Month: December 2019

IDRA – FOREST

“Forest” is a deep sound exploration of percussive melodies and gentle washes of ambient tonal sculpting created entirely on modular synthesizer and trumpet. The Italian artist completely camouflages his trumpet in layers of processing until it sounds more like  wordless vocals sounding from deep beneath a heavy canopy of trees. Beautiful, constantly shifting work that …

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ELECTRONS IN SLOW MOTION – “CHASM 1”

The Bucharest-born artist Electrons in Slow Motion provides a meditation on the 30 year anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down. Somewhere in this production which features strong synthesizer melodies, washes of ambient drone, echoing percussion we confront the broad existential chasm of two visions of the future staring at each other from either side.  …

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DRECKÏG – “A GOOD HUMAN ANIMAL”

This UK bassist turned hard techno purveyor has unleashed some hot fury on “A Good Human Animal”. Featuring Distorted Synth, Clanging metal, Knocking Kick Drums, Modular aggression and twisted percussion, Distorted Synth, Clanging metal, Knocking Kick Drums, Modular aggression and twisted percussion Dreckig is the perpetual soundtrack to every dystopian BDSM nightclub in our early …

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TOP 50 OF 2019 14-1

01. LAURA LUNA CASTILLO – “FOLKSONOMIES” (CUDIGHI RECORDS) “Immersive” is an adjective that I reserve solely for this kind of world-making synthesizer music. Combining lapping synths, strings and lo-fi bit-crushed beats, Folksonomies finds the Puebla, Mexico based artist completely at the helm of her craft. Her compositions pull a lot of weight as if dragging …

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