Month: January 2021

NICK SCHOFIELD – “AMBIENT ARCHITECT”

About the single “Ambient Architect” Nick Schofield stated, “ Ambient Architect is simply about ambience interacting with structure. This piece is an analogy pointing towards the album’s source of inspiration – the National Gallery of Canada.  The gallery’s architecture is like a skeletal cathedral made of glass, allowing the changing natural environment to merge with the structure. Musically, I …

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REW

I sit down with Rachel Wagner aka Rew – an audiovisual artist from Columbus, OH to talk about her new project Garden of Astral Blooms – a visual album out on Whited Sepulchre Records. Garden of Astral Blooms by Rew tometotheweathermachine · Rew

WOLFF PARKINSON WHITE – VERITABLE RAPUNZEL (Self-Released, 2021)

Drummer Jochen Rueckert revives his experimental (and drum-less) electronic project Wolff Parkinson White, and it’s another wild, adventurous ride. For more than a decade, the German-born, New York-based drummer Jochen Rueckert has enjoyed stepping away from the drum kit to indulge in what he refers to on his Bandcamp page as “hard-to-listen-to electronic music.” Indeed, …

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SACHI KOBAYASHI – EPHEMERAL BEAUTY

Sometimes you just have to call it what it is. With Sachi Kobayashi’s ambient work calling this composition “Ephemeral Beauty” is no hyperbole. The Tokyo based artist layers intersecting melodic phrases, droning overtones and washes of near-in-the-red noise to create a thoroughly compelling, highly dynamic composition that lets light in around the corners and through …

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NO VISITORS – LIVE FROM THE BOTTOMLESS PIT (RURAL ISOLATION PROJECT, 2021)

An absolutely brutal and unrelentingly bleak noise album by No Visitors under the Rural Isolation Project imprint. Live From the Bottomless Pit was composed from five months of field recordings in 2020 – which itself was an unrelentingly bleak and isolating year. Matt Turner – who performs under No Visitors composed this double CD with …

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