Netherworld | Algida BellezzaGlacial Movements (CD/DL) Dedicated to the birth of his daughter in 2015 we have the new recording by Rome’s Netherworld (Alessandro Tedeschi), Algida Bellezza (which may roughly translate to “frozen beauty“). Singlehandedly using the Roland VP9000, his chilly atmospheres offering something altogether of the most compelling of ambient today, dare I term […]

Line Spectrum | BrumaGlacial Movements (CD/DL) Line Spectrum is the moniker of Ukrainian artist Oleg Puzan, someone who is new to me, but I’m excited to have made the discovery with this new release on the Glacial Movements label.  Constructed from meticulously manipulated field recordings, the five tracks making up Bruma are impressive soundscapes from […]

Equal Stones | Below Zero Glacial Movements (CD/DL) Since 2012 Equal Stones (aka Dutch artist Amandus Schaap) has been conjured several releases, either self-released or via Ukranian label Hidden Vibes. Here he has found a new home, and a wider audience (including myself) on the always generously atmospheric Italian imprint Glacial Movements. Below Zero is, […]

Frame | The Journey Glacial Movements (CD/DL) Frame (Eugenio Vatta/Andrea Benedetti) deliver an all encompassing spacial record, a deep ambient dive with a lunar glow. The two have been creating electronic landscapes as far back as the early 90’s. The concept on The Journey has to do with the planets in our universe – and […]

Murcof | Lost in Time Glacial Movements (CD/DL) Released later this week is Mexican electronic artist Murcof‘s latest, Lost in Time which we previewed (videos, etc.) a while back here. It’s fourteen tracks broken into Chapitres I-XI with an intro, an epilogue and an audio exclusive track. The haunting lead-in is a melodic drone that […]