Field Journal: 2021 Week 6

Throughout a raging ice storm and in the slow thaw afterwards, the music here has been making for fine company. Wherever you are, I hope you’ll take the time to listen and that you will find the same. Featured in the second field journal edition for 2021 are recent discoveries and releases by Abul Mogard,…

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Field Journal: 2021 Week 4

It is a new year and time for new musical journeys. Featured in the first field journal edition for 2021 are recent discoveries and releases by Atli Örvarsson & Sin Fang, Alaskan Tapes, The Broken Cradle, Freya Lily, Kristina Dutton, Music For Sleep, Olan Mill, Orbit Over Luna, and Patricia Wolf.

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 50

Before drawing a line under 2020 and looking back on the musical journey this year has been, here is one last field journal post covering some recent releases and discoveries that have brightened up the past week. Featured in this edition: Amble, Cedric Vermue, Dalot & Sound Awakener, Fieldhead, From Overseas, Grasscut, Hammock, Pepo Galán…

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 48

Ariel Marx – “Diapason” from Luthier on Node Records Luthier is an album of music written & produced by composer and multi-instrumentalist Ariel Marx who is joined by a quartet of guest musicians to create what she calls “a love letter to strings”. Marx is also a Sundance Film Music and Sound Design Lab fellow…

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 45

BPMoore – “Through The Trees – Anna Yarbrough Rework” from Komorebi (Reworks) on Rhodium Publishing London-based composer & multi-instrumentalist BPMoore made quite a splash with his debut release Komorebi on the recently founded Rhodium Publishing and should do so again with this beautiful and varied collection of reworks including an exceptional treatment of “Through the…

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 43

Edward Sikorski – “Autumn” Edward Sikorski is a composer and sound designer based in Dresden, Germany whose works are featured in documentaries, commercials, film & theater. “Autumn” is a perfectly-weighted, elegant piano piece released just in time accompany its namesake season. Helios – “Never Will You Be Without” from the forthcoming album Domicile on Ghostly…

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 41

Featured in this edition: Danny Mulhern, Elskavon & John Hayes, Holt, Liam J Hennessy & Good Weather For An Airstrike, Lights & Motion, Minihi, Rachel Grimes, and Sachi Kobayashi. Danny Mulhern – “Flow State Desnuda Waltz 2” from the forthcoming album ‘Flow States‘ on 1631 Recordings Danny Mulhern is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and producer who…

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 40

Featured in this edition: Woodworkings, Message to Bears & Will Samson, Mathieu Karsenti, Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres, thme, Anthene & Andrew Tasselmyer, and Mark Peters & Clem Leek. Woodworkings – “the woodsmoke sky” from the EP ‘two windows‘ An EP with only seven minutes of music may seem like quite a modest offering, but like a cup…

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 39

The field journal is a concise weekly digest of music discovery. Featured in this edition: Michael Price, Lau Nau & Matti Bye, Glåsbird, Christopher Bisonnette, Julianna Barwick, Dawn Chorus and the Infallible Sea, Ralph Kinsella, Andrew Tuttle, and Memory Drawings. Micahel Price – “When the Nagra Sings (demo)” It is always wonderful to hear something…

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