Mirage by Chihei Hatakeyama

The relation of sound and architecture has been a recurring theme across the centuries. The earliest examples of sound design stem from the interaction of human voice and various architectural spaces used for worship and ritual. It is these sonic reflections on ritual that are at the root of the latest edition from Japanese ambient... Continue Reading →

Film Variations by Marcus Fischer

The music collected here was written for the short film "Youth" directed by Brett Marty and produced by Joshua Izenberg. These eleven tracks make up the original score as well as material not included in the final version of the film. All of them are variations on a few melodic and tonal themes and several... Continue Reading →

Ecco by Celer

Recorded in May of 2016 for the accompanying music to a lecture and video presentation to kindergarten students on the topic of "Dolphins and the Extraordinary Aspects of the Sea" by filmmaker Helena Sien in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Data Trails by Imprints

Imprints are a technical nightmare of tape machines, synthesizers, homemade pedals, mixing desks and Max/MSP patches; a band perpetually on the brink of collapse. Their music examines the uneasy relationship between dissonance and melody, the contrast between dense masses and harmonious space. Contorted textures and tape-saturated atmospheres merge with pedal-steel-guitar, generative feedback and live sampling... Continue Reading →

Second Nature by Steve Roach & Robert Logan

Pushing the boundaries of perception-expanding music, Steve Roach and Robert Logan release two vastly different transmissions of powerful emotion and exploration. Biosonic’s elegant futurism and Second Nature’s romantic minimalism are distinct yet linked through a passion for engaging, subtle body-mind states. The former’s darkly ecstatic, deeply-layered, electro-neural atmosphere contrasts with the latter’s nuanced, sparse, ambient-atmospherics... Continue Reading →

La Niña Junco by Federico Durand

Argentinian musician Federico Durand returns with his 2nd full length album on 12k following 2016’s A Través Del Espejo (12k1085). Taking his already minimalist composition style Federico challenged himself by using only one synthesizer for this beautiful album of sparse, hypnotic dustiness. His talent for creating works of so much emotion out of so little... Continue Reading →

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