Mixcloud Shows (2020)

Acoustic Autumn

An acoustic oriented mix echoing the hints of autumn’s arrival. Featuring music by:

Seabuckthorn – “Or a Morning Blue in the East” – 00:00 (on IIKKI Books here)
Gia Margaret – “lakes” – 02:05 (on Orindal Records here)
The Green Kingdom – “Anam Cara” – 03:35 (on Hidden Vibes here)
Max Ananyev – “Proportion and Reaction” – 06:52 (on Whitelabrecs here)
Tomotsugu Nakamura – “Pastoral Song” – 11:48 (on Laaps here)
Siv Jakobsen – “A Temproary Soothing” – 17:14 (on U OK? here)
Claire Deak & Tony Dupé – “the rain” – 18:41 (on Lost Tribe Sound here)
Andrew Tuttle – “Sun At 5 In 4161” – 23:05 (on Room40 here)
Zoltan Fecso – “Dressed in Sun” – 28:10 (on Whitelabrecs here)
El Conejo – “O, Elisa [reprise]” – 34:33 (on Mailbox here)

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Summer Reverie 3


A densely atmospheric and deeply emotive journey into compositional ambient music featuring recently released works by the following artists:

Mikael Lind – “Lingering Outside the Window” – 00:00
Rinnovare – “Still Fabrication” – 01:55
Rafael Anton Irisarri – “Distance” – 06:15
Tapes an Topographies – “The Modern Equivalent” – 12:52
Chronovalve – “If Ever There Was” – 16:05
woodworkings – “like water floating” – 22:06
Federico Mosconi – “Sail and Black Bubble” – 26:04
Phil Tomsett – “The Sound of Someone Leaving (w/ Aaron Martin)” – 35:12
Porya Hatami “Restless (Sven Laux interpretation)” – 39:02
e & i – “Resting Upon” – 44:21

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Adrift in the Doldrums 2


Adrift in the summer doldrums with an electroacoustic ambient mix that wafts across oscillating waves into deep waters and back to peaceful shores. Vol. 2 featuring work by the following artists:

David Cordero & Pepo Galán – “When the Light Disappears” – 00:00
the volume settings folder – “Milkmaid’s Yoke” – 08:36
Blochemy – “Ale” – 13:27
Benoît Pioulard – “Kenopsia” – 17:32
r beny – “Fjorda” – 20:41
meanwhile.in.texas – “Slow Motion” – 25:34
Mount Shrine – “Earth Bridge” – 28:16
Past Inside the Present (anonymous) – “[_____]” – 38:32
Christine Giannone – “Realms” – 47:42
twincities – “june 6th” – 52:37
Wodwo – “onko äiti” – 55:04

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Relief Station 4


Fourth in a series of mixes to provide solace and company during a discomforting time of isolation, anxiety, and forced distance from others. This volume features music by the following artists:

Federico Durand  – “Comenzó a nevar” – 00:00
KMRU – “und” – 03:54
M. Sage – “Paper Palace” – 07:10
Mehrdad Kanani – “Under the Onset of Calamity” – 12:35
Sean Curtis Patrick – “Arête – II” – 20:28
r beny – “Northern Breath” – 27:04
Federico Mosconi – “Seguendo Il Muro Di Pietra” – 30:32
Mathieu Karsenti – “Pales” – 34:59
Hakobune – “furiko” – 41:15
Andrew Tasselmyer & anthéne – “Distant – Part One” – 48:38
Slow Meadow – “Outro” – 53:52

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Relief Station 3


Number three in a series of mixes created to provide company and solace in a time of discomfort, anxiety, and isolation. Many of the tracks selected were released specifically with reference to Covid-19 or to raise money for organizations providing support and relief. Featuring music by the following artists:

Mary Lattimore – “We Wave From Our Boats” – 00:00
Tomotsugu Nakamura – “transparence” – 03:50
Chequerboard – “Distant Light” – 06:12
Spheruleus – “Bring Back the Beach” – 10:33
Julia Kent – “Forsythia” – 13:52
The Green Kingdom – “Fantasma” – 19:18
Constantina – “São João” – 23:44
El Conejo – “Bloom, Spring, Bloom” – 28:48
Black Brunswicker – “The Wayfarer’s Song” – 33:10
OHIO – “Crepuscle” – 36:36
Andrew Tasselmyer – “01 200508_01.wav” – 42:31
Cloud Tangle – “Intermission” – 50:58
Jazz Defector – “Day 4” – 54:15

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Relief Station 2


The second in a series of mixes to provide solace and company during this discomforting time during which we find ourselves in isolation and forced distance from others. This volume features music by the following artists:

Andrew Heath – “Breathe” – 00:00
Sean Curtis Patrick – “VIII” – 08:33
Halftribe – “Imperfect”- 11:22
Jonas Munk – “Shadows” – 17:30
Still Harbours – “Cloudless Skies” – 22:23
Warmth – “Safe” – 29:04
r beny – “mamiya” – 33:38
Alaskan Tapes – “Shape of Things” – 37:42
Black Brunswicker – “Sunrise on the Lake” – 47:52

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Relief Station 1


“Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once.” – Robert Browning

The first in a series of mixes to provide solace and company during this odd time during which we find ourselves in isolation, quarantine, and distance from others. This volume features music by the following artists.

Slow Reels – “Shona” – 00:00
Anderew Tasselmyer – “Dawn Light” – 12:32
Ishmael Cormack – “Sister on the Shoreline” – 17:54
Blochemy – “eim” – 25:54
Glåsbird – “stillefjord” – 29:26
Silmus – “Dancing on the Pier, Discovering the Sea” – 32:28
Christopher Bissonnette – “Color Deceives Continuously (reprise)” – 37:20
Samsuo – “Hope in Broken Hours” – 43:48
Anthene – “Transient” – 49:00
Tomonari Nozaki – “Circumnavigate”  – 53:12

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Eighty-Eight Vol 2


“There are eighty-eight keys on a piano and within that, an entire universe” – James Rhodes

A springtime selection of compositions from Piano Day 2020 and other recent album releases featuring:

Nils Frahm – “A Shine” – 00:00
David Nørlund – “At Holde Fast I Luften” – 04:12
Slowburner – “Everything Will Be Ok” – 08:04
Snorri Hallgrimsson – “Bliss” – 10:36
S.hel – “Delay Common Sense” – 14:11
Balmorhea – “Of Hopeful Green Woven” – 17:30
Codes in the Clouds – “The Trip (piano rework)” – 19:27
Olga Wojciechowska – “Unseen Traces” – 24:35
Anna Yarbrough  – “Murmur” – 27:45
Manos Milonakis – “Misha’s Song” – 29:48
Olivia Belli – “Silent Dusk” – 33:04
Valeska Rautenberg – “Infinite” – 36:30
Leah Kardos – “Open Again Eventually” – 41:14
Julia Gjersten – “The Fountain” – 46:44
Penguin Cafe – “Midnight Sun” – 50:05
Whale Fall – “It Will Become Itself” – 54:08

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Aurora


A luminous selection of ambient and cinematic post-rock tracks by the following artists:

Explosions in the Sky – “Day Seven” – 00:00
Mono – “Vanishing, Vanishing Maybe” – 04:23
Glories – “Driftwood” – 10:20
All Shall Be Well – “I Will Guide You over Oceans and Across Troubled Lands” – 13:10
Codes in the Clouds – “Sixes and Seventeens” – 17:47
Bob Guido – “Mooregate” – 24:02
The Echelon Effect – “Into Eleven” – 28:38
epic45 – “Penarth” – 30:35
Penguin Cafe – “The Life of an Emperor” – 36:10
Caspian – “Ishmael” – 41:02
Lights & Motion – “Vultures” – 48:57
Tracey Chattaway – “Oceans” – 51:08
Hugar – “Rok” – 56:10

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Antevernal


A warm acoustic mix for a winter that has felt more like spring. The title derives from the term ‘antevernals‘ coined by Michelle Nijhuis to describe spring flowers that bloom early in the year due to changes in climate.

Mute Forest – “Morning Guitar” [Lost Tribe Sound] – 00:00
Tim Linghaus – “Flashlight Signals in an Open Field” [Schole Records] – 03:34
The Phonometrician – “If I Died Tonight” [Lost Tribe Sound] – 06:12
Black Brunswicker – “Woodsmoke” [Past Inside the Present] – 09:15
Ben Rath – “This One Too” [Whitelabrecs] – 13:10
Yadayn – “Toen” [Eilean Rec.] – 20:40
Lake Mary & The Ranch Family Band – “Sweet Midwester” [Full Spectrum Records] – 25:10
Aaron Martin – “Looking Back” [self-released] – 27:58
Michael Grigoni & Stephen Vitiello – “Transparent As a Hanging Glass” [12k] – 29:20
El Conejo – “Peixe de Água Doce” [La Petite Chambre] – 36:20
Ben Lukas Boysen & Martyn Heyne – “Sparkling Anxiety” [THESIS] – 41:58
Valotihkuu – “Faded Memories” [Hidden Vibes] – 44:54

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Hibernaculum III


Hibernaculum is Latin for “winter quarter”, a place where creatures seek shelter and refuge from the harsh elements while they go dormant for the season. Volume III features a selection of austere, introspective pieces by the following artists:

Siavash Amini & Saåad – “Calm In Resignation” [Opal Tapes] – 00:00
Tsone – “Tributaries” [Home Normal] – 05:18
Pepo Galán & Lee Yi – “L’Isolée” [Archives] – 10:32
Twincities – “Graceless (ft. Matthew Citarella)” [Eilean Rec.] – 15:18
Ishmael Cormack – “Sketch Four | Shoreline” [self-released] – 18:20
The Humble Bee & Benoît Pioulard – “In the Anodyne Brisk” [Dauw] – 20:38
Gray Acres – “Scars Will Fade” [Whitelabrecs] – 24:58
Ex Confusion – “What I Miss Most” [n5MD] – 30:18
Marek Kamiński – “Long Hands” [self-released] – 34:15
Wurrm – “River Stairs” [self-released] – 38:47
Sven Laux & Harry Towell – “Still Counting” [Fluid Audio] 45:45
Rime Trails – “Sanndraigh III” [Shimmering Moods] – 54:40

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Annum 2019


A lingering look back at the passing year with a selection of atmospheric, and emotive ambient, electroacoustic, & drone tracks released throughout 2019. Featuring the music of the following artists:

the volume settings folder – “Hothocleana” [Oscarson] – 00:00
Luis Miehlich – “Timecuts III” [Whitelabrecs] – 04:10
Aaron Martin – “This Last Hope” [self-released] – 11:02
Seabuckthorn – “After Image” [Eilean Rec.] – 13:16
Emmanuel Witzthum – “Book of Loss” [Fluid Audio] – 16:53
Christopher Whitley – “Salt” [Fluid Audio] – 23:54
Shida Shahbi – “Keikei” [130701] – 29:25
Jane Antonia Cornish – “Yugen” [self-released] – 34:07
James Murray & Francis M Gri – “Ma” [Ultimae Records] – 39:00
r beny – “Felt” [Dauw] – 47:04
The Humble Bee & Benoit Pioulard – “Honesty” [Dauw] – 55:11
Alaskan Tapes – “Another Song To Stop the Spinning” [self-released] – 61:10
Celer – “From the doorway of the beef noodle shop…/Rains Lit By Neon” [Two Acorns] – 66:15
Hakobune – “tenkyuu” – [Constellation Tatsu] – 77:04
Leandro Fresco & Rafael Anton Irisarri – “El Vacio En Sus Ojos” [A Strangely Isolated Place] – 83:00
Anthene – “Atteri” [Fluid Audio] – 89:39
OHIO – “Rows, Barns, Fields (Broken)” [12k] – 97:32

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