Thom Brennan – Night Lights


Release data: Thom Brennan – Night Lights CD-r/Digital Download, TMB Soundworks, 2020 “Night Light” brings six lengthy tracks where lush swirling soundscapes hover over long strings of smooth pulsating, minimalist sequencer patterns. Brennan’s aural signature is all over the place as is vintage vibe showing up now and then in the imaginary but also sustained dynamic outcome. In a way “Night Lights” is mood music…

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猫 シ Corp & telepath – Building a Better World


Release data: 猫 シ Corp & telepath – Building a Better World CD/LP/MC, Hiraeth Records, 2019/2020 Jornt Elzinga is a Dutch music producer and owner of Hiraeth Records who’s been making music using the 猫 シ Corp pseudonym (that means something like Cat System Corp). For the beautifully constructed, stellar mastered “Building a better World” (10 tracks, 43:43 minutes) Jornt teamed up with producer Telepath, immersing the…

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TheAdelaidean – Isolation


Release data: TheAdelaidean – Isolation CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Projekt Records, 2020 From Down Under comes “Isolation” by successful Aussie writer Sean Williams. The latter uses the moniker TheAdelaidean to explore original and collaborative soundscapes while referring to his output as structured ambient sound. Composed entirely during lockdown, the 62-minute ambient-textural release created out of fragmentatry field recordings is meant to bring a sense of comfort and…

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Quiet Places – Volume One


Release data: Quiet Places  – Volume One LP/Digital Download,  A Strangely Isolated Place, 2020 Quiet Places is UK’s seasoned electronic music producer trio Dennis White, Charlie May and Dave Gardner (best known as long-time collaborators with Sasha), now focusing on vivid and wide-screen ambient journeys. According the info, the outcome was born out of a whisky-inspired late-night laptop jam session in Somerset England. It takes…

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Daniel & Booth – Circle of Phenomenon


Release data: Daniel & Booth – Circle of Phenomenon DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Electronic Composers Outlet, 2020 This is Michael Daniel & Phil Boots’ second album made available on Mai 1st 2020 as a special ECO lockdown/one day only digital preview.  “Circle of Phenomenon” features four lengthy tracks clocking between 18 and 20 minutes each. It’s a most enjoyable listen for all who have a soft spot…

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Erik Wøllo & Michael Stearns – Convergence


Release data: Erik Wøllo & Michael Stearns – Convergence CD/Digital Download,  Projekt Records, 2020 “Convergence” marks the debut collaboration between Erik Wøllo and Michael Stearns offering a blend of slowly-evolving, contemplative and intimate music reflecting a very visionary and vast aural landscape. The outcome is a perfect blending of technology, music, and emotion utilizing sophisticated electronics, acoustic and original instruments like the Kantele from Finland and…

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