David Wells - Rojo
Edinburgh based musician David Wells is something of an ambiguous figure, despite a slew of releases over the last few years and even a few in 2010 alone, there is little to no information about him online. This is entirely fitting with his brand of ephemeral drone though, which is built from often unidentifiable sounds in to walls of noise which stray towards mythical proportions. Rojo was...
Clem Leek - Holly Lane
Clem Leek is an artist who seems to have sprung from nowhere with a handful of quality releases over the last year which have helped to establish him as one of the most talented young musicians in a consistently overcrowded scene which corroborates sound art, classical music and drone field recordings to sculpt a common artistic ethos but doesn’t really have a proper name as such. Following...
Goldmund - Famous Places
Keith Kenniff has quietly become one of the most recognised names in the worlds of electro-acoustic and post-classical music with his releases under the Goldmund and Helios aliases. Whilst the latter deals with weightless multi-instrumental compositions which imply vastness and altering form, Goldmund is his outlet for short and concise solo piano pieces. Although Famous Places does see some of...
Teen Daze - Four More Years
It was just back in April that the bedroom producer known as Teen Daze posted his first track online, and within days Pitchfork and it’s legion of imitation blogs were wetting themselves with giddy excitement. The rapid proliferation of Teen Daze’s music is a perfect example of the new blog driven music culture where being first is the most important thing though, almost to the extent...
Fieldhead - Riser
It seems reasonable to say that the majority of music tends to use the human voice as the primary instrument in conveying emotion. One of the few notable exceptions of course is ambient music, where vocals are something which rarely take precedence if included at all. So to find that Fieldhead, the alias of Vancouver producer Paul Elham, recorded this ep with a desire to bring a human voice to...