French band Medium Douce releases debut EP “ATTACA” on the Uppwind label

Before the weekend (July 19,2019), Paris based electronic-percussion act Medium Douce released their first EP with the new Uppwind label called "ATTACCA". In addition to this release, they appeared on the first Uppwind collaboration released a couple of weeks ago. Medium Douce is a project established in 2016 by four percussionists and electronic music enthusiasts. … Continue reading French band Medium Douce releases debut EP “ATTACA” on the Uppwind label

Advertisements

Drum and Lace new release “semi songs” set for July 19th

Drum and Lace have been one of my favorite personal discoveries of 2019.  Although in existence for a while, it was the performance at Moogfest 2019 that caught my attention, which was amongst the highlights of the 15th-anniversary festival. Currently, Drum and Lace have an upcoming EP of choral electronic tracks titled "semi songs" and it's … Continue reading Drum and Lace new release “semi songs” set for July 19th

Toronto based Calcedon releases experimental art pop single “Ice in the Desert”

Today (July 17, 2019), Toronto based Calcedon released a new video for "Ice in the Desert".   It's from their current album "Echo In" is the follow up to their single "Cherry Trees"  To the unfamiliar, expect a unique blend of haunting vocals with heavy beats, and chaotic electronics playing out on a hypnotic drone-scape....or electronic experimental art pop. In … Continue reading Toronto based Calcedon releases experimental art pop single “Ice in the Desert”

Experimental wave artist Ka Fu debuts ‘Where Everything’s Ours’ single

If the influences of Depeche Mode, Orbital, Autechre, Brian Eno plus Boards of Canada, Com Truise, Plaid and 0fdream intrigue you, perhaps so will experimental wave producer Ka Fu who debuted his first single "Where Everything's Ours" last Friday (July 12, 2019). The debut is from the Russian born and Milan, Italy based electronic music … Continue reading Experimental wave artist Ka Fu debuts ‘Where Everything’s Ours’ single

French electronic producer Uppermost releases newest single “23rd Street”

Last weekend (July 12, 2019), French electronic producer Uppermost released a new single titled '23rd Street" via his own label Uppwind Records. With the latest single, expect another atmospheric and evocative offering that ebbs and flows, reminiscent of the sound with which he has made his name yet demonstrating something completely fresh and revitalized.  For … Continue reading French electronic producer Uppermost releases newest single “23rd Street”

David Baron and Donna Lewis team up for new single ‘Bad Bad Love’ – listen to it now

Following his previous single ‘People of No Concern’ (feat. Lettie & Madeleine), producer, arranger, mixer and engineer David Baron released another new song over the weekend (July 12, 2019) called 'Bad Bad Love' featuring singer Donna Lewis, famous for her 1996 worldwide Top 10 hit "I Love You Always Forever". While she hasn't released a … Continue reading David Baron and Donna Lewis team up for new single ‘Bad Bad Love’ – listen to it now

Mit Tim remixes Swedish music artist David Åhlén’s single ‘Morning Without Clouds’ – listen to it now

Over the weekend (July 12, 2019), Swedish music artist David Åhlén, known as the Arvo Pärt (Estonian composer of classical and religious music.) of indie pop, released a remixed version of 'Morning Without Clouds' from his 2016 album "Hidden Light", his third full release.  Fellow Swedish sound artist Tim Enberg aka Mit Tim remixed the song, and its produced, mixed and mastered … Continue reading Mit Tim remixes Swedish music artist David Åhlén’s single ‘Morning Without Clouds’ – listen to it now

Com Truise releases a remix of Gold Fields’ track ‘Waterfall’

Electronic music producer Com Truise announced a release of a remix for Australian indie-electronic band Gold Fields’ ‘Waterfall.’ yesterday (2019, 12th July) via Haven Sounds.  The original track is lifted from Gold Fields’ recent album "Dalawa". Premiered by Dancing Astronaut, the remix release happened around the same Com Truise was adding new dates to his own … Continue reading Com Truise releases a remix of Gold Fields’ track ‘Waterfall’

Watch Bloom Twins’ newest video ‘Love Me Right Now’

Late last month (June 28, 2019), London-based Bloom Twins released a new single and video 'Love Me Right Now'.   It's another Bloom Twins song chock full of ideas from 21st-century electronic sub-genres, assimilating to their brand of dark pop...in some ways far from the dissonant dream pop single debut 'Fahrenheit' from 2013. Since then, the … Continue reading Watch Bloom Twins’ newest video ‘Love Me Right Now’

Ambient electronic producer Mattia Cupelli soothes the mid-summer heat with two new singles

Italian producer and ambient musician Mattia Cupelli has released a string of singles this year (2019), which leads to the newest single 'Kogarshi' released earlier this month (July 4, 2019).  Any fan of Nicolas Jaar, Nils Frahm and Ryuichi Sakamoto but unaware of Cupelli should be happy to know how much influence their music has … Continue reading Ambient electronic producer Mattia Cupelli soothes the mid-summer heat with two new singles

Enoscapes 2 promises more than blanket and pillow gimmick

Ambient music has existed for over a hundred years, before most of modern music today. Created by music composer Erik Satie, it originated solely as "furniture music",  to fill up the crevices of emptiness whether between conversations or the conversation itself.  By the 1960s, ambient figurately shifted to be the focus and by the mid-1970s, … Continue reading Enoscapes 2 promises more than blanket and pillow gimmick

Chill #58 features the Meeting Places, Solitude in Apathy plus new music from Bonobo, Four Tet, and more

With the last episode of Chill (Chill #57), more emphasis was placed on the ambient floating side of chill music. It was a response to the heavier shoegaze end of Chill #56.  With this episode (Chill #58), a new balance has forged!  All hyperbole aside, tracks range from the louder and heavier (The Meeting Places … Continue reading Chill #58 features the Meeting Places, Solitude in Apathy plus new music from Bonobo, Four Tet, and more

Norway’s Remington Super 60 releases new single ‘The Highway Again’

Norway's avant-garde and indie pop music act Remington Super 60 recently (June 28, 2019) released a new single last month titled 'The Highway Again'.  It's the newest single in their 21-year existence....primarily consisting of Christoffer Schou & Elisabeth Thorsen plus longtime collaborator Magnus Abelsen.  The group formed in 1998 starting off as a Casio band, … Continue reading Norway’s Remington Super 60 releases new single ‘The Highway Again’

Bonobo releases new single ‘Linked’ on NINJA TUNE – DJ dates announced

  (7/2/2019) LA-based producer Bonobo (Simon Green) released his second single of the year (2019) titled 'Linked'.  It's the follow up to the January 2019 release 'Ibrik' from the Fabric presents compilation and his last full album, the Grammy-nominated "Migration" released in 2017. With the new single, Bonobo's usual electronic influences (trip-hop, downtempo, nu jazz) … Continue reading Bonobo releases new single ‘Linked’ on NINJA TUNE – DJ dates announced

Kelly Moran Shares Video for ‘Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds’ from the “Origin” EP out now

Last month (June 11, 2019), music artist Kelly Moran released a video for the track ''Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds' from the EP "Origin". The video was directed by her close friend and artist Cassie McQuater. On the visuals, McQuater says,"'Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds' started as a re-imagining of the surrealist story 'The Debutante' by artist Leonora Carrington, in … Continue reading Kelly Moran Shares Video for ‘Love Birds, Night Birds, Devil-Birds’ from the “Origin” EP out now

Pinero Serene ramping up for “Dark Matter” EP release – watch ‘Take My Soul’

The UK alternative/dream pop Pinero Serene is ramping up for their debut EP "Dark Matter" with the release of their single 'Dead Flowers'.  Commenting about the single, “‘Dead Flowers’ is the last in the chain of a four-track EP, which takes you on a journey through personal evolution. It’s about facing the fear of letting go, to … Continue reading Pinero Serene ramping up for “Dark Matter” EP release – watch ‘Take My Soul’

The Urgent Swing Across the Spectrum – Chill #57

Chill #57 was uploaded to Mixcloud a couple of days ago (6/22/2019).  My apologies for not writing a feature sooner. After Chill #56 and the show's primary focus on the heavier end of shoegaze, I thought it was only appropriate to swing the pendulum away from that.  The new episode urgently took a dramatic swing, … Continue reading The Urgent Swing Across the Spectrum – Chill #57

Composer Ivan Teixeria releases new chill and ambient album “Allayer project one”

The Heart Dance Records release machine moves on.  To check their future releases visit the Heart Dance Records website at heartdancerecords.com.  That said, one of note is from Brazillian composer, producer and all around musician Ivan Teixeira (pronounced E-ven Day-shay-duh).  His release "Allayer project one" was released on May 31st (2019), his first on this … Continue reading Composer Ivan Teixeria releases new chill and ambient album “Allayer project one”

Canadian Indie/Pop/Shoegaze trio Close Talker releases single ‘Pace’ – plus update unique tour starts in Canada July 5th

Today (6/28/2019), Canadian indie music artists Close Talker released their fourth single 'Pace" from the upcoming album "How Do We Stay Here?".  It's the trios fourth full album since their beginnings in the early 2010s. They also released a video for the single directed by Ben Giesbrecht. In discussing the song, 'Pace' revolves around premature … Continue reading Canadian Indie/Pop/Shoegaze trio Close Talker releases single ‘Pace’ – plus update unique tour starts in Canada July 5th

Canadian Experimental-Pop artist Kitzl shares ‘Wizard Girls’ from debut album out now

From her debut album "40 Moons That We Know Of",  Canadian ambient pop artist Kitzl recently shared her newest single 'Wizard Girls".   The album was released earlier this year (April 25, 2019). With this album its her debut, driven by influences from the likes of Baths, The Knife, Empress Of, Asgeir, Sigur Rós, M.I.A, Bon Iver, … Continue reading Canadian Experimental-Pop artist Kitzl shares ‘Wizard Girls’ from debut album out now