This week we dropped out of the daily crunch to piece together something that will hopefully make you feel relaxed, and even a bit lost! Please enjoy, follow, tell some friends and we expect to be back next week for the next installment.

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++), […]

J Butler | Found self-released (CS/DL) In his fifth release since 2011 Pittsburgh’s J Butler rolls out Found an austere and unique study in looped ambient textures. Limited to only fifty tapes, this one is fueled by oscillators and guitar, and was mastered by 12K imprint + electronic whiz Taylor Deupree. Five lustrous tracks that […]

Andrew Tasselmyer | Tines Flag Day Recordings (CS/DL) In celebration of Cassette Store Day this weekend this new release by Andrew Tasselmyer (Hotel Neon) was introduced by Flag Day Recordings. Tines is a tape filled with a half dozen lucidly elongated ambient tracks that will calm the most savage of listeners. Simply titled Number 1 […]

In their first collaboration as a duo Portlander Marcus Fischer & Cambridge UK’s Simon Scott (Slowdive), both releasing separately on 12K, come together to Shape Memory. Out on June 1st in a CD edition of 500 as well as digitally via Bandcamp the two compose three tracks from tapes, cymbals, guitar and various electronics with […]

TAYLOR DEUPREE Shoals 12K As part of an arts residency of the University of York’s New Aesthetics in Computer Music, Deupree recorded Shoals in the Fall of 2009. The title track curiously emerges up as its moniker refers, a shoal being a “sand bar in the bed of a body of water, especially one that […]

The 6th annual Qwartz Exposition Internationale de la Creation Independante Electronic Music Awards converges on Paris from April 2-3. This year’s Présidence d’Honneur is non other than 12K’s director, composer Taylor Deupree. More about the awards here. You can view clips from past renditions of this incredible showcase of some of the best international intermedia […]