Sound Impression: Mt. Judge – Songs for July & August

Mt. Judge is a project from London-based musician Tom White. Arguably a bit underexposed and underappreciated in the ambient community, his releases consistently offer an evocative coalescence of interesting field recordings and warm, expansive drones along with an adherence to minimalist simplicity as conveyed by the monochromatic album covers.

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A Sense of Place: Kinbrae – Tidal Patterns [1631 Recordings]

Kinbrae is a musical project from twin brothers Andrew & Michael Truscott, based in Edinburgh and Dundee Scotland. Having shared the stage with musicians such as Hauschka, Noveller and Lubomyr Melnyk and featured as session musicians on records by Scottish artists such as The Twilight Sad, We Were Promised Jetpacks and De Rosa, the solo project they have nurturing for…

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Emmanuel Toledo & Lauri Hallilkainen – Leaves Stories (usnea)

Leaves Stories is a project started in Finland by ambient musician & composer Emmanuel Toledo (aka Eeem) and Lauri Hallikainen, who has been recording natural sounds around the world for nearly 20 years.  Hallikainen explains how the project formed and what it aims to acheive: “This project got started when Emmanuel took contact with me and asked if he…

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Sunday listening: Recent works from Keith Kenniff (Goldmund)

For some ideal Sunday listening, featured here are some recent works Keith Kenniff who also records under the well know monikers of Goldmund and Helios. The first, a Goldmund work called ‘Signals No. 1’, is a musically enhanced contribution to the Hear Cape Cod project which centers around field recordings of sounds indigenous to that renowned part…

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Sunday morning music: Two if by ‘Sea’

Coinciding with the release of a remastered edition of “Land” by Iranian sound artist Porya Hatami is “Land Remixes” which will contain interpretations the original works by artists such as The Green Kingdom, Ruhe, Offthesky, and Pleq.   Rather than just remixed versions, these tracks appear to complete reworks with significant new musical components added,…

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