Guitar Samples, by DR00

Torontos Legendary Entertainment bring us an interesting new project from producer DR00 – Guitar Samples. An experimental 9 track tape that is, according to the creator, made entirely of guitar samples, sans a few bits of percussion on a track or two. The result is a very organic and interesting listen. The vibe is solid…

Imaginations, by Alexandre Navarro

Imaginations is an EP of ambient synthesizer music by french producer Alexandre Navarro. 5 tracks packed full of beautiful textures, blipping and buzzing synths combined with tasteful percussion. There is an attention to detail in each sound and tone that only becomes more apparent on repeat listens. Good For: Study Music Midnight Drives Deep Thought…

The Gloom & The Glowing

The Gloom & The Glowing is the first full-length album from the prolific ambient duo now known as Nonconnah ( Lost Trail ). Though on the surface, TG&TG might seem quite similar to the duos former work, but within the folds there are greater forces at work. The title alone alludes to a theme many people can…

Hearth, by Martin Goodwin

Another blissful EP brought to us by Silent Season Records, Martin Goodwin presents Hearth, a wholesome collection of ambient techno. The album came along after a trip in east Europe (Bulgaria and Romania) I was inspired by beautiful landscapes and a few moments that blew me away. The project “Onkalo” I’m doing on the side…

Varsovie, by Odes Of The Kabatians

British-Colombian Label Silent Season brings us a chilled out ambient-techno treat in the form of Varsovie, by Odes of the Kabatians. Varsovie is a part of the Labels “SSX“, or Silent Season 10-Year Anniversary, series, which focuses on textural ambience and geography. This installment is no disappointment, with 5 expansive tracks that are all both…

Springthaw I & II, by Coppice Halifax

Dayton Ohio’s Coppice Halifax brings us two long-form projects to ease us into the coming summer. Springthaw is a unique and robust project, utilizing live recordings and improvisation to create vivid soundscapes. With all 4 tracks from the 2 EP’s played back to back, it results in nearly 2 hours of dense sonic exploration, reaching…

The Tales of the Sagebrush Wind, by Atmeo

Energostatic Records of Kiev brings us a phenomenal little project from Marc Atmost / Atmeo, The Tales of the Sagebrush Wind. Only 3 tracks long, this little EP is simultaneously packed with pulsing energy and relaxing vibes. The long-form tracks fluctuate and evolve between textural ambience and hypnotic rhythms. Such as the first track, which…

Textures Ø #1, by Andrea Porcu

rohs! records brings us a dank little release from Andrea Porcu (Label Founder), a collection of “Textures”. Only 3 tracks, but satisfying to the core. Grab the EP today via bandcamp at your chosen price. #cat: ROHS!01RAW:NET Written, produced and mastered by Andrea Porcu. [Original photography by ~Brenda-Starr~] released April 23, 2013

Waiting for Mint Shower!!, by Shelling

Blissful new offerings from Japanese label White Paddy Mountain, Waiting for Mint Shower!! is a beautiful 8-track project from Tokyo-based band Shelling. Mellow, emotional, and highly recommended. shelling is a shoegaze/dreampop band formed in Tokyo. aya(vocal,guitar,compose) and shota(guitar) “shelling” means to gather shells on the beach. in February 2010 they released a split CD with…

This Is Reverbnetics, by バーチャルボーイA T S U and Lisergishnu

Adhesive Sounds presents another marvelous project in This Is Reverbtronics, by バーチャルボーイA T S U and Lisergishnu. Lingering somewhere between Vaporwave and Synthwave, Reverbtronics does a splendid job of building an environment using a sonic toolkit. Dystopian and desolate, yet sprinkled with endearing hope. Everyday, computers around us leave waves of resonance in our lives. The binary…