Sound Impression: Dett by Kevin Verwijmeren

Abstraction and introspection both feature heavily in the music of Kevin Verwijmeren. When he began making music in 2013, the Dutch producer, who grew up in a remote area of the southern Netherlands close by the sea, drew inspiration from long travels on public transport as well as theoretical perspectives acquired as a physics student.…

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Kevin Verwijmeren – Those Glorious Heights [Icarus/Vynilla]

Kevin Verwijmeren‘s music conveys a depth of emotion and refinement that seems to contradict his bio which tells us that he is a physics student in his mid-twenties who only got serious about developing music in the last few years. Is it the haunting, world-weary melancholy? The exceptionally rich timbres balanced with delicate shadings of tonal color?  Or…

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Travelogue Week 2015-08: EP Spotlight

This week’s travelogue focuses on five outstanding EPs released this year: An emotive ambient film score by Kevin Verwijmeren, a pastoral nostalgic dream by Pines (Zachary Corsa), a modern classical gem by Levi Patel,  a lush sonic confection by 36, and an exhilarating  instrumental rock set by A Sudden Burst of Colour. Kevin Verwijmeren | The Wolf and the Wanderer

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Excursions in Ambient: Kevin Verwijmeren / Lee Anthony Norris & Porya Hatami / Off Land / Richard Ginns

In this musical excursion, we look at four excellent new ambient releases including a noteworthy and assured debut from Kevin Verwijmeren, a globe-spanning collaboration between two masters of the craft in Lee Anthony Norris & Porya Hatami, and a pair of immersive sonic journeys through natural landscapes by Off Land and Richard Ginns. Kevin Verwijmeren –…

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