Moon Panda announces new EP; also shares video for their single ‘On The Attack’

The newly formed dream-pop influenced Moon Panda recently announced (Sept 5, 2019) a first EP titled "Pastel Pools" to be released soon. The duo consisting of Californian songwriter/bassist Maddy Myers and Danish guitarist Gustav Moltke also released a video for the impressively dreamy and catchy single "On The Run" on the same day. The song discusses … Continue reading Moon Panda announces new EP; also shares video for their single ‘On The Attack’

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MXMS shares new single “What’s My Name” on World Suicide Prevention Day

Yesterday (Sept 10, 2011), fresh from their EP 'Funeral Pop' the duo of MXMS released a new single "What's My Name" in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day.  War-torn from battles with mental illness and addiction, the duo of Ariel Levitan and Jeremy Dawson want their listeners to know the importance of this day. “I … Continue reading MXMS shares new single “What’s My Name” on World Suicide Prevention Day

Alaskan Tapes shares track ‘And, We Disappear’ from upcoming new album

Last week (Sept 5th), ambient artist Alaskan Tapes shared his new single, ‘And, We Disappear’ from the upcoming new album "Views From Sixteen Stories" scheduled for release Sept 19th via AT Recordings. The Canadian project is the brainchild of Brady Kendall, who became a self-taught composer after spending his childhood years playing the drums since … Continue reading Alaskan Tapes shares track ‘And, We Disappear’ from upcoming new album

Before its Sept 6 release date, Verasect shares another track from Awakenings Remix EP

Electronic producer Verasect has shared yet another track from the upcoming "Awakenings Remix" EP available September 6th via Terminal Blue Records. The track is "Catch Your Breath (Dobie Remix)" and it can be listened to below. Speaking with Playground UK, Verasect gives some insight into the making of the remix: “I met Dobie last year … Continue reading Before its Sept 6 release date, Verasect shares another track from Awakenings Remix EP

Donna Lewis and David Baron team up again for remake of Kate Bush 80s classic

It was just first week of July (2019) when David Baron and Donna Lewis teamed up for the heartbreaking track "Bad Bad Love".  Now in time for another holiday weekend in the USA (Labor Day), they released a remake of Kate Bush's 1985 breakthrough song "Running Up That Hill".  Expect an emotional outpouring from Lewis, … Continue reading Donna Lewis and David Baron team up again for remake of Kate Bush 80s classic

Mattia Cupelli’s new album “Underneath”- a merging of neo-classical and ambient influences – is out now

A couple of weeks ago, ambient musician Mattia Cuppelli ramped up his preparation for his new full album "Underneath" with the release of 'Mono No Aware'.  Since then, the album was released early this month (8/8/2019) on the MC Records label. According to the press release, anyone unfamiliar with him, Cupelli merges neo-classical and ambient … Continue reading Mattia Cupelli’s new album “Underneath”- a merging of neo-classical and ambient influences – is out now

Listen to Tycho with Saint Sinners ‘Pink and Blue’ remixed by RAC – Tycho also on tour

On what will surely be on future episodes of This is Chill, the RAC mix of 'Pink and Blue' from Tycho was released earlier this week (8/20/2019).  Featuring vocalist Hannah Cottrel - aka Saint Sinner - this version finds ways of simultaneously accentuating the song's reflectively bright overtones along with moving it along at times … Continue reading Listen to Tycho with Saint Sinners ‘Pink and Blue’ remixed by RAC – Tycho also on tour

Chill 61 premieres this Thursday night on the Youtube channel

Chill #61 will premiere this Thursday night (8/22/2019) at 1030pm ET on the This is Chill and the Daily Chill YouTube channel.  Usually, the episodes would be first added on the This is Chill Mixcloud channel, but will be added afterward by the weekend, so this will be a so-called exception or special episode.  The … Continue reading Chill 61 premieres this Thursday night on the Youtube channel

Uppermost releases 2019 version of his single ‘True’

Yesterday (8/16/2019), producer Uppermost released a new version of his 2014 single 'True' via Uppwind Records.  While it stays loyal to its Eastern-influenced theme and roots, the track cuts to the figurative car chase with its snappy beats and its stomp inspired anthem....well as much stomp as you can get with a sub-genre with driving, … Continue reading Uppermost releases 2019 version of his single ‘True’

Rude Audio captures the spirit of their underground parties on their new album

While summertime winds down for most of the Northern Hemisphere, it isn't too late to check out the album "The Streetlight Interference" from London based Rude Audio.  Released last month (July 15, 2019), it's a collection of loose, dub driven electronic tracks, although while not buried in its atmosphere, its hard to deny its pervasiveness, … Continue reading Rude Audio captures the spirit of their underground parties on their new album

Listen to ‘Eucalyptus & Lavender / So Help Me (DOG)’ by PBDY – now touring with Flying Lotus

This feature is on Brainfeeder recording artist PBDY (pronounced Peabody) and the new single ‘Eucalyptus & Lavender / So Help Me (DOG)’.  The track features Jeff Parker (of post-rock outfit Tortoise) on guitar, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson on viola and Justin Brown (Thundercat, Ambrose Akinmusire) on drums. Currently, the DJ turned creator is on tour with Flying Lotus.  Check it out below. https://youtu.be/82yHSlvZNUc includes … Continue reading Listen to ‘Eucalyptus & Lavender / So Help Me (DOG)’ by PBDY – now touring with Flying Lotus

Chill #60 featuring Rev Rev Rev, Verasect and more is available for listening

Chill #60 is uploaded and ready to listen to on Mixcloud.com.  Click on the This is Chill # link and then click on Chill #60 episode and start playing.  I also shared the player below the playlist.  More good news is that the Mixcloud page will soon be a Mixcloud Select page.  The details will … Continue reading Chill #60 featuring Rev Rev Rev, Verasect and more is available for listening

Alaskan Tapes shares the title track from the upcoming new album “Views From Sixteen Stories”

Canadian music artist Alaskan Tapes is further ramping up his new album release by sharing the title track 'Views from Sixteen Stories'.  The ambient artist debuted it earlier this week (August 12, 2019) via Clash Magazine.  It's the follow up to the first shared track  'The Times Are Tired'. During the discussion of the debut, … Continue reading Alaskan Tapes shares the title track from the upcoming new album “Views From Sixteen Stories”

Rev Rev Rev shares new single ‘One Illusion Is Very Much Like Another’

Early this year (March 2019), Italian shoegaze and psychedelic influenced Rev Rev Rev announced a new album and label.  In addition, they released a new single to promote the announcement called 'Catching the Blade'.  Flash forward to the summer, as earlier this month (August 2019), they shared a second single from the upcoming new album … Continue reading Rev Rev Rev shares new single ‘One Illusion Is Very Much Like Another’

Chill #59 playlist – Alaskan Tapes, Ummagma, Tom Moore and Sherry Finzer plus others

Thanks for listening to Chill #59 on Mixcloud.com featuring new music from Ummagma whose new album "Compass" was just released late July.  It's their first full album in seven years. Tom Moore and Sherry Finzer also released a new album honoring the 50th anniversary of the historic Moon Landing and this episode will share a … Continue reading Chill #59 playlist – Alaskan Tapes, Ummagma, Tom Moore and Sherry Finzer plus others

Producer Kareful remixes Darkwave artist Verasect’s ‘Tragedy’ from remix EP to be released Sept 6th

Earlier today (8/2/2019), Darkwave music artist Verasect officially released the remix version of 'Tragedy', by London based producer Kareful.  It's set to appear on the upcoming Verasect EP "Awakenings Remix" out on September 6th via Terminal Blue Records. The original single was released on the 2018 EP "Sleep Stories".  With this remix, expect the dark … Continue reading Producer Kareful remixes Darkwave artist Verasect’s ‘Tragedy’ from remix EP to be released Sept 6th

Tom Moore and Sherry Finzer release album “A Journey for Mankind” to celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and Moon Landing

Two weeks ago (7/16/2019), was the 50th anniversary of the start of the Apollo 11 mission and Moon Landing.  In honor of the anniversary, a new album called "A Journey for Mankind" was released by multi-instrumentalist Tom Moore and flutist Sherry Finzer.  From its beginning appropriately titled 'Dawn at the Coast' to its conclusion 'A … Continue reading Tom Moore and Sherry Finzer release album “A Journey for Mankind” to celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission and Moon Landing

Slowness releases new video ‘Sand and Stone’ from album “Berths” out now

Earlier this year, San Francisco shoegaze influenced trio Slowness was in the midst of releasing "Berths" their third full album.  As of two weeks ago (7/12/2019), they released the video for the song "Sand and Stone".  If you haven't read about their comments about the song from other media coverage at the day of its release, … Continue reading Slowness releases new video ‘Sand and Stone’ from album “Berths” out now

Alaskan Tapes shares first single from the upcoming album “Views From Sixteen Stories”- listen to “The Times Are Tired”

Last week (July 18, 2019), Canadian ambient artist Alaskan Tapes shared the single and video "The Times are Tired".  It's the first from the upcoming fourth album "Views from Sixteen Stories" available from AT Recordings on September 19th.  Previously, Alaskan Tapes teamed up with writer and director Andrew De Zen, for the music video for … Continue reading Alaskan Tapes shares first single from the upcoming album “Views From Sixteen Stories”- listen to “The Times Are Tired”

Dream pop and shoegaze influenced Ummagma shares “High Day” video before July 26th new album release “Compass”

July 26th is the date Canadian based shoegaze and dream pop duo Ummagma releases their first full album in seven years.  Here's another video that was released a couple of weeks prior from the new release.  Its called 'High Day.  Watch below. https://youtu.be/qb9-F6S4q0Q shared by press release