Sound Impression: ‘Hothocleana’ by the volume settings folder

Since starting his ambient-drone-post rock music project in 2011, M. Beckmann has been making a unique brand of music as the volume settings folder while drawing on the “countryside ambience” of North-East Italy as his main inspiration. As Beckmann tells it, his process usually begins with a spontaneous rush of ideas which he then nurtures…

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Travelogue 2018.01.15: Field Notes

This edition of Field Notes surveys eight outstanding drone, & electroacoustic ambient releases from late 2017 and early 2018 representing hours of immersive listening. Featuring Tapes and Topographies, Olli Aarni, Magdalene Flowers, Erik Levander, A Lily, the volume settings folder, and Bradley Sean Alexander, along with an expansive 30-track charity compilation from the Dronarivm label.

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the volume settings folder – Laguna [Oscarson]

It is probably fair to say I have been remiss in not posting before about the volume settings folder, an ambient/drone/post-rock project of M. Beckmann who has released a number of very interesting recordings over the past five years and who I gratefully acknowledge has been a very visible supporter of the Stationary Travels commmunity.…

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Travelogue: Week 2014-42

Noteworthy highlights from the past week of music discovery, releases, previews, and other news.  Daily updates are available on the Stationary Travels Facebook and Twitter feeds and audio/video links to all tracks featured during the month are available on the Songdrop page. Previews of Upcoming Releases Aaron Martin | Comet’s Coma | Eilean Rec. (Nov 11) Americana, modern classical,…

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