yndi halda – A Sun-Coloured Shaker

If yndi halda was in the market for a new tag line they might consider “no music before its time” (a riff on the 70’s era Orson Wells commercial for Paul Masson wine for any of our readers too young to remember). Consider their resplendent opus Under Summer (2016), which the band worked on over a…

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.

Sound Impression: yndi halda – Under Summer

There are times when ignorance may be bliss and silence may be a virtue, but not so much when it comes to the music of yndi halda. The band’s name is taken from an old Norse phrase meaning “enjoy eternal bliss” and in that form became the eponymous title to their debut record released in 2007. …