Archive for February, 2012

Review: Keith Rowe + John Tilbury – E.E. Tension And Circumstance

A reunion between two of the UK’s most prominent improvisors, released on Potlatch.

Review: Mark Harris – An Idea Of North / Learning To Walk

An explorative fantasy fuelled by isolation, in a new 44-minute composition by a UK sound artist.

Review: Will Montgomery + Robert Curgenven – Split

Sumptuous crackling collages from a nicely matched composer pair.

Review: Richard Youngs – Amaranthine

Percussion and vocal tumble into a tribal-style catharsis, courtesy of a particularly eclectic British composer.

Review: Various Artists – Rivers Home

Flaming Pines releases a series of mini-CDs, exploring the influence of the rivers that hold intimate ties to our homes.

Review: Chubby Wolf – Turkey Decoy

Danielle Baquet-Long’s ambient soundscapes feel devoid of human players, yet rich in organic life.

Review: Easychord – Not In My Family Tree

Imperfection and warmth are major plus points in a new Italian ambient work on the Laverna netlabel.

Review: Radere – I’ll Make You Quiet

A dizzying, expansive ambient evocation of an ambient composer leaving home.

Review: Sam Cleeve – Foundation Studies

A short selection of piano-centric sketches, inflected with cinematic string arrangements and distant echoes of found sound.

Review: Marc Broude – NREM

Minimal dark ambient gestures comprise the latest work from NoZen’s Marc Broude.