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Colin Stetson Goes to the Movies with Loud, Garish ‘Color Out of Space’

Colin Stetson Goes to the Movies with Loud, Garish ‘Color Out of Space’

Adventurous multi-instrumentalist Colin Stetson scores the new horror film from director Richard Stanley, Color Out of Space, and it's a noisy, deeply enjoyable headphone trip.

Blanck Mass Brings Violent Visions to L​ife on Stage in Manchester

Blanck Mass Brings Violent Visions to L​ife on Stage in Manchester

Benjamin John Power of Fuck Buttons fame takes his latest Blanck Mass record, Animated Violence Mild, to the stage, exposing the full blown brutality of his extravagant electronics.

Daedelus Concludes His ‘End of Empire’ Trilogy in Exquisite Fashion with ‘The Bittereinders’

Daedelus Concludes His ‘End of Empire’ Trilogy in Exquisite Fashion with ‘The Bittereinders’

By abstracting the sounds and ideas of his earlier work, electronic/hip-hop producer Daedelus has created one of his most challenging works to date with The Bittereinders.

Feeding the Machine: Emptyset Take a Bold Sonic Move with ‘Blossoms’

Feeding the Machine: Emptyset Take a Bold Sonic Move with ‘Blossoms’

Experimental electronic duo Emptyset make unrelenting noise on their latest project, Blossoms.

Blanck Mass’ ‘Animated Violence Mild’ Critiques Excess with Excess

Blanck Mass’ ‘Animated Violence Mild’ Critiques Excess with Excess

Blanck Mass' Animated Violence Mild drops unrelenting electro-industrial melodies, practicing excess to explore personal grief and the global devastation of consumerism.

‘Pale Bloom’ Is an Assertion of Sarah Davachi’s Stature as a Composer

‘Pale Bloom’ Is an Assertion of Sarah Davachi’s Stature as a Composer

Sarah Davachi asserts herself as a composer rather than a mere ambient artist on these four ghostly tracks that comprise Pale Bloom.

The Beginning (And Ending) of KiTsuNe – Brian the Fox

The Beginning (And Ending) of KiTsuNe – Brian the Fox

An end of a career for one, a change of identity for another, Canterbury legend Robert Wyatt meets Japanese darkwave mirage the Future Eve for a suite of vaporous farewell drones.

Light Conductor Traverse Into the Realm of Minimalism with ‘Sequence One’

Light Conductor Traverse Into the Realm of Minimalism with ‘Sequence One’

Light Conductor produce an immersive journey through drone, kosmische musik, and psychedelia with Sequence One.

Markers Challenge the Boundaries of Drone Music on ‘Heaven in the Dark Earth’

Markers Challenge the Boundaries of Drone Music on ‘Heaven in the Dark Earth’

London duo Markers strike a balance between their love of melody and structure, and the abstract touch of experimental ambient music on Heaven in the Dark Earth.

Black to Comm Returns with an Immersive Ambient Work, ‘Seven Horses for Seven Kings’

Black to Comm Returns with an Immersive Ambient Work, ‘Seven Horses for Seven Kings’

Sound artist Marc Richter produces a terrifying record in Seven Horses for Seven Kings by implementing elements of dissonance, off-kilter sampling, and intriguing sonic landscapes

Sarah Davachi’s ‘Gave in Rest’ Sounds Like Music That’s Been Floating Around for Eons Waiting to Be Bottled

Sarah Davachi’s ‘Gave in Rest’ Sounds Like Music That’s Been Floating Around for Eons Waiting to Be Bottled

One of ambient's most austere artists, Sarah Davachi, expands her sound, but her music is more mysterious than ever on Gave in Rest.

Tim Hecker Explores the Negative Space with ‘Konoyo’

Tim Hecker Explores the Negative Space with ‘Konoyo’

While carrying over many of the practices of his previous record, Tim Hecker shifts his perspective away from the dreamscapes of Love Streams and explores a darker spiritual realm on Konoyo.