Entangled Time by Amp

Amp | Entangled Time Ampbase /Sound in Silence (10″/DL/CDR) Besides a couple of live recordings, this is the first full album by Amp in about seven years, and it’s a relief to know that they are still active. Amp hail from a very British tradition of post-rock, one that distills shoe gaze with electronics, psychedelic drone and blurred ambience. Fellow travelers who shared the same scene as them included Flying Saucer Attack, Third Eye Foundation and Crescent, and that particular strain of UK out rock hasn’t been so prevalent in recent years. This new work by Amp opens with the … Continue reading Entangled Time by Amp

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We Can Never Go Home by Styrofoam

Styrofoam | We Can Never Go Home Sound In Silence (CDR/DL) Out on Grecian label Sound In Silence is the latest from Belgian electronic artist Styrofoam (Arne Van Petegem), his first release in eight years, We Can Never Go Home.  These eight new tracks kickstart with the softened videogame vibes of Fully Present. It’s a multicolored world allowing in some crunchy half beats to balance the drippy synths. Van Petegem uses bright tones in a style similar to some latter day Tangerine Dream. It Isn’t Real So It Doesn’t Count has got this allure that straddles retro 80s commercial electronica … Continue reading We Can Never Go Home by Styrofoam

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Shimmer by Gavin Miller

Gavin Miller | Shimmer Sound in Silence (CD/DL) Grecian label Sound in Silence has released the latest post-rock ambient work by British musician Gavin Miller (This Is It Forever) titled Shimmer. And it does. They are considering this set of a half-dozen tracks to be a mini LP, and it’s slowness seems to make you feel as though you are fully immersed for the long haul – it’s really one piece subliminally broken into six parts. It’s centered around the reverb guitar, and sumptuous stringed melodies. The tracks are basically titled Part 1 thru Part 6 and they merge into … Continue reading Shimmer by Gavin Miller

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