Month: December 2020

ELSKAVON & JOHN HAYES – “REFROST”

On their near perfect winter debut on Western Vinyl, the two ambient / classical artists Elskavon and John Hayes burrow deep into the chilly heart of Minnesota winters. Using cassette tape, microtonal percussive elements, aching strings and rich acoustic timbres, the two artists create highly emotive, deeply transporting compositions glow faintly with an inner warmth. …

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KALMO – “SURRENDER TO THE NOW (FUR CATARINA)”

“Surrender to the Now (Fur Catarina)” by the Montreal based KALMO begins and ends with a meditative, tremolo-rich guitar line from Mexico Native Bernardo Alvarado Rojas. This tension-holding line runs throughout the run time of the track before being joined by percussion and clarinet exploring the inner landscape of boundary-less music that explores classical, jazz …

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