Trova, “Trono”: A cyberpunk opening

It sets the stage for a futuristic scenario, a cyberpunk world with broken electronic equipment scattered around a barely illuminated space. Is it a room, or a back alley? I don’ t know yet. But I have a feeling I’ll be meeting an individual of dubious character soon.

But who? And for what? With whom, and why? These are questions I am dying to find the answers to. Continue reading Trova, “Trono”: A cyberpunk opening

Louis Sterling, “Black Gate To Utopia”: A very promising debut

Ambient: Louis Sterling is preparing his debut EP, and does so with releasing a first track that is full of promise.

The reason I love ambient, is really quite well summed up in this track. There’s just nothing better to feed your imagination. And judging from this track he’s clearly an artist to keep an eye on. Continue reading Louis Sterling, “Black Gate To Utopia”: A very promising debut

Axel E, “Silverh√∂jd”: An extraordinary production

This is not your regular proghouse. The sound design really makes it stand out to such a degree it would actually be a bit hard to fit it into a proghouse DJ set. The sounds used are so much more haunting than what we usually find in the genre, and the bed it rests on gives me associations to dark ambient. Continue reading Axel E, “Silverh√∂jd”: An extraordinary production

Drum & Lace, “ae”: There’s something going on

Here’s an interesting one. A very cinematic experience from the borderlands of ambient, chill-out, folklore and movie scores.
It’s of a rather dark and quite experimental shape, but with a story to tell. That’s what makes it so seductive. There’s something going on, and we are invited to tag along and find out. Continue reading Drum & Lace, “ae”: There’s something going on

Junior Knits, “Yellowstone Modem”: An imaginary interaction between animals and electronics

It goes without saying, some submissions I receive are more special than others. And here’s one of the more special ones, or what do you say about the following pitch from the artist: “Sampled percussion includes bears chewing on bones. Yum”! Continue reading Junior Knits, “Yellowstone Modem”: An imaginary interaction between animals and electronics