Clear Muted Sine Recovery, by Sunplus

Subtly spooky and subliminal sounds from SUNPLUS.

Brought to us by Submarine Broadcasting Company – Clear Muted Sine Recovery is quite an interesting project, and a fun listen!

Following the mission statement of “the intention of being played quietly“, the sounds have a unique wholesomeness to them. Almost how music created for old video games can instill a sense of claustrophobia – the mix focusing on cramming sounds densely onto a tiny cartridge, only to be looped as background music to a greater adventure.

Within the soft tones and wandering song structure lies some brilliant lo-fi psychedelic sounds. Simply put, it’s non-jazz noodling in the best possible way.

I adore electronic music when it sheds all semblance of structure – shifting the spotlight onto other aspects of the sound. This album accomplishes this and THEN SOME. I found myself doing the opposite of the suggestion advice of listening quietly, instead opting to crank up the sounds in my nicest pair of headphones – soaking in each individual tone and synth patch.

Clear Muted Sine Recovery is an excellent exploration in outsider ambient and experimental electronics – focusing on a soft yet unique palette of sounds. The resulting listening experience is quite thoughtful and sometimes meditative. Dark enough to encourage wandering thoughts, but not enough to feel brooding or manic.

You can pick up the album now both Digitally and on CD via the labels Bandcamp page!

Spreading Roots Episode #4

Spreading Roots Episode #4 is out NOW on Ingrown Radio!

Spreading Roots is a Mix Series Presented by Ingrown Records

Songs selected and mixed by Eternity Tree’s Christopher Hoffmann Jacob (A.K.A. Ohsaurus)

Christopher’s Links – Website  Label  Twitter

Tracklist

  1. V@PYD – Dream State
    https://dmttapes.bandcamp.com/album/rain-fire-dmt-956
  2. Dax Pierson – For The Angels
    https://ratskinrecords.bandcamp.com/album/nerve-bumps-a-queer-divine-dissatisfaction
  3. Hunki Dori – Painting by Numbers
    https://ingrown.bandcamp.com/album/reverie
  4. Iyari – Silent Revolution
    https://submarinebroadcastingco.bandcamp.com/album/ayni
  5. 2D – selerom
    https://engramrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/data-45
  6. Lars Haur – Final Encounter
    https://larshaur.bandcamp.com/album/dos-dungeon-days
  7. Storyinsoil – Shifty
    https://ingrown.bandcamp.com/album/passage
  8. Doom Roost – Hammering Gibbous
    https://dontdronealone.bandcamp.com/album/your-scene
  9. El Valerie – Bringing Down The Hammer
    https://elvalerie.bandcamp.com/album/the-condor
  10. Sunplus – Young Bun
    https://submarinebroadcastingco.bandcamp.com/album/clear-muted-sine-recovery
  11. Trajedesaliva – Mama’ es un animal morado
    https://trajedesaliva.bandcamp.com/album/ultratumba
  12. Tyler Holmes – Eden
    https://ratskinrecords.bandcamp.com/album/nightmare-in-paradise
  13. boycalledcrow – Primary Colours
    https://strategictapereserve.bandcamp.com/album/bottletown
  14. F:\PORT_RICHEY – Can’t Get Away from Noise, Can’t Get Away from Light, Can’t Get Away from People… Can’t Get Away from This Future
    https://dmttapes.bandcamp.com/album/our-towns-become-a-city-since-youve-left-home-dmt-951
  15. GameFAQ’s Moderator – Anywhere We Want to Go
    https://dmttapes.bandcamp.com/album/you-can-go-almost-anywhere-with-a-computer-vol-2-dmt-941

Fresh Batch – June 2021

Hello, sweet lovers of music!



Last month had some seriously wonderful drops, and the beat goes on!

The amount of music that is created, released and distributed nowadays can be as breathtaking as it is overwhelming. It’s a constant challenge to keep an open eye, ear and heart for new voices in sound.

Whenever I get overwhelmed, I always remind myself of the days when I was younger and it was much more difficult to discover new music. Scraping the various tags and underbellies of websites like myspace and purevolume – to find people pursuing their creative goals with a DIY spirit…

Fast forward! We really are in an amazing era with incredible tools to create, curate and share to a massive audience, which is inspiring in itself! It’s casual thoughts like this that propel me forward.

Anyway, I have rambled enough! Without further delay, enjoy this months FRESH BATCH!

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Circle Inside, by Selvedge

Circle Inside is a full-length textural ambient album from producer Selvedge, presented by Wormhole World Records!

First introduced to Selvedge’s material back in 2019 (thanks to Vivarium Recordings!) – I was excited to see this show up one day. Already anticipating a delicious drone experience, I was not left disappointed!

The album flutters back and forth between noise experiments and atmospheric ambience, doing a fine job of balancing light with darkness. Like a putty, darkness and melody are smooshed and folded in upon each-other, manifesting a very thought provoking experience.

Slight and subtle flavors of electro-acoustics drizzle the extremities of the tracks. Tones leaning towards plucks, chirps, distant bells and fuzzy ethereal choirs ~ however artificial they may be, finding firm and tangible footing in this lush landscape.

Perfect sounds for thoughtful mornings or rainy afternoons. Pick up the digital edition of the album now via Wormhole World’s Bandcamp, and let’s hope we get a second run of CD’s or perhaps a tape edition of this one!

Pessoa, by Distant Animals

I use the word “satisfying” often when writing about music to help describe a fulfilling feeling without necessarily having a genre or emotion to assign. Yet again I return to that old well to tell you that Pessoa by Distant Animals is a truly satisfying listen.

Pessoa is a longform textural drone composition – a dense and hearty soundscape, populated with peculiar residents. Over the nearly 40 minute track, the listener traverses this alien world, gravitating towards and floating away from points of interest as they crest the horizon.

Hyperbole aside, it’s a carefully thought-out piece of atmospheric ambience. Sometimes dark, occasionally harsh, but overall presenting a mysterious atmosphere of agoraphobia and anticipation. Perfect for adding texture to your immediate atmosphere, or throw on the headphones and lose yourself in a vast expanse of sound.

You can grab the digital version of this one now from Fallen Moon Recordings!

Fresh Batch – May 2021

Hello, gorgeous music-loving folks!



It is that time again….

April brought us a wealth of excellent new sounds.

Things tended to trend on the “Cozy” side this past month – whether grounded in ambience, bedroom pop or some other genre – producers and musicians found themselves harnessing the pleasant rather than the problematic.

Without further delay, enjoy this months FRESH BATCH!

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Spreading Roots Episode #3

Spreading Roots Episode #3 is out NOW on Ingrown Radio!

Spreading Roots is a Mix Series Presented by Ingrown Records

Songs selected and mixed by Eternity Tree’s Christopher Hoffmann Jacob (A.K.A. Ohsaurus)

Christopher’s Links – Website  Label  Twitter

Tracklist

  1. CTRL 94 – Gemini 2
    https://ctrl94.bandcamp.com/track/gemini-2

  2. Synkretic – Mxyzptlk (Shakunetsu Remix)

  3. Hannans – 25 Laps
    https://newweirdaustralia.bandcamp.com/album/new-weird-australia-space-between-space

  4. Helefonix – Song Thrush Serenade
    https://helefonix.bandcamp.com/track/song-thrush-serenade

  5. Baying Ridges – Lyrasergic Stumblings
    https://bayingridges.bandcamp.com/track/sketches-from-the-den-vol-2-lyrasergic-stumblings

  6. Spooky Tavi – Easier Said Than Done
    https://spookytavi.bandcamp.com/album/hyperdrive

  7. Synkretic – Audible Life Stream
    https://megataperecords.bandcamp.com/album/audible-life-stream

  8. $lick King – Mars Man
    https://boguscollective.bandcamp.com/album/mars-man

  9. NRIII – Scrape You Off
    https://nriii.bandcamp.com/album/reap-sow-2

  10. Modwump – Father Lockdown
    https://submarinebroadcastingco.bandcamp.com/album/music-for-bunkers

  11. Draaier – All the Men Were Drowned
    https://submarinebroadcastingco.bandcamp.com/album/the-town-that-was-murdered

  12. Online Tropics – imitation bodies
    https://pedicurerecords.bandcamp.com/album/pd113-happyscanner-ep

  13. Wallace Ayers – Story I Wanted to Believe
    https://wallaceayers.bandcamp.com/album/story-i-wanted-to-believe

  14. Selvedge – Serotiny
    https://wormholeworld.bandcamp.com/album/circle-inside

  15. V@PYD – So Long
    https://webelotrax.bandcamp.com/album/moonlight

  16. Rei Low – Thanks
    https://webelotrax.bandcamp.com/album/the-lost-tapes

  17. gorgeous bully – wasted
    https://gorgeousbully.bandcamp.com/album/sick-of-everything

Spreading Roots Episode #2

Spreading Roots – our Monthly radio show on Ingrown Radio – has just released it’s second episode!

Featuring a ton of music featured over the last month, it’s a great place to start if you’re looking for fresh new sounds! Hosted by Ingrown Records, you can stream the show now on their Mixcloud.

Alternatively to Mixcloud, you can now listen and explore via BNDCMPR

Spreading Roots is a Mix Series Presented by Ingrown Records

Songs selected and mixed by Eternity Tree’s Christopher Hoffmann Jacob (A.K.A. Ohsaurus)

Christopher’s Links – Website  Label  Twitter

Tracklist

Elektra Monet – Opal
https://elektramonetswc.bandcamp.com/album/transience

GENDEMA 未来 – Landing I
https://vivariumrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/eternal-morning-loft

Ensemble de Cadavres Exquis – March of the Jackanapes
https://submarinebroadcastingco.bandcamp.com/album/the-warlock-tapes

A-C Repair School – Daybreak Na Cova Da Piedade
https://acrepairschool.bandcamp.com/album/rf-s

Tunnel Speeches – Roadside Tour Guide
https://tunnelspeeches.com/album/tunnel-speeches

Hannya White – More than anything else
https://hannyawhite.bandcamp.com/album/no-preview

Spartan Jet-Plex – Baubo
https://spartanjet-plex.bandcamp.com/album/godless-goddess-2

House of Tapes – Aurora
https://feelingbetternow.bandcamp.com/album/tomorrow-never-die

Laundry – duter
https://freshlaundry.bandcamp.com/album/smellophone

Brone Pone – Rainboom Party
https://vivariumrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/brone-pone

H-M-O – To, Through and Beyond
https://ingrown.bandcamp.com/album/bark-up-the-spirit-tree

Halogen Star – A Hollow’s Dagger
https://vivariumrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/this-nameless-undead

NTBTR – HELIANTH
https://ntbtr.bandcamp.com/track/helianth

Vasko the Pig – Used Up
https://webelotrax.bandcamp.com/album/a-void-in-darkness

Ingress Egress, by THE GAYE DEVICE

Soothing and wholesome ambient from THE GAYE DEVICEingress egress is a powerful cinematic synth journey.

Stretched over 8 luscious tracks, the album wanders through retro cyberpunk vibes, floating through a glowing synthetic haze.

Sometimes hopeful, sometimes brooding – yet always satisfying on a deep level. There is a mystical and ethereal flavor to the soundscapes while remaining quite synthetic – like a holodeck of lush wonder.

The tracks are long and thoughtful. Blissful even. Perfect to listen with a cup of coffee or light rain-showers outside.

Pick up the digital album via Bandcamp and explore the rest of the discography while you’re there!

Fresh Batch – March 2021

Hello, lovely and beautiful people!



We are cutting through the noise this month, bringing you a heaping-helping of new music!

Forget the drama, throw on your best headphones or crank up those speakers, it’s time to discover some fresh sounds….

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