In this episode, the machines take over.
Terry Riley’s “In C” is a magical piece of music. It is a piece of music with no single definitive version – on the contrary, the rich variety of interpretations echo the smorgasbord of wares on display at the flea market.
On this release by Palpable old school E.Y.E tactics of drone, tone and texture steadily but constantly change when thrown into a shifting sandpit of technology - somehow smooth but gritty and raw at the same time.
Hazy and ethereal sonic walls of future retro cyber synth cascading and slowly evolving, creating an ambient and dreamy soundscape, transporting the listener to other worlds via cinematic synthetic lush wonder.
Paramnesia is lean and minimal in its movements, but with great depth and soul in its compositions. It's thoughtful and beautiful throughout.
"'The Town That Was Murdered' is an homage to the book written by Red Ellen Wilkinson about north-eastern town Jarrow. Forgotten at best, actively dismantled at worst, Jarrow is a signifier of the treatment of Northern industrial towns. Pitch black in places but not without glimmers of hope, there is a violence and frustration that …
“Once upon a time, we looked outward”…. The German Ocean formed in late 2020, a partnership between Darren j Holloway of SINNEN and Gavin Martin.
Shame and Portent is a sonic biography of the annus horribilis that was 2020. A year of lockdowns, shutdowns and sh!tshows.
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 …
Hello you. How's things? It's all a bit weird at the moment, isn't it. One of the benefits of operating from a submarine is that isolation is all part of the gig. So as far as new releases go, it's full-steam ahead. But without the steam, obvs. Two new releases that have snuck under the …