Nils Frahm – Felt

Label: Erased Tapes Buy: LP / CD / Digital Nils Frahm on Felt is breathing new life into the piano. The recording process of Felt is extremely interesting and alluring – Frahm, playing in his home recording studio felt that he did not want to disturb his neighbours playing late into the night and so … 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

Beirut – The Rip Tide

I have been eagerly awaiting this release and I managed to ignore all the leak talk until my pre-order download went live at the Midheaven website. Promptly the file was downloaded and added to my itunes library.

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

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

Bernadette Erikka – Lie With Care

I have never quite heard the piano played like this. Immediately the sound was so foreign, so removed from my preconceptions of how the piano functions and how it sounds. This came as an immediate delight as well, this was something new to my ears. The notes would fall drastically, crumble into one another so carelessly … Continue reading

The Dear Hunter – the Color Spectrum

So it is looking like June 14th will see the release of The Dear Hunter’s ridiculously ambitious 9 EP project ‘The Color Spectrum’. Mastermind Casey Crescenzo has completed 36 songs for this project, 4 tracks will appear on each EP. The Color Spectrum will be released in a 9 10″ EP vinyl box set, a … Continue reading

Sima Kim – Empty

Pay what you want download at Bandcamp Sima Kim has a wonderful new EP out consisting of modern classical piano pieces. They are short and filled with emotion, and the sound is very intimate and touching. He is also looking for a place to release it! So anyone interested please get in contact with Sima … Continue reading