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2021

Second outing from the esteemed Bristol jazz trio delivering their unique brand of blissful, woozy jazz meets experimental sophisticated trip-pop for London based record store label World Of […]

Deep and spatial 11-song journey of distinctive contemporary soul from the Paris-based quartet recorded in an old stable in the French countryside.

8 diverse remixes and reimaginations of Caterina Barbieri’s 2019 electronic masterpiece “Fantas” covering a wide range of electronic and acoustic sounds. “Fantas Variations embraces a platform for mutual […]

Collaboration between Midwest ambient techno hero Brian Leeds (aka Huerco S.), British cellist and composer Lucy Railton, and NYC sound artist Britton Powell combing skills to create a […]

Debut album from Ireland based graphic designer Mel Keane exploring evocations in experimental ambient, deconstructed dub, field recordings & modern classical. “The humble Frog of Earth ponders nothing […]

One of our favorite releases of the year, Melbourne-based artist YL Hooi’s Untitled debut on Efficient Space merges the seemingly disparate worlds of post-punk, DIY minimalism, and dub […]

A truly unique meeting of experimental pop songs and traditional folklore from the Copenhagen-based, Scottish-born composer Clarissa Connelly. “Characterized by complex arrangements, big compounded chords, as well as […]

Delicate, featherweight folk songs. “An assertive, visionary recording by one of New Zealand’s most extraordinary voices, Seance is a lover’s lament, a revealing of self and a secluded […]

Two recordings from performance, voice and sound artist Lucy Duncombe touching on modern classical and thematic sound work. ‘Brace / Mend’ are collaborative works exploring an early musical […]

Prolific multidisciplinary Polish artist Wojciech Bąkowski has made a name for himself as a promising visual artist in his home country. When he’s not presenting films, artwork, or […]

Originally released on CD in 1994; The 11th studio album from The Durutti Column sees Vini Reilly and his group expand their sound further by exploring modern sounds […]

Big, warm analog synths lead the dialogue on C.R. Gillespie’s “electronic travelogue inspired equally by imagination, immersion, and the emotional terrain of both inner and outer landscapes.”

Compiled by Melody As Truth’s Jonny Nash, Melodies In The Sand is a collection of modern classical works that mix European folk traditions with Cocteau Twins dream pop […]

When music speaks to both the past, present, and futures to come, it invites listeners to take pause and cherish the moment. Contours’ recent release Balafon Sketches does […]

Released in early 2021 and without a doubt a frontrunner in our “Best of the Year” list is the lowkey, self-titled debut LP from Ireland based graphic designer […]

Spacious electro-acoustic jazz combining Roland 808 rhythms, piano, tenor sax, synthesizers, shakers, saxophone, and contrabass recorded remotely in collaboration with musicians from various different backgrounds.

Highly intimate and intricately produced poetic folk songs written in various cities across the world inspired by topics such as systemic oppression, racism, misogyny, policing and patriarchy. “I […]

Chinese sound artist Li Yilei envisions an organic electronic dreamscape on her second full-length project composed using analogue synthesizers, vocal samples, field recordings and string instruments such as […]

Stripped back, spiritual jazz from the Los Angeles based band, performing this time as a different trio formed from the usual quartet, giving each song a unique and […]

Carefully restored and remastered 7 track compilation shining the light on the emergence of the reggae movement in France, through a selection of hidden gems (Pop, Library, Raï, […]

Lush, melodic dronescapes veering into pop territories from the rising Texas experimental musician in collaboration with visual artist Dani Toral.

Originally released on cassette in 2018; Deep, meditative works from the UK electronic dub producer touching on styles of new age, ragas, and drone.

“The Mecánica Clásica project combines modified elements of early electronics, krautrock, ambient, minimalism & fourth world music, generating an interplanetary space where enterprising guitar tones, lush synth sequencing […]

Chugging grooves, bubbling synths, soaring strings, and sonorous voices on full display across 10 dancefloor ready disco & boogie deep cuts compiled by the always reliable Numero Group.

Los Angeles based musicians Josiah Steinbrick & Sam Gendel explore ambient and fourth world territories across 7 sonically rich untitled compositions. “Mouthfeel / Serene is: a): nonspecific saxophone-percussion-synthesizer […]

Compilation of previously unofficially self released material by Basque producer Angel Katarain. “Oddball electronic / studio experiments halfway between a deserted dance floor and a cinematic experience.”

The first English-language publication focused on Avant-garde jazz trumpeter Don Cherry and textile artist Moki Cherry, highlighting models for collectivism and pedagogy deployed in the Cherrys’ interpersonal and […]

Modern electronics loosely rooted in UK dance music but taking added influence from ambient, modern classical, dreampop, Balearic, folk music and beyond.

Suzanne Kraft soundtracks a return to his hometown of Los Angeles with a new album exploring a fresh take on shoegaze and indie pop inspired sounds. “About You […]

A collection of cassette recordings made in Athens by Christos Chondropoulos over the last five years exploring themes of ancient Greek folklore and musical tradition through a futurist […]

Lush, textural ambient soundscapes from the Midwestern quiet music duo on their sophomore full length.

Epic, celestial cinematic songs from the Los Angeles native with an all star lineup of featured musicians including Sam Gendel, Laraaji, Jeff Parker, Money Mark, and Fabiano do […]

Los Angeles born, Amsterdam based electronic music producer Diego Herrera steps away from the dancefloor and ambient territories we’ve come to know him by to deliver two phenomenal […]

Freeform electronic expressions touching on euphoric instrumental pop, jazz fusion, and boogie funk. “Rich in influences and references, from ethereal harmonics and melodics that might be traced back […]

Collaboration between Jonny Nash (guitar, piano) and Teguh Permana, a renowned player of the Tarawangsa, a two-stringed instrument used in the sacred Tarawangsa music of Sunda, Indonesia. Stripped […]

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