Adrift is Robert Farrugia’s 7th album, and his third release on the Archives imprint, following Slow Morning & Tines. Adrift is a heaven-sent guide for lost travelers, or a shining point of reference for those who seem to have figured out life’s varying vicissitudes. Continue reading Robert Farrugia – Adrift (2019 :: Archives, Archives53)
Northerner’s newest album on Home Assembly touches the right tones and intricate spots of the electronic and post rock spectrums. With colorful in-depth tones seamlessly integrated into arrays of electronic harmonies, this album takes a spot as one of the best albums of 2018. Continue reading Northerner – End Of The Holiday (2018 :: Home Assembly Music, HAM019)
For their Ratskin Records debut, “I Am Invisible”, Wizard Apprentice reveals thirty two minutes of experimental, folk-oriented compositions for voice and electronics spanning across a vast landscape of melody, space, contemplation, storytelling, and idiosyncratic compositional strategies. Continue reading Wizard Apprentice – I Am Invisible (2018 :: ratskin records, rsr074)
Ahh, the meditative state that hibernate recordings brings us. First up for 2019 from one of the most reputable and supportive labels of the ambient electronic music community: Rhucle’s Fade In, Postcard 41, and Dimitar Dodovski’s Predeli, Postcard 42… Continue reading Rhucle – Fade In / Dimitar Dodovski – Predeli (2019 :: hibernate, Postcard 41/42)
‘Purity’ is the first full release on Archives by talented russian artist Alex Bober.
Bober’s first full length lives up to the legendary status and acclaimed enormous talent/A&R of the Archives music label… Continue reading Alex Bober – Purity (2018 :: Archives, ARCHIVES51)
Following Luis Miehlich (Woolookologie’s) recent earth-moving inspiring album, Silences, on the Archives music label, Luis continues where he left off by telling intricate stories through sonic, wavy sounds and drifting ambient haze for meditation & relaxation. Continue reading [Premiere] Luis Miehlich – Koyomi (Forthcoming 1.1.19)
Charleston, IL residents Sun Sea Sky Productions are purveyors of high-quality, intricate and involved intelligent harmonics. Data Rebel & Spinger have recently paved paths for clear skyline travel & An Heirloom make a creative statement with involved layered ethereal productions and soaring vocals. These three end year releases are strong concrete examples of Sun Sea Sky’s forward-thinking vision for addicting melodic goodness, but these purveyors released many additional solid releases during 2018… Continue reading Sun Sea Sky x3 :: An Heirloom, Data Rebel & Spinger (A 2018 end-year Retrospective)