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Olive Skinned, Silver Tongued Sirens Sing Swan Songs

by REW<<


The Pea Green Boat
by The Star Department


Rough
by HC-B


Tristes Tropiques

by Todd Tobias


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Three Questions With Liminal Drifter

Dr. Simon Order, aka Liminal Drifter, wears many hats – academic, marathon runner and of course musician. Whilst it’s the latter we’re most interested in Order’s other two areas of activity inform his music in many key ways. The often wistful,...

REW<< Album Release & New Music Video

It’s a day of double joy for us, not only do we finally get to present the absolutely brilliant new album from REW<< to you in it’s its glory, we also have a beautiful new video for the album track ‘Swan’s Melody’ to excite your...

Liminal Drifter ‘Troubled Mystic (feat. Chloe March)’

Good times my friends! We finally get to lay the title track on you from Liminal Drifter‘s forthcoming debut album (19/8/15). A collaboration with English dream-pop artist Chloe March, ‘Troubled Mystic’ is the perfect introduction to the measured, spacious...

The Star Department “The Pea Green Boat” Out Now!

We’re excited to announce that The Star Department‘s gorgeous debut album is finally out. At its core, The Pea Green Boat is irrepressibly melodic and always inventive, never relying on predictable forms to deliver its charms. Each song is crafted around a...

Medard Fischer Joins Hidden Shoal, New EP Announced

We’ve been holding this under our hat for a little while now so we’re excited to finally be able to an announce the signing of Medard Fischer to the Hidden Shoal family. Best known for his solo work as Arc Lab and Tyyson, and as half of Hidden Shoal’s...

HC-B’s Epic New Album “Rough” Released

Hidden Shoal is excited to announce the release of Rough, the epic new album by serpentine instrumental rock band HC-B, which includes slow-burning single ‘Deux’. On Rough, HC-B’s dexterous handling of dynamics and structure recalls fellow artisans of epic such as...

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Todd Tobias “Tristes Tropiques” Reviewed at Incendiary Mag

“Tobias’s LP is a magnificent follow up to his Impossible Cities 1 & 2, somehow going much further than those to records, and having more of a spacey, Eno-esque feel to it. And…. he’s back with another brilliant record. You’d never...

The Star Department “The Pea Green Boat” Reviewed at Tomatrax

The album has a mix of shoegaze and indie pop sounds, sounding like a more experimental version of Belle and Sebastian. There are some beautiful sounds across the album, however the added experimentation is a bit hit in miss. When it hits it’s absolutely amazing!

HC-B “Rough” Reviewed at The Breakfast Jumpers

Great return of Catania HC-B., After the epic Soundcheck for a Missing Movie of 2009, make me once again goosebumps ears with five new songs. Rough came out last week for Hidden Shoal, majestic post-rock instrumental that plays repeatedly. Instant classic.

HC-B “Rough” Reviewed at il Cibicida

So once again it is a very strong sense with HC-B for kinematic and longing for the sound/image connection, that gives by implication, the sublime. This time, however, everything sounds more “rough”, rougher, more heartbreaking is the black color that is musical and existential if not music: see the reverberations of irreducible Three, the explosions in Deux febrile or the thrilling epic of One. It then slides possible lead us to fierce icy seas which are to crash on the rocks bristling (just “rough”) in what is a dramatic conflict between nature and feelings. Spectacular and chilling at the same time.

REW<< ‘To Come Unglued’ Reviewed at MFOA

REW is ryan e. webber, electronic musician with a new album due out soon on hidden shoal recordings. his music is pretty wild, one of my favorites of the many hidden shoal releases i’ve covered. it is at once wide and narrow, transcending genre while being very self contained in terms of the way it was created. elements of pure pop, world music, psych, techno, and electronica blend to create something that is good to listen to but defies your attempts to categorize it…which is something i love. the video is very psychedelic as well.

REW<< “Olive Skinned, Silver Tongued Siren Sings Swan Songs” Reviewed at Bluesbunny

“In the land of obscurity it is said that there are many treasures to be found and in the land of bedsit electronica it is said that there are gems just waiting to be unearthed. Whilst not highly polished, “Olive Skinned, Silver Tongued Siren Sings Swan Songs” by the curiously named REW<< does indeed sparkle more than somewhat.

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