Premiere: Rivali by Orange and Mountains

Edoardo De Din and Lorenzo Pesci are musicians, sound designers, and producers who met completely by chance several years ago at a gathering in the city Aachen, Germany. From there, they quickly realized they had similar taste in music as well as a desire to produce it. After a few sessions of playing together, the…

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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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2020 in Review: Post Rock

The year in review ends on a high note with a short but potent list of post rock albums, EPs, & singles. Some of the bands are new to these pages and some mark a welcome return from a lengthy gap between releases, some as long as five or six years. Whichever the case, what…

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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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Field Journal: 2020 Week 37

The field journal is a concise weekly digest of music discovery. Featured in this edition: Christopher Tignor (USA), Richard J. Birkin (UK), Porya Hatami (Iran), Moss Covered Technology (UK), Grandbruit (Canada), F.S.Blumm (Germany), Ólafur Arnalds (Iceland), Alex Kozobolis (UK), Jenny Sturgeon (UK), Leandro Fresco & Rafael Anton Irisarri (Argentina/USA) . Christopher Tignor – “Ode to…

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 36

Many of the releases featured this week were released on ‘Bandcamp Friday’, a day when the platform waives its revenue of sales allowing more money to go directly to the artists & labels. Featured in this edition: A Winged Victory for the Sullen (USA/Belgium), Drombeg (Ireland), Chequerboard (Ireland), Henrik Lindstrand (Denmark), Jeannine Schulz (Germany), Arash…

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Field Journal: 2020 Week 35

A new weekly digest of musical discovery. Featured in this edition: Eeem (Finland), Glowworm (USA) w/ Laura Masotto (Italy), Hidden Orchestra (UK), Lena Natalia (USA), Sora Shima (New Zealand), Twincities (USA), Wodwo (UK) Eeem – “Swirling” Order: https://eeem.bandcamp.com/track/swirling One of a series of single track releases by Helsinki-based sound artist Emmanuel Toledo (aka Eeem) inspired…

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Track Premiere: “Haze” by Unwed Sailor

Founded in Seattle in 1998, Johnathon Ford is leading his instrumental post-rock band Unwed Sailor into its third decade with the release of a new album next month. Behind Ford’s sinewy bass, Matt Putman’s driving beats, and David Swatzell’s incansdescent guitars Look Alive is an energetic outing that howls as much as it soars as…

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