Andrew Sherwell | WithoutShimmering Moods (CD/DL) In just thirty-seven minutes West London sound artist Andrew Sherwell brings his follow-up to Approaching (Rusted Tone) and his previous effort on Shimmering Moods, Ektenia. Though I very much enjoyed his spirit of loose ambient drone in the past, here the mood is even more fleeting and ebullient. And […]

Selvedge | Don’t Sweat Infinity (Wormhole)Jack Hyde | Lowlands (Whitelabrecs)Danny Scott Lane | Memory Record (Shimmering Moods) Falling as briskly as the dried multicolored leaves, three ambient records for mid November have arrived, and they are each intricate and lofty in their own right. These each are solo works (US + UK) and appear on […]

Talk about Fall, new work is dropping quickly and October seems to be warming more than most Autumnal seasons of late, and it shows in a bevy of new releases – several highlighted here. The nineteen new records here are all releasing this week. Alex McKechnie‘s Degrees of Latitude manages to use computer code (C++), […]

There Is A Flaw In My Iris (12″/DL) KrysaliSound Don’t Worry Mother, Everything Is Going To Be Okay (CD/CS/DL) Shimmering Moods Records Despite the ecological hiccup I was taken aback back this new title, not because of the music, or the stunning visuals, but the title itself. As a gardener this is the second year […]

T. Gowdy | Pachira AquaticaShimmering Moods Records (CD/DL) “An predominate (holistic) bouquet of bright electronic sounds” Hailing from Montreal, Canada, T. Gowdy is an electronic music producer, audio/visual performer and musician who began his career as a professional choral singer at the age of eleven! There is this sweet looking CD that needs to be […]

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 […]

Projektions | The Shores of Valhalla Shimmering Moods Records (CDRx2/DL) The Shores of Valhalla starts as a quivering ambient record on the seductive Cave Dweller. Like waking from a haze and spying a light just barely making its way through the tiniest cracks. The hiss and crackle ground the sound of Projektions as the beat, […]