Joaquín Gutiérrez Hadid | SûrLine (DL) Nothing is more frustrating for this reviewer than being aware of a release’s historical and technical details, yet finding the content inscrutable despite the reiteration of the listening experience. But this is exactly what is happening with Joaquín Gutiérrez Hadid’s Sûr, which I have been absorbing throughout the last days. The […]

Pinkcourtesyphone + Gwyneth WentinkWhen She Had No Mirror… She Watched Her Shadow Line (DL) Pinkcourtesyphone is the sonic alter ego of Richard Chartier. His abilities in redesigning a listening space to enhance its characteristics have impressed time and again, either in solitude or across disparate partnerships. For instance, the one with analogue synth specialist Eleh: […]

Six Microphones (Robert Gerard Pietrusko) | Six MicrophonesLine/Counter Audition (DL/2xLP) Six Microphones is being co-released on Line (download) and on double milky white vinyl via Counter Audition. Massachusetts-based landscape architecture professor and composer Robert Gerard Pietrusko has created something of an anomaly of feedback for installation and it’s quite unique in terms of its minimalist […]

Valerio Camporini F. | Multitemporal Designs Line (DL) Roman artist Valerio Camporini F. has been involved as a label runner, in interactive projects, soundtracks and other collaborations. Multitemporal Designs was mastered by Stephan Mathieu and poses some big conceptual questions about: “Impossible devices, made with metallic spheres weighting a tonne, hitting 100 meters long strings, […]

An On Bast | Nothing Shapes Everything Marcus Fischer + Burke Jam | Vanitas øjeRum | on the swollen lips of the horizon Sonmi451 | Nachtmuziek Sven Laux + Daniela Orvin | The Writings Ambient is nothing new and its true roots are likely a bit of a mystery, cast in the shadows between a […]

Yves De Mey | SuedaLine (DL) It’s nice to see Yves De Mey returning to the LINE imprint.  His previous work with the label, Lichtung, was a single long form piece that was the original score for a dance solo.  This new album finds the Belgian artist exploring the robust sound world of FM and […]