Kwook – Skywave


Release data: Kwook – Skywave CD, Blue Oasis/DataObscura, 2008 Kwook is an ambient project of the Australian musician Simon Bennett. Where his previous album UFO was quite outer-space themed, Bennett’s second album “Skywave” is a musical survey of shortwave radio. Sonically, a varied array of distorted signals are very nicely matches with sequenced parts and minimal, flowing melodic structures and occasional rhythms. E.g. “Sunspots” feels…

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Kwook – Unidentified Feathered Object


Release data: Kwook – Unidentified Feathered Object CD-R, DataObscura, 2003 I wasn’t too fond to review this cd, as the Databloem-label releases some rather different electronic music than I usually prefer. I was wrong, as this Kwook-cd appeared to be more than enjoyable. Kwook, aka Simon Bennett, is an Australian musician who realms in the world of “dubbed ambient”. “UFO” contains five long and one…

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