Travelogue: A Fluid Audio Journey

Calling UK-based Fluid Audio a boutique label may be apropos, but it still somehow seems too quaint a description for the level of creativity, sophistication, and craftsmanship that goes into each bespoke edition that comes out of their shop. The music each artist creates is only the beginning as the sense of immersion is enhanced…

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Tobias Hellkvist – Vesterhavet

“The sea was as dark as dreams and as deep as sleep” – Orhan Pamuk Vesterhavet means “North Sea” in Danish, an apt title for the new full length album by Swedish composer and sound designer Tobias Hellkvist, a drone ambient excursion as vast and deep as its namesake.  According to Hellkvist making this album…

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Travelogue 2015-48: Spotlight on Dragons Eye Recordings

Dragon’s Eye Recordings is an imprint based in Los Angeles and curated by sound and visual artist Yann Novak.  Originally founded in 1989 by Yann’s father Paul, the label has released over 70 editions in the fields of sound art and experimental music since being relaunched 2005 with a focus on electronic, electroacoustic, field recording,…

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Spotlight on Dronarivm: Pjusk / Sleep Orchestra/ Sima Kim / Tobias Hellkvist / Porya Hatami

Here is a look at the most recent releases on the Dronarivm label, an independent label from Moscow focused on contemporary ambient and modern classical music.  The quality of the music is uncompromising and there is great attention to detail and craftsmanship from the album packages to the presentation of the site.   Pjusk / Sleep…

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