Connexion Bizarre (2003/9/15 – 2011/12/27)
We all want to start a new year on the best foot and many times that includes reflecting on our overall health. So, maybe you want to incorporate more fruits [ … ]
What makes this release a definite must-have is the same reason why you visit festivals with sounds, music and sound-art. Even if you don’t know all this artists or there is a track you maybe don’t like at the beginning, it fits the release as a whole. Exploration of artistic depths and differences, very well combined by ‘His Masters Drone’, Stefan Knappe.
Cold Graey is a Russian label (or more precisely from Novosibirsk, Siberia) which work with extremely limited CDR edition releases (57 copies) of noise, dark ambient and experimental music. After [ … ]
Perhaps it’s the time in Seattle, or the overall feel of our age that has influenced Dreissk’s work, but one cannot help but draw parallels to post-apocalyptic or dystopian imagery and thoughts when listening to the album. And any record managing to do that is a good record in my book.
The whole thing should have been recorded better. The choking frequencies on certain moments ruin the flow and atmosphere. It has it’s charm in some noise music, and certainly when it’s recorded on tape, but with a probably laptop-based recording it’s a big ‘no’.
The main style under which is should be ordered is a mixture between ethnic, ethereal, ritual, drone and ambient. If you are interested in the before-mentioned styles, and are still missing a bit of ethnic, ethereal and ritual music in your collection, this is a great release to get.
To make a long story short, an absolute “Do Try This At Home” for ambient lovers who don’t mind the progressive use of guitar and other melodic instruments, and who do know where and how ambient music started.
“All notions of absolute truth only exist if we choose to believe them at any time” (Phil Hine) Last time I talked in general about magic and music and for [ … ]
Our good neighbour webzine Wounds Of The Earth presents Volume IV of their compilation series and, as usual, the bar is set to a pretty high standard of dark electronics.