[Rekonstrukt-I] Tegh – Night Scenes [Bitrot]

For some time now, we have been singing the praises of a collective of artists from Iran who have consistently been putting out some stunning ambient & electronic recordings. Several of them, namely Siavash Amini, Hesam Ohadi (Idlefon), and Arash Akbari, have gotten together to launch a new label they call Bitrot. The inaugural release is not only a superb record…

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Journeys in Ambient Guitar: Sublamp / Darren Harper / Noveller & Thisquietarmy / Lucho Ripley

This quartet of recent releases demonstrate the stunning and diverse ambient sonic terrain that can be created by the guitar.  Sublamp – Lianas [Eilean Rec.] Sublamp is an experimental music project by Los Angeles based sound and video artist, Ryan Connor and Lianas is his newest album released by Eilean Rec.  As Connor notes, the marriage of his imaginative sonic…

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Twice Removed Records: The Ashes of Piemonte / Mote / Darren Harper

On it’s second anniversary, Australian micro label Twice Removed Records brings us two new EPs on Nov 11, a lovely modern classical effort from Mote and a minimalist drone ambient set from Darren Harper.  These are lovely compliments to the October release of the sprawling Datura Notes by The Ashes of Piemonte.  Let’s take a…

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