Kwala – Projections

Label: Free Form Records Download: Bandcamp (Name Your Price) Some sweet subtle beats on this short EP, apparently there is a full length on the way so look out. These sounds from Kwala on Free Form Records are a nice little bunch of future hip hop sounds with swirling synths and punchy percussion. Sure to … Continue reading

Go-Qualia – Puella Magi

Label: Virgin Babylon Records Purchase: CD from Virgin Babylon (2000Yen) For a while now I have noticed a lot of interaction between the netlabel Bunkai-Kei (run by Go-qualia) and Virgin Babylon Records run by World’s End Girlfriend. This is pretty much destined to happen, with the brilliant japanese electronica of Go-qualia and the frenetic and … Continue reading

Pixelord – Iron and Cream

Label: Leisure System Buy Physical / Digital: Boomkat So I’ve been on a massive kick for a whole lot of Russian beat makers recently. A.B.S.T.R.A.C.T, DZA, Oh! Dee and right now a young producer going by the name of Pixelord. I first started listening to them from the wonderful Far From Moscow free release compilations … Continue reading

KRTS – Hold On

Label: Project Mooncircle Digital / Physical: Bandcamp / HHV On the artwork of KRTS first official release are a number of hands picking at his hair, I personally would like to go a little further and pick this guys brain for his tunes are deliciously constructed and executed in this fine EP released on Project Mooncircle. … Continue reading

Fabrizio Paterlini – Morning Sketches

Release Page:Fabrizio Paterlini Records Self-contained and thoughtful are things that come to mind while listening to Morning Sketches by Italian pianist Fabrizio Paterlini. Almost a year after his latest release Fragments Found (3.99 at bandcamp…what are you waiting for?) the wonderful composer brings us a short EP containing b-sides, exclusive unreleased tracks, live takes and even … Continue reading

V/A – Sequence1

Who: Various Artists Where: Future Sequence website Free Download There are some brilliant artists on this compilation and many that I have not heard of as well. Sequence1 is a compilation released by the Future Sequence webzine, a webzine dedicated to left field experimental music of the ambient, electronic and beat kind. There are a … Continue reading

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Check out the latest Feedback Loop podcast here which features a host of exceptional artists and yours truly selecting the tracklist.

The Dear Hunter – The Color Spectrum [All the information you need]

June 14th (next Tuesday) is when The Dear Hunter’s complete Color Spectrum work will be released. I cannot recommend this release highly enough – Casey Crescenzo (lead singer and composer) has worked for over a year on these 9 EP’s. Each EP represents a color on the spectrum with black and white as bookends. There … Continue reading

Lyndsie Alguire – Suspended in Light

Camomille Music is one of my favourite netlabels, and since re-inventing itself after shutting shop in 2009 it has continued to release quality music under a creative commons licence. The latest release has blown me away. Lyndsie is from Montreal and this is her debut release – a collection of at times short piano pieces, … Continue reading

Depakote – Suicide Watch

The sky is grey, raindrops remain static on a bedroom window overlooking city lights. Thoughts run through your head, some glorious, some dark, all sinister. This sort of inner monologue, words unspoken in flight throughout one’s head is the subject matter for Depakote’s new record “Suicide Watch” released on Fly Definition records. Those familiar with … Continue reading