News from the Conning Tower: new release round-up

Blimey Charlie, it's been busy. Several new releases to catch-up on, so straight to business, if you please. Flavigula: JēmarazJēmaraz is an album incorporating ambient krautrock soundscapes, samples and live instrumentation that will delight fans of progressive and art rock. Each composition on Jēmaraz creates colourful, heady landscapes that are simultaneously dark and light, disorienting …

HOZRO BY IYARI IS ONE OF THE RECOMENDACIONES DE LA SEMANA ON DEPNAFUZZ

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Álbum de la semana:

PSYCHLONA.- “VENUS SKYTRIP” (UK) desert-rock, fuzz, stoner, heavy-psych, proto-metal

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BLUES PILLS.- “HOLY MOLLY!” (Suecia) blues-rock, soul-rock, hard-rock, psychedelic-rock

https://open.spotify.com/album/5q42nCZVvcbvSLIX2zxvkQ

BRIMSTONE COVEN.- “THE WOES OF A MORTAL EARTH” (US) hard-rock, classic-rock, proto-metal, vintage, ocult-rock, retro

BLACK ELEPHANT.- “SEVEN SWORDS” (Italia) heavy-psych, fuzz, stoner, psychedelic-rock, blues-rock, doom, 

BILL FISHER.- “MASS HYPNOSIS AND THE DARK TRIAD” (UK) hard-rock, vintage, progressive, rock, retro-rock, psychedelic-rock, stoner, classic-rock,

STONED KARMA.- “INDIGO” (Francia) psychedelic-rock, stoner, instrumental

IYARI.-“HOZRO” (España) avant-garde, instrumental, psychedelic, post-rock, improvisation

HYDRA.- “FROM LIGHT TO THE ABYSS” (Polonia) stoner, hard-rock, heavy-rock, proto-doom, retro

VOLCANOVA.- “RADICAL WAVES” (Islandia) stoner, hard-rock, heavy-rock, heavy-psych

UAY.- “LA SELVA” (Mexico) psychedelic-rock, latin, heavy-psych, experimental,  space

PALEHORSE/PALERIDER & LORD BUFFALO.“LEGENDS OF THE DESERT: VOLUME 1 (US) desert-rock, stoner, psychedelic, rock, alternative, fuzz, shoegaze

ERDEN.- “

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Review from Forestpunk of Cloud Diameter 2 – Cosmic Jazz For The Age Of Spiritual Machines

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Getachew Mekuria + John Coltrane + Count Zero Cloud Diameters 2 

Cloud Diameter 2 review

“The story of evolution unfolds with increasing levels of abstraction.”

RAY KURZWEIL, How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

“By the end of this decade, we will have full-immersion visual-auditory environments, populated by realistic looking virtual humans. By the 2030s, virtual reality will be totally realistic and compelling and we will spend most of our time in virtual environments. By the 2040s, even people of biological origin are likely to have the vast majority of their thinking process taking place in nonbiological substrates. We will all become virtual humans.”

RAY KURZWEIL, attributed, The Age of Virtual Reality

spiritual jazz artificial intelligence “The Infinity Room,” Yayoi Kusama, The Broad Museum, Los Angeles, CA

“Parallax Error,” the opening invocation from Cloud Diameter 2, creeps in with the warm, breathy sound of a tenor sax jamming along with a modular…

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News from the Conning Tower: Sommer

Our second (and final) release for July is Sommer by DR (Dominic Razlaff from Germany). Sommer is a collection of ambient drones combined with field recordings and found sounds, ideal for drifting away to on these long and languid summer days. Sommer is available as digital download, exclusively on Bandcamp.

News from the Conning Tower: Micrographia

So we have a brand new release tomorrow (10th July) and it's a split release from two artists new to the submarine, qualchan and Dogs versus Shadows. The split has been named Micrographia after the book (as per Wikipedia: Micrographia or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon …

‘Happiness’, from Incentive

Our first release of 2020 is an imprint of Incentive's brilliant Happiness album on cassette. It's urgent, dense, claustrophobic, playful, ominous, melodic, and visceral. It's instrumental, but certainly not ambient. James (Incentive) says: Happiness is an an album comprised of inspired and emotional compositions and production — a deep, complex sonic journey that amalgamates deep mechanical …