SINGLES CRUISE

CHALK PORTRAITS – “MEMORY II”

A standout selection from the Metal-to-Ambient pipeline, Metal Injection’s Greg Kennelty has debuted a lovely and thoughtful project with Chalk Portraits. Modular melodies intersect and crisscross with each other in strange and beautiful angles on “Memory II”. Patient and unfolding, the track slowly unfurls in minimalist fashion until right around the 4:30 minute mark we …

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ATLÉTICO CHIPSET – “RECUERDOS DE UN SUEÑO CODIFICADO”

The Argentinian post-rock / ambient group Atlético Chipset set controls for the heart of the sun with the gorgeous track “Recuerdos De Un Sueño Codificado”. Matching honey-sweet drones dripping with reverb and delay with a highly melodic and propulsive guitar lines that seem ever-ascending in their trajectory,  Atlético Chipset seem to be channeling the chiller …

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NJORDLYD – “SUBCONCIOUSLY”

Full of sustained tones, processed percussive hits that sound like bells ringing underwater, sun bleached drones and field recordings that refuse to be placed although they sound all too familiar, “Subconciously” by the Netherlands based artist Njordlyd is a deeply enveloping work. These disparate pieces are stitched together by an invisible thread that characterizes the …

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JONATHAN ROBERTS – “FIELD 17”

“Field 17” by Jonathan Roberts features a lovely build moving from ambient drones, a main piano melody which slowly and subtly brings in drums, a gorgeous synth lead and washes of ambient textures. “Field 17” then begins its blissful descent into an atmospheric landing among equally beautiful atmospheric passages of drone. “Field 17” masters several …

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