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New Memorial Day weekend release – ‘Enter’ from Brainfeeder label’s Little Snake

(5/25/18) (press release) Little Snake makes his Brainfeeder label debut with 'ENTER' (check out your preferred stream) - a collection of 3 tracks inspired by the Gaspar Noé film Enter The Void. "The EP is a collection of sounds, concepts, feelings, and expressions that were planted in my head many years ago and more recently have grown and … Continue reading New Memorial Day weekend release – ‘Enter’ from Brainfeeder label’s Little Snake

Master Servos, Child of Night, Burnt Hair and Lush Agave cast a cloud of goth in Orlando

  Sunday April 1st was a day of pranks, a day to worship a bunny, a day of unions and a night of goth and dark synth at Orlando's Stardust Coffee featuring touring acts from Florida and abroad.   From Florida, ambient vocalist Lush Agave started the night lending her altering expansive voices to the night … Continue reading Master Servos, Child of Night, Burnt Hair and Lush Agave cast a cloud of goth in Orlando

Hardon Collider / Freak1 / Hexbomb and William Shitner live in Orlando

    Not really a "chill" concert line up across the board, but Tuesday March 27th, i found time to attend Uncle Lou's in Orlando for an experimental concert featuring ambient, circuit bending, noise plus hip hop and gabber music with national touring act Hardon Collider, Freak1, Hexbomb and William Shitner.  Unfortunately i missed Hardon … Continue reading Hardon Collider / Freak1 / Hexbomb and William Shitner live in Orlando

Chrome Sparks and Machinedrum headline 2018 spring tour

Chrome Sparks and Machinedrum began their Spring 2018 tour March 20th in Boston.  The electronic producers are co-headlining with opening act Ela Minus, touring the United States for the end of March and April...visiting Atlanta, Orlando, Portland, Denver, Brooklyn, San Diego and 15 other cities before closing out two dates in Canada...April 26th in Montreal … Continue reading Chrome Sparks and Machinedrum headline 2018 spring tour

Chill #37 plus older episodes of chill # available on youtube

  Chill #37 mixes darker and droney music featuring Loscil, Function & Vatican Shadow, and Moogfest 2016 alumni Alessandro Cortini plus others.  Its proof that this show attempts to feature more than your typical accessible chill music you'll hear on satellite radio and other podcasts.  I'm not trying too hard to be different for the sake … Continue reading Chill #37 plus older episodes of chill # available on youtube

Chill #36

follow at - https://www.facebook.com/thisischill1/ donate at http://patreon.com/thisischill This is Chill #36 - featuring artists under the chill music genre spectrum. For this episode we include some bright and dark and tribal and expansive atmospheres. Some of the artists featured in this episode are currently touring or will be at Moogfest 2018. This episode features music from Andy … Continue reading Chill #36

Chill #35

Chill #35 has been uploaded to mixcloud.com.  Check it out!  Or you can listen to the show on the conveniently placed link above. This episode features music from artists currently touring such as HVOB and Lum who made a trip to South Florida early this month, plus Kelly Lee Owens and Machinedrum who will be … Continue reading Chill #35

Chill #34 and music news – Lisa Berg, Moogfest 2018 and Astrocrushing

  Chill #34 was delayed due to the holidays.  I was hoping to upload an episode before the end of 2017, but realized it wouldn't happen.  So for those of you who look for new episodes of mine i am sorry for that. Chill #34 will feature music from Luxembourg cellist Lisa Berg who unfortunately … Continue reading Chill #34 and music news – Lisa Berg, Moogfest 2018 and Astrocrushing

Chill #33

After a long delay in completing Chill #32 - missing the month of October - i felt compelled to release Chill #33 as soon as possible and preferably before December so i would be in pace to complete at least twelve episodes in 2017.   Last year i was creating  at a furious pace of two … Continue reading Chill #33

Chill #32

Episode 32 from This Is Chill was uploaded last week.   It was a struggle completing this in October.  While this was uploaded, added an article of new releases by Emancipator and Sinestesia Letargica.  Also working on uploading Chill #33 by the end of November and a special non chill episode by the end of the … Continue reading Chill #32

Emancipator and Sinestesia Letargica – two releases that claim their own in the spectrum of chill

Portland Producer Doug Appling better known as Emancipator has been busy the last couple of months.  In late August, he released his first single Ghost Pong from the future titled Baralku.    He says of the new single: “I’ve been inspired lately to return to making melodic instrumental Hip-Hop and this one has a chilling vibe to … Continue reading Emancipator and Sinestesia Letargica – two releases that claim their own in the spectrum of chill

Chill #31

Chill #31 brings us back to the 1990s, a decade that in the US experienced underground music bubble to the service. Although the major labels thought they cornered the industry by snagging up artists from indie labels from all sorts of genres under the alternative umbrella - in addition to applying that DIY mentality with … Continue reading Chill #31

new release from multimedia artist Low Rhahn is on Chill #29

Chill 29 features music from Sinestesia Letárgica, a Brazilian shoegaze/ambient duo formed in 2015 by Nefelibata (voices and synths)and multimedia and multi-instrumental artist Low Rhahn (from Campina Grande/João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil). Its the latest in a long list of projects and bands he's either founded or been a member of since he first started Genes … Continue reading new release from multimedia artist Low Rhahn is on Chill #29

Lovesliescrushing first album released on this date 24 years ago

24 years ago on this date (July 7, 1993) Bloweyelashwish from Arizona based Lovesliescrushing was released on Projekt Records. As the first wave of Shoegaze was sunsetting in the UK replaced by New Wave of New Wave first and then the revival of Brit Pop, there was still hope for the subgenre in the US … Continue reading Lovesliescrushing first album released on this date 24 years ago

Best performances from Zola Jesus and Colleen at Moogfest 2017

Durham NC - As Moogfest 2017 comes to a close, as i've said in another article i was underwhelmed by the line up at first until I gave myself into the build up and found some interesting nuggets to check out.  Unfortunately as the event closed in, i had to fight illness and there was … Continue reading Best performances from Zola Jesus and Colleen at Moogfest 2017

Music that will give you the chills at Moogfest 2017

Focused as additional content to the once or twice monthly This Is Chill/Chill # shows, our related stories involve artists who make chill related music, bright and hypnotic that at times teeter towards the melancholy and even mid-tempo varieties. That said if your definition of chill also includes the shivers sent down your spine, Moogfest … Continue reading Music that will give you the chills at Moogfest 2017

Chill #26

This episode of Chill continues to feature music from the upcoming Moogfest 2017 in Downtown Durham happening May 18th to May 21st.  Baltra, DJ King Britt, Zola Jesus and more are featured.  Its also the closest Chill gets to playing house music as you'll get.  Humor aside, check out over 300 events at this years … Continue reading Chill #26

Baltra and Silent Servant anchor the late night Friday lineup at Moogfest 2017

Baltra and Silent Servant are two of the many artists that will play Friday at Moogfest 2017.  Both will anchor the late night line up at different venues of course. So awhile back i predicted this year's Moogfest will be remembered for more of the day events. Not so fast! While the night line up has reduced … Continue reading Baltra and Silent Servant anchor the late night Friday lineup at Moogfest 2017

Sun Glitters new album

Victor Ferreira known as Sun Glitters has spent this decade under the radar, impressing with what seems like a massive collection of bright and whispering recordings. While others in the world of future garage have rode on their collection of soul, dub and trance stylings, one can argue Sun Glitters has done that, as well … Continue reading Sun Glitters new album