TJ Norris/Toneshift: Hey, afternoon Jason, how are you doing and what’s up with you lately? Jason Lamoreaux/The Corrupting Sea/Somewherecold Records: Well, mostly spending my days recording, working on the record label, and getting things moving for the releases that will finish off 2019. It’s been a banner year for Somewherecold Records in a lot of […]

SPUN ‘ROUND LIKE A RECORD: While things are are changing in the environment, and this is likely going to be one of the hottest years on record, we pause to take in the sounds of Summer. So, yes, even though we have abandoned social media altogether – we are glad you joined us here, our […]

Juan Antonio Nieto | Dry Grass Marbre Negre (CDR-PRO/DL) On the first recording on the Marbre Negre imprint from percussionist and artist Juan Antonio Nieto, we experience the resolute textural quality to the sound of this longtime collaborator (Shakermoon, Alphaville). Nieto incorporates a range of field recordings and other electronic effects throughout for an atmosphere […]

Sontag Shogun | It Billows Up Youngbloods (LP/CD/DL) This trio of Ian Temple, Jeremy Young and Jesse Perlstein combine field recordings, keyboards, tapes and electronics to create a delicate sound that is as if you are streaming in and out of consciousness. They deploy a deft hand when it comes to ambient textures that toy […]

This month Toneshift is curating a selection of conversations with international sound artists. The series runs for the entire span of May, however, during this time we have received a number of outstanding work in various genres and hybrids thereof, some which it would be a shame to overlook despite our primary focus at the […]

Michał Turowski | Wormwood and Flame Mozdok/Positive Regression (CDR/DL) From a Warsaw imprint (Gazawat) and sound artist Michał Turowski comes something new from this relatively new artist who’s been putting out various tapes and small editions over the past four years, many collaborations. Even though this may fall under the sub-genre of ‘dark ambient’ it […]

Jon Unger | Memory Indicator Flavien Gillié | Rituels Domestiques A.F. Jones | for Eschrichtiidae (omniana) Three new short-form ambient releases on the beloved (+ scarce) 3″ CDR format from the Belgian label Taâlem. All are limited in small editions. From Jon Unger comes two pieces that run a total of just over twenty minutes, […]