[Music] Robert Scott Thompson – Phonotopological

Since the weather has been hovering near the 10-degree Celsius mark this evening, now would be the perfect time to share a chilly, yet inviting, ambient album courtesy of the blog’s friend, Robert Scott Thompson. Though this release is available through Acousmatique Recordings, he also has his own Bandcamp site worth perusing.

[Music] Hviledag – Minder i Fire Satser

Hviledag is the moniker of Anton Friisgaard, who has an EP due for release on September 22. Listening to it, it seems Anton has captured the spirit of the best of 1970s Kosmich Musik out of Germany (think Cluster/Kluster and the solo releases by Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Dieter Moebius [RIP], Tangerine Dream and Klaus Schulze during […]

[Music] Nhung Nguyen – Nostalgia

Sublime isn’t quite a strong enough word to describe the stylings of pianist Nhung Nguyen.  She comes to me from her experimental music background something I thank my friend and colleague C-Drik for), but this particular release, my favorite of her substantial back catalog, is something that would have done Andrei Tarkovsky (the famed director […]

[Music] Jon Hassell at 81 — Avant Music News

Many thanks to Mike at Avant Music News who is a wealth of amazing information. Source: Billboard. A half century into an odyssey that’s seen him work with musical prime movers such as Terry Riley and Brian Eno while pioneering his own distinct lane of so-called fourth world music, composer-trumpeter Jon Hassell is still active […]

[Music] Rasa Serra & Saulius Petreikis – Dzūkija

Multi-instrumentalist Saulius Petreikis pairs with fellow Lithuanian musician, the vocalist Rasa Serra.  It’s ethereal music that would, in some way, appeal to fans of Dead Can Dance as well as those who enjoy Baltic music in general.