I spend most of my day listening to music of all tempos and styles, so when I get close to the night, and bed is calling, I rarely put on music. I used to fall asleep with headphones in my ears but those times are gone and sleep is more precious. Occasionally, my head will… Read more »

Posted on October 22nd, 2015

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This first release by Dubliner Colin J Morris, Petrichor is pitched somewhere between ambient electronica, soundtrack scores and luscious instrumental music. The four-track 26 minute EP is sombre, haunting, ethereal and doleful. The title Petrichor refers to “the scent of rain on dry earth” and while we’re comparing music to senses, there’s a pastel colour… Read more »

Posted on October 26th, 2011

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The Caretaker With An Empty Bliss Beyond This World may just be the most conceptual record you’ll hear all year but it’s also likely the most affecting. British Berlin-based composer James Leyland Kirby has examined the relationship between music and memory in the past and this album is no different. The album takes its inspiration… Read more »

Posted on July 13th, 2011

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The new EP from Clams Casino, the 23-year old New Jersey producer introduced recently who makes tracks for Lil B and Soulja Boy, is now streaming from his Soundcloud page. The Rainforest EP is released on Tri Angle Records (read a great interview by Daniel Harrison with the label founder Robin Carolan) next week. The… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2011

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Fans of the likes of Grouper and Stars Of The Lid will find plenty to love in Julianna Barwick. The Louisiana native has just released her second album The Magic Place through Asthmatic Kitty and it is defined by looping drop-out rhythms, surging bass and choral tones. It all starts with her voice. Rather than… Read more »

Posted on March 9th, 2011

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