Tag Archives: ambient

JON DURANT – Alternate Landscapes

July 15, 2019

Alchemy 2019 Taking tunes up the cloud, innovative American axeman lets the texture do the talking. Ambience is Jon Durant’s natural habitat, be it in a solo mode or on joint efforts such as BURNT BELIEF whose can be seen … Continue reading

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ALBAN & CÉDRIC THEYS – Sirius

May 26, 2019

Mad Ducks 2019 Instrumental astronomy from international, yet close-knit as family is, unit that charts celestial course through sound, if not vision. Situated across the pond from each other, in Brussels and Austin, it’s no wonder that a follow-up to … Continue reading

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KEVIN KASTNING & SÁNDOR SZABÓ – Ethereal III

May 7, 2019

Greydisc 2019 The fleshing out of intangible temptations from a multi-string duo who don’t pull a single one. Opulence has rarely balanced understated grandeur in either Kevin Kastning’s or Sándor Szabó’s canon, yet this album turns what the two started … Continue reading

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SONAR – The Bill Laswell Mix Translations

April 30, 2019

7d Media 2019 Permitting everything, master of aural surprise sheds a different light and shade on tracks which defined 2018 in understated terms. Groove is something that many listeners of this Zürich group seem to miss out on but it’s … Continue reading

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TIM HODGKINSON & YUMI HARA – Schema * Sukima

February 1, 2019

Bonobo’s Ark 2017 Triumph of unexpectedness from proponents of chamber music, where mental effort meets happenstance. As a senior lecturer at at University of East London, Dr. Yumi Hara Cawkwell knows the value of discipline, yet there’s a different aspect … Continue reading

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