Various Artists – Dialog Tapes [Dauw & Eilean Rec.]

Surrounded by abstractions, space, and a spirit of experimentation, ambient music is inherently fertile ground for collaboration. We see artists coming together all the time to co-create, embellish, and rework pieces of music. But sometimes there is as much room for creativity in devising the frameworks for collaboration itself as there is in the artistic output.…

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Reissue: July Skies – Dreaming of Spires [Rocket Girl]

On our musical journeys some albums become mile markers, touch stones that we can go back to to reset our musical compass to true north. For me, Dreaming of Spires by July Skies is that kind of album. Lest anyone familiar with my listening history think I am being disingenuous, it took me years, too many really,…

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