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.

Review: Pendro/Figmentland

Pendro is the name of Tim Jones' experimental music and sound design project. He released his latest album, 'Figmentland', in March. It's unapologetically experimental, but that's no left-handed compliment; it's a fiercely creative album, full of textures, cinematic sound-staging, and even emotion. It's also an album that rewards repeated listens as familiarity with the basic …

Review: Ian Haygreen/The Tides Erase All Things

'The Tides Erase All Things' is the latest release from Ian Haygreen, self styled "Classically trained pianist who buggers around with electronic music in several genres as the mood fits". The mood in this instance is revealed in a footnote that indicates this release is 'Droneseries #1'; it's a long-form piece comprising a single track …