PREMIERE: “As Mint” by Iskra Strings & Pablo Nouvelle

On the forthcoming new release Manor House, two artists with wide-ranging experience in an eclectic array of musical genres come together to create an understated gem of an EP. Iskra Strings, led by James Underwood, and Swiss DJ, filmmaker & producer Pablo Nouvelle are no strangers to collaboration. The former has worked with Radiohead, the…

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PREMIERE: “Here” by Walrus Ghost & Max Frankl [Hush Hush Records]

It almost sounds like a pitch for a screenplay. European jazz guitarist travels to New York and answers and ad for an open room posted by an experimental electronic music producer. Kindred spirits who followed very different musical paths, the two hit it off and end up creating an album of music together. Only it’s…

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ENO – from the lower earth and ocean [Ikarus Records]

The letters ENO may immediately call to mind an iconic name in the minds of ambient music enthusiasts, but it also means “uncle” in Finnish ([ˈɛnɔ] ) and it is from that origin the Swiss post rock duo of Ivo münger and Christian Mikolasek have taken their name and it is that linguistic and cultural…

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