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
What made this piece catch my attention was the sound of the lead keyboard. Sounds old and worn, and with the addition of the background noise it shapes a totality, an imaginary world of dark dungeon halls and supernatural beings. Continue reading Snowsleep, “Lonesome molecules”: A spark of reflection
Here’s a track that’s not particularly underground, nor is it electronica. It’s just a very beautiful, solitude piece of solo piano play.
One can file this under ambient, I suppose. But above all, one should file this under “beautiful”. Continue reading Sal Dulu, “Xompulse”: Sometimes, all we need is a piano.
The perfect ambient track, according to me, is a slowly evolving landscape. An ambient track is not something to whistle along to. But an ambient track should also be more than just a drone running for ten minutes straight.
This track does all that. So, per my definition, it’s the perfect ambient track. Of course, the “perfect” is impossible, but this track here works damn well as a reference to it. Continue reading Juan Maria Solare, “Zero-Point Field”: The perfect landscape
A trembling piano. Soaring voices. Dissonant noises. Is that an air siren I sense in the background? Oh hello there, angst. Continue reading Yokii – “Mind: Angst”: The angst we want to keep