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

Creatures of the Flood – Documentary Score by Kristin Rule

If you are lucky enough to catch a new documentary out commissioned by National Geographic called ‘Creatures of the Flood’ then you may (or may not) recognise that Kristin Rule has composed the music that accompanies the film. Kristin’s latest release ‘The Knife that Cuts a Tear’ was met with significant praise both on this … 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

Kashiwa Daisuke – 88

Highly fated electronic composer Kashiwa Daisuke is a flexible kind of guy. His first two releases revolved around epic electronic cross classical boundaries while his last effort 5 Dec. integrated guitar and sprawling effects to create a monster of its own. Now Daisuke chooses to drop the claustrophobic nature of his electronic music for something … Continue reading

What I have been digging lately…

I have been pretty busy lately with my thesis and all, so i’m going to post a run down of what I have been enjoying of late. The Dear Hunter – The Colour Spectrum Vinyl There is no question that this is an epic set of music – each EP brings a different level, a … Continue reading

Donato Wharton – A White Rainbow Spanning The Dark

Serein’s ‘season’ concept caught me, like a fierce predator stalking its prey it lured me in. Now I find myself knee deep in the first work from Donato Wharton in… what is it? six years? Well he hasn’t been completely silent, rather the composer has been working on various sound art commissions for dance and … 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

The Fierce and the Dead – If It Carries On Like This We Are Moving To Morecambe

I great while ago I came upon a release by guitarist Matt Stevens titled “Ghost” – it was a glorious instrumental album traversing a number of genres with his unique guitar playing. Well this is the band he plays in, The Fierce and the Dead and they have just released a new record. The music … 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