Sound Impression: Ruhe- Chamber Loops [Dauw]

Chamber Loops is actually a collection of recordings of traditional classical music that have been carefully reworked by Bryan Ruhe or as he would put it, “granulated, mangled, looped, and collaged”. The album is inhabited by a heavy feeling of deeply worn nostalgia. It is as if we are tuned into radio waves from the past stretched, decayed,…

Sound Impression: Idlefon – Submarine [Tympanik]

Tehran based sound artist and computer musician Hesam Ohadi has released a new EP called Submarine under the moniker of Idlefon on Tympanik Audio, following up his outstanding 2014 release on the same label. With five engaging new songs, Idlefon gently embraces the listener with a striking array of ambient sounds, locking in impressive rhythmic structures that…