SINGLES CRUISE

VIREO – “IN LEELANAU”

While coping with shattered expectations and forced into a reflective mode, Chris Beaulieu’s solo project vireo unfolds like origami in slow motion. “In Leealanau” layers field recordings, modular synths, keys, guitar and voice around each other without any sort of hard edged boundary between sound sources. Lines introduce themselves, repeat, fade back and reappear with …

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ALVINOS ZAVLIS – “DANCING WITH THE DEVIL”

As most things -post, Alvios Zavlis’s track “Dancing with the Devil” takes on many different forms and speaks with different voices. The U.K. based musician moves from ominous ambient tonal phrasings to fractured neo-classical melodies plucked out against strange time signatures, combining these into a climax that keeps everything an inch away from spiraling out …

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CAT TYSON HUGHES – “GOLDFIELDS”

“Goldfields” by Australian sound artist and experimental electronic musician Cat Tyson Hughes explores the concept of using commitment to daily rituals – walking and field recording in this case – to interact with and reflect upon both the physical and sonic realm of the world around her. Tyson calls this materialist phenomenon “Thing Power” and …

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VISHWAS – “DISTANT”

The India-based multi-instrumentalist Vishwas has created a highly emotive, beautifully drifting composition with “Distant”. Starting with a pensive piano chord arrangement over and through a ebullient drone, “Distant” gathers a surging momentum behind it that continues to build until it’s intensity decreases. It’s a beautiful and contemplative track.   Listen on Spotify

BOGDAN BELYAEV – “WITNESS”

“Witness” is full of lovely twisting and turning piano melodies that burrow and find space within the warm sonic landscape that Belyaev has created on this track. Drones and bathwater warm tonal shifts are carried into one another while piano lines weave throughout, a gently knotted composition that stands up to multiple listens.