Friday, 21 August
A fine showcase of bvdub's heart-on-sleeve ambient house sound, crossing lines between the sleepy dancefloor styles of his Earth House Hold alias and the bottomless scapes of his bvdub stuff like 'A Careful Ecstasy'.
Thursday, 20 August
**Mastered and cut by Matt Colton at Alchemy. Edition of 500** Crushing celestial tech-noise objects from Black Rain (a.k.a. Ike Yard's Stuart Argabright) with Shapednoise and Demdike Stare's Miles Whittaker. 'Apophis', so named after asteroid 99942 which poses an uncertain threat to humanity, was written and realised over summer 2014 and supposes four cuts of destructive electronics describing a potential, eschatalogical event and its aftermath in grim and unflinching detail. Black Rain and Shapednoise are clearly steeled and ready for what may come, from 'Metal Home's' premoniti… Read more
Tuesday, 18 August
This selection seeks out music for the twilight hours and beyond, attempting to divine a contemporary, ambient and abstract zeitgeist between non-related yet spiritually-connected artists. Embarking with the sublimated concrète scape of Helm's 'Sky Wax (London)', the tracklist takes in floating sensations from Body Boys and Thomas Brinkmann beside heart-in-gob beauties such as Nadia Khan's 'Milky Sweat' or Lara-Lis Coverdale & LXV's 'Disney', plus the bittersweet timbre of Alessandro Cortini's 'Ricadere', or 'My Nocturne' by Beatrice Dillon. At sci-fi cinema… Read more
Friday, 14 August
Hot on the heels of his sublime Lifted LP with Max D, Baltimore's Matt Papich tends to his Co La alias for OPN's Software Recording Co. Whilst still super spacious, 'Suffering (Tuesday)' feels more densely layered than his previous outings, rife with bubbling colours and strafing field recordings fleshing out an elaborately detailed sound-field with every element neatly suspended and swirling about each other in the mix. If Total Freedom and Animal Collective made music together…