Video Premiere: abandoned forest by vaghy

Tamás Vághy, aka vaghy, is a composer & pianist with a long and diverse background in contemporary music. Having performed in thousands of concerts from clubs to large festivals and serving as keyboardist for the well-known Hungarian rock band Anna and the Barbies, Tamás, who has played piano from a very young age, has always…

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Premiere: “Pont” by Zoltan Fecso [Hush Hush Records]

Now based in Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Zoltan Fecso‘s musical evolution began as he grew up in Budapest, studying classical piano from an early age and then discovering a fascination for electroacoustic music while at university. Seeking to fulfill a unique vision of performing live with acoustic guitar and electronics, Zoltan had an opportunity to…

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Video Premiere: Never Alone (Hámori Session) by vaghy

vaghy (Tamás Vághy) is a Hungarian composer and pianist who is making an appearance as a newcomer on the modern classical scene, but is no musical neophyte. Surrounded by his father’s old tapes and vinyl, his love of music came at an early age. Having developed into a multi-instrumentalist with a taste for a wide…

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Sound Impression: Roaming in Teesdale by Black Hill & Cousin Silas

Reprising their partnership on 2015’s Bridges of the South, Black Hill (Csarnogurszky István, aka musicformessier) and Cousin Silas take us on another binate ambient guitar journey through bucolic and atmospheric soundscapes this time inspired by England’s picturesque Teesdale region.

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A Sense of Place: More ‘Tiny Portraits’ on Flaming Pines

Last autumn Flaming Pines released the first installment in their new Tiny Portraits series, “small renderings of place in memory and sound” by ambient & experimental artists from around the world that took us to a volcanic island in Japan, a street corner in Hanoi, a square in Athens, and a quiet park in Tehran (read the…

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Sound Impression: Black Hill / heklAa – Rivers & Shores

Shimmering beauty and well-chosen collaborations remain the core elements of Hungarian guitarist Csarnogurszky István’s Black Hill project as he delivers another enchanting release this time featuring French composer & musician Sébastien Touraton, aka heklAa. 

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Black Hill and Cousin Silas – Bridges of the South

Black Hill is the side project of a guitarist from Hungary who simply goes by the initial I.S.S.  His main project, musicformessier is self-described as “acoustic space art”. The music, along with the graphic motifs, are both cosmic and otherworldly befitting the sci-fi post rock vibe he produces under that alias.  By contrast, The Black Hill project is…

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