Central Station by Cinema Perdu.
Plus ‘non-eco-schmaltzy’ whale sounds on a compilation with an impressive array of artists.
Drones… Different Drones…. Enhance your environment with the sounds of Paul Schütze, Freiband (Frans de Waard) and (a surprising release by) Dead Neanderthals.
Short three-track collaboration EP from Pjusk, and new albums by Nadia Struiwigh and Sonae exploring the uncharted terrain between abstract electronica and techno.
A selection of new releases on Kim Cascone’s Silent Records label: Lingua Lustra‘s ‘Eternal Being’, 7PRS‘ ‘Division By Zero’ and the ‘From Here to Tranquility – vol. 9’ compilation subtitled ‘In Dreams’
‘Funky’ electronic music from Frank Bretschneider (on ‘Lunik’), and impending airstrike doom as predicted by Robin ‘Rapoon’ Storey
It’s cauld – it’s dark – through the dread waste
Yon starn, sae red, and sma,
Presses its weak, encumberd, beam,
To perish in the sna’.
Och! Och! it’s mirk – the furious storm,
Howls round the hill sae high;
And black, and awfu’, on the earth,
Sits down the laiden sky.
[Robert Couper, 1804]
Capac celebrates the cold winter season with a fascinating collection (and an unprecedented combustible edition) * Strië tells about the perpetual journey of Laïka the Russian space dog.