Darren Harper | PathsShimmering Moods (CD/CS/DL) An album of discovery, Paths finds Darren Harper flexing his patch cables and following his intuition in modular synthesis.  In the artist’s own words, it’s the result of “missteps and error, a process of understanding; an unfolding”.  And unfold it does, slowly and sweetly, as Harper teases out the […]

This new release on the Dutch label Shimmering Moods is a satisfying melding of post-rock, ambient-pop and dubbed-out kosmiche.  Bad News from Cosmos are a duo whose work encompasses rhythm and fluid textures, put through plenty of analogue processing.  The tracks here all have a strong sense of motion, filled with a motorized pulse that […]