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Songs of Delay
by Joe Sampson

The Wagers Of Love And Their Songs From The Witching Hour
by Slow Dancing Society

by Arc Lab

by Memorybell

Latest News & Features

Liminal Drifter Interview on Pirate 88 Radio

Check out this fantastic interview with Liminal Drifter (aka Dr Simon Order) on Pirate 88 Radio! Simon even spills the beans on a Hidden Shoal release that not even we have mentioned yet, talks about his collaboration with Chloe March and also his top ten listing in...

New Craig Hallsworth Single!

We’ve been itching to give you a taste of the sublime debut album from the inimitable Western Australian songwriter Craig Hallsworth and now the itching can cease! ‘We’re Too Far Away (My Other Future, My Other Youth)’ is the first single...

Joe Sampson “Songs of Delay” EP Out Now!

Those who soaked in the melancholic beauty of new single,‘My Love’, were given a preview of Joe Sampson‘s ability to muster maximum emotional resonance from the sparest of musical ingredients. With the official release of Joe Sampson‘s stunning new EP,...

New Todd Tobias Single and Video (feat. Chloe March)

We’re excited to present the first single and accompanying music video from Gila Man, the new album by American instrumental soundscaper Todd Tobias. The breezily meditative ‘Pollen Path’ shimmers with acoustic fingerpicking and Chloë March’s celestial voice....

Antonymes Mix Commisioned for BBC Radio Wales

Last saturday night Ian Hazeldine’s (aka Antonymes) mix commissioned for BBC Radio Wales was broadcast on Adam Walton’s show. Adam broadcast an extended show from Festival No.6 in Portmeirion, North Wales. Check out Adam’s wonderful intro to the mix,...

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Latest Reviews

Antonymes “(For Now We See) Through A Glass Dimly” Reviewed at Headphone Commute

I wouldn’t be surprised to find Hazeldine’s compositions appearing in the credits of some upcoming televised series, as the restrain perceived through his minimalism can easily fit within the foreground (and the background) of a scene. The spotlighted piano tells a wistful tale, but without the darker shadows which often appear within the noir-fi style of the genre. Instead the music is pensive, elegant and grand, striking all the right chords this morning, as the clouds are slowly replaced by the sun.

Todd Tobias ‘Pollen Path (feat. Chloe March)’ Reviewed at The Sunday Experience

Now isn’t this just the ticket, lead out single heralding the incoming arrival of a new Todd Tobias full length via hidden shoal records entitled ‘gila man’, this one going by the name ‘pollen path’ features guest fluttering vocals from Chloe March. Rightly noted by the label press gubbins as being shimmered in the kind of outer worldly ethereal majesty that one might be more accustomed to encountering on outings by the Grails, that said scratch just a little beneath the dream dazed tones and a bewitching folk spectral entrances away all softly smouldered in surrendering rustics and the spellcrafting lull of prettified pastorals that hint of the yearning murmuring free spirited innocence of the ‘wicker man’ as though recast by Tunng.

Elisa Luu “Enchanting Gaze” Reviewed at Yeah I Know It Sucks

“Elisa Luu’s Enchanting Gaze is an album that is of the pretty kind, something that lightens up and gives that special sparkle of a having a wonderful day. Not unlike other releases, this one has tracks inside. Let me tell you all about it: A track named...

Arc Lab “Anthem” Reviewed at Luna Kafe

“Arc Lab is the project of Canadian artist Medard Fischer (who has also been recording under his own name, check f.i. Four Songs for the City of New York). Fischer has also been working in the duo Down Review. However, Anthem sees Fischer return to his Arc Lab...

Joe Sampson ‘My Love’ Reviewed at The Trusted Ear

“Joe Sampson is a Denver treasure. You know that thing they say about DJ Z-Trip being your favorite DJ’s favorite DJ? Same with Sampson, only swap “DJ” for “songwriter” and add “Denver” as a modifier. Way back in 2012, I...
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