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Arrowounds - The Honeycomb Labyrinth (2023)
Arrowounds - The Honeycomb Labyrinth (2023)
Internazionale - Vestiges of Nature (2021)
Internazionale - Vestiges of Nature (2021)
Leya - Eyeline (2022)
Leya - Eyeline (2022)
Ketev - Traces of Weakness (2016)
Ketev - Traces of Weakness (2016)
Bobby Krlic - Midsommar OST (2019)
Bobby Krlic - Midsommar OST (2019)
Lussuria - Scarlet Locust of These Columns (2019)
Lussuria - Scarlet Locust of These Columns (2019)
Marcus Fjellström - Air Texture II (Loscil + Rafael Anton Ririsarri)
Loscil & Rafael Anton Irisarri - Air Texture II (2012)
Murcof - Cosmos (2007)
Murcof - Cosmos (2007)
Gibrana Cervantes - Como Pasamos La Eternidad? (2023)
Gibrana Cervantes - Como Pasamos La Eternidad? (2023)
Romance & Dean Hurley - River of Dreams (2023)
Romance & Dean Hurley - River of Dreams (2023)
Stars of The Lid - Music For Nitrous Oxide (1995)
Stars of The Lid - Music For Nitrous Oxide (1995)
1. Arrowounds – The Honeycomb Labyrinth (2023) – In Presence to The Abyss – 00:00
2. Internazionale – Vestiges of Nature (2021) – A World Only Visible through Song – 06:00
3. Leya – Eyeline (2022) – Win Some – 10:30
4. Ketev – Traces of Weakness (2016) – Levels of Chaos – 15:40
5. Bobby Krlic – Midsommar OST (2019) – The Blessing – 25:55
6. Lussuria – Scarlet Locust of These Columns (2019) – With Bated Breath (Bird in Hand) – 28:46
7. Loscil & Rafael Anton Irisarri – Air Texture II (2012) – The Eroding (Marcus Fjellström) – 33:40
8. Murcof – Cosmos (2007) – Cosmos – 41:00
9. Gibrana Cervantes – Como Pasamos La Eternidad? (2023) – Moving Through Our Waters – 49:20
10. Romance & Dean Hurley – River of Dreams (2023) – Pure Love – 53:28
11. Stars of The Lid – Music For Nitrous Oxide (1995) – Down – 57:15

Mix Cover: Artwork for Romance & Dean Hurley’s album ‘River of Dreams’ released on Ecstatic records in 2023.
Arrowounds was a very good surprise in 2023. There’s a good interview with Ryan S. Chamberlain in the Headphone Commute website, its a round of his studio where we learn about his gear and production techniques he employs to achieve the dense layers of sounds that characterise the sound of Arrowounds.
I watched Midsommar for the first time this week. The score is awesome. I am a big Bobby Krlic fan since the time of The Haxan Cloak.
Mexican composer Gibrana Cervantes latest album ‘How do we pass on eternity?’ is the result of a deep immersion in Mahler’s symphony No. 5, where the vital losses are intertwined with the creation of a rethoric formulation. Recorded in the FOA2 Studio in Tepotzlan, Mexico, the album becomes a masterpiece merging the philosophy, the holistic sanity and the introspection through the music. With its central theme, “Moving Through Our Waters”, Gibrana reveals her connection with nature, especially with the Pixquiac River in Veracruz, where the river currents and the flow of the water are transformed into a unique sound experience. Catch her with Rafael Anton Irisarri next March 2024 at London’s Cafe Oto.

Gibrana Cervantes

Ketev is the realm in which Berlin based sound artist Yair Elazar Glotman employs his unique ambient technoid soundscapes to explore the balance between darkness and light, fragility and strength, and tension and release. ‘Traces of Weakness’ follows up the solo contrabass LP ‘Études’ for Subtext records, and continues to expand on the themes explored on previous Ketev albums for Where To Now? and Opal Tapes. ‘Traces of Weakness’ was recorded at EMS Stockholm using their Buchla Modular Synth, and processed with reel-to-reel tape manipulations including personal archived field recordings.
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The beguiling melodies of LEYA occupy a space between many worlds—mixing Medieval sensibilities with modern folk, classical, and pop. The duo is comprised of harpist Marilu Donovan, who uses a unique tuning system, and vocalist/violinist Adam Markiewicz, who blends operatic singing in multiple languages with warm string tones. Their talents culminate in a sound that is instantly recognizable in its uneasy otherworldliness. Prominent collaborators of theirs include Eartheater, Brooke Candy, Actress, Liturgy, Okay Kaya, Julie Byrne, and many others. Their catalog spans two albums, a collaborative mixtape, major fashion house commissions, and much more. This project is supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Program in Public Understanding of Science and Technology, bridging the two cultures of science and the arts.
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#150 - Experimental - 10.04.24

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1. Zu – Jhator (2017) – Jhator: A Sky Burial (edit) – 00:00
2. Eli Keszler – Stadium (2018) – Was The Singing Bellowing – 13:45
3. Jo Berger Myhre & Olafur Björn Ólafsson – The Third Script (2017) – 1000% – 16:54
4. Oren Ambarchi & Johan Berthling & Andreas Werliin – Ghosted (2022) – IV – 23:15
5. 65daysofstatic – Replicr (2019) – Stillstellung – 27:37
6. William Ryan Fritch – Cohesion (2023) – Fallen Into Briney Depths – 31:10
7. Baker, Sotzko, Guion – Trio Not Trio – Letzte (2023) – Funfte – 33:55
8. Ulver – A Quick Fix of Melancholy (2003) – Little Blue Birds – 38:44
9. Robot Koch & Foam and Sand & Hainbach – Full Circle Reworks (2021) – Circle 18 – Hainbach Rework – 45:15
10. Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld – Never Were The Way She Was (2015) – With The Dark Hug of Time – 48:13
11. Scott Walker – Bish Bosch (2012) – See You Don’t Bump His Head – 53:29
12. Andreas Gerth & Carl Oesterhelt – Music for Unknown Rituals (2023) – The Geometry of Rhythmics – 57:30

Mix Cover: Album cover for Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld album ‘Never Were The Way She Was’ released in April 2015 by Constellation records.
Video Excerpt: Rare bonus interview with Scott Walker from the HMV limited edition of the documentary ’30 Century Man’ directed by Stephen Kijak.

#149 - Ambient / Drone - 06.04.24

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1. Kali Malone – All Life Long (2024) – All Life Long (for Organ) – 00:00
2. Fennesz and Ryuichi Sakamoto – Cendre (2007) – Cendre – 08:33
3. Eluvium – Copia (2007) – Indoor Swimming At The Space Station – 11:40
4. Asmus Tietchens – Nachtstücke (2014) – Falter-Lamento – 21:15
5. Black Swan – Repetition Hymns (2021) – Closer – 27:20
6. James Heather – Modulations: EP1 (2017) – The Conscience Loop – 30:51
7. William Ryan Fritch – Polarity (2023) – A World of Promise and Inaction – 32:53
8. Abstract Aprils – Imagination Carousel (2024) – Forlorn for Long – 37:14
9. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! (2021) – Our Side Has To Win (for D.H.) – 40:38
10. Robert Fripp & Brian Eno – Evening Star (2019) – Wind On Water – 47:15
11. Arthur Russell – Keep The Lights On OST – Feat. The Music of Arthur Russell (2012) – Instrumentals Vol. 2 – 51:57
12. Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works Volume II (1994) – #3 – 58:32

Cover: Artwork for Ryuichi Sakamoto and Fennesz album Cendre released in 2007 on Commmons records, a label founded by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Avex Trax label founder, Max Matsuura.

Main Image: Still from ‘Stalker’ 1979. Directed by Andrey Tarkovsky.

“Hardness and strength are death’s companions. Pliancy and weakness are expressions of the freshness of being. Because what has hardened will never win.” – The Stalker

#148 - Ominous - 02.04.24

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1. Aphotic – Abyssgazer (2023) – Endzeit + Spectral Degradation – 00:00
2. Knoll – As Spoken (2024) – Portrait – 06:43
3. Turris Eburnea – Turris Eburnea (2021) – Cotard Delusion – 12:15
4. Vesicant – Shadows of Cleansing Iron (2017) – Shadow of Death – 16:37
5. Impetuous Ritual – Iniquitous Barbarik Synthesis (2023) – Sanguinary Abstraction – 21:55
6. Primitive Man – Insurmountable (2022) – Cage Intimacy – 26:00
7. Hissing – Permanent Destitution (2018) – Eulogy in Squalor – 37:00
8. Portal – Avow (2021) – Drain – 43:10
9. Cryptae – Capsule (20222) – Deluge – 48:22
10. Aderlating – Dying of The Light (2010) – Soul Harvest (edit) – 53:16

Cover: Artwork for Portal album ‘Avow’ released on my birthday 28th May 2021 on Profound Lore records.

#147 - Electronic - 28.03.24

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1. Vampillia & The Body – Xoroahbin (2017) – Cold Bark Bite – 00:00
2. SNTS – Across Another Dimension (2017) – Resurgence – 05:08
3. Roll The Dice – Born To Ruin (2017) – The Derailed – 10:35
4. SHXCXCHXCXSH – Kongestion (2022) – Esti – 15:05
5. Rrose – Hymn To Moisture (2020) – Bandage – 19:30
6. Oake – Monad XXIV (2016) – Paysage Dépaysé – 25:35
7. Ancient Methods – The Jericho Records (2018) – Omen’s Duty – 34:50
8. The Soft Moon – Criminal (Instrumentals 2018) – ILL – 39:44
9. JK Flesh – Veneer Of Tolerance Remixes (2024) – Day is Dying (Zadig Remix) – 42:20
10. Flying Lotus – Reset EP (2007) – Spicy Sammich – 48:10
11. Blanck Mass – Calm With Horses OST (2020) – Different Breed – 52:15
12. Postcoïtum – News From Nowhere (2020) – Las Bestia – 56:39
13. Eartheater – Irisiri (2018) – Curtains – 01:01:22

Cover: Artwork for JK Flesh – Veneer Of Tolerance Remixes (2024).
Main Image: Ancient Methods.

#146 - Electronic - 25.03.24

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1. Ulwhednar – Area 08 (2023) – Winter Wasteland – 00:00
2. Demdike Stare – Tryptych (2011) – Forest of Evil (Dawn) – 03:05
3. MMMD – Nomenklatura (2022) – Nomenklatura – 11:50
4. Territoire – Alix (2018) – Sourd – 21:43
5. Par Grindvik – In Death’s Dream Kingdom (2018) – Speaking Their Minds – 26:50
6. Arovane & Porya Hatami – Organism (2017) – Reproduction – 29:50
7. Roly Porter – Kistvaen (2020) – An Open Door – 30:58
8. The House in The Woods & Pye Audio Corner – The Spectral Corridor (2021) – Part. 4 – 36:50
9. Omit – in/Sec (2024) – Segmentor – 44:45

Mix Cover: Artwork variation for Omit “in/Sec” released January 2024 on Siltbreeze Records.
Main Image: Territoire.

#145 - Ominous - 20.03.24

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1. Murmuüre – Murmuüre (2010) – Reincarnate – 00:00
2. Útgarðar – Fire Smoked Upon The Wolf’s Back (2023) – Ymir Awakens – 07:24
3. Lurker Of Chalice – Lurker Of Chalice (2005) – Fastened To The Five Points – 13:28
4. AUN – VII (2013) – Untitled – 21:35
5. Neige Morte – IIII (2020) – Lämna Inga Spår – 30:35
6. Altaar – Dødsønske (2009) – Dødsønske – 35:08
7. Throane – Derrière-nous, La Lumière (2016) – Sortez Vos Lames… – 41:40
8. The Lovecraft Sextet – Miserere (2022) – Misererer – Occulta – Opus I – 45:30
9. Urfaust – Untergang (2023) – Höllenkosmos – 49:31
10. Black Earth – A Cryptic Howl of Morbid Truth (2015) – Unconscious Realities Beyond The Pillars… – 54:45


Mix Cover: A version of Murmuüre’s self-titled album artwork first released in 2010 on cassette by Cold Void Emanations and on LP by Aurora Borealis in 2011
Video Excerpt Excerpt from Murmuüre – Reincarnate (2010)

#144 - Experimental - 15.03.24

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1. Alberich – Quantized Angel (2019) – Upper Mountains – 00:00
2. Alessandro Cortini & Lawrence English – Immediate Horizon (2018) – Immediate Horizon 4 – 03:30
3. Prurient – Through The Window (2013) – Terracotta Spine – 13:10
4. Mount Eerie – Wind’s Poem (2009) – (something) – 16:15
5. Kevin Drumm – Battering Rams (2023) – Dreams Now Major Events – 17:45
6. Operation Cleansweep – Release Now! The Call To Die (2021) – The Call To Die – 29:20
7. Hilary Woods – Birthmarks (2020) – Cleansing Ritual – 33:40
8. Experimental Audio Research – The Köner Experiment (2003) – Ten – 37:20
9. Thee Psionic Assembly – You Will Never Haunt Me Again (2013) – Bury The Ghost – 40:22


Mix Cover: Artwork for Alberich album ‘Quantized Angel’ released in April 2019 by Hospital Productions.

#143 - Ambient / Drones - 11.03.24

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1. (Intro) Rome – Masse Mensch Material (2001) – Der Tote Spielmann – 00:00
2. AUN – Alpha Heaven (2013) – Returna – 01:45
3. Black Swan – The Sentimental Drift (2019) – Die For You – 06:31
4. Dead Voices On Air & Steve Marsh – The Dry River Gods (2022) – Apostate – 11:55
5. James Heather – Reworks: Vol. 2 – Balance – Abul Mogard Rework – 18:20
6. OZmotic & Fennesz – Senzatempo (2023) – Motionless Image of Eternity – 26:17
7. Vanessa Amara – Both Of Us / King Machine (2014) – King Machine – 33:07
8. Secret Pyramid – A Vanishing Touch (2023) – Turning Into Air – 50:20
9. Rafael Anton Irisarri – The Shameless Years (2017) – Bastion – 54:20


Mix Cover: Artwork for Secret Pyramid’s ‘A Vanishing Touch’, a major highlight of 2023 when it comes to Ambient, Drone, Electroacoustic music… released in October 2023 by Ba Da Bing!
Main Image: A ‘The Shameless Years’ LP artwork section.

#142 - Experimental - 06.03.24

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1. Hekla – Xiuxiuejar (2022) – Enn Og Aftur – 00:00
2. Allseits – Chimäre (2016) – October – 01:55
3. Phill Niblock, Kasper T. Toeplitz & Franck Vigroux – BestiaIRE (2021) – Bestia (edit) – 11:43
4. Pan Daijing – Tissues (2022) – Tissues (edit) – 24:18
5. Omit – Interceptor (2008) – Unstable Rotor – 36:20
6. Loke Rahbek – City Of Women (2017) – In Piles of Magazines – 38:59
7. Dead Voices On Air – SONAH (2023) – Sonah 3 –44:45


Mix Cover: Artwork for BestiaIRE, an album of music by Phill Niblock performed by Ensemble IRE trio: Kasper T. Toeplitz (bass), Franck Vigroux (guitar) and Hélène Breschand (harp), released in 2021.

Video Excerpt: Snippets of Phill’s interview, performance and video from ‘The Movement of People Working’, taken from a 2014 interview with Mocad (Museum of Contemporary Art of Detroit).


#141 - Electroacoustic - 03.03.24

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1. Kiss The Anus Of A Black Cat – An Interlude to The Outermost (2007) – Prelude – 00:00
2. Secret Pyramid – The Silent March (2014) – Her Spirits – 02:30
3. Hala Strana – Fielding (2003) – Villages – 09:20
4. Aranis – Aranis (2005) – Wespengraf – 13:21
5. Sonic Youth – Daydream nation (1988) – Providence – 18:00
6. A Little Night Music: Aural Apparitions From the Geographic North (2020) – Louise Bock – Flummox – 20:23
7. Thisquietarmy – Hiatus (2023) – Hiatus IV – 27:15
8. The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-La-La Band – Born Into Trouble As The Sparks Fly Upward (2001) – Could’ve Moved Mountains – 32:14
9. Steven R. Smith – The Loss of What We Keep (2019) – Awake – 42:40
10. This Immortal Coil – The World Ended a Long Time Ago (2022) – Dark River – 45:20
11. Tape Loop Orchestra – Open Tapes Vol. 3 – Liminal Live Pt. 1 (edit) – 49:47

Mix Cover: Artwork for Secret Pyramid ‘The Silent March’, originally released in 2011 on cassette by the Canadian micro-imprint Nice-Up International.

#140 - Experimental - 28.02.24

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1. Carl Abrahamsson & Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge – Coven V/A (2017) – Crossroads – 00:00
2. MV Carbon & Charlemagne Palestine – Liquiddd Changesss (2022) – Mercury Curtains – 03:00
3. Aethenor – Deep in Ocean Sunk the Lamp of Light (2006) – III – 09:15
4. Puce Mary – The Drought (2018) – The Size of Our Desires – 13:27
5. Disco Inferno – The Five EPs (2011) – Lost in Fog – 20:39
6. Ruhail Qaisar – Fatima (2023) – Namgang – 25:35
7. Body Sculptures – A Body Turns to Eden (2016) – Feet Into Soil – 29:05
8. Pyramids w/ Bass Communion – Wvndrkmmer (2010) – Untitled – 33:18
9. Hilary Woods – Birthmarks (2020) – The Mouth – 41:32
10. Electric Sewer Age – Bad White Corpuscle (2014) – Rising Corpuscle – 45:20
11. Ehnahre – Quatrain (2020) – The One I Desire – 53:30

Mix Cover: Photograph of Goldsmith in London, taken sometime in 2008.

#139 - Charged - 23.02.24

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1. The Bastard Noise – A Culture of Monsters (2010) – A Silent Night in the Horrible Garden – 00:00
2. meth. – Shame (2024) – Compulsion – 00:36
3. Full of Hell & Nothing – When No Birds Sang (2023) – Rose Tinted World – 05:16
4. Conjurer – Mire (2018) – Retch – 13:19
5. Downfall of Gaia – Silhouettes of Disgust (2023) – The Whir of Flies – 16:29
6. The Body – Master, We Perish (2013) – The Blessed Lay Down and Writhe in Agony – 21:54
7. Fawn Limbs – Sleeper Vessels (2020) – Metrae – 27:23
8. Portrayal of Guilt – Devil Music (2023) – Burning Hand – 29:32
9. Defacement – Defacement (2021) – Limbo I – 31:38
10. Sumac – The Deal (2015) – Blight’s End Angel – 33:34
11. Thrones – Day Late Dollar Short (2005) – The Suckling – 43:33
12. Bismuth – Unavailing (2015) – Of The Weak Willed – 46:49

Mix Cover: Fawn Limbs – Sleeper Vessels (2020) released on Dark Trail Records.