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The Dreams
by Liminal Drifter

Lucky You
by Medard Fischer

The Torchlight Parade Vol.I
by Slow Dancing Society

Transhumante [Extended]
by Crisopa

Latest News & Features

Liminal Drifter “The Dreams” Out Now!

It has landed! Liminal Drifter‘s stunning third album, The Dreams, is now available for your delectation. The album has already started charting abroad ahead of it’s official college radio campaign and Liminal Drifter is sure to be a chart fave once again...

New Connected View Single, EP Out Soon!

We’re excited to present the first cut from from Negative Energy House, the forthcoming EP by US-based experimental instrumental pop outfit Connected View. ‘Lizard’ is available to stream now with the EP seeing release on the 10th of July. Following on from...

New Slow Dancing Society Single from Forthcoming Album

We’re excited to be able to present ‘Garland’, the first cut from The Torchlight Parade. Vol. II, the second and final part of Slow Dancing Society’s The Torchlight Parade. Vol. II represents the tenth album in the US-based ambient artist’s expanding...

Liminal Drifter Interview at Fremantle Shipping News

Be sure to check this wonderful interview with Liminal Drifter at the excellent local zine Fremantle Shipping News. Liminal Drifter’s stunning new album The Dreams sees release through Hidden Shoal on the 12th of June. Related Items:Fantastic Liminal Drifter...

Medard Fischer “Lucky You” Out Now

We’re very excited to announce the official release of Medard Fischer‘s epic new album Lucky You. The album is available now via Bandcamp and all good third party stores, including Spotify, iTunes, Amazon et al. On Lucky You, Medard Fischer’s creative...

New Lunar Landscape Single – Stream and Teaser Video

‘Chaque Seconde de ta Vie’ is the first single lifted from The Infinite Pleasure of Being, the debut album by Bordeaux-based atmospheric rock band Lunar Landscape. The track is available to stream via SoundCloud and YouTube and is available for download via Bandcamp....

Latest Reviews

Chloe March ‘Wild Cherries’ Reviewed at BBC6

“…a track that completely blows me away every time… a song of outstanding natural beauty… from her totally extraordinary fourth album ‘Blood-Red Spark’ ”   - BBC6 (Tom Robinson) Related Items:Chloe March ‘May’ Reviewed at BBC6Chloe March...

Liminal Drifter ‘Beach Fair’ Reviewed at A Closer Listen

“We’re back at the shore in “Beach Fair”, the first single from Liminal Drifter’s ocean-themed album The Dreams (June 12).  We can picture the paddles, the fins, the snorkels and the colorful fish waiting at the reef.  A prior album included the hit single...

Liminal Drifter “The Dreams” Reviewed at 4ZZZ

“Liminal Drifter is the alias of Perth-based musican Dr Simon Order. His soon to be latest release, ‘The Dreams’, is a lush soundscape of melodic and dream like elements that come together to form an intricate and truely beautiful piece of work. The...

Erik Nilsson “The Imperfect Tense” Reviewed at Global Music Magazine

Well, after years of maturity and development, he has found his sound made up of elements of folk, jazz, classical and contemporary experimental music. However, what Erik Nilsson is doing here is quite unusual. For example, Brian Eno is sure or Daniel Lanois similar music made him, but carries Nilsson’s new album “The Imperfect Tense” a very personal touch.

On the one hand, his music is minimalistic, on the other hand, there is still a lot in it. It looks transparent, but is composed of several layers and contains a lot of movement. The acoustic instruments used, such as the piano or the guitar, fuse with electronic sounds, yet an analogous impression remains. The sounds are flowing and at the same time the music is pulsing almost continuously.

Test Card ‘Marble Index’ Reviewed at The Revue

“In our never-ending quest to find the best new music, we often stumble upon a veteran artist who somehow escaped our notice. Such is the case with Canadian musician Lee Nicholson – a.k.a. Test Card. Fortunately for us, his 2016 album Start Up Close Down is...

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