Tag Archives: ambient

Listen: Cool Maritime – “Temporal Dryft” [2022]

Did I check this track out solely based on the cool tree frog art on the cover? Partially, but I’m glad I did anyways. Cool Maritime (aka Sean Hellfritsch) is putting out his new album Big Earth Energy via Western … Continue reading

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Listen: Tess Roby – “Up 2 Me” [2022]

If a song is described as “hypnotic” in a press release, with mention of swirling synths and vaguely clubby drum programming, there’s a very high chance I’ll like the song. So when the newest single from Tess Roby dropped in … Continue reading

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Listen: Ryan Dugre – “For Cement” [2022]

It’s been a year already. We need some meditative, instrumental guitar pieces to help us recalibrate. Ryan Dugre is here. His new EP Look See is out February 18 via Ruination Records and has definitely reset my internal monologues in the … Continue reading

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Listen: Nyssa Musique – “Comme Au Moulin” [1985]

Another bookmark I’ve placed on my journey through 80s albums, Nyssa Musique appeared on my radar after seeing many trusted sources hype this record up as something special. While it may not be mind-blowing, their one record Comme Au Moulin is … Continue reading

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Listen: Alabaster dePlume – “Don’t Forget You’re Precious” [2022]

Alabaster dePlume, aka Gus Fairbairn, is releasing a fantastic double album GOLD – Go Forward In The Courage Of Your Love on April 1 via International Anthem, following his healing 2020 LP For Cy & Lee, which I woefully lacked coverage … Continue reading

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Listen: Claire Dickson – “Sea Change” [2022]

Honestly not sure how I came across this record. It just floated into my life one day. That method of discovery is pretty appropriate for how the music sounds, so I’m not mad about it. Starland is the debut album of Brooklyn-based … Continue reading

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Listen: Nate Mercereau – “Absolute Sensitivity” [2021]

Composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, all-around sonic wizard Nate Mercereau has released his new album SUNDAYS today (Sept. 24) via How So / Nice Life Recordings, and if you’re in need for something to take you on a journey – this will be just … Continue reading

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Listen: PDP III – “Walls of Kyoto” [2021]

Been lost inside this PDP III album Pilled Up On A Couple Of Doves recently, which was released earlier this year via Shelter Press, the label that’s brought you releases from Okkyung Lee, JAB, Eli Keszler and more experimental faire. PDP III … Continue reading

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Listen: Grouper – “Unclean mind” [2021]

Well folks, it’s that time again. Time for me to discard all other music that’s been released in a five-year radius and begin to fully inhabit my “Grouper State of Mind” as they say. The incomparable Liz Harris has a … Continue reading

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Listen: Damiana – “Sunken Lupine” [2021]

The good people at Hausu Mountain tipped me onto one of their cool upcoming projects (coming in a month! Mark your calendars!) from Damiana, a long-running project from Natalie Chami of TALsounds and Whitney Johnson of Matchess. A true Chicago … Continue reading

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