Journey To The End Of August by Chihei Hatakeyama

This work began production in December 2015. Originally I did not think about the composition of the album, I was just recording some analog synthesizer and guitar drones. At that time I was listening to the Eliane Radigue and I was repeating the experiment of overlaying the guitar on the drones made with analog synths. … Continue reading Journey To The End Of August by Chihei Hatakeyama

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Circuit Bloom by 36

It's been 7 years since the last 36 tape release and I am pleased to return to the format for the 'Circuit Bloom' EP. It contains a selection of 6 predominantly piano-based tape loops, exploring the themes of isolation and escapism, through a Cyberpunk-inspired lens. For me, Cyberpunk is about people living on the fringes … Continue reading Circuit Bloom by 36

Espaces Timbrés by Jonathan Fitoussi / Clemens Hourrière

3 years on, and after their first critically acclaimed album on Versatile, Five steps (aka Jonathan Fitoussi and Clemens Hourrière), who have been likened to the godfathers of the synthesizer genre (think Suzanne Cianni,François Bayle or Morton Subotnik and you're almost there!) are back with 'Espaces Timbrés' a brand new episode in their exploration of … Continue reading Espaces Timbrés by Jonathan Fitoussi / Clemens Hourrière

Structures From Silence by Steve Roach

Released in 1984, Structures From Silence remains an iconic American release in the ambient and electronic genres. It’s a well-respected soundtrack for contemplation, relaxation, meditation, and focused creativity. The album continues to appear at the top of charts and is mentioned as one of the best releases in the genre; even more importantly, it is … Continue reading Structures From Silence by Steve Roach