Tag Archives: Ambient

AUDIO: Brandon Buhr – “Midnight Sunshine”

Ambient electronic artist Brandon Buhr has a new EP out, following up January’s “Journey Through the Mountains.” Being with the anxious drones of electro-classical nightmares in “Toba,” the EP moves into a desolate space void with “Dryas” and then concludes with the free-floating plane of nothingness prescribed by “Endless Ocean of Dreams.” It’s one of the most bleak soundscape collections

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AUDIO: Xexyz – “I Used to Play Violin”

Ambient synth artist Xexyz has a new single out. It’s a gentle, liquid composition that feels like a quiet stroll through a rainforest. The tune plays with the rich colors of nature against shadows, waters, and peeks of sunlight. The cover art is beautifully geometric depiction of that, looking like the carpet in a classroom. It’s always a joy hearing

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AUDIO: J.McCoy – “The Quarantine Recordings”

Dark ambient artist J. McCoy has a new record out of material he made at the beginning of quarantine while in New Orleans. It’s four modular improvisations, all meant to encapsulate the dark and isolating nature of our current catastrophic world. This is reflected especially in McCoy’s choice of track titles such as “Days That Cast The Longest Shadows” and

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AUDIO: A Crushed Rose – “2017 – 2019”

A Crushed Rose is an experimental ambient project of Alisa Rodriguez’s, who is known both as Apollo Vermouth and for being vocalist/guitarist of Operations. She has a new EP out under ACR, consisting of recordings from the late 2010’s. These five tracks are pensive in mood with cascading sonic layers. “The Right Kind of Dumb” is an ambient techno track

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AUDIO: House of the Maker & Scott Lawlor – “And I fell Into Darkness and Foul Dreams”

House of the Maker is one of Joseph Mlodik’s many ambient wizardry projects; he primarily focuses on nature and field recordings here. His latest album from HotM is a collaboration with Scott Lawlor, and it’s a two-hour escapade through the densest of forests and planes uninhabited by mankind. Featuring samples of birds of rain, some parts are laden with awestruck

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‘Merlin and The Cursed Castle’ By Zenyth The Architect Is A Reinvention of Electronic Music

From British Columbia, Zenyth The Architect is a Canadian music producer, DJ, and recording artist. Since 2009, he has been experimenting with different genres. After 10 years of testing, he has finally found the sound he was looking for. Zenyth The Architect’s sound is a mix of psychedelic and ambient sounds with electronic dance music and elements of rap and

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AUDIO: C. Vadi – “The Lyre”

Ambient artist C. Vadi has a new record out featuring pieces all performed using a specific synthesizer. She conjures ethereal, hypnagogic drone-scapes that feel like a sunny stroll through flowering meadows. She keeps everything gentle and delicate, although there’s a pensiveness with each piece, like we’re yearning for nature to reclaim what it once had. C. Vadi encapsulates a sense

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AUDIO: Freya Alley – “Big Wild World”

Heaven is on earth, proof? Listen to Freya Alley’s latest release, ‘Big Wild World’. The Lithuanian born singer hypnotises here with a stunning performance which is impossible not to relish. Now residing in London, Freya pushes into the underground of dark pop with an ambient flavour which charms from the first second. ‘Big Wild World’ opens with a multifaceted piano

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AUDIO: Gavella Glan – “A Silent Vigil for Oncoming Plagues”

Gavella Glan is a dark ambient project of Joseph Mlodik (of Noctilucant). He’s got the debut record out under this name, and it was created out of isolation in early quarantine. He stated on Bandcamp that this is the album he’s wanted to create since he was a teenager; it’s got a rich fantasy theme using awe-inspiring ambient synths, haunting

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