Frode Haliti | Border WoodsHubro (CD/LP/DL) Norwegian Hubro label has established itself in recent times as a hub(ro) of some exciting experimental music coming mostly from Scandinavia. One of its specifics is particularly stretching the boundaries of folk music, or to be more precise, envisioning folk music in its true glory and incorporating, or giving […]

The Touchables | The Noise Is RestConradsound (LP/CD/DL) The term heavy in music has been picked up and appropriated by some rockers back in the late Sixties and has stuck with guitar-laden music until this day. By its definition, you are to succumb to the brunt of the charging loud sounds as enjoyment. Yet another […]

Emanuele Errante | This WorldWhitelabrecs (CDR/DL) There is always a danger looming with albums that come up with music that is minimalist, slow-shifting, attempting to give an accent to tonal flavours instead of melodies and rhythms, and that danger can fit into one word – tedium. Usually, that occurs (unfortunately, quite often) when the artist […]

Deadbear | World Music Marketself-released (DL) Combining electronics with world music is not exactly a new thing. In most cases the quality of the resulting music depends on two things – the knowledge the involved artist has about the world music and his ability to add elements like beats that actually gel with the chosen […]