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2019

Echoes is a compilation of ethno-wave songs from multi-instrumentalist Frank Harris and Venezuelan singer Maria Marquez. Dating back to 1985, this collection combines both headliners’ strong suits with […]

If you’re familiar with Jessica Pratt’s first two records, her third album, Quiet Sign, isn’t a tremendous departure, per se. But while the first two albums are bedroom […]

Peter Ivers was somewhat of a behind-the-scenes L.A. figure of the ’70s and ’80s best known for writing “In Heaven (Lady in the Radiator Song)” for David Lynch’s […]

Included in Gilles Peterson’s “Best of 2019” list, Portland-based dub collective Elite Beat’s Selected Rhythms is a percussion-driven Afro dub trip crafted from “Casual Rhythms / Harmonious Lifestyles.” […]

Los Angeles-based singer / ambient musician Ana Roxanne’s debut EP ~~~ is a sacred work of astral ambient music that lands perfectly on local favorite Leaving Records. Through […]

Lush, explorative ambient pieces steeped with new age esotericism and leftfield electronics. A late-night or dreamy-day listen. Check out our full review of “Masala Kiss” with high resolution […]

A brilliant, slightly under the radar, compilation of Urugauyan 80’s new wave pop, fusion, ambient folk and electronics, compiled by Spanish DJ and collector Javi Bayo. Check out […]

Time Capsule’s third release is the first-time vinyl reissue of 2003’s Illuminated Audio by Gigi (or rather: producer, bassist and spouse Bill Laswell). It’s essentially a remix album […]

Intimate, deeply emotional solo piano compositions from one of LA’s finest. Recommended for fans of Satie, Debussy, Alice Coltrane. Check out our full review of “Tuscany” with additional […]

Deep, thoughtful ambient works from Japanese environmental sound design masters and collaborators of Hiroshi Yoshimura and Haroumi Hosono. “Music for Slime Molds, Sensory Museum and Egyptology”

Diverse compilation of previously unavailable/unattainable works from longtime friends and collaborators Frank Harris & Maria Marquez spanning as far back as 1985. Combining Frank’s interest and foray into […]

Strong debut LP from Bristol based former psych project turned electronic infused jazz trio. Smoked-out trip-hop, and disjointed jazz meet dubby, euphoric chamber pop for this truly one […]

Germany’s Cass. and Gianni Brezzo turn in their first collaboration with Masala Kiss via Hamburg based label – a one we love – Growing Bin. Combining Gianni’s taste […]

A big favorite here at ISC and to all who were present during the hundreds of times we played it at the bar. It’s one of our most […]

Recorded in Mols, a remote peninsula region located in the eastern coast of Denmark with ambient producer DJ Sports at the controls, “Petersminde” is a dubbed out, effortless […]

Trance inducing, strictly pipe organ compositions from Stockholm-via-Denver based composer and Royal College of Music alumnus Kali Malone. Clocking in at just under 70 minutes and presented across […]

A brilliant, slightly under the radar, new compilation of Urugauyan 80’s new wave pop, fusion, ambient folk and electronics, compiled by Spanish DJ and collector Javi Bayo. Similar […]

When a former psych project decides to drop the guitars and approach recording a new record with looped clarinet as a basis, you don’t get psych. Instead, Tara […]

Canadian electronic collective New World Science (made up of Ramzi, Priori, Ex-terrestrial, and Emmanuel Thibau) follow up their heady debut, New Atlantis, Vol. 1, with this full length. […]

A daytime favorite at ISC, John Carroll Kirby’s solo piano album Tuscany on NYC label Patience is music inspired by a time and a place. The Los Angeles-based […]

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