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…

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…

Deep Diversity Vo. 5 – Various Artists

From the Netherlands Deep Electronics Label comes this massive compilation of dubbed-out tunes. Featuring 17 tracks from a slew of producers, each with their own unique style, grace the tracklist of this album. Best of all, you can pick this up at the price of your choosing. What are you waiting for!!

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…

Void XII, by Chihei Hatakeyama

Brilliant new ambience from Japanese Producer Chihei Hatakeyama, owner of White Paddy Mountain Label. Void XII is quite a meditating experience, representing the essence of relaxing yet captivating drone. Grab the digital download via Bandcamp. Void XII is new songs of chihei hatakeyama. Chihei Hatakeyama is a sound artist , an organizer and mastering engineer who…

Microscopy, by Sven Laux

Not a new release but worthy of mention and recommendation, Microscopy by Sven Laux is an exercise in micro-house that is simply a pleasure to drink-in. Only 5 tracks long, its a great little tease that leaves you wanting more. Highly recommended, grab the Digital Download via Bandcamp. Whoever said “good things come in small packages”…

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…